Nursery worker

Flowerwood Nursery
Bushnell

Nursery Worker – Bushnell, FL 

 

Flowerwood Nursery, Inc. 

 

Reports to: Production Manager / Propagation Manager 

 

Exempt/Non-Exempt:  Non-Exempt 

 

Job Summary: This position works outside in the field providing care and maintenance of the nursery products. 

 

Job Responsibilities: 

 

  • Move, space and jam potted plants when instructed to do so. 

  • Apply fertilizer to plants. 

  • Trim plants using power/pruning shears. 

  • Spread cloth over plants when necessary for freeze protection. 

  • Pull plants from the field for transfer/shipping to another location. 

  • Take cuttings from plants and stick those cuttings as well as consolidate plants. 

  • Operate various nursery equipment, including potting machine, fork-lift, tractor, etc. 

  • Load and unload nursery products from trucks. 

  • Assist in the repair of nursery facilities and clean and maintenance nursery grounds. 

  • Pull weeds when needed. 

  • Other duties as assigned. 

 

Qualifications: 

 

  • Minimum 1-month verifiable nursery experience is required. 

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. 

  • Walk, bend, and stand for prolonged periods of time. 

  • Ability to recognize and count for pulling orders. 

  • Fork-lift experience is a plus. 

 

Work Environment: 

   

Outside  – exposed to very cold and very hot temperatures.