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Grower Positions

Position Available: Two Growers (experienced or aspiring growers)

NATS Nursery is seeking two Growers to join our team. Located in Langley, BC, NATS was founded in 1988 and is the largest grower of native plants in BC. NATS is also the BC grower/distributor for LiveRoof, a modular green roof system. Our two nursery locations provide over 240,000 sq. ft. of greenhouse space on a total of 40 acres. 

We are seeking junior to senior growers and will consider training recent graduates in related fields starting this winter.

Reporting to our Head Grower, your responsibilities may include: 

Duties:

  • Responsible for growing a wide variety of native plants. Duties may primarily include irrigation and Integrated Pest Management (IPM). Fertilizing, pruning and spraying may also be required.
  • Perform soil, water, and disease tests as required.

Education & Experience Required:

  • Relevant propagation/growing experience an assest
  • One to four years Horticulture/Biology/Science education an asset
  • Pesticide Applicators’ Certificate or willing to enroll in program
  • Knowledge of Pacific Northwest native plants an asset

Skills Required:  

Demonstrate commitment to the job, team, and business, and if necessary work overtime on short notice.

Quick learner with ability and capacity to adapt to new plants, crops, tasks, and situations.

Ability to work in adverse climatic and physically demanding situations.

Compensation:  Subject to experience and education.  Offer Group Benefits. 

Shifts:  Full-time Monday to Friday, 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM. Weekend and holiday duties required on a rotation basis in busy season.

Start Date: December 2019 / January 2020

Apply: Email resume to shailesh@natsnursery.com. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

To learn more about NATS Nursery, visit www.natsnusery.com  

LiveRoof Sales Position

Sales Representative: LiveRoof

We are looking for a Sales Representative to expand our reach in selling LiveRoof – a pre-vegetated modular green roof system. Additional and related products to sell include sedum cuttings and sedum mats for landscape applications.

NATS Nursery grows the LiveRoof modules to 95% coverage with plants produced at our nursery and then delivers the modules to the client for an instant green roof effect. Find out more at natsnursery.com and liveroof.com. This person will be responsible for managing a sales territory, generating new leads, coordinating orders and meeting sales targets. This territory covers British Columbia, with the primary focus on the Lower Mainland. Some travel will be required.

Responsibilities

  • Manage current sales territory and nurture existing client relationships.
  • Actively grow sales of LiveRoof, sedum cuttings and sedum mats for landscape grade by seeking out new opportunities and prospects.
  • Conduct information sessions (lunch and learns) and attend trade shows as required.
  • Manage accounts, sales forecasting and reporting.
  • Frequent travel to industry shows, conferences, job sites, etc.
  • Contribute to new marketing initiatives and assist in managing inventories of marketing materials.

Qualifications

  • Degree in Landscape Architecture, Environmental Studies or Business preferred.
  • Horticultural experience an asset.
  • Interest in sustainability and the emerging green roof market.
  • Exceptional communication skills and comfortable making presentations to groups.
  • Previous outside sales experience and demonstrated ability to build meaningful relationships with clients, convert prospects and close deals.
  • Self-starter, outgoing, tenacious and sincere.
  • Able to work with a wide customer base including Landscape Architects, Architects, Landscapers, Developers and Roofers.
  • Well-presented and well-spoken with a strong work ethic and lots of enthusiasm.
  • Driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle.

Compensation:  Subject to experience and education.  Offer Group Benefits. 

Shifts:  Full-time Monday to Friday, 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM. Flexibility required for meetings, tradeshows and other events.

Start Date: Fall/Winter 2019

Apply: Email resume to ron@natsnursery.com. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

To learn more about NATS Nursery, visit www.natsnusery.com