Field Production Assistant
Broken Arrow Nursery is a premier destination nursery that acquires, develops, and grows rare, unusual and garden-worthy plants. These positions provide the opportunity to learn firsthand about the nursery industry and be part of a collaborative team of experienced nursery professionals.
Position summary: Broken Arrow Nursery is seeking a seasonal Field Production Assistant. The Assistant will work under the supervision of the Field Production Manager completing all tasks necessary to grow, maintain and display field-grown plants. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: planting, watering, hand-weeding, mulching, digging and staging plant material in the sales area as well as loading plants into customers’ vehicles and delivering plants to customers. The position averages 30-40 hours per week and runs from late March through mid-November. We offer competitive compensation that is commensurate with experience.
Requirements: Applicants must be energetic and eager to do physical work regardless of weather conditions and be able to lift and carry up to 65 pounds. Plant knowledge and/or nursery/landscape experience is preferred but not required. Must be willing to operate machinery and have a valid driver’s license. The ability to work some weekend days is preferred.
Broken Arrow Nursery
Attn: Burton Jaynes – General Manager
13 Broken Arrow Rd.
Hamden, CT 06518