NATS Nursery Ltd. - Native Plants

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Position Available: Shipping Department Team Member

NATS Nursery is seeking a new team member for the Shipping Department. 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.

Reporting to the Shipping Manager, your responsibilities will include:

Responsibilities:

  • Work with other members of the shipping crew to pull and prepare orders for pick up or delivery.
  • Assist with daily shipping and distribution in a timely manner.
  • Check to ensure the right products are going to the right customers.
  • Report to Shipping Manager on activities and daily assignments.

Skills & Experience:

  • Horticulture experience is an asset but not required.
  • Attention to detail
  • Must be able to repetitively lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Forklift, bobcat, tractor experience and/or tickets an asset.
  • Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions (primarily outside work)
  • Steel toe boots and outdoor gear required (rain)
  • Must have reliable transportation (not accessible via public transit)
  • Must have driver’s license
  • Capacity to handle multiple tasks and prioritize accordingly.
  • Aptitude to communicate well in English in written and oral form.
  • Demonstrate commitment to the job, team, and business, and if necessary work overtime on short notice.
  • Good math skills
  • Maintain personal standards of work, i.e. speed and quality.
  • Attention to detail and strong observational skills.

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

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

Position Available: Starter Plant Sales Representative

NATS Nursery Ltd. – Langley, BC

Job Description

NATS Nursery is seeking a Starter Plant Sales Representative with a horticulture / plant biology / native plant ecology / environmental science background 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 and Alaska grower/distributor for LiveRoof, a modular green roof system. Our wholesale nursery consists of over 140,000 sq. ft. of greenhouse space and multiple outdoor growing compounds on 30 acres of land.

Reporting to the Principal of the company, your responsibilities will include:

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure high levels of customer satisfaction through excellent customer service to Canadian and US customers
  • With your horticulture, plant biology and/or environmental background, assess customers’ native plant needs and provide assistance and information to confirm our adage of “right plant – right place”.
  • Prepare quotes and contracts for custom-grow customers.
  • Responsible for preparing sales forecasts, budgets, and assist with production planning with growers.
  • Participate in relevant tradeshows and conferences.
  • Build productive trust relationships with customers and NATS team.
  • Effectively achieve sales targets for our starter plants portfolio.
  • Active participant within the Sales Team and provide input for increasing the overall plant sales.

Education & Experience:

  • Horticulture, Plant Biology, Environmental Sciences education and/or experience
  • Knowledge of North American native plants, especially for the Pacific Northwest, their Latin and common names, is an asset.
  • Growing experience is an asset.
  • Horticulture education is an asset.
  • Technical sales experience is an asset.

Skills Required:

  • Capacity to handle multiple tasks and prioritize accordingly.
  • Ability to take short and long term responsibility for specific tasks.
  • Working knowledge of customer and market dynamics and requirements.
  • Promptly resolve customer complaints and recommend the right solutions.
  • Competency in using computer software including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Aptitude to communicate well in English in written and oral form.
  • Demonstrate commitment to the job, team, and business, and if necessary work overtime on short notice.
  • Stay up to date with NATS’ other product lines and assist where able.
  • Using initiative and intelligence to get jobs done properly the first time.
  • Excellent leadership, collaboration, and motivational skills required.
  • Quick learner with ability and capacity to adapt to new plants, crops and situations.
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Track record of achieving and/or surpassing sales quota.
  • Good basic math skills
  • Maintain personal standards of work, i.e. speed and quality.
  • Attention to detail and strong observational skills.
  • High level of integrity, respect of confidentiality
  • Extraordinary character and passion; someone looking for ‘more than just a job’ and wants to be a part of our NATS’ Team.

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

Shifts: Full-time Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. Temporary, 12 month maternity leave replacement, with possibility for extension and/or into a full-time position.

Start Date: September 2021

COVID-19 Protocols in place.

Only Local Area candidates need apply.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time