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Hilliard, OH
Salary: $18.00 to $20.00 /hour

The Grower will be accountable for all operational aspects for the growing department for our Hilliard, OH location. The ideal candidate would have 2+ years of previous nursery supervision experience and strong attention to detail. The candidate must also have excellent organizational, communication, and decision-making skills.


  • 2- 4 year University Degree or College Diploma- Horticulture Related Field or certificate program completion
  • Successful completion of Pesticide Applicator Course (or willing to obtain)
  • Minimum of 2 years supervisory level experience in a nursery/greenhouse, landscape, horticulture or agriculture setting
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office Programs
  • Competent problem solver and decision maker
  • Nursery/Grower certifications a plus

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for overall plant production and quality of finished plant product (20 acres)
  • Responsible for liaison with sales department

Skills and Abilities:

  • Plant production and growing
  • Landscape Plant ID (Ohio Woody Ornamentals, Perennials, Shrubs, and Trees)
  • Understanding of process of purchasing plants, fertilizer, chemicals etc. with input from management and sales team
  • Oversee watering, fertilizing, and spraying
  • Fiscal accountability for reports and statistics
  • Corporate accountability for successful plant production, growing, and overall quality of finished plant material
  • Analyze overall production and make recommendations to increase efficiencies and quality
  • Responsible for the direction of staff (direct 1-4 employees with additional multiple responsibilities to carry out production related tasks)
  • Outline and communicate expectations
  • Schedule staff to complete departmental requirements
  • Assess performance of staff involved in growing and communicate to higher level executives
  • Manage employee department related issues and ensure policies and procedures are being adhered to
  • Participate in business meetings and educational events
  • Provide input into crop problems (pest and disease management, nutrient management, etc)
  • Forecasting and budgeting for plant production and inventory departments
  • Responsible for Administrative Duties as related to the success of the position
  • Assist Operations Manager, Store Manager, and Owners in business planning
  • Preparation of reports and adherence to policies, procedures and budgets
  • Deal with suppliers, government agencies, consultants, sales personnel, and other company officials
  • Participate in company open book management and Great Game of Business culture


Hours can be long at specific times of the year. Average of 2200 hours worked per year

Salary will be dependent on educational background and experience; interested applicants can apply by submitting their cover letter, resume and professional references by email

Job Type: Full-time, year-round, hourly position

Relevant Experience: 2 years minimum / 5 years preferred

Salary: $35,000.00 to $48,000.00 /year

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