Plant Distribution Coordinator/Perennial and Biennial Grower

Job Title: Plant Distribution Coordinator; Perennial and Biennial Grower

Department: Nursery

Job Reports To: Nursery Operations Manager

Job Summary:

Manage the fulfillment of all plant orders for Retail Events, Garden Care, and Installation. Organize all incoming and outgoing deliveries of seasonals, perennials, woodies, and growing supplies; manage all storage and interim care of plant material while it is held at the nursery.

Major Responsibilities/Activities:

  • Manage and coordinate the pulling and distribution of all Perennial, Woody, and Seasonal plant material for the Retail Events, Garden Care orders and Installation orders.
  • Coordinate the day-to-day maintenance of Perennials and the WH Nursery grounds.
  • Work closely with Woody Plant Procurer, Seasonal Grower and Operations Manager to efficiently utilize shared labor pool.
  • Perform normal inventory duties as a function of the position.

Number of employees this employee oversees:

  • 3-5 seasonal laborers to complete all maintenance requirements

Minimum requirements necessary to do this job:

  • Education (i.e. High School diploma, degree in horticulture): BS in Horticulture or related field.
  • Experience (i.e. 2-4 years in a horticultural field): 3-5 years experience in a working nursery operation & Strong working knowledge of Perennial, Annual, and Woody plant material
  • Skills (i.e. solid organizational skills, proficiency in Microsoft applications): Good organizational skills & Strong computer skills with a comfort level in Microsoft applications such as Excel and Word.
  • Certifications (i.e. spraying certification, ASLA designation): Licensed Pesticide Applicator

Working Conditions:

  • Physically demanding
  • Requires working in all weather conditions
  • Must be available to work a rotating holiday schedule

Equipment Used:

  • Tractor
  • Forklift
  • Spray equipment

Please send resume and cover letter to:

Bridget Reilly, Nursery Operations and Horticultural Manager

breilly@craigbergmann.com

Contact Information

Bridget Reilly, Nursery Operations and Horticultural Manager

Craig Bergmann Landscape Design, Inc.
41817 N Delany Rd
Wadsworth IL 60083

breilly@craigbergmann.com

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