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Green Goods Purchasing Assistant in Shenandoah IA

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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.

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 product availability for quotes & bids
Maintain proper inventory levels
Work within an office environment and collaborate with others on projects
Occasional travel required – growers and retail stores

Successful candidate should have the following qualifications:
Passion for helping plants get to the public
Highly proficient with computer skills
Analytical thinking
Be a problem solver
Enjoy working with data
Good communication skills verbal and written
Handle multiple projects at same time


Please contact Blake Jensen at the information below if interested:

Blake Jensen
Vice President of Green Goods
Earl May Seed & Nursery
208 North Elm Street
Shenandoah, IA 51603
FAX   (712) 246-1020, pause 1024

Landscape Crew Member Position

Posted by on Apr 6, 2015 in Job Postings | 0 comments

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  • 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.

All Full Time Employees Receive: competitive wages, health insurance, dental insurance, paid holidays, paid vacation, and an option to participate in the company retirement program.

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Posted by on Apr 6, 2015 in Job Postings | 0 comments

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 Waterloo, IA headquarters. Occasional travel by air and overnight travel are required.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits and a family atmosphere in which to work.

Qualified candidates should forward their resume to or mail to: President, Foster’s, Inc., PO Box 2674, Waterloo, IA 50704-2674.

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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:

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