Professional Greenhouse Grower

Hiring Organization: Jonker's Garden
Employment type: Full-Time
Job Location: Holland, MI
Application Deadline: April 1, 2020

Location: Jonker’s Garden, Holland, Michigan
Deadline: April 1, 2020

Job type: Full-Time, Career-Focused

Compensation: Based on experience, lots of potential for growth 

Jonker’s Garden is a 70+ year-old family-owned garden center currently managed by a third-generation family member.

Located in beautiful West Michigan, we grow annuals, perennials and rose bushes in our 35,000-square foot of greenhouses and cold frames.  These we sell retail in our indoor/outdoor garden center, along with lots more that we purchase from local growers, as well as nursery stock, tropical plants (year-round) and indoor and outdoor garden art and gifts.  As Holland’s premier garden center, we enjoy a sterling reputation regionally for quality, value, selection and fun, thanks in large part to our many long-term employees.
Click www.jonkersgarden.com for a tour of our Garden Center.

Job Description:

  • The qualified candidate will be trained by two 30+-year employees to:
  • Select and order varieties and numbers of perennials and annuals and schedule to grow in the greenhouses.
  • Propagate plants in the greenhouses.
  • Plant and grow these plants.
  • Identify and treat pests and disease on these plants.
  • Design and plant combination pots and hanging baskets.
  • Display and sell these plants in our retail garden center, as well as purchase more from local growers to meet our customer demand.

The successful candidate will also:

  • Be able to communicate daily processes to individuals assisting in greenhouses
  • Have an eagerness to learn and grow as an individual.
  • Bring innovation and ideas to share and collaborate on
  • Have the initiative to go above and beyond.
  • Function independently in a team environment.

Job Requirements:

1-3+ years greenhouse/growing experience
Be able to be on your feet for 8 hours per day
Be able to work in an indoor/outdoor environment
Be able to lift/move up to 40 lbs.
Be able/willing to some weekends and holiday hours seasonally

We offer:

Paid vacation
Health insurance plan
IRA retirement match

This is an opportunity that has a lot of potential for growth for the right person. We offer a great work environment with lots of flexibility.

To Apply:

If interested in job opportunity submit resume to dirk@jonkersgarden.com