Nursery Plant Manager

Location: Lansing, MI
Deadline: May 1, 2014


Smith Tree and Landscape Service, Inc. has been providing quality expert service to the greater Lansing area since 1945. We offer a wide range of services from Landscape Design/Build, Plant Health Care, Lawn and Tree Care. Please see our website for more in- depth information on our company and the services we provide at


Nursery Plant Manager

General Job Description & Responsibilities

  • Purchasing, receiving and handling of nursery stock.

  • Daily recording and monitoring inventory in our Access computer database program.

  • Yearend inventory reconciliation.

  • Coordinating and tagging plant material to go out on jobs.

  • Follow up care monitoring plant material on customer sites after installation. Replacing plant material on site as needed.

  • Fertilize pesticide and herbicide application at nursery and client locations.

  • Daily monitoring of nursery irrigation system.

  • Interact professionally with clients and suppliers as needed.

    Position Requirements

  • Full time 10 months a year position with paid holidays and vacation time.

  • Able to start promptly at 6:45 am during the week to start your work day

  • Ability to work independently/self-driven to complete tasks when designers and crews are off the property.

  • Organized.

  • Good driving record with reliable transportation to get you to and from work. Have chauffer’s license or ability to obtain one for the position.

  • State of Michigan commercial pesticide applicator license desirable but not required or, ability to obtain one with our company’s assistance.

  • Degree in Horticulture preferred.

  • We provide pre-employment physical and drug testing that applicants are required to pass in order to be hired.

    Application Process

  • Call Stephen Woods at (517)321-3553

  • Email resume and cover letter:

  • Mail or deliver resume and cover letter to: Smith Tree & Landscape Service, Inc.

    6270 W. Grand River Ave. Lansing, MI. 48906-9132