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Container Nursery Grower

Company: International Forest Company
Location: Williston
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Position Announcement: Container Nursery Grower IFCO Seedlings: Windsor, SC (Aiken County) Opportunity Overview IFCO Seedlings is seeking a full-time Container Nursery Grower for our new seedling nursery located in Windsor, SC (Aiken County). IFCO Seedlings is one of the largest producers of bareroot and containerized forest seedlings in the Southeast. IFCO Seedlings operates five bareroot and five containerized nurseries across the South and produces 300 million forest seedlings per year. This position will have responsibilities of assisting with the construction of the nursery facilities and for overseeing all aspects of containerized pine seedling production. Description of Job Responsibilities Responsible for the cultural activities required for the production of containerized forest seedlings. Activities will include stratification and sowing of seed, irrigation, pesticide and fertilizer applications, seedling quality monitoring, and seedling harvest. This position will periodically supervise contract crews throughout the year. Operation and maintenance of tractors, sprayers, forklifts, and other field equipment. Maintenance of buildings and grounds.This position requires little to no overnight travel. Qualifications Education: High School Diploma or GED. A college degree is desired, but not required.Experience and Skills: Working knowledge of nursery or agricultural operations, equipment, irrigation, and pesticides. Good people skills and ability to work well with others. Must be able to operate tractors and other farm equipment.Prior farming, forestry, horticulture, and/or agronomy experience is preferred.Valid Driver's license is required. Ability to walk and bend. Ability to lift 50-pound items safely. Able to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions. A strong work ethic is essential.This role is for you if you enjoy working outdoors with a team of hard working and dedicated employees. Benefits Healthcare coverage (health, vision, dental, life) are offered; 401(K) retirement plan, vacation and paid holidays. Compensation: Position will be hourly, with opportunities for overtime. Compensation is commensurate with qualifications and experience.Job Type: Full-timePay: $42,000.00 - $50,000.00 per yearBenefits: 401(k) matching Dental insurance Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Relocation assistance Vision insuranceSchedule: 8 hour shift Day shift Holidays Monday to Friday On call Overtime Weekend availabilitySupplemental pay types: Bonus payAbility to commute/relocate: Williston, SC: Reliably commute or willing to relocate with an employer-provided relocation package (Required)Experience: Greenhouse, Agriculture, or Nursery Growers: 2 years (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: International Forest Company, Augusta , Container Nursery Grower, Other , Williston, Georgia

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