Greenhouse & Nursery Manager

Location: Petoskey, MI
Deadline: December 1, 2014

Drost Landscape is an established and growing, full service landscaping company in need of a Green House & Nursery Manager. This position is fully responsible for the continued health & development of exisiting inventory, planning and development of future inventory, retail greenhouses & staff , propogation, pro tability & design full llment among others. As such, this position requires a hardworking leader with a high level of ethics & integrity. the ideal candidate will be a self starter and posses a passion for plants, be a nurturer, have a strong interest in horticulture & background, or experience in the field.

Job Overview:

  • Customer & client interaction on daily basis via face-to-face, phone or email correspondance
  • Efective communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Ability to use & operate tools & equipment used in horticulture incl. wheeled & track loaders
  • Inspect, handle, & transport nursery stock
  • Stock all nursery materials I.E. top soil & aggregate
  • Complete weekly time tracking for nursery & greenhouse sta
  • Work in accordance with all local health and safety laws & regulations
  • Update pricing & inventories in computer database

Job Requirements:

Requires physical strength and dexterity to walk, stand, bend, climb, reach, twist, li , carry 50 pounds, & work with tools & in various weather conditions. Must possess a valid Michigan Driver’s License with a clean driving record. Must be punctual & dependable with good time management skills.

  • Completion of college, vocational, or technical training
  • Horticulturist Trade Certi cation or Lawn Gardener Trade Certi cation
  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience
  • Plant knowledge and identi cation, speci cally trees, shrubs, & perennials
  • Ability to work both independently with little supervision, & as part of a team
  • Moderate - High computer skills (Microso Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Comply with all company policies & regulations
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Work near heavy equipment & other vehicles on a regular basis
  • Flexible working hours including weekend work

Other Information/Contact Information

This job description is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsbilities for this position. For more information about this position & Drost Landscape, or to download our Employment Application, please visit our website or stop by the o ce! o ce: 231-348-2624
P.O. Box 696
2010 Cedar Valley Rd Petoskey, MI 49770