Planters' Choice Job Openings

Spring Hire - Outside Salesperson

Description of Duties

  • Engage directly with customers to identify, find, and load the requested plant material
  • Fulfill Planters’ Choice’s values of quick, efficient, and courteous customer service
  • Commit to continuous learning to ensure knowledgeable interactions with customers
  • Work collaboratively with the yard crew to perform necessary yard functions between sales
    • ie. unloading and putting away plant material, plant spacing, upkeep
  • Operate a front loader and various other tools and machinery (will be trained)

Job Requirements

  • Willingness to learn and be a part of a team; a good attitude is a must
  • Be able to lift 50 lbs and work outside in all weather conditions
  • Be able to work overtime and weekends during peak seasons
  • High attention to detail and punctuality
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently in a fast-paced environment
  • Previous plant knowledge is highly desired

Compensation Package

  • Competitive hourly pay
  • Access to group health insurance plan
  • Paid vacation time, accrued personal days, and 6 paid holidays
  • Potential for upward growth within the company

*** Please note: Applications will not be reviewed without an attached resume ***

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Inventory Control Manager, Assistant Purchasing Manager

Description of Duties

Planters’ Choice is looking for a motivated individual with good critical thinking skills and an eye for detail to maintain the inventory for our main sales location in Newtown, CT.

The ICM will be expected to work independently on a daily basis to complete the following duties to maintain accurate inventory of stock:
• Routinely conduct thorough cycle counts of stock to maintain accuracy
• Review and correct daily sales discrepancies as needed
• Utilize internal database software and excel spreadsheets to maintain and record inventory changes throughout the season
• Facilitate the transfers of materials between locations

In addition to the inventory control responsibilities, the ICM will be expected to assist the Purchasing Manager with day-to-day tasks including:
• Data entry for spreadsheets and purchase orders
• Receiving of purchased materials into the internal database
• Adjusting pricing as needed within the system
• Printing of tags and signage (and checking that they have been properly applied)
• Help keep the PM informed of inventory issues or needs
• Communicate staff needs and issues to PM while his is on the road or off site
• Ordering of hard-goods (tools, fertilizer, equipment) and office supplies

Job Requirements

• Plant knowledge (particularly woody trees and shrubs)
• High attention to detail and ability to work efficiently
• Good computer skills, especially with Excel and other database programs
• Good communication skills
• Willingness to learn and be a part of our team and culture
• Be able to life 50lbs.
• Be able to work overtime and weekends during peak seasons, in all weather
• Ability to work quickly and efficiently in a fast-paced environment

Compensation Package

• $19-22 / hour based on experience, overtime paid at time and a half
• Access to group health insurance plan
• Access to training and professional development
• Paid vacation time, accrued personal days, and 6 paid holidays
• Potential for upward growth within the company

*** Please note: Applications will not be reviewed without an attached resume ***

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Pesticide Spray Tech

Description of Duties

  •  Scout tree farms and perennial holding yards to identify specific pest issues affecting crop
  • Work closely with our spray tech supervisor and tree farm manager to design and implement an integrated pest management (IPM) program
  • Perform spraying on tree crops in the field and holding areas, utilizing heavy machinery as needed throughout uneven terrain
  • Work with spray tech supervisor and management to track hours and set appropriate scheduling

Job Requirements

  • Have experience applying pest and weed controls
  • Possess a Connecticut operator’s license [PA, 3A or 3D].
  • Have experience operating heavy machine such as tractors, skid-steers, and/or front-loaders.
  • Have a positive attitude and be able to work well both independently and as part of a team.
  • Have reliable transportation and show up on time ready to work every day.
  • Be able to lift 50+ pounds repeatedly in a fast paced environment in all weather conditions up to nine hours

Compensation Package

  • $20-25/hr., with overtime paid at time and a half
  • Access to group health insurance plan
  • Paid vacation time, accrued personal days, and 6 paid holidays
  • Potential for upward growth within the company

*** Please note: Applications will not be reviewed without an attached resume ***

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