Careers

1Interested in Joining the Village Nurseries Team?

Village Nurseries is a diversified grower of general ornamental nursery stock servicing major markets throughout the western states. The company has extensive growing operations on 950 acres of land in Northern and Southern California. Continuing aggressive growth plans create many opportunities for individuals to become part of a dynamic team of nursery professionals make a difference in the industry.

 

Features:

  • An aggressive, goal oriented organization with a mission of leadership in the industry.
  • 2Quality and service driven, providing value-added benefits to our customers.
  • Multiple career opportunities with incentive-based compensation plans.
  • Team work, hard work, and having fun to accomplish common goals.
  • Full benefits.

Opportunities are available in the following areas:

Inside Sales

3Entry level position with excellent training in all aspects of the wholesale nursery business and growth opportunities in outside sales and management. Inside sales assists outside sales, facilitates distribution of plant material, and has individual account responsibilities and sales goals.

 

Please address inquiries and resumes for Inside Sales to:

 

4Terri Cook
1589 N. Main Street
Orange, CA 92867
tcook@villagenurseries.com

Sales at Landscape Centers

5Landscape Center Manager in Southern California Location:
We are seeking a qualified Landscape Center Manager who is energetic and goal-oriented person to join our Management Team. Qualified applicant must have the ability to manage a $4,000,000+ nursery operation, 3 or more years of experience in management of a wholesale or retail nursery sales environment, have strong leadership abilities, general business and financial knowledge, exceptional plant identification and inventory management skills.
Applicants with experience please apply with resume to:

mmmarriott@villagenurseries.com

 

 

Landscape Center Assistant Manager

Positions available in both Northern and Southern California. In southern California we have locations in San Diego, Huntington Beach, and Orange. In Northern California we have locations in Sacramento and Brentwood. Our Landscape Centers are distribution sites for residential contractors, maintenance companies, John, Scott, Petegolf courses and, municipalities. Our Centers average 3 acres in size and are set up like a retail nursery to be full service nurseries to the professional trade. We stock a wide variety of plant material with the support of our 950 acres of inventory.

We are seeking energetic, goal-oriented people to be part of our team. Entry-level positions require experience in a retail nursery, or horticulture education and plant identification. Positions start at $24,000 with commission after probation period. We offer the opportunity to advance, aggressive bonus program, 401k and medical and dental programs.

7Mark Marriott
6901 Bradshaw Rd
Sacramento, CA 95829
mmmarriott@villagenurseries.com

 

Distribution

8Distribution is a major component of the nursery business, and one where management skills are needed to develop better ways of handling materials, reducing labor, and servicing the customer.

We are looking for class 'A and B' drivers in both Northern and Southern California. We welcome applicants with clean DMV records. Bi-lingual in Spanish is helpful but not a must. We offer a quality work environment, plenty of hours, heath insurance, an annual bonus and a 401k program.

Please address inquiries and resumes for Southern California Class A and B driver to:
Teresa Gomez
1589 North Main Street
Orange CA 92867
9tgomez@villagenurseries.com

General Laborers - Northern and Southern California Locations

Village Nurseries hires General Laborers year round for all locations in California (San Diego, Orange county, Sacramento areas). Full, permanent positions available with benefits. Experience in nursery labor, construction, landscaping helpful, but not necessary. Must provide valid documents - we E-Verify. For more information, please call
(714) 279-3118 (se habla espaƱol).

Production Manager - Village Nurseries - Sacramento, California

Are you looking for a rewarding career with a company that values growth, opportunity, and takes pride in their products?

Come work for the best in the West! Village Nurseries Wholesale, LLC is a well-known wholesale grower and supplier of horticultural products in the Western U.S. with locations all over California. We're celebrating our 40th anniversary this year thanks to a team of dedicated nursery professionals who love plants and take pride in their work.

We are currently seeking a Production Manager to oversee operations for our 250-acre yard in Sacramento, California.

The Production Manager will be responsible for managing field laborers, improving efficiency and productivity, and growing quality plant material (trees, shrubs, color, vines, and native plants). Key responsibilities for this position include:

  • Managing the operation within budget for labor and production materials.
  • Managing and overseeing irrigation system and controllers for all crops.
  • Developing Standard Operating Procedures for facility.
  • Managing Labor Planning Program and establishing work benchmarks and efficiencies for all key work areas.
  • Monitoring and measuring performance and develops new techniques to reduce costs and improve quality and efficiencies.
  • Developing and producing key weekly indicator reports to help manage daily operations.
  • Recommending nursery layout for optimal performance.
  • Participating in overall product movement strategy from production field to dock to customer.
  • Performing competitive analysis comparing company production output and efficiencies with key competitors.
  • Managing safety committee and ensuring workers are performing safely and adhere to company policies and procedures.
  • Developing mentoring program for new employees.

Requirements

  • Ability and knowledge to professionally grow a wide variety of ornamental shrubs and trees for commercial sales.
  • B.S. degree in horticulture and 5 years of related experience or minimum 10 years of experience in a nursery production position.
  • Valid CA Driver License
  • Preferred, but not required: fluency in Spanish, PCA license

Compensation

Annual base salary will be $75,000-$120,000 plus bonus, car allowance, medical, dental, optional vision and supplemental insurance, 401(k), Flex Spending Account, paid holidays and vacation/sick time.

Email resume to mmmarriott@villagenurseries.com to apply!