Summary Job description:
Tree Town USA is seeking an experienced Grower/ Manager. This position will be responsible for hands on management of the tree and large shrub growing operations including IPM program, climate control, irrigation management, maintaining production and sales inventory, growing plants, ordering supplies, supervising/managing up to 10-15 direct reports and subsequent subordinates and managing maintenance/upkeep of all growing facilities.
Manager will be responsible for generating and executing the weekly maintenance work orders and to work closely with the inventory team to ensure a timely and accurate inventory. Grower/ Manager will monitor and report weekly adherence to productivity and fulfillment of goals. Grower/Manager is responsible for the management and maintenance of stock plants to ensure the production of high quality WIP and Finished Goods. Work flow requires a candidate with high attention to detail and problem solving skills.
A proven track record of successful hands on management of a growing department supporting a high volume Tree/Shrub operation is a must. Qualities of leadership, teamwork, strong communication, scheduling and budget management, planning and organization skills expected.
Safety of our employees is a top priority – qualified candidate will be responsible to foster an environment of safety through participation in our safety programs, investigation processes, and oversight and follow through.
Qualified candidates must be process driven, self-motivated, develop and work as part of a team, and possess strong management, organizational, and communication skills. Attention to detail is of the utmost importance. The Grower/ Manager should be capable of working within broad parameters with minimal supervision. He/she must be able to work with co-workers in a courteous professional manner at all times. Candidates must be well organized in all aspects of work, with the ability to multi-task.
Education, training, experience: Candidates must have at least five years of growing/ management or related production experience with a proven ability to execute and supervise a tree production plan. A degree in Horticulture or related field is preferred.
Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) is preferred but not required.
Valid class C driver’s license
Proficient in MS Office Suite, Oracle and other computer programs
Candidates that are interested and qualified for this position should email resumes to email@example.com.