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Section Grower

Location

Oxford & Landenberg Pennsylvania Facilities

About Us

North Creek is a wholesale propagation nursery that grows perennials, grasses and ferns, with a large selection of North American natives. We are committed to offering the highest quality starter plants in the industry. But quality plants are only part of the equation. North Creek is devoted to being the number one source for perennial, grass and fern plugs by providing exceptional customer service, real time availability, on time delivery, the newest varieties plus time tested favorites and sustainable growing practices.

Position Summary

The Section Grower is responsible for the care and maintenance of plants. They will perform various operational and supervisory functions to insure the effective operation of the growing facility by insuring that prescribed schedules, operating policies and procedures are followed. Fax your resume to (610) 255-4762 or email tim@northcreeknurseries.com

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

Supervises the maintenance of plant health and quality through proper irrigation, fertilization and pest control techniques.
Maintains a clean and organized growing area.
Makes pesticide applications as required.
Performs regular testing to assure proper soil chemistry and plant nutrition.
Responsible for maintenance and management of plant inventory in their assigned section.
Makes recommendations regarding improved operating policies and procedures.
Performs additional duties as required.

Experience

Some actual growing experience desired but not required. We are willing to train the right person with the right attitude.

Knowledge / Skills Required

Must have knowledge of basic growing techniques.
Must be able to do simple math calculations and conversions.
Knowledge of pesticide safety and application techniques.

Desired Skills

Understands different cultural requirements of plants based on where they grow in the landscape/field in order to properly care for and maintain the quality of product awaiting shipment.
Is able to produce high quality plant material consistently.
Is able to maintain a high level of plant quality until shipment.
Continually improves the quality of plant produced.
Continually decreases the level of shrinkage in crops.
Is reliable and consistent in attendance and punctuality.
Invests the time and effort to do a good job.
Takes pride in accomplishments.
Exercises initiative.
Is able to obtain a PA Pesticide applicators license.
Is a team player.

Education

College education desired but not required.

Compensation: Based on experience.