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Green Acres Nursery and Supply
Sacramento, CA, United States
30+ days ago
Green Acres Nursery and Supply
Sacramento, California, United States
30+ days ago


Field Manager / Grower

Matsuda’s is a well-established nursery consisting of multiple growing locations in the greater Sacramento region. We have a strong reputation for quality and produce millions of container grown plants annually for retailers and landscapers in California and surrounding states. Matsuda’s specializes in woody ornamentals, growing trees, shrubs, vines, perennials, succulents, and houseplants.

The Field Manager/Grower will work under the direction of the General Manager, growing consistently high quality landscape plants to meet the production schedule for customer needs. The Field Manager/Grower will primarily be responsible for growing woody ornamental shrubs, trees and vines. The ideal candidate will be energetic and self-motivated, have container growing experience in a nursery setting, have a passion for plants and people, leads by example and isn’t afraid to get their hands dirty, and is career-minded with a desire to grow with us as our organization grows.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Working closely with the General Manager, lead and execute on initiatives to improve profitability of the nursery while maintaining product quality and customer service standards;
  • Regularly survey crops, monitoring for growth, health, insects and disease, fertilizer and nutritional needs, and proper irrigation
  • Regularly monitor growing and production processes; determine priority tasks for production teams and execute on resulting action item.
  • Assess, identify, develop and implement production and growing side improvements related to productivity and/or efficiency
  • Provide expertise and support for new growing programs
  • Participate in documenting workflows, processes, procedures
  • Create and utilize forecasting reports
  • Develop and maintain costing systems for growing and production processes
  • Responsible for supply ordering
  • Work closely and communicate regularly with supervisory level employees to achieve production goals.

The successful candidate will have:

  • BS degree in Horticulture/Ornamental Horticulture, Plant Sciences or a related agricultural field, or 3-5 years’ experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Familiarity with landscape plant material, especially trees, shrubs and perennials
  • Excellent plant identification skills
  • Knowledge of horticultural practices/systems
  • Nursery management experience preferred
  • Pest management experience or certification a plus
  • Self-motivated with strong leadership, organizational, prioritization and communication skills
  • Successfully leads teams and inspires employees to accomplish goals; ability to assess performance and develop employee performance and growth
  • Ability to solve practical problems, deal with a variety of changing situations and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Comfortable with and knowledgeable regarding use of technology for tracking and/or documenting technical information
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications including Excel
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred

The Field Manager/Grower is a full-time, year round position based at Matsuda’s growing facility in southeast Sacramento. Requires weekend flexibility. Minimal travel. Matsuda’s provides industry competitive benefits, including health insurance, 401K, paid holidays and paid vacation.

Matsuda’s is an equal opportunity employer.

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Job Information

  • Job ID: 57589311
  • Location:
    Sacramento, California, United States
  • Position Title: Field Manager / Grower
  • Company Name: Green Acres Nursery and Supply
  • Job Function: Production
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