Job Postings

Orchard Manager and Horticulturist at Vala’s Pumpkin Patch

Posted on Jan 6, 2016 in Job Postings

Vala’s Pumpkin Patch is a family-friendly fall festival in Gretna, NE open to the public mid-September through October 31st. We offer 50+ attractions, but the main draw for families is our 55 acres of  pick-your-own pumpkins. We have a 20-acre high-density orchard and plan to develop our apple business further in the coming years, offering pick-your-own apples to the public, pressing apple cider and brewing hard cider. Vala’s Pumpkin Patch is looking for a full-time, year round agricultural director with a passion for agriculture and a willingness to learn. This person will be training under...

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Landscape Architect/Designer

Posted on Dec 12, 2015 in Job Postings

Applicants for the landscape design position should have a Bachelors or an Associate Degree in Landscape Architecture/Design and a minimum of three years’ experience in landscape design. They will need a strong knowledge of plant material, hardscapes, design technique, and theory that can be utilized in creating landscapes that are unique and reflect the client’s needs. To succeed in this position you must have good communication skills be creative, client focused, organized, results oriented, and able to work independently and with the team. Primary duties are customer consultations,...

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Green Goods Purchasing Assistant in Shenandoah IA

Posted on Nov 16, 2015 in Job Postings

Full time Green Goods Purchasing Assistant in Shenandoah IA. Excellent benefit package including medical/dental/401K/vacation. Qualifications: Horticulture or Ag Business degree, or equivalent experience in the nursery/greenhouse industry. Technical knowledge of plants required. JOB DUTIES: Assist in daily purchasing of Bedding Plants, Perennials, Tropicals, Nursery Stock, Houseplants, and Bulbs Establish & maintain relationships with our grower partners, both woody and herbaceous, across the U.S. Assist in planning production schedules for growers Analyze high volumes of data Research...

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Landscape Crew Member Position

Posted on Apr 6, 2015 in Job Postings

Ability to work within a team to complete projects. Have a strong natural work ethic & enjoy physical labor outdoors Have the ability to drive and operate all equipment required to successfully complete landscape activities or possess the willingness to learn.  (I.e. dump trucks, skidsters and accessories, tractors, small power equipment, and hand tools). Display the ability to follow company Safety Program. A valid Iowa Drivers license preferred.  CDL license a plus. Knowledge of standard landscape practices a plus but not required. Knowledge of plant material a plus but not required....

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Purchasing Manager Position

Posted on Apr 6, 2015 in Job Postings

Foster’s, Inc., the Midwest’s leading wholesale distributor of lawn & garden, outdoor décor and landscaping supplies is seeking an experienced individual to lead our product acquisition team. The successful candidate will have significant experience in supplier relations, buying supervision and purchasing. A four-year degree is desired. An exceptional understanding of purchasing methodologies, metrics and establishing computer tools to streamline and improve the purchasing process is required. A personal interest in gardening would be beneficial. This position is located in our...

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Groundskeeping position at Creighton University

Posted on Apr 6, 2015 in Job Postings

We are currently seeking applicants for a full-time, year-round Groundskeeping position at Creighton University in Omaha, NE.  Click on the following link to find out more and apply: https://careers.creighton.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1427808192169

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