Nursery Laborer | Wooster, OH

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Wooster, OH 44691, USA
  • Oct 23, 2023

Job Description

Additional Locations: NA

Primary Locations: OH, Wooster, 5509 Congress Road, 44691 

Requisition ID: 190018

Position Overview

Prepare soil and growth media, cultivate, and participate in horticultural activities under supervision on acreage, in nursery, or in an environmentally controlled structure such as a greenhouse or shed by performing the following duties. 

Job Duties

What You’ll Do: 

  • Grow your green career with us! 
  • Enhance the appearance and value of properties through the cultivation of shrubs and trees. 
  • Plant, spray, weed, fertilize, and water plants, shrubs, and trees. 
  • Perform proper pruning to prevent girdling roots and promote a central leader on trees. 
  • Transplant seedlings, cuttings, trees, and shrubs. 
  • Prepare trees for pickup through the process of balling and burlapping. 
  • Load and unload materials, containerized shrubs, plants, and trees. 
  • Maintain and repair irrigation and climate control systems. 
  • Drive, use, maintain and properly operate landscape equipment. 


What We’re Seeking: 

  • Love of the outdoors 
  • Ability to complete the Davey landscape career development books  
  • Ability to complete the Davey First Aid, CPR and defensive driving course up

Additional Information

What We Offer: * 

  • Paid time off and paid holidays 
  • Opportunities for advancement 
  • All job specific equipment and safety gear provided 
  • Group Health Plan 
  • Employee referral bonus program 
  • Locations throughout US in major cities and desirable areas 
  • Career Development Program supported by Industry Expert Safety Specialists & Skills Trainers 

*all listed benefits available to eligible employees  on hire   

Company Overview

Invest in your future.  Join one of the largest Employee Owned companies in the nation.  Davey has a unique culture that focuses on the open exchanging of ideas, community partnership, a commitment to safety, and delivering unrivaled client service while acting as industry leaders in horticultural and environmental services.   

We are currently looking to add a dynamic Nursery Laborer to our passionate team of landscape professionals. Your office is outdoors, and you get a new view every day! 

Divisional Overview

The Davey Tree Expert Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected class, including race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, marital or familial status, disability, status as a protected veteran, status as an Aboriginal or Indigenous person, or other classification protected by law.


The Davey Tree Expert Company provides research-driven tree services, grounds maintenance and environmental consulting for residential, utility, commercial and environmental partners in the U.S. and Canada. We care about our clients, each other and the world around us. We offer the resources, size and stability of a big company while maintaining the culture, entrepreneurial spirit and feel of a small one. We invest in our employees by offering industry-leading training, technology and benefits that lead to a rewarding and safe work experience at all levels. Wherever you want to grow your career, there’s a place for you at Davey. To learn more, visit


If you need assistance at any time, please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or at


Employment Type: Permanent 
Job Type: Full Time 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 



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