Careers

Woman Working in a Nursery

American Native Plants is a wholesale nursery that specializes in growing native plants of the mid-Atlantic region. We primarily serve the restoration industry, meaning that our plants contribute to ecological biodiversity, create sustainable wildlife habitat, and restore and replenish clean waterways. We also have a retail branch, Direct Native Plants, that supplies mail-order native plants to retail customers. We are located in Middle River (Baltimore County), MD, and are currently seeking qualified applicants for the Nursery Field Lead and Greenhouse Worker positions:

Large Trees in the Nursery

Nursery Field Lead

This is a full-time year-round position, Monday- Friday 7:30am-3:30pm with some weekends needed. Overtime is offered.

Pay range: $15-$18 per hour, commensurate with experience

Responsibilities include:

Customer Orders:

  • Accurately identify plants to be pulled
  • Stage and organize orders using best practices.
  • Review any shortages or sizing issues with sales team and inventory manager.
  • Apply plant labels and/or customer ID labels as needed.
  • Partners with other nursery workers as needed.

Customer Pickup/Delivery Loading

  • Consult sales team and inventory manager for daily pickup and delivery schedule.
  • Partner with delivery supervisor, Greenwheels Transport, to organize delivery material.
  • Organize deliveries and pickups using best practices for all customer and delivery vehicles.

Inventory:

  • Perform inventory spot-checks as needed.
  • Utilize hand-held inventory management tools to update real-time inventory status while pulling orders.
  • Update inventory manager with potential spec. issues with upcoming sales orders.

Store Front/Fulfillment Partners

  • Oversee implementation of the store front concept.
  • Work with fulfillment barn team to ensure stock material is staged for fulfillment orders without delaying packaging.

Other Duties/Responsibilities

  • Monitor plant health and irrigation systems; report problems immediately.
  • Responsible for equipment, tools, and vehicles provided by American Native Plants
  • Supervision of assisting laborers.
  • Performing other duties as needed.

Qualifications include:

  • Knowledge of plant material and/or nursery experience required.
  • Must be able to work outdoors in all weather.
  • Requires English language speaking.
  • Can operate nursery machinery.
  • Can lift 50lbs.
  • Contributes to team; facilitates good customer interactions; exhibits professionalism with customers, fellow employees and others with whom there is contact.
  • Must have reliable transportation to work.

Benefits include:

  • 6 paid holidays
  • Health insurance
  • Paid vacation

Qualified candidates can submit their application and/or resume to careers@americannativeplants.com. Fax or mail (see application) is also accepted, but email is preferred if available.

Greenhouse Worker

This is a full-time year-round position, Monday- Friday 7am-3pm with some weekends needed. Overtime is offered.

Pay range: starts at $15 per hour, commensurate with experience

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintain greenhouse crops
  • Watering, planting, and weeding
  • Performing other duties as needed

Qualifications include:

  • Must be able to work outdoors in all weather
  • Contributes to team; facilitates good customer interactions; exhibits professionalism with customers, fellow employees and others with whom there is contact.
  • Can lift 50lbs
  • Must have reliable transportation to work

Benefits include:

  • 6 paid holidays
  • Health insurance

Qualified candidates can submit their application and/or resume to careers@americannativeplants.com. Fax or mail (see application) is also accepted, but email is preferred if available.

Irrigation Technician

This is a full-time year-round position, with weekend overtime in spring, summer, and fall.

Pay range: starting at $15 per hour, commensurate with experience

Responsibilities include:

  • Hand-watering irrigated beds
  • Monitor irrigation systems daily
  • Maintain general upkeep of irrigation plumbing
  • Repairing and adjusting plumbing as needed
  • Performing other duties as needed

Qualifications include:

  • Must be able to work outdoors in all weather
  • Contributes to team; facilitates good customer interactions; exhibits professionalism with customers, fellow employees and others with whom there is contact.
  • Can lift 50lbs
  • Requires English language speaking
  • Can operate nursery machinery
  • Must have reliable transportation to work

Benefits include:

  • 6 paid holidays
  • Health insurance

Qualified candidates can submit their application and/or resume to careers@americannativeplants.com. Fax or mail (see application) is also accepted, but email is preferred if available.

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