Job's Nursery LLC

Helping Tri-City Gardeners Grow for 75 Years!

Job's Nursery LLC is a family owned nursery and tree farm that offers a wide selection of outdoor plants that are hardy for our area. We are located just north of Pasco on Columbia River Road.  It's a short trip to a beautiful location to escape the hustle and bustle of your everyday life.

Horticulture/Landscape Technician – Job Description

 Our Horticulture/Landscape Technician is quality plant/project focused with also good customer service. You would be working in our production side both on the nursery as well as offsite with deliveries and installations.

 

Core Capabilities:

  • Customer and quality focus
  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Team work
  • Excellent problem solving abilities
  • Responsibility and dependability
  •   Ethics and integrity

 

Job Duties:

  • Survey and assess designated projects and job sites
  • Responsible for constructing and maintaining gardens
  • Use and operate tools and equipment used in horticulture
  • Plant seeds and transplant seedlings
  • Tree, shrub, and plant examination and treatment
  • Care for growing plants by watering, pruning, weeding, cultivating, and removing dead or damaged leaf tissue
  • Inspect, handle, and transport nursery stock
  • Spread top soil and lay sod
  • Plant fertilization and watering
  • Prune trees, shrubs, and hedges
  • General lawn and garden maintenance
  • Operate power mowers, push mowers, tractors, snow blowers, electric clippers, pruning saws and other landscape maintenance equipment
  • Perform other manual duties to clean and maintain landscaped environments, shop + equipment
  • Assist with landscape constructions when needed
  •  Complete daily paperwork tracking job time and material costs
  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment at all times
  • Comply with all company policies and regulations
  • Work in accordance with all local health and safety laws and regulations
  • Communicate with customers in a polite and courteous manner
  • Specifications to assist with landscape constructions
  • Assist with retail operations

 

 

Requirements:

  •   Minimum 1-2 years of experience
  •   Plant knowledge and identification, specifically trees, shrubs, and perennials
  •   Ability to read and interpret blueprints and specifications
  •   Physically fit with strong stamina
  •   Basic measurement and calculation skills
  •   Ability to follow safe working procedures
  •   Excellent observation skills and a strong attention to detail
  •   Good analytical and problem solving skills
  •   Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)
  •   Ability to work both independently with little supervision, and as part of a team
  •   Speak, read, and write English
  •   Must possess a valid driver’s license
  •   Computer skills an asset

 

Work Conditions:

  • Job requires ability to work with hand tools, small engine equipment, and materials
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. repeatedly through an entire work shift
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Requires good manual dexterity
  • Excellent stamina is required
  • Work near heavy equipment and other vehicles on a regular basis
  • Work outdoors in various conditions including heat and humidity, rain, dust, noise, and cold
  • Flexible working hours including occasional weekend work

Wages to determined based on experience