Job Openings

Help wanted sign  We are beginning employment interviews for job openings for our upcoming season. 

Landscape Installation – Nursery Production

Enjoy working in a friendly atmosphere at a progressive family owned nurery and landscape business where you have the opportunity for advancement.  Assist landscaping foreman with installation of all types of landscape elements.  Work to become familar enough with our procedures to be able to lead a crew on installations when needed for multiple job sites.  When peak work flows at the nursery call for extra help, assist our nursery production and retail sales as requested or assigned.

Requirements:   Valid drivers license with clean driving record; must be able to pass a MnDOT physical; possess the physicial ability to safely perform heavy lifting, strenuous labor;  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.

Retail Sales – Assistant Retail Manager

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 a new team members with an outgoing and positive approach to their work. 

Requirements:  Weekend shifts on a rotating basis and weekdays; ability to guide fellow employees in their work to maximize their 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 horticultural environment.

Wages are commensurate with experience for both positions.  E-mail resumes and questions to info@knechts.net or mail via US mail to PO Box 241, Northfield, MN  55057.  Interviews will begin the week of January 21st.  Work would begin mid to late March – weather dependent.

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