Assistant Propagation Manager

Location: Waterloo, WI
Deadline: May 31, 2017

ASSISTANT PROPAGATION MANAGER Waterloo, WI

McKay Nursery Company is an employee-owned (ESOP) business located in Waterloo, Wisconsin. Since 1897, McKay has been growing quality plants for wholesale and retail customers throughout Wisconsin and the nation. We are a full service nursery and landscaping company providing custom innovative designs, landscape installation and maintenance.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

We currently have a full-time Assistant Propagation Manager position available in our Nursery Production Division located in Waterloo, WI. It includes health, dental and life insurance, paid time off, vision discounts, and an Employee Assistance Program. The position is eligible for our annual company-wide profit sharing bonus program and a fully company paid ESOP retirement program for those that qualify. This is a full time salaried position with an individual bonus plan in addition to the benefits described above.

At McKay Nursery Company our nursery production specializes in high quality cold hardy woody plant material for our wholesale and retail divisions and projects. The propagation division grows nursery liners using forefront germination and rooting techniques to supply our container/field growing operations and customers with a superior product.

We are actively searching for a dynamic and driven professional; with a strong innovative passion, balanced by a technical and practical sensibility to assist the propagation division advancing the seed/hardwood cutting growing area. Teamwork and interpersonal skills are a must.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  •   Play an active role growing woody seedling, hardwood cutting and transplants for field production and sales which includes inventory management, production record keeping and scheduling of cuttings.

  •   He/she will assist the Propagation Manager in planning, organizing, and setting propagation production.

  •   He/she must assist the Propagation Manager in planning, organizing and setting operational requirements for processing and storing bare root liner material.

  •   The Assistant Manager must also abide by, document and employ the necessary safety practices established by the safety committee.

    MCKAY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER & EMPLOYEE OWNED

920-478-2121 ▪ www.mckaynursery.com 

BEST CANDIDATES WILL HAVE:

▪ Associate or Bachelor’s degree in horticulture or related plant sciences field.

▪ Knowledge of horticultural science, irrigation operation and general maintenance.

▪ Experience in plant identification, nutrient management and irrigation scheduling.

▪ Proficient skills in MicrosoftOffice and inventory software.

▪ Ability to build and maintain relationships internally and externally.

▪ Ability to effectively communicate, educate and implement techniques to staff.

▪ Successful time management and organizational skills.

▪ Minimum 1-3 years’ experience

CONTACT
▪ Kari Brown: 920-478-8516 | kbrown@mckaynursery.com 

MCKAY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER & EMPLOYEE OWNED

920-478-2121 ▪ www.mckaynursery.com