Greenhouse Production Assistant Grower

As a Sargent’s Greenhouse Production Assistant Grower, you are part of a team responsible for producing beautiful and healthy live plants to sell in both Sargent’s retail stores and landscape services. Along with the head grower, this position will be responsible for all areas of annual and perennial production. 

You will measure your success here at Sargent’s by safely and efficiently producing our live product to the highest standards.  You will be part of a team that is growing and developing every day and you will play a key role in that development.  As a top performer in this role, you will be highly skilled at greenhouse production and will lead and communicate well.

We strive to grow high-quality annuals and perennials to pass on to our customers. We know we have done our job well when we have produced a superior product in a timely fashion.

We Have:

  • A desire to do our best. We do not come to work every day to be average.
  • A culture of respect and inclusivity. Sargent’s understands that we succeed or fail as one. Our definition of success requires that everyone feels safe and respected.
  • A vision of prosperity. You have goals for your life. We do too. We want those goals to be closer tomorrow than they are today.
  • Plenty of sunshine and a connection with nature.
  • A high-energy, fast-paced, and fun working environment.

More information on Sargent’s culture can be found on our careers page:

You Have:

  • Minimum weekend availability of two weekends per month throughout the season with higher availability from April – mid-June. (Minimum 55-60 hours per week)
  • A horticulture/agriculture degree with 1 year of experience or 5 years horticulture/agriculture work experience.
  • Teaching and mentoring other employees.
  • Effective communication with other staff members and making it a priority.
  • Adherence to Sargent’s training system and training staff accordingly.
  • Overseeing and guiding staff through Career Pathways book.
  • Capacity for hand-watering, weeding, deadheading, pulling landscape, contractor, and garden center orders.
  • Ability to keep detailed records when planting, shipping, and pulling orders. 
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in inclement weather.
  • Assist with Employee Reviews with seasonal employees.
  • Assist with covering greenhouses, processing of plants at end of season, cleaning and shutting down greenhouses, all end of season tasks.
  • A love for taking on robust problems with short deadlines. We sell living products. This requires short deadlines and an “All Hands on Deck” attitude.
  • The physical capacity of bending, twisting, being on one’s feet for long hours, and lifting 25-50 lbs., sometimes repeatedly.
  • Knowledge of pests/diseases and methods to control them.
  • Previous experience with greenhouse plumbing/irrigation and minor carpentry skills a plus.
  • An ability to speak/translate Spanish a plus.
  • Previous experience with the H2A migrant worker program a plus
  • Ability to be on Sargent’s vehicle insurance and obtain a DOT health card.


Wage Rate: $48,000 – $62,000 annually.

Employee discount which includes up to 30% off plant materials.

Retirement Plan through a 401k.  Sargent’s offers a match up to 4%.

Health Insurance options for Eligible Employee and Families (Sargent’s pays for 75% of employee monthly cost).

Paid Time Off (PTO).  Eligible Sargent’s employees will earn paid time off.

*Minimum number of hours worked necessary for some benefits to apply.

To apply for this position, please fill out the form below.