Old West Cactus Farm Jobs

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Nursery Operations Manger

Old West Cactus Farm is seeking an individual to manage the retail and wholesale sales operations of cactus, succulent, pottery, and other garden supplies. The Nursery Operations Manager will analyze, evaluate and effectively plan day-to-day operations to maximize value of the nursery. Organize, direct, and coordinate activities for production of horticultural crops with consistent quality meeting all customer expectations while maximize margin and profit. Position Duties include managing personnel, materials, facility and other assets and activities related to the operational and financial performance. Key areas of responsibility include planning and execution of Production, Growing, Maintenance, and Sales.

Job Responsibilities:

  • -Supervise team of retail and wholesale sales associates
  • -Work closely with all Crew Leaders and Staff to ensure facility runs efficiently, cost effectively, and with optimum output
  • -Manage schedules for personnel to ensure proper support for deliveries, sales, and nursery operations
  • -Train and evaluate employees
  • -Interacting with retail and wholesale customers and providing recommendations
  • -Writing up sales, operating credit card machines and cash drawers
  • -Resolve escalated customer complaints

Job Requirements:

  • -At least five years of experience managing, preferably in the nursery industry
  • -Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • -Excellent communication skills
  • -Exceptional leadership qualities
  • -Math aptitude
  • -Previous nursery experience desired
  • -Promptness, reliability, self-starter

Working Conditions:

  • -Must be able to lift 50lbs of cactus, soil, and other nursery materials for customers
  • -Must be able to work outdoors in a hot environment