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Arrowhead Nurseries Ltd. - Container Assistant / Sales Assistant

Mar 19, 2018

Arrowhead Nurseries Ltd.

Container Assistant / Sales Assistant

We are looking for an energetic, friendly person to work with the propagation of potted trees, shrubs, and perennials. We would like them to be willing to greet customers and consider helping with sales if comfortable.

 

Job Description

  • potting the bare root from the field including: perennials, shrubs, and trees first thing in the spring
  • organizing and maintaining shrub beds including weeding, pruning, and watering
  • making cuttings, misting, and monitoring
  • assisting with pulling orders and greeting and directing customers

Arrowhead Nurseries Ltd. is a family run business for 25 years and primarily deals with landscapers but does welcome homeowners as well. We try propagating as much as we can on our 80 acres and always enjoy finding something new and hardy to grow on the prairies

 

Skills / Requirements

  • biology / horticulture / agriculture student, or interested in related field
  • knowledge of plants
  • physically fit
  • driver's license would be an asset as public transportation is not available to the farm
  • anticipate 40 hour work week with perhaps some overtime in the spring
  • may be asked to work some Saturdays

 

Starting Wage: $14-16 an hour

If you have any questions or would like to email us:

Dawn or John Vriend at 780 472-6260 or arrowheadnurseries@gmail.com

 

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