Willoway Nurseries, Inc.

The Midwest's Premier Wholesale Grower!
Employment Opportunities

Willoway Nurseries, Inc. employs 140 full time employees year-round and has over 400 people in the peak season. The largest part of our staff is dedicated to the production and shipping of plant material. Other opportunities include: equipment repair and fabrication, equipment operation, spray application, building maintenance (including electrical, plumbing, carpentry, masonry, and boiler maintenance), truck drivers, data entry, and more.

Wages are based upon your experience and skill levels. An excellent benefits program is made available to full-time employees (min. 30 hours per week). Paid vacations are earned after 1 year of full-time employment.

Willoway offers many opportunities of education and advancement. If you would like more information, or to schedule an interview, please feel free to contact us (see bottom of this page for contact information).

Qualities we consider for employment:


Current Listings

Posted: 4/8/16
Nursery Workers/Forklift Operators
Location: Avon, OH

Willoway Nurseries is currently seeking Nursery Workers to maintain and process high quality plant material for shipments. Job duties include: equipment operators, forklift operators, loading trucks of plant material by hand, pulling plants from the nursery for orders, digging trees, trimming plants, staking, and other outdoor duties associated with a nursery operation.

Requirements

  • 1 year forklift operator experience required.
  • Experience in horticulture, landscaping, agriculture, nursery, outdoor work, preferred.
  • Spanish and English speaking applicants accepted.

Posted: 2/29/16
Production and Propagation Supervisor
Location: Huron, OH

Willoway Nurseries, a progressive, forward thinking company, is seeking 1 full time Production and Propagation Supervisor to join its Huron, OH Greenhouse facility. As Willoway starts its 62nd. year of business, we are proactively seeking the next generation of horticulture professionals to join our team. Willoway is on the forefront of the industry with technology, marketing, growing techniques and currently practices open book management throughout the company. We are seeking one Production and Propagation Supervisor who can positively contribute to the growth of the company with the goal to make this your life long career!

Program Outline

As a Greenhouse Production and Propagation Supervisor you will be required to work with Greenhouse Manager and Growers for hands on training, learning their responsibilities, day to day activities, project planning, and horticultural growing techniques that meet Willoway's standard of producing high quality plant material.

Duties Include

  • Assist in the order process, quality Control, loading and unloading of trucks.
  • Assist in all growing and cultural techniques to support continuous improvement of quality plant material
  • Work with Greenhouse &/or Farm Managers in establishing cutting timelines for each type of cutting and identify new cutting techniques that support operational efficiencies and profitability to the company.
  • Work with Greenhouse Manager &/or Farm Managers on establishing cutting procedures that supports operational efficiencies along with safety of employees.
  • Learn nuances of different growing areas as well as the different types of crops grown in each
  • Manage all aspects of production machinery
    • Transplant line, canning line, cutting line, soil making equipment
  • Develop and implement a training program for all aspects of production machinery
    • Transplant line, canning line, cutting line, soil making equipment
  • Become a part of Willoway's proactive succession plan as we develop our next generation of employees.

Requirements

  • At least 1-year horticulture-related work experience.
  • Ability to lead and instruct crews.
  • Proactively communicate to crews and manager.
  • This position may require outdoor work in all weather conditions.
  • Willing to learn open book management and positively contribute to the financial success and growth of the company.
  • Willing to learn Willoway's operations techniques and apply them with focus and accuracy.

Posted: 1/8/16
Skilled Laborer
Location: Avon, OH

Willoway Nurseries, a progressive, forward thinking company, is seeking a full time Skilled Laborer to join the company. As Willoway starts its 62nd year of business, we are proactively seeking the next generation of industry professionals to join our team. Willoway is on the forefront of the industry with technology, marketing, growing techniques and currently practices open book management throughout the company. We are seeking a Skilled Laborer who can positively contribute to the growth of the company with the goal to make this your life long career!

Duties Include

  • Work outside – all weather conditions, throughout the year
    • Spring, Summer, Fall & Winter
  • Operation and Care of
    • Skid Steer
    • Dump Trucks – Stick Shift
    • Vehicles
    • Tractor
    • Construction Equipment
      • Trencher, Roller, Jetter, Jack Hammer, Sky Jack
      • We can train for specific equipment
  • Use of Common Hand and Power Tools
  • Become a part of Willoway's proactive succession plan as we develop our next generation of employees.

Requirements

  • Ability to lift 60 Pounds
  • Ability to climb and work from ladders
  • Experience with Basic Plumbing and Construction
  • Ability to Read, Measure, Multiply / Divide and think Critically
  • Valid Driver License with no violations on current record
  • Safe Working Habits
  • Self-Starter / Self-Motivated
  • Ability to Work and Report to Avon or Huron Farms – Primarily will work in Lorain County
  • Could on occasion travel to our Columbus WDC
  • Willing to learn open book management and positively contribute to the financial success and growth of the company.

Join the Willoway Team!

Send your resume to:

Willoway Nurseries, Inc. 
4534 Center Rd.
Avon, OH 44011
emilys@willowaynurseries.com

We accept email attachments in any of the following formats:

PLAIN TEXT | ACROBAT(.pdf) | MICROSOFT WORD | MICROSOFT PUBLISHER