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Nursery Specialist

Description of Duties

Weyerhaeuser is searching for a Nursery Production Specialist to join our team in Aiken, South Carolina. The Nursery Production Specialist is a part of the Southern Regeneration business within Southern Timberlands and reports to the Nursery Supervisor. As a Nursery Production Specialist, you will be a member of a core team accountable for the pine seedling production at Weyerhaeuser’s Nursery in Aiken, SC. You and your team members will rotate between activity leadership and team production accountabilities. Key Functions Lead key safety and/or environmental stewardship activities for the operating geography (e.g., hearing conservation, hazard communication, etc.) Lead activities in a bare-root seedling nursery environment to achieve plan goals, which include tactical planning, resource allocation and coordination (people, equipment, etc.) Process and cost measurement Perform continuous analysis and improvement to deliver customer and shareholder satisfaction Direct and monitor work of contractors
Qualifications Bachelors degree (or higher) in Agriculture, Forestry, Soil Science, Agronomy OR equivalent combination of work experience and educationProficient with computer programs such as Microsoft OfficeWilling and able to become proficient at operating forklifts, tractors and other heavy equipmentDemonstrated leadership experience, direct and indirect, within a teamExcellent written and oral communication skillsStrong analytical, problem solving and prioritization skillsAble to work harmoniously in a diverse team environment sometimes under taxing conditionsWilling and able to engage in strenuous work for extended periods of time, often in difficult weather conditions, including safely lifting up to 55 pounds repeatedlyFlexibility to work extended workdays, weekends and holidays as required to meet business needsAdaptability, and able to rapidly adjust to changing prioritiesExcellent customer focus with a strong desire to deliver the best possible product safely and effectively on time to a diverse customer baseHigh level of flexibility to manage and work with rapidly changing weather, crop, and customer demands, which may necessitate unexpected work schedule adjustmentsValid driver’s license Preferred Qualifications:Mechanical maintenance skills, including weldingBilingual in Spanish

Type of position

Permanent, Full-time


$56,547 – $84,820


What We OfferCompensation: This role is eligible for our annual merit-increase program, and we are targeting a salary range of $56,547 – $84,820 based on your level of skills, qualifications and experience. You will also be eligible for our Annual Incentive Program, which offers a cash bonus targeting 5% of base pay. Potential plan funding may range from zero to two times that target.Benefits: When you join our team, you and your dependents will be offered coverage under our comprehensive employee benefits plan, which includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, and life insurance. We offer a pre-tax Health Savings Account option which includes a company contribution. Other benefit options are also available such as voluntary Long-Term Care and Employee Assistance Programs. We also support personal volunteerism, sponsor a host of diversity networks, promote mentoring, and provide training and development opportunities to help you chart your path to a fulfilling career.Retirement: Employees are able to enroll in our company’s 401k plan, which includes a paid company match in addition to our annual contribution equal to 5% of your base salary.Paid Time Off or Vacation: We provide eligible employees who are scheduled to work 25 hours or more per week with 3-weeks of paid vacation to use during your first year of employment. In addition, after being employed for six months, eligible employees begin to accrue vacation for future use. We also recognize eleven paid holidays per year, providing a total of 88 holiday hours


169 Weyerhaeuser Road, Aiken, SC

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About Weyerhaeuser We sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that make the world a better place. We’re serious about safety, driven to achieve excellence, and proud of what we do. With multiple business lines in locations across North America, we offer a range of exciting career opportunities for smart, talented people who are passionate about making a difference. We know you have a choice in your career. We want you to choose us. About Timberlands We believe trees are a remarkable resource that can and should be managed responsibly to make a range of products that meet human needs, while also providing recreation, wildlife habitat, and other important ecosystem benefits. For more than a century, we’ve been taking care of forests to make life better.