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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. 

North Creek Nurseries, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

Position Summary

North Creek Nurseries, Inc., located in Landenberg, PA, is seeking several Shipping Material Handlers for its Oxford location. Candidates should be able to work in a fast-paced environment grading and consolidating finished product.  A strong work ethic and positive attitude are a must. Fax your resume to (610) 467-1245 or email

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

Grade and consolidate finished product
Operate the shipping line
Trim plants according to propagation specifications
Set down plants in greenhouse
Remove plants from greenhouse
Maintain proper level of materials and supplies
Perform routine maintenance on shipping equipment
Perform additional duties as required

Knowledge / Skills Required

Ability to lift 50 lbs.
Ability to count accurately
Ability to read labels and keep plants straight
Ability to learn Latin plant names
Is able to work in all weather conditions at tasks that are sometimes physically demanding

Desired Skills

Is reliable and consistent in attendance and punctuality; reports to work on time and follows the timekeeping process
Ability to follow directions and carry out tasks assigned and performing those tasks satisfactorily
Is able to produce results in a sometimes-chaotic situation; stay calm in difficult situations
Invest the time and effort to do a good job; take pride in accomplishments
Exercise initiative, showing excitement and enthusiasm about North Creek, displaying creative ideas for expansion and growth
Keep supervisor informed
Develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others
Is a team player
Maintain a clean working area ("start clean, work clean, finish clean")
Work in a safe manner, reporting any unsafe conditions or safety incidents
Follow Lean Flow or Working Smarter program in day-to-day tasks
Follow Systems Approach to Nursery Certification (SANC) practices in day-to-day tasks and strive for continual improvement of our facility practices and internal procedures