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Join a Winning Team at Four Star Greenhouse

Jessica Schuster

 

Located in Carleton, MI, Four Star Greenhouse has been producing high quality garden products since 1977 and is the largest partner/supplier of the nationally recognized #1 plant brand Proven Winners®. Proven Winners® is known for its unique varieties and high quality products that enable consumers to be successful gardeners. Proven Winners® has grown to be a substantial national brand with distribution in national retail chains as well as thousands of independent garden centers. As a team member of Four Star Greenhouse, you will join a highly successful growth company with a very pleasant and rewarding work environment.

Our commitment as a team is to honor our mission statement which is to: Provide the finest and most innovative products and services that make every Proven Winners experience easy, successful and inspiring.

Melissa O'Dell

Current Positions Available

Administrative Assistant (part-time from May 1 to about mid-June)

Customer service is the cornerstone of any successful business. At Four Star, our Administrative Assistant connects both our customers and employees with the support they need with a friendly attitude and a smile to match. If you enjoy interacting with customers and helping employees, then you have found the right place. Guests in our office often compliment us on being both professional and friendly. If this sounds like a good fit for you, we welcome you to apply for this position and join our highly motivated and talented office team as we enter our busiest season.

Job summary is to perform a wide range of administrative and office support activities for the Employees, Guests, Managers and Directors to facilitate the efficient operation of the Company. Support the Company “Mission Statement” in word and deed to assure that all contact with customers supports the “…easy, successful and inspiring” goals.

This is a part time seasonal position, from March through about mid-June.

The schedule can be flexible based on the candidate and the workload, but our preferred hours/schedule would be from about 10am to 2pm Monday through Friday with an occasional full day as needed.

Qualified candidates to provide a cover letter & resume to: mheulitt@pwfourstar.com

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Signature Garden Crew (Seasonal)

The Four Star Signature Display Garden is a 1.5-acre garden in Carleton, MI dedicated to displaying the garden performance of the #1 plant brand in the US, Proven Winners.  Our garden is a living catalog of our plants, created to show any visitor how to be successful in their gardens at home.   

As a member of our full time on-site garden crew, you’ll help install our yearly display of annual flowers, learn how to grow and maintain a huge variety of different plants, and perform daily maintenance to help our garden thrive.  As a member of the Proven Winners brand, you’ll be asked to greet and assist visitors to the garden, assist our marketing department in preparing for photoshoots and events, and help promote Proven Winners plants.  This is a great chance to work in a beautiful outdoor setting with a fun group of gardeners, learn professional gardening/growing/landscaping techniques from experienced industry professionals, and connect with passionate plant people from all over the country!

Our ideal candidate is a hard worker, a quick learner, and enthusiastic about gardening and the outdoors.  Candidates must have excellent customer service skills and be able to work independently or with a group.  This job often involves long but rewarding days of outdoor physical labor, so candidates must also be comfortable working in all kinds of weather.  Prior experience in horticulture/landscaping is extremely helpful but not a requirement! Come join our garden crew for the summer!

If this sounds like a good fit for you, please submit your resume to mheulitt@pwfourstar.com

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IT Support Technician

Staying at the forefront of technology through innovation is a core value of Four Star Greenhouse. Technology is an integral part of everything we do and includes environmental controls, automated shipping lines, robots and e-commerce platforms. Continued innovation through technology has contributed to our success as the #1 supplier of the most popular plant brand in the country, Proven Winners. Our IT department supports approximately 300 employee’s utilizing over 800 network assets in a 25+ acre production greenhouse which is modeled after an assembly line manufacturing operation.  

Four Star Greenhouse has a fantastic opportunity for an entry level IT Support Technician to join our small IT team. This is a full time year-round position with a competitive wage and benefits package. As an IT Support Technician, you will gain valuable experience with enterprise level systems and have access to great perks including a matching funds 401k, Paid Time Off, Health, Dental, Vision benefits and tuition reimbursement. 

You can expect a challenging environment with varied assignments that will allow you to expand/grow your knowledge in the IT field. If this position sounds like it matches your career goal, we will look forward to reading your cover letter and resume.

Qualified candidates to provide a cover letter & resume to: mheulitt@pwfourstar.com

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Housekeeper

You only get one chance to make a good first impression and that’s why Four Star Greenhouse takes great pride in keeping our facilities consistently clean, safe and sanitary. The Housekeeper position plays a key role in giving our employees, customers and visitors this impression whenever they enter our facility. We are looking for a Housekeeper with professional experience that shares this value of pride in their work.

The job summary is to follow established standards and the “Cleaning Checklist” to efficiently and independently complete all assigned tasks. Success in this position results in a consistently clean, professional and sanitary working environment. 

Are you looking for a friendly work environment where you can use your experience to make a difference?  Please apply to join our Housekeeping team!   

Qualified candidates to provide a cover letter & resume to: mheulitt@pwfourstar.com

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Sales Supervisor

We are seeking a detail-oriented, thorough, and organized Sales Supervisor to join our growing team. This position plays a key role in growing company revenue by providing excellent customer service and motivating the sales team.  The Sales Supervisor will work with management to implement sales strategy plans with the team to achieve the overall company sales objectives. The Sales Supervisor will recommend changes to current sales techniques or procedures, based on the team’s performance and selling practices.  This position will supervise and coordinate the schedules of the Sales Representatives and act as a liaison between management and the sales team.

Job summary is to supervise and coordinate the daily activities and schedules of the sales team. Coach the team to successfully provide excellent customer service and customer satisfaction, to meet and exceed sales goals. Recommend changes to current sales techniques or procedures based on team performance and new selling techniques. Support Four Star Greenhouse’s Mission Statement in all job-related functions.

This is a full time year-round position with a competitive wage and benefits package.

Qualified candidates to provide a cover letter & resume to: mheulitt@pwfourstar.com

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Accounting Manager

We are pleased to announce that Four Star Greenhouse, home of the nationally recognized Proven Winners brand, is seeking a new Accounting Manager to join our outstanding team at our headquarters in Carleton, MI. We are a family owned, highly successful middle market company leading our industry with a long track record of success and growth. This position is now open due to an internal promotion in our organization.

The Accounting Manager will play a key role collaborating with the CFO and leadership team. He/she will lead a team of three direct reports to execute the day-to-day accounting and finance functions including oversight of accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, general ledger, fixed assets, month-end close and reporting, budgeting, analysis, establishing performance benchmarks and metrics, driving upstream process improvements and participating on special projects.

This is a great opportunity for someone who has at least an undergraduate degree in accounting, four years of accounting experience in a for-profit environment, would enjoy working in a tight-knit, family-oriented company environment, in a role with broad exposure to and collaboration with the entire organization.

If this sounds like a good fit for you, please submit your cover letter and resume to: mheulitt@pwfourstar.com

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Content Marketing Producer

Four Star Greenhouse is looking for a Content Marketing Producer (CMP) to join our small and highly collaborative marketing team. This team is dedicated to increasing our customer base by engaging and inspiring them to use our products and services.

The CMP will play a key role in the success of our brands by finding creative ways to use media to effectively present our products and services to our customers.  This includes a wide range of tasks such as organizing photo shoots, writing video scripts & press releases, coordinating catalog content, social media planning & posting, and producing other promotional materials.   This is a great opportunity for someone who is creative, flexible, organized and who excels at working on multiple projects at one time. 

If this sounds like a good fit for you, please submit your cover letter and resume to: mheulitt@pwfourstar.com

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Shipping Senior Team Leader

Four Star Greenhouse is the number one supplier of Proven Winners products in the United States. We are looking for someone that can bring a high level of energy, enthusiasm and an eye toward continuous improvement to help us stay at the forefront of our industry.

At Four Star, we recognize that our employees are our most valued resource. The Shipping Team Leader provides ongoing training and guidance using positive leadership techniques in our respectful and safe working environment. This leadership position provides the mentoring, coaching and training needed to ship our high quality products successfully to our nationwide customer base.

The right candidate will join a highly collaborative and innovative team which is focused on delivering our products in a way that meets our aggressive customer fulfillment standards.

If you are looking for an opportunity to contribute your skills and experience to our results-driven team, we invite you to apply and join the team that made Proven Winners the #1 plant brand in the country!

This is a full time, year 'round position with a competitive wage and benefits package.

The qualified candidate will be fluent in both English and Spanish and will have leadership experience in a team setting.

Qualified candidates to provide a cover letter & resume to: mheulitt@pwfourstar.com.

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Section Grower

If you would like to turn your passion for growing into a career, we will train you to grow plants as a Section Grower inside our 25+ acre greenhouse complex. Section Growers are the caretakers for our crops. Once trained, this position is responsible to decide what to water, when to water and how much to water. Applying fertilizers and making other applications are additional functions you would learn. Growing quality crops in time to ship to our nationwide customer base is the end goal.

We offer a competitive wage for seasonal positions along with paid time off. Non-seasonal employees will also be offered a competitive benefits package. Full time, part time and seasonal (Summer and Fall off) positions are available.

Job summary is to correctly perform the cultural requirements needed for each crop in such a way to produce quality plants, on a consistent basis, with minimal losses, and as efficiently as possible. Maintain the growing area to meet the sanitary and organizational standards of the company.

Qualified candidates to provide a cover letter & resume to: mheulitt@pwfourstar.com.

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Section Grower II

Four Star Greenhouse is growing. We are adding nearly 5 acres of greenhouses. Therefore, we need to expand our growing team. In addition to entry level Section Growers, we are also looking for experienced growers to join our team as "Section Grower II". This higher level position grows quality crops in time to ship to our nationwide customer base. Additionally, this position leads the team by example and also acts as a mentor in order to motivate all growers to function in a manner that meets the high quality crop expectations of our customers.

Our commitment as a team is to honor our mission statement which is to: Provide the finest and most innovative products and services that make every Proven Winners experience easy, successful and inspiring.

The ideal team member will have the education, skills and or experience to grow quality crops. This includes properly caring for a large area in our state of the art greenhouses and includes:

  • making independent fertilizer decisions based on soil tests (pH & EC),
  • adopting a specialized role or area of expertise,
  • monitoring and adjusting environmental conditions as needed,
  • forming successful partnerships with all co-workers
  • identifying crop challenges as part of our Integrated Pest Management team

We offer a competitive wage and benefits package.

Qualified candidates to provide a cover letter & resume to: mheulitt@pwfourstar.com.

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Section Grower - Internship

Four Star Greenhouse recognizes the importance of internships when starting a career. We provide exciting and diverse opportunities within our Growing department for enthusiastic horticulture students. Paid positions are available in the fall, winter and spring/summer with specific dates flexible enough to fit your schedule.

Internship focus is on gaining practical experience growing pre-finished and finished ornamental crops.

Other valuable experience includes:

  • Special project/experiment developed with your area of interest in mind.
  • Automated and manual irrigation techniques.
  • Test and manage pH & EC levels in a variety of crops.
  • Propagate vegetative as well as seed crops.
  • Pesticide applications.
  • Interview with all Managers to gain a big picture understanding of our operation.
  • Summer interns have an opportunity to be the Project Manager for a large
    shipping project.
  • Summer interns will attend "Cultivate" the largest all-industry trade show and conference for the horticulture industry.

Email Resume with subject listed as: Section Grower- Internship
To: Mike Heulitt   mheulitt@pwfourstar.com

or Mail to:

Mike Heulitt
c/o Section Grower - Internship
Four Star Greenhouse, Inc.
1015 Indian Trail Road
Carleton, MI 48117-9316

For other general employment inquiries, submit your resume today via mail or email.

 

Mail to:
Four Star Greenhouse
Attn: Human Resources
1015 Indian Trail Road
Carleton, Michigan 48117-9316

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