Nursery and Greenhouse Managers

Nursery and Greenhouse Managers

Plan, organize, direct, control, and coordinate activities of workers engaged in propagating, cultivating, and harvesting horticultural specialties, such as trees, shrubs, flowers, mushrooms, and other plants.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Leadership * Self Control * Analytical Thinking * Initiative * Cooperation * Integrity * Achievement/Effort * Persistence * Attention to Detail

Representative Tasks * Tour work areas to observe work being done, to inspect crops, and to evaluate plant and soil conditions. * Manage nurseries that grow horticultural plants for sale to trade or retail customers, for display or exhibition, or for research. * Identify plants as well as problems such as diseases, weeds, and insect pests.


Government, Manufacturing, Mining Quarrying & Oil & Gas Extraction, Administrative & Support Services,

Job Family Management

Sample Job Titles Annual Greenhouse Manager, Arboriculturist, Bonsai Culturist, Christmas Tree Farm Manager, Construction Manager, Dwarf Tree Grower, Farm Manager, Garden Center Manager, Germination Testing Manager, Greenhouse Florist, Greenhouse Grower, Greenhouse Manager, Greenhouse Project Manager, Grower, Harvesting Manager, Horticultural Farm Manager, Horticultural Farmer, Horticultural Manager, Horticultural Specialty Grower, Horticulturalist, Horticulture Superintendent, Horticulturist, Mushroom Grower, Nursery Manager, Orchid Grower, Perennial House Manager, Plant Culture Manager, Plant Health Manager, Plug Grower, Producer Arborist Manager, Production Manager, Propagation Manager, Range Manager, Rose Grower, Seed Cleaning Manager, Sod Farmer.