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 currently hiring for the following position(s):

Irrigation Technician

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

Pay range: starts 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:

  • Health Insurance (after 3 months)
  • Sick Time (up to 40 hours)
  • Paid Vacation (after 3 months)
  • 6 Paid Holidays
  • Retirement Plan Contribution (after 1 year)

**Full vaccination against COVID-19 is required**

Applicants can submit their application and/or resume to for consideration. Fax or mail (see application) is also accepted, but email is preferred if available.

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