We're Hiring!

Our team is growing! All current available positions are located at the Sow Exotic Nursery in Winter Haven, Florida. Email your qualifications to plants@sowexotic.com with the position title in the subject line to apply. 

Nursery Assistant

The Nursery Assistant is responsible for assisting with the day-to-day production and inventory of plants, greenhouse management, and order fulfillment at the Sow Exotic Nursery. Our ideal Nursery Assistant is passionate about growing rare fruiting and medicinal plants, self-motivated, thrives working outdoors, is hard-working, and will seize any opportunity to make a positive impact. This is a part-time, hourly position with potential to become full-time. 

Requirements and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the day-to-day management of plant production and greenhouse inventory!
  • Plant, propagate (seed, cutting, air-layer) grow, water, transplant, weed, pest control, prune and generally care for the plants with high degree of efficiency
  • Work closely with the fulfillment team to prepare plants for shipment
  • Navigate our cloud-based inventory and management systems
  • Maintain excellent plant quality and greenhouse organization
  • Must be comfortable working in a warm greenhouse environment and in occasional inclement Florida weather (hot or rainy)
  • Perform repetitive movements and tasks which include but are not limited to squatting, bending, reaching, pulling, pushing, standing, walking and lifting over the shoulder
  • Unload delivery trucks, receive and stow incoming inventory ensuring accuracy
  • Work proficiently and collaboratively with fulfillment team, owners, and nursery volunteers to balance duties as needed, at or above the rate expectation for each task
  • Perform additional related duties as needed.
  • Lift a 50 lbs

Requirements for all Sow Exotic Team Members

  • Contribute to building positive team spirit
  • Support everyone’s efforts to succeed
  • Constantly look for ways to improve and promote quality
  • Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness in all responsibilities
  • Follow instructions well
  • Respond appropriately to management directions
  • Take responsibility for own actions and keep commitments
  • Maintain a healthy enjoyable work environment
  • Must have excellent communication skills
  • Ability to Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner
  • Ability to gather and analyze information skillfully and can develop alternative solutions
  • Must work well in group problem solving situations exhibiting objectivity and openness to others' views as well as giving and welcome feedback
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers and team members