Nursery Lead Grower & Production Manager

Natalie Kantor
Monticello, Fl

Lloyd Nursery is a 50 acre wholesale containerized ornamental nursery, located in North Florida near Tallahassee, family owned and operated since 1980. We're currently searching for a Nursery Lead Grower & Production Manager.

The Nursery Lead Grower & Production Manager is a full-time employee within the Lloyd Nursery Plant Production Team. This individual will operate and oversee the daily functions of the Plant Growing aspects of the company. This 10 to 30-person department requires a fast paced, proactive, solutions driven thinker with a mind for plant health and cycles, people management, leadership, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness.

Primary functions will include management and oversight of all aspects of plant production, systems development and improvements while leading the production grow teams to hit calendar and quality-focused targets. Lloyd Nursery is a fast-growing company with excellent opportunities for exponential career growth.

Core values must include a passion for plants, staying organized, being a team leader, and getting things done on time. Our most successful team leaders work HARD, know that details matter, follow directions easily and completely, thrive on working outdoors, and are self-motivated to reach for greater levels of achievement and efficiency every day for their team.

Areas of accountability will include overall plant production tasks, leading a large team, inventory management, logistics, pest management, budgeting, and process development and improvement.

Full-time position in our family-owned plant nursery. Monday-Friday 7 am-5 pm

Job Requirements:

  • Experience working in agriculture
  • Education in agriculture
  • Must be flexible and able to work in a team environment and be supportive of co-workers and other managers
  • Must be able to work inclement weather conditions (hot, cold, & rainy)
  • Must be able to work extended hours
  • Computer literacy
  • Good oral and written communication skills

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $40,000-60,000 /year based on experience

Experience: Operations Management: 2-3 years (Preferred) Project Management: 1-2 years (Preferred)

Education: Bachelor's (Preferred)

Language: English/Spanish speaking preferred

Additional Compensation: Bonus opportunities based on performance , 2 weeks paid time off, 401k with matching contributions, awesome culture and workplace