Hiring Organization: Stark Bro's Nurseries and Orchards Co
Employment type: Full-Time
Application Deadline: November 30, 2016
Job Location: Louisiana, MO
To manage the production division by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors. To oversee, plan, and coordinate production staff to raise quality nursery stock. Propagate and carry out each cultural function to be both competitive and cost effective to industry standards. To coach and counsel production staff and to manage work force.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Skills needed to perform this job are people management, knowledge of equipment, chemicals and farming, and decision making skills. Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors. This job requires the ability to inspire, empower, and work with people.
Credentials and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university in the field of Horticulture is strongly preferred; 4-5 years related experience and/or training in Growing, Propagation and Agronomy is strongly preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Working Conditions & Special Requirements:
The individual is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions and occasionally operates equipment including, but not limited to buses, semi-tractors, pickups, tractors, sprayers, forklifts, and bobcats. The individual is frequently required to sit. While performing the duties the individual is frequently required to walk, stand, push or pull objects and bend. The individual is occasionally required to kneel and climb and occasionally lifts and carries up to 50 lbs. The individual will be exposed to extreme temperatures, humidity, and will be in the proximity to high voltage and dangerous machinery. Close and distant vision is required for observation purposes.
Contact information: Brent Bland, HR. 573.754.8813 and firstname.lastname@example.org