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Oxford, PA

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

The Driver transports finished product to designated customers according to a trucking schedule prepared by the Shipping Supervisor and/or Shipping Manager.  The Driver will perform various other operational functions to ensure the effective operation of the Shipping Department by ensuring that prescribed schedules, policies and procedures are followed.

Interested candidates may email application or resume to:
Kathy McGinty, Office/HR Manager

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

Inspect vehicle weekly and complete Weekly Vehicle Checklist, notifying Oxford Farm Manager and Maintenance Manager of any maintenance issues that need reporting
Complete a thorough vehicle inspection prior to each customer delivery trip
Responsible for ensuring vehicle has documentation prior to customer delivery trip (i.e., DOT medical card, insurance card, registration)
Ensure compliance with ELD Mandate
Abide by all laws pertaining to use of a wireless device while operating a motor vehicle
Be courteous to customers while making deliveries; exemplifying North Creek image
Transfer plants between production facility and shipping department
Perform additional duties as required


Prior delivery driving experience required

Knowledge / Skills Required

Ability to drive a box truck
Ability to pass a Department of Transportation medical certification physical
Possess a valid driver's license, with ability for record to pass insurance company standards
Valid passport required or ability to obtain U.S. passport
Ability to follow map directions
Must be able to communicate effectively in English
Be able to read, write and count accurately
Basic understanding of computers, including email and wireless devices (tablets, text messaging)
Experience in general automotive maintenance helpful
Be a good communicator; can organize thoughts well and express them in a clear manner that is well received
Ability to lift 50 lbs.

Desired Skills

Adhere to standard work procedures, company policies and safety procedures
Be reliable and consistent in attendance and punctuality, report to work on time; follow the timekeeping process
Ability to work weekends or after hours when required
Follow and sustain LEAN practices in day-to-day tasks
Maintain a clean working area ("start clean, work clean, finish clean"), specifically the inside of delivery vehicles
Keep supervisor informed (e.g., report any vehicle maintenance issues immediately to Manager)
Willing to go the "extra mile" to ensure our customers' loyalty and return business
Be a team player with a "can-do" attitude; be flexible and adaptable in approach to work
Ability to follow directions and carry out tasks assigned and at times performing those tasks satisfactorily without supervision, as well as ability to make knowledgeable decisions
Ability to problem solve
Invest the time and effort to do a good job; take pride in accomplishments
Is a highly motivated, service-oriented individual with demonstrated ability to manage multiple operational matters efficiently and with accuracy
Exercise initiative, showing excitement and enthusiasm about North Creek, displaying creative ideas for expansion and growth
Work in a safe manner, immediately reporting any unsafe conditions, acts or safety incidents
Follow Systems Approach to Nursery Certification (SANC) practices in day-to-day tasks; strive for continual improvement of our facility practices and internal procedures
Ability to interact with different types of people, as our customer, supplier and vendor base is varied
Be mature, flexible, adaptable, and committed in approach to work
As a representative of the company, must be dependable, consistent, and positive
Look for opportunities to cut operating expenses, reduce liability, increase profit—overall improve department/company efficiency
Strive to improve the quality of plants produced, grown, and shipped


Must be able to communicate effectively in English

Travel: Travel to Canada required

Compensation: Based on experience