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Connecticut Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Agricultural Development and Resource Preservation – Hartford, CT (Posted 9/24/20)

Connecticut Careers Trainee

The Department of Agriculture is recruiting for (1) Connecticut Careers Trainee with a target class of Property Agent 1.

This position works on all phases of the purchase of development rights (“PDR”) to farmland, also known as agricultural conservation easements, and will coordinate with and provide outreach to municipalities, non-profit land trusts, and other organizations involved in farmland conservation, farmland access, and long-term land stewardship; assist with the Connecticut Farmlink Program; and assist with securing funding from the USDA Agricultural Lands Easement (“ALE”) program.

Please use this link for more information: https://www.jobapscloud.com/CT/sup/bulpreview.asp?R1=200918&R2=1993ES&R3=001.


University of Connecticut – Storrs, CT (Posted 9/24/20)

Assistant Cooperative Extension Educator

The University of Connecticut, Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture (PSLA) is seeking a full-time Assistant Extension Educator to fulfill the mission of the UConn Plant Diagnostic Lab. This is an 11-month, non-tenure track position renewed annually with the expectation of long-term employment. Collaboration with staff and faculty in the PSLA and Extension departments is a key component of this position, and the incumbent will provide support for extension programs at the UConn Home & Garden Education Center, the Commercial Turf Diagnostic Laboratory, the Integrated Pest Management team, and the UConn Master Gardener program.

More information and application instructions can be found here.


Jonathan Green – Torrington, CT (Posted 9/1/20)

Landscape Sales Manager

Jonathan Green, the fastest growing lawn products wholesaler in the USA, seeks a Professional Sales Manager to manage and grow landscaper sales at our new warehouse in Torrington, CT.

Job Description
Manage sales to landscapers; develop new prospects; work with existing lawn care professionals in the field; and sell a comprehensive selection of products, including Black Beauty grass seed mixtures, Mag-I-Cal/Mag-I-Cal Plus soil amendments, lawn fertilizers, controls, hydroseeding supplies, organics, and spreaders.

Company Overview
Jonathan Green products are sold to cool-season lawn customers in over 30 states. We sell and work with industry professionals (landscapers; sod growers; hydro seeders; lawn care services; municipalities) and independent retailers across the country. We have a great reputation with consumers and consistently get 5-Star ratings for product performance and customer service at www.jonathangreen.com and on the web.

If you work in the green industry, enjoy learning and sharing your knowledge with others, want to improve and grow your career, and are an enthusiastic self-starter, then we are confident that you will find joining the Jonathan Green team rewarding.

Competitive Salary, 401-K, Medical Coverage, Paid Vacation, Opportunity for Advancement

Send your resume to Barry Green: BGREENII@JONATHANGREEN.COM


Outdoor Industries, LLC – Guilford, CT (Posted 7/28/20)

Mowing Crew Leader

If you are a motivated person with an interest in landscaping and a desire to be part of a well-established successful landscaping business, then don’t miss this great opportunity!

Outdoor Industries, LLC is currently looking to fill a mowing crew leader position. We offer various benefits as well as competitive wages. If you are interested in contributing to making a difference in the green industry please email Kevin@outdoorindustriesllc.com, or call to schedule an appointment with either Mark or Kevin at 203-350-2275.

Outdoor Industries, LLC is a full-service landscape company located in Guilford, CT. Our services include landscape maintenance, landscape construction, and lawn-care for various clients and properties. We strive to be the best at what we do and are looking for like-minded people to join our team. We have a family-like atmosphere that facilitates success of crew members at all levels. See it all on our website at www.outdoorindustriesllc.com.

A full job description is available here.


Oak Lawn Cemetery and Arboretum – Fairfield, CT (Posted 7/13/20)

Cemetery and Arboretum Team Member

Unique, full time, year round opportunity for an individual with a horticultural background. The ideal candidate has general horticultural experience including, but not limited to, plant identification, propagation, proper planting and pruning techniques, invasive species removal experience. The ability to operate machinery and equipment including zero turn lawn mowers, backhoes, mini excavators, and other equipment associated with day to day operations of a cemetery and arboretum. Must be able to work an occasional Saturdays. Interact with the public in a courteous and professional manner. Valid driver’s license required. Competitive salary and benefits package, including medical coverage, and 401K with employer match. Beautiful, rural setting in southwestern Connecticut. Please send cover letter, resume to: office.oaklawn@gmail.com.


FOR SALE: Sunny Border Nurseries – Kensington, CT (Posted 8/25/20)

Sunny Border Nurseries has been a leading wholesale grower for over 90 years, offering an extensive selection of perennial plants. Sunny Border grows and supplies finished, container-grown plant material to green industry professionals including Garden Centers, Nurseries, Landscape Firms, Municipalities and others. The perennial growth program featured at Sunny Border consists of over 3,000 different species and hybrids, all of which are available throughout the year. Along with perennials, Sunny Border also sells Temperennials™, ferns, rock garden & alpine, ornamental grasses, green roof and edible plants. On site currently, are 8 total greenhouses. Sunny Border Nurseries, Inc. also holds an active hemp grower’s license issued by the Department of Agriculture. Active hemp grower licensees are legally allowed to grow and sell “as is” hemp plants.

The sale of Sunny Border Nurseries represents an opportunity to own and operate a long standing, reputable wholesale nursery with an active hemp grow license. If you are interested in learning more about the property, please contact Tess Cullen from Chozick Realty, Inc.



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