Production Nursery - Assistant Grower

Dunlap
 

Position Overview

Consider bringing your skills and expertise to Green View Nursery. For over 50 years Green View has been locally-owned and committed to providing award-winning plants and services. We currently are seeking a Container Production Assistant Grower for our facility in Dunlap, IL. This is a hands-on position working under the supervision of the Container Production foreman.

Job Responsibilities

  • Ability to read production schedule, customer orders, or work orders to determine items to be moved, gathered, distributed or serviced.
  • Moving materials and items from receiving or production areas to storage or other designated areas.
  • Record amount of materials or items received or distributed.
  • Operate and/or maintains equipment such as a lawn tractors, sprayers, blowers, trimmers, or hand tools.
  • Assist in planting and maintaining container-grown nursery stock
  • Apply fertilizers and pesticides to maintain plant quality
  • Assist in the pruning of perennials, trees and shrubs
  • Flexibility and willingness to help in other divisions as needed

 

Qualifications

  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds on a routine basis.
  • Ability to bend and stoop on a continual basis.
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to follow oral instructions from Foreman
  • Knowledge of plant material and growing techniques
  • Pesticide applicator license a plus

 

 

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