Education: Bachelors of Science in an appropriate field: Horticulture, Plant/Soil Science, etc. OR equivalent field experience.
Experience: 10 years of full-time employment in the industry. Preferably management or executive level.
Certifications: No certifications required but are preferred (ISA, UNLA, etc.)
Continuing Education: Ability to keep up on current trends and laws for the industry. Also, keeping certifications current if necessary.
Excellent customer service skills required.
Identify common pests, diseases and environmental factors for ornamental plants, gardens and lawns.
Identify common ornamental plants for the trade and required growing needs.
Ability to interact with associates in a professional manner.
Excellence with both verbal and written communications.
Ability to use computers easily: Google Platform, Microsoft Office Suite, and the ability to learn new software (i.e. our POS system)
Organization of projects and staff management throughout the year.
Ability to prioritize and juggle multiple projects throughout the course of a day.