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Employment Opportunities at Blue Stem Natives

8/1/2023 NOW HIRING:



Blue Stem Natives, Norwell MA is seeking an enthusiastic and hardworking individual for the position of

Plant Nursery Assistant. 

Job Summary:

The Plant Nursery Assistant will assist Blue Stem Natives owners in caring for plants. 



  • Start date ASAP - End date October 30, 2023*

*possible opportunity to continue again starting in February 2024-October 2024.

  • 2-3 days a week, 6-7 work hours each day with an unpaid 30 minute (or longer as needed) lunch break. Potential for flexible timing on which days of the week and arrival and departure time.

  • $16-$18/hour commensurate with experience.

  • Requirement: A strong understanding of growing plants

  • Preferred: An understanding of native plants

  • Potential to increase hours next year and also potential to grow into alternative roles.



  • Assists with planting, fertilizing, weeding, cleaning, potting up, filling pots, moving pots, moving trays, pruning, repotting, and watering plants, shrubs, and trees in the nursery and retail area.

  • Assists with propagation of plants.

  • Maintains clean work areas, grounds, and landscaping.

  • Assists with maintaining records for plants related to size, inventory, watering, and fertilizing.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None at this time.


Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong and positive interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Flexibility to move between projects and tasks

  • Thorough understanding of plants and their care and growing conditions/needs.


Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Some prior experience with plant care required, additional on-the-job training provided.


Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of walking, standing, lifting, and moving items.

  • Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds at a time.

  • Must be able to push, pull, bend, lift, stretch, and climb in order to care for plants and arrange them within the nursery.

  • Prolonged periods of extreme weather conditions, temperatures. Employees often work in the sun and adverse weather conditions.

To Apply:

Send resume to 

Blue Stem Natives

376 Washington Street, rear lot

Norwell, MA 02061



We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

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