JOB OPPORTUNITIES

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES


Acorn Farms is always looking for enthusiastic, self-motivated individuals to join our team. We are a quality oriented company with a good and stable history. All applicants must be self-driven and detail oriented.

Listed below are positions currently available, however, if you are qualified in other areas, please feel free to contact us as well.






YARD SALES
SPECIALIST


For over thirty years Acorn Farms Inc (EOE) has been one of the leading wholesale nurseries and distributors of nursery stock, hard goods, and other nursery related products in Central Ohio.

We are a vibrant, growing, team-oriented company working with a diverse range of landscape professions.

The sales specialist position plays an integral part in the success of Acorn Farms. The main focus of the position is one-to-one contact with our walk-in customers. This will include, but is not limited to, assisting customers with availability, plant selection and substitution, product information, loading orders, and invoicing. The sales specialist will also assist in daily operations such as unloading incoming trucks, tagging products, plant maintenance, and other duties. The position requires someone with a positive attitude, high energy, and who is self-motivated.

Rate of pay commensurate with experience. EOE

Fax or email resume:

Acorn Farms Inc.
7679 Worthington Rd.
Galena, OH 43021
614-891-9348 ph
614-891-1002 fx
acornfarms@acornfarms.com






BOBCAT AND
SOIL OPERATOR


Acorn Farms is an industry leader in wholesale nurseries and distributors of nursery stock, hard goods, and other nursery related products in Central Ohio. We have an immediate need for a BobCat Operator/Soil Mixer.

The main focus of the position is operating a BobCat safely and efficiently, as well as supplying a constant feed of soil to container production.

The individual selected for this position will be responsible for calculating and measuring fertilizers and soil incorporates, mixing soil, maintaining the container storage area and soil mixing pad, operating a variety of machinery, inventory of soil mixing supplies, and working closely with crew members in the container production department.

Rate of pay commensurate with experience. EOE Health insurance after 90 days. 401K available and vacation after one year.

Fax or email resume:

Acorn Farms Inc.
7679 Worthington Rd.
Galena, OH 43021
614-891-9348 ph
614-891-1002 fx
alir@acornfarms.com






SPRAY
TECHNICIAN


Acorn Farms Inc., (EOE), is in need of a full time pest control specialist. Must be able to work independently, have basic knowledge of nursery plants and their pest problems, and be able to maintain a flexible schedule. This position will require some travel time between our base facility in Westerville and our satellite facilities in Fredericktown and Zanesville. Rate of pay is commensurate with experience.

*Responsible for providing own transportation when starting work at our different locations

*Working under the guidelines of our Integrated Pest Management Program

*Proficient record keeping is a must

*Monitoring plant material for insect and disease problems

*Must be familiar with safe operation of agricultural equipment, sprayer calibration, and safe, correct handling of pesticides and herbicides

*Making insecticide, miticide, and fungicide applications on container and field stock

*Assisting in fertilization program of field stock

*Making herbicide applications on container and field stock

*Assisting in anti-transpirant application of fall dug deciduous trees

Rate of pay commensurate with experience. EOE Health insurance after 90 days. 401K available and vacation after one year.

Fax or email resume:

Acorn Farms Inc.
ATTN: Shawn Wheeler
7679 Worthington Rd.
Galena, OH 43021
614-891-9348 ph
614-891-1002 fx
shawnw@acornfarms.com










SEASONAL STAFF
ZANESVILLE


Now hiring for our Zanesville location - Seasonal full-time position

Positions available: team members/leaders, irrigation specialist, horticulturalist, spray technician

Leading Central Ohio nursery is seeking motivated individuals to assist in its Zanesville container and field production operations.

Basic job requirements:

• Interested in learning plant material with gardening, natural resource background and horticulture experience helpful.

• Demonstrate willingness to learn, understand techniques and to work as a team member.

• Capable of physical outdoor and hands-on work. Ability to lift 50 lbs.

• Seasonal employment, availability to work weekends.

Pay commensurate with experience. Benefits available after 1 year service. Manatory drug test required.



Equal Opportunity Employer

Fax or email resume:

Acorn Farms Inc.
ATTN: Jeff Cromwell
5880 Memory Road
Zanesville, OH 43701
740-249-7082 cell
740-297-4962 office
614-891-1002 fax
Email: Jeff Cromwell






MECHANIC
GALENA


Now hiring for our Galena location - full-time position

Positions available: Mechanic

Acorn Farms is a Central Ohio wholesale nursery which has over 800 acres of shade and ornamental trees and 45 acres of container nursery stock spread over 3 growing facilities. We are in need of a self-motivated individual to work on our fleet of equipment.

Job Details:

• Mostly Monday-Friday 40 hour work week

• Seasonal overtime

• Hourly pay


Job Requirements:

Must have background in diesel truck engines, farm equipment and skid steer loaders. Some computer skills needed. Must have own tools.

Pay commensurate with experience. Benefits available after 1 year service. Manatory drug test required.



Equal Opportunity Employer

Fax or email resume:

Acorn Farms Inc.
ATTN: Craig Eger
7679 Worthington Rd.
Galena, OH 43021
614-891-9348 office
614-891-1002 fax
Email: Craig Eger






SHADE/ORNAMENTAL
TREES PRODUCER


We are in search of individuals with a desire to learn shade tree production, with the ability in time to lead people. Applicants should have at least 3 years hands-on nursery experience. You will be trained and molded in our formats of production, depending on your abilities. This position is at our Fredericktown Ohio location. Any quality individual with a strong nursery background for mid management position abilities will be considered.

Rate of pay commensurate with experience. EOE

Fax or email resume:

Acorn Farms Inc.
7679 Worthington Rd.
Galena, OH 43021
614-891-9348 ph
614-891-1002 fx
acornfarms@acornfarms.com