Nursery Assistant

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We are looking for hardworking, reliable Nursery Assistant(s) to help manage logistics of our growing nursery operations. Responsibilities include caring for growing plants by watering, pruning, weeding, cultivating, fertilizing, spraying, etc. and general repairs of irrigation systems, grow areas & equipment.


Responsibilities include:

  • Use and operate tools and equipment used in horticulture

  • Care for growing plants by watering, pruning, weeding, cultivating, fertilizing, spraying, etc.

  • Help manage logistics of our growing operations

  • Maintain inventory of grower containers and supplies

  • Maintain Plant Collections

  • Able to assist with ordering decisions and merchandising of product

  • Maintenance and general repairs of irrigation systems, heaters, greenhouses, & equipment.

  • Being able to identify common landscape plants

  • Help customers make informed purchases

  • Maintain the nursery by pruning, watering, fertilizing, and moving plants

  • Help unload trucks and put up plants

  • Be comfortable with driving trucks, tractors, bobcats, golf carts, lawn mowers, and ATVs (Preferred)

 

Qualifications:

  • This position requires manual dexterity of the hands and bending, and twisting associated with heavy lifting. This position requires lifting heavy materials and equipment and requires working outside in the elements, in all seasons and weather conditions. The body senses of sight, hearing (safety), and verbal communication is required.

  • Must be able lift and carry 60 lbs.

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

  • Driver's License (Preferred)

Pay Range: $15 - 18 / Hour

Benefits include Health and Dental Insurance, Paid leave, 401(k) and profit sharing.

This position will be based out of our Upper Marlboro MD growing facility.

Are you interested in joining our TEAM?

If so, please fill out and submit the below application!

Environmental Quality Resources, L.L.C. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital, or veteran status, or the presence of a non-job related medical condition or handicap.
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