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Help Wanted – Hiring for Spring

Help wanted signWe are now accepting applications for employment for the upcoming season.  Jobs will begin mid to late March – depending on the weather.  We have openings in our landscape, production and retail divisions.    We have full-time and part-time positions available.  All positions will require at least some weekend hours.

Applications can be picked up at our office during  our office hours.  Resumes can be sent to PO Box 241, Northfield, MN  55057 or e-mail to info@knechts.net.

 

Landscape Foreman Position & Landscape Installation – Nursery Production Position

Enjoy working in a friendly atmosphere at a progressive family owned nursery and landscape business where you have the opportunity for advancement.

Foreman:     Several years of legitimate landscape installation experience, including knowledge of hardscape and softscape products and procedures.   Assist nursery production / nursery set-up, as needed.

Crew Member / Nursery Production.  Assist landscaping foreman with installation of all types of landscape elements.  Assist nursery production / nursery set-up.

Job Requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license with clean record .   Foreman – Class A CDL license a bonus.
  • Must be able to pass a MnDOT physical.
  • Possess the physical ability to safely lift 75 pounds on a consistent basis
  • Ability to operate equipment (skid loader, concrete saw, bed edger, chain saw) safely and effectively
  • Positive attitude and ability to gain respect and motivate fellow employees
  • Must be flexible with hours – some weekend hours are required as well as some overtime.
  • Demonstrate the ability to learn quickly, be productive at all times and in all types of weather and work cooperatively with fellow workers.

Pay scales are commensurate with experience.  Full-time includes benefits – health insurance and retirement.

Retail Sales Position – Retail Garden Center

Do you love working outdoors?   Do you know plants and enjoy helping people make educated buying decisions?   Do you enjoy physically demanding work?  We are looking for new team members with an outgoing and positive approach to their work.   These position require:

  • Weekend shifts on a rotating basis and weekdays
  • Ability to guide and work with fellow employees to maximize productivity
  • Preparedness to work outdoors exposed to the elements
  • The physical ability to safely load customers’ plant purchases and other heavy lifting
  • Previous experience with customers in a retail environment

Pay scales are commensurate with experience.  Full-time includes benefits – health insurance and retirement.

 

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