Job - Tree Farm Manager

Job Title: Tree Farm Manager

Job Order #: KG-8562

Location: Eastern New York

Salary Range: $0 - $80000

Commission / Bonus:

Benefits: 401K Retirement + Accrued Vacation + Medical Benefits + Sick /Personal Time


- Degree in Horticulture, Arboriculture, or equivalent advanced plant and horticultural knowledge is essential
- Previous supervisory experience required with 3 years minimum experience working as a Horticulturist
- Self-motivated, good communication skills with staff and ownership, leadership skills, team building, highly organized with attention to detail
- Ability to work in extreme conditions such s heat, cold, and rain. Willingness to work some Saturdays and evening hours as needed
- Working knowledge of software applications (Microsoft Suite) and strong working knowledge of all office machines
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)
- Ability to foster strong relationships with team members and external clients
- Demonstrated experience to operate heavy equipment for maintaining fields and handling large specimen trees and shrubs
- Train and supervise best practices for tree and shrub preparation, digging, root ball sizing, pruning, load handling techniques, irrigation, and staging
- Required to hold regular meetings and complying with all safety regulations
- Develop and manage yearly budget and monthly performance goals for the department
- Analyze future needs; forecasting staff and material needs to complete future jobs
- Develop and monitor performance metrics in the assigned areas of responsibility


Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is searching for a Tree Farm Manager for this Northeastern U.S. Nursery and Tree Farm operation. Tree Farm Manager will tour work areas daily to determine type and quantity of horticulture plants to be grown working closely with Nursery Manager to considering such factors as whether plants will be grown in bed or containers and market demand utilizing knowledge of plants, growing habits of plants, disease conditions, cost of production or other pertinent considerations. Tree Farm Manager will also supervise and give the direction of all horticultural functions related to inventory for the Farm; to include pruning, weeding, fertilization, irrigation, disease, and pest control, and monitoring of general plant health. Oversees the storage of pesticide is in compliance with the state Department of Agriculture regulations safely and accordingly to label. You will also be responsible for other duties as assigned by the Farm Supervisor. Hire and salary will be dependent upon education, skills, experience, stability as well as references. The position is very challenging and rewarding at the same time. The employer is an equal opportunity and encourages you to apply if you're up for the challenge of making a career change today.

Contact Info:
To be considered for this position, please refer to the Job Order # above and email your resume to Kerry Glandt at or call 308-382-7399. Please fill out our online application if you are not currently registered.

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