Head Grower

Avon, OH

Head Grower, Manager Level Position

Job duties include:

Hands-on position requiring strong leadership skills and the ability to teach, train and oversee a team of growers and assistant growers in the production of woody ornamental trees, shrubs and perennials utilizing Best Management Practices.

Responsibilities include oversight of Irrigation, fertigation and general plant maintenance. Scheduling crop production and finish dates. Scouting for insect, disease, and application of PGR’s. Budgeting, Record keeping and developing SOP’s to ensure production of a quality crops. Solid computer skills in Excel, Word, environmental control and other grower technology. Ability to understand soil and tissue tests and make recommendation to improve plant health.

Lead and engage the team in open book management and brand harmony supporting a positive company culture.


Minimum 2 year degree with 2 years of practical experience, or 5 years related experience

Willoway Nurseries is proud to be a drug free workplace.


Compensation negotiable and competitive. Base wages plus earned bonus opportunity. Benefit package includes medical/dental/vision insurance, 401k with employer match, life insurance, 2 weeks PTO upon hire, and 6 paid holidays.

Willoway Nurseries is a progressive, forward thinking, green-industry company. Willoway is on the forefront of the horticulture and nursery industry with technology, marketing, growing techniques and currently practices open book management (our people at all levels have a voice in how our company is run and participate in the financial success of the business!). We are seeking employees who can positively contribute to the growth of the company with the goal to make this your life long career. Why Willoway? We work together as a team to provide the best possible products and services for our customers and the best possible workplace for our employees. Visit www.whywilloway.com or www.whypremier.com to learn more about our companies’ culture. We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Job Type: Full-time

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