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Assistant Garden Center Manager

Posted by on Jul 17, 2017 in Job Postings | 0 comments

Ted Lare Design+Build is looking for a motivated, energetic, assistant garden center manager! Ideal candidate should be a self-motivated, team player with management experience in garden center/nursery operations that has a passion for inspiring people to grow. We are looking for an individual who is customer service focused, extroverted and loves meeting new people. The ideal candidate will enjoy selling a product or service, motivating others to do the same, working hard and supporting others on their team. They will love a fast paced work...

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2017 Day of Service Location Announced

Posted by on Jun 22, 2017 in Events, news, Slider | 0 comments

2017 Day of Service Location Announced

2017 Day of Service to benefit On With Life Patients and Their Families in Ankeny The fifth annual INLA Service Day date has been announced! On September 13, 2017 the Iowa Nursery & Landscape Association will help On With Life, Inc. complete their therapeutic grounds project.  “Currently, On With Life is lacking an outdoor environment for those in rehabilitation and their family members. We have limited outdoor areas for persons served to explore, places that a young parent can play with his or her child, or places where families can...

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Landscape Designer at Miller Nursery, Inc.

Posted by on May 12, 2017 in Job Postings | 0 comments

Applicants for this position should have a strong knowledge of plant material and hardscape design. Candidates must have good communication skills, be creative, client focused, organized and be able to work independently and with crew members. The successful candidate will meet with clients, designing and estimating projects. He or she will also coordinate scheduling, supervise installations and follow up with clients. Miller Nursery offers competitive pay, health care, paid vacation and sick leave, and a Simple IRA match after one year of...

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AmericanHort Names New Board Members and Officers for 2017

Posted by on Mar 17, 2017 in news, Slider | 0 comments

AmericanHort Names New Board Members and Officers for 2017

The AmericanHort Board of Directors, which includes leaders from across the horticulture industry covering various experiences and backgrounds, will welcome three newly elected members and a new slate of officers at Cultivate’17 in Columbus, OH, in July. The new Board members are: • Steve Castorani, CEO/President of North Creek Nurseries • Tom Hughes, owner of Hughes Nursery & Landscaping • Cole Mangum, Vice President of Production at Bell Nursery.   Teri Bates of Bates Sons and Daughters, Inc., current Chairman of the Board, will...

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ICNP of the Year Awarded

Posted by on Mar 6, 2017 in news | 0 comments

Paul Saladin was awarded the 2017 ICNP of the year award by the INLA board of directors. Paul began his academic career back at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. He originally wanted to study aeronautical engineering and then decided his passion was for PLANTS! He was a Forestry major undergrad. Many of his friends and family cautioned him that getting a degree in Forestry was a dead end for getting a job but he pressed on. His first year out of college he enrolled and served for two years in the Peace Corps. His assignments was...

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Employment Opportunities at Stony Creek Landscapes, Inc.

Posted by on Mar 3, 2017 in Job Postings | 0 comments

Employment Opportunities at Stony Creek Landscapes, Inc.

Stony Creek Landscapes in Webster City is looking to fill: Year-Round Landscape Technicians (2 Positions) Year-Round Landscape Crew Leader/Foreman Landscape Architect Intern/Landscape Installation Intern Horticulture Intern/ Turf Management Intern To apply for positions download employment application, complete, and return to Stony Creek Landscapes by mail or email to kathy@stonycreeklandscapes.com. Please click here for all the positions and...

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Landscape Design & Sales Intern

Posted by on Mar 1, 2017 in Job Postings | 0 comments

Greg’s Lawn and Landscaping is seeking an Intern to assist with Design and Sales in the Landscaping department. This position will be hourly, non-exempt, approximately 40-50 hours per week. The Intern will provide support for the Landscaping team by: Complete requests for landscaping estimates by taking initial request from client, complete the design per the clients specifications using Dynascape software, assemble the bid and deliver completed bid to client, follow-up to complete the sale Assist the Landscape Designer and Landscape Manager...

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Groundskeeper II – University of Iowa

Posted by on Feb 9, 2017 in Job Postings | 0 comments

Position details Position Type: Technical/craft Job Type: Full-time/school year (8-month position, approx. April 1-Nov. 30 each year) Organization: Athletics Department: Athletics facility Building: Carver Hawkeye Arena (CHA) Contract work location/area: Athletics Salary: $2,758/month, $24,820/year Pay grade: 08 Schedule: 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Monday-Friday May work night/weekend hours depending on weather conditions Read the job description on the UI website Special Qualifications (read definitions) Functional supervision License/Certifications...

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Nursery Assistant Manager (full-time, year-round)

Posted by on Jan 16, 2017 in Job Postings | 0 comments

Objective To direct and assist nursery staff in day-to-day operations to develop and maintain a nursery of unsurpassed quality in terms of materials and organization. Duties Working with other nursery management on day-to-day activities. Helping customers by answering questions about any retail materials (plants and hardscape) and also assisting with design recommendations. Assign, supervise, and assist nursery staff members in nursery and plant maintenance. Work with tagging department to streamline tagging process. Skill/Experience...

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2017 Exhibitor Registration Now Open!

Posted by on Nov 16, 2016 in Events | 0 comments

2017 Exhibitor Registration Now Open!

The ISU Shade Tree Short Course and INLA Trade Show exhibitor registration is now open! Your participation is critical to the excitement of our conference, association, and statewide horticulture industry. Download Exhibitor Packet Iowa State’s annual Shade Tree Short Course is once again teaming up with the Iowa Nursery & Landscape Association’s Trade Show. The partnership brings exhibitors an even bigger, better opportunity to connect with potential clients by highlighting the best of both worlds and incorporating INLA’s long-standing...

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