Nursery Workers

Nursery Workers

Work in nursery facilities or at customer location planting, cultivating, harvesting, and transplanting trees, shrubs, or plants.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Attention to Detail * Integrity * Cooperation * Independence * Adaptability/Flexibility * Persistence * Stress Tolerance * Analytical Thinking * Social Orientation

Representative Tasks * Plant, spray, weed, fertilize, and water plants, shrubs, and trees, using hand tools and gardening tools. * Sell and deliver plants and flowers to customers. * Harvest plants, and transplant or pot and label them.


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

Job Family Farming, Fishing, and Forestry

Sample Job Titles Baller, Budder, Bulb Grower, Bulb Packer, Bulb Planter, Bulb Weeder, Caretaker, Florist Helper, Flower Cutter, Flower Picker, Flower Planter, Flower Stripper, Gardener, Grafter, Greenhouse Assistant, Greenhouse Associate, Greenhouse Laboratory Associate, Greenhouse Laborer, Greenhouse or Nursery Transplanter, Greenhouse Specialist, Greenhouse Staff, Greenhouse Worker, Ground Worker, Groundman, Grounds and Nursery Specialist, Grower, Hand Cultivator, Harvester, Herb Digger, Horticultural Specialty Grower, Horticultural Worker, Horticulture Worker, Landscape Nurseryman, Nursery Helper, Nursery Laborer, Nursery Worker, Nurseryman Assistant, Orchid Hand, Orchid Transplanter, Packer, Picker, Plant Nursery Worker, Plant Production Worker, Planting Material Carrier, Planting Material Remover, Planting Material Unloader, Potter, Propagation Worker, Propagator Laborer, Replanter, Replanting Machine Crew, Transplant Worker, Transplanter, Tree Nursery Worker, Tree Surgeon Helper, Tree Wrapper, Weeder.