Growing with Willoway – Grower in Training Program – Willoway Nurseries – Lorain, OH

Growing with Willoway – Grower in Training Program

Do you have a desire to take your interest in plants to the next level? Apply for our new on the job training program to become a full time nursery/greenhouse grower! No prior horticulture industry experience is required. An interest in working outdoors, an interest in plants/plant production, a willingness to learn, and a positive attitude are the requirements to apply.

Responsibilities include:
Programing irrigation control clocks
Reporting problems with diseases or problems with irrigation
Fixing electric valves
Look for consistency in plant production areas/crop cycles
Understanding the ROOT of a plant problem
Working with environmental controls
Keeping a clean and orderly work area
Sharing information in weekly meetings
Standardizing processes
Weekend duties with flexibility are required

Applicants should have:
Keen eye for problem solving and a consistent mindset
Interest in working outdoors in all types of weather. Don’t mind getting dirty, wet, dusty, hot, cold.

1 year training program including state certification paid for by the company.

Upon successful completion of the Growing With Willoway Training program, candidates will be offered a pay increase and a full time/year round position with the company.

Willoway Nurseries is a progressive, forward thinking, true-green-industry company. Willoway is on the forefront of the horticulture and nursery industry with technology, marketing, growing techniques and currently practices open book management (our people at all levels have a voice in how our company is run and participate in the financial success of the business!). We are seeking employees who can positively contribute to the growth of the company with the goal to make this your life long career. Why Willoway? We work together as a team to provide the best possible products and services for our customers and the best possible workplace for our employees. Visit to learn more about our company culture.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $16.00 – $18.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends

Supplemental Pay:

Application Question(s):

  • Describe why you are interested in this position/program:


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

Company’s website:


Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply
  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

Apply Here

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