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Nursery/Farm Manager

Job Description

Seeking wholesale ornamental nursery production manager. Full time year round position with long
hours for seasonal periods. Multiple seasonal products making time management and ability to
switch between tasks easily and efficiently. Introduction of new processes and products needed to
adjust to market conditions and fluctuations is also a necessary part of the job.
Credentials Needed
Bachelors degree or equivalent along with farming experience with food crops pesticide use.
bilingual in Spanish and or French helpful. Negotiating and coordinating with foreign vendors and or
migrant harvesters is anticipated and experience with other cultures and practices helpful. Must be
resourceful, positive and able to think creatively and wisely to solve problems and avoid new ones.
Job Overview
Job Type
Full Time
Day Shift
Average Hours Per Week
Not Available
Affirmative Action Job
Green Job
H-1B, H-2A, or H-2B Recruiting
Travel Required
Is driving an essential function of this job?
Is accessible by public transportation?
License Type
What is the driver's license requirement?
Non-Commercial Driver's License
Pay Type and Salary
Wage Range
Wage: $56,014.00 to $58,272.00 dollars per year
Additional Information
Other Benefits
reduced rent housing available for the right candidate, (studio apt with loft)
Essential Talents
Hire, supervise, and train support workers.
Collect and record growth, production, and environmental data.
Manage nurseries that grow horticultural plants for sale to trade or retail customers, for display or
exhibition, or for research.
Determine plant growing conditions, such as greenhouses, hydroponics, or natural settings, and
set planting and care schedules.
Inspect facilities and equipment for signs of disrepair, and perform necessary maintenance work.
Provide information to customers on the care of trees, shrubs, flowers, plants, and lawns.
Conduct inspections to determine crop maturity or condition or to detect disease or insect
Determine, administer, and execute policies relating to operations administration and standards,
facility maintenance, and safety.
Direct crop production operations, such as planning, tilling, planting, fertilizing, cultivating,
spraying, and harvesting.
Monitor activities, such as irrigation, chemical application, harvesting, milking, breeding, and
grading, to ensure adherence to safety regulations or standards.
Essential Tools and Technologies
Four wheel drive 4WD trucks
Grease guns
Straight screwdrivers
Claw hammers
Bench scales
Spray attachments
Chemical sprayers
Garden hoes
Mechanized tilling equipment
Utility forklifts
Electric timing devices
Brush mowers
Adjustable hand wrenches
Lawn mowers
Mowing equipment
Multipurpose pliers
Power mowers
Multipurpose tractors
Pruning tools
Phillips screwdrivers
Sport utility vehicles SUVs
Farm tractors
Utility knives
Gardening shovels
Skid steer machines
Safety gloves
pH indicators
Extended pole pruners
Chain saws
Cordless power drills
Essential Work Activities
Getting Information
Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings
Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
Judging the Qualities of Things, Services, or People
Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards
Making Decisions and Solving Problems
Thinking Creatively
Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge
Developing Objectives and Strategies
Scheduling Work and Activities
Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work
Performing General Physical Activities
Handling and Moving Objects
Controlling Machines and Processes
Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment
Interacting With Computers
Drafting, Laying Out, and Specifying Technical Devices, Parts, and Equipment
Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment
Documenting/Recording Information
Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
Performing for or Working Directly with the Public
Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others
Developing and Building Teams
Training and Teaching Others
Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates
Coaching and Developing Others
Staffing Organizational Units
Monitoring and Controlling Resources
Job Location
Wreaths of Maine
2466 Winslows Mills Rd, PO Box 622, WALDOBORO, Maine 04572, United States  Wal;doboro is located in Lincoln County, 65 miles East from Portland Maine and 75 miles Southwest of Bangor Maine
Wholesale nursery Ornamentals and Food crop farming, Along with season forestry products such
as firewood, floral products and possibly Maple syrup
Contact Information
David Karas , Owner
2466 Winslows Mills Rd, PO Box 622, WALDOBORO, Maine 04572
(207) 832-8021
Please respond to:
information [at] wreathsofmaine [dot] com
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