Jobs Information

  • Description:

    We are currently looking for a customer focused Nursery Associate to join our TGU team. The ideal candidates will be able to communicate effectively, assist customers with all questions related to our nursery plants, tree and related products. Additionally, the selected candidates will work in a fast-paced environment, with a team and/or alone, therefore we require individuals who are reliable, flexible, organized, detail oriented and positive team players.

    JOB LOCATION: I-10 Katy Freeway and Old Voss Rd, Houston TX 77024
    BENEFITS: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, 401K, vacation and more
    PAY CYCLE: Weekly pay checks
    FULL-TIME: 40+ hours a week
    SHIFT: Monday - Friday from 7:30am to 5pm, and Saturdays from 7 to 1pm

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Assist customers with plants, nursery, garden, and landscape purchases
    • Load customer vehicles with plants and bulk material including gravel, bases, and stones
    • May operate a skid steer, forklift, and loader (optional: operator duties for select candidates)
    • Operate company trucks with attached utility trailer and mini dump (driving duties for selected candidates)
    • Loading and unloading trucks, trailers, and semis
    • Sweep, rake, shovel, care for plants (prune, deadhead, hand-water)
    • Keep nursery areas neat and safe
    • Cares for plants, fertilizes, prunes and controls weeds
    • Assist with deliveries as needed
    • Other duties as needed or assigned

    The Ground Up - Ceres Environmental is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability status, or protected veteran status.


    APPLY VIA THE WEB SITE USING THE LINK PROVIDED: For proper consideration submit a resume or your employment history including company name, dates of employment, job title, and duties and responsibilities.  

    Link to apply: https://www.localjobnetwork.com/j/21622322 

  • URL: https://www.localjobnetwork.com/j/21622322
  • Level: Entry level
  • Period: Full-time
  • Position Reports To: Manager
  • Location: Houston, TX 77024
  • Starts On: Jan. 18, 2017, 2:07 p.m.
  • Salary: $10 to $11

Jobs Requirements

  • Experience:

    Must have experience working outdoors.
    Garden center, plant nursery, farm or related experience is preferred, but not required

  • Skills:

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    Previous experience working outdoors is required.
    Must be able to work with daily exposure to dust and dirt, heat and cold climate
    Must be able to stand for long periods of time, safely and properly lift and carry plants and pots
    Must have reliable transportation to get to and from work
    Must be able to work the required shift hours, including Monday, Friday and Saturdays
    Garden center, plant nursery, farm or related experience is preferred, but not required
    Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer

  • Computer Skills:

    None

  • Education Required:

    Must be able to read and write

Contact Information

  • Contact Method:

    Apply online: No calls or emails