Propagator/Inventory Assistant

Hiring Organization: Hanes and Hines Nursery
Employment type: Full-Time
Job Location: McMinnville, TN
Application Deadline: November 8, 2018

ABOUT US


Hale and Hines Nursery, now in its 40th year, is one of the largest pot-in-pot nurseries in Tennessee. We offer hundreds of varieties of shade and ornamental plants in containers ranging from 15-200 gallon. We have been actively growing since our inception in 1978. We are looking for a hard working person to join our team.


ABOUT THIS JOB


We need someone with experience in seed, soft-wood and hard-wood cutting propagation. Additional budding and grafting experience would be beneficial. Will be responsible for managing a new propagation division. Knowledge of greenhouse and outdoor facilities for propagation is essential. Knowledge and management of pest (insect, disease, weeds) that are typical in propagation or early liner production are needed. Experience with computerized irrigation controllers would be useful. Someone very meticulous, punctual, and motivated. Someone with a variety of plant knowledge, not afraid to get their hands dirty. Plant inventory will include propagation projections for future sales and maintaining inventory for upgrading into larger containers.


WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

  • Positive, Motivated, Hard working individual
  • Ability to work independently or in a group
  • Desires to work outside and enjoys physical task
  • A background in plant production
  • Able to handle physical activity such as lifting, loading, and unloading large plants
  • Strong work ethic, able to function in a fast paced environment

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Great potential for professional experience
  • Fast paced and friendly work environment
  • A competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • 4 hours per month paid leave with accrual to six days in the first year
  • YOU MAY BECOME ELIGIBLE FOR
    • Paid time off after a year
    • Simple IRA with company match after 2 years


HOW TO APPLY

Complete our employment application available by contacting our office
PHONE 931-668-4488
EMAIL haleandhines@blomand.net 
Write a cover letter, tell us why you think your a good fit for this job. Explain a few things you have learned about irrigation, timing, and technique. Fill out the application, add your resume and send it over. For more information regarding this posting, please click here

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