Field Production Manager
Broken Arrow Nursery in Hamden, CT, is seeking applicants for a Field Production Manager. The position is full-time, year-round, starting in early 2020. We offer competitive compensation that is commensurate with experience. Other benefits include paid holidays and vacation, some flexibility in work schedule, and a retirement savings plan with company contributions.
Main responsibilities will include the oversight of our field grown plant material, comprised of the remarkably exciting diversity of rare and unusual plants we grow. Leading a field production team, the Manager will be responsible for planting and digging field material, and maintenance of those specimens (eg, weed control, disease prevention and control). Additional responsibilities for the Manager and his/her team include the following:
- Movement of plants between our two sites in Hamden, loading plants into customer vehicles, and occasional delivery to clients’ residences
- When time permits (summer and fall), some client installations
- Maintenance of the nursery’s extensive display gardens
- Christmas tree support throughout the year (planting, pruning, selling)
If you’re passionate about plants and like working with a diverse array of B&B material, this is the job for you!
Applicants should be energetic and physically fit. Knowledge and experience with plant care and production is required. Nursery experience is a must. Must be an organized team player with experience supervising others. Machine operation experience and a driver’s license are required, and experience with repairs/maintenance of small machinery is desirable. It is also beneficial to have a pesticide applicators license.
Broken Arrow Nursery
Contact Name: Burton Jaynes