Indiana Nursery Manager Positiion

The Department of Natural Resources is currently seeking a Property Manager at Vallonia Nursery. Responsibilities will include all aspects of Nursery Management to assist with annual production of 2.5-3.5 million high quality seedlings. Work includes responsibility for long and short-range planning, budget management, personnel recruitment and hiring. This is a very hands on position which requires a great deal of work outside an office setting.

A Day in the Life: 

  • Grow, harvest, package, properly store and distribute to Indiana landowners (customers) 2.5 to 3.5 million quality tree and shrub seedlings annually.
  • Responsible for helping to meet all property budgets (operating, pm and intermittent payroll).
  • Assist with property purchasing the needs to operate a seedling nursery and provide all facility maintenance to such entity.
  • In charge of the daily operations in running a 250 acre seedling production nursery.  Plan, schedule, assign, and supervise the labor force at the nursery (4 full-time staff, 15-20 Seasonal Laborers, 1 Department of Correction (DOC) guard, up to 45 non-violent offenders).
  • Assist in the purchasing and testing of all seed required to produce 2.5 to 3.5 million shippable seedlings.
  • Plan, coordinate and inspect all daily operations to meet production goals,
  • And more!

Full position description and application (search Nursery for the job with ID# 619521)
Application deadline: December 6, 2018

Employer: State of Indiana
Location: Vallonia, IN