Cavicchio Greenhouses, Inc., is located in Sudbury, MA and has been in business for over 100 years. We are a horticultural grower and wholesaler servicing national retailers, garden centers, municipalities, golf courses, and landscape architects.
 

Cavicchio Greenhouses Inc., offers competitive pay and a complete benefits package

Benefits include:

Environment: Fun, Casual, Friendly, Team and success oriented, hard work and dedication noticed and acknowledged, Annual Employee Appreciation event.
Insurances: Medical and Dental Insurance(BCBS of New England) with company contribution and a Medical Expense Reimbursement Plan.  Employee premium portions are available on a pre-tax basis. We also offer Short Term Disability, Cancer and Accident Insurances (Colonial Insurance).
Tax Savings: Flexible Savings Account for Medical Expenses and Dependent Care.
Paid Time Off: Paid Vacation, Sick and Holiday time for full time year round positions following 90 days of employment.
Retirement Savings : 401(K) and Roth.

To apply for any of these jobs, please send a resume and cover letter, indicating the position you are applying for to:

 Human Resources
Cavicchio Greenhouses, Inc.
110 Codjer Lane, Sudbury, MA 01776
jobs@cavicchio.com   Fax 978-443-5440


We currently have the following openings
Financial Controller Business Assistant
 
Grower Greenhouse Manager/Head Grower
 
Assistant Annual and Perennial Buyer Full Time Year Round Mechanic
 
Safety and Health Advocate and Officer Nursery Sales Representative
 
Full Time Year Round Building and Grounds Maintenance Technician
 


Financial Controller

We are seeking a strong accounting team leader to help us in developing and maintaining financial processes and controls and information reporting.
We use current technologies in every aspect of our business. We constantly reengineer processes to improve our capabilities in delivering value to our customers. Our accounting team works with an enterprise-level ERP system deployed across our two facilities, and supports our business goals by working with a broad range of the most current transaction processing, accounting and reporting technologies.

We are offering an opportunity for a seasoned Controller to:
  • Apply financial and accounting experience to develop company metrics across a variety of operational groups
  • Work with current technologies in support of a broad range of business needs
  • Develop operational management information that will:
    • Be relied on every day in meeting our production and customer service goals
    • Expand constantly to support our evolving business plans
This role is responsible for Finance and Accounting. This role reports to the Business Manager, who coordinates with the HR, IT, Logistics and Sales functions. Our compliance-reporting requirements are limited; as a privately-held company we emphasize the development of internal management information that directly supports our operations.

This role requires a BS in Accounting and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Experience in a large wholesale/distribution environment is desirable to address management of:
    • Perpetual inventory
    • Wholesale accounts receivable
    • Multi-state sales tax
    • Pricing, discounting and promotional programs
    • Product line sales and profitability reporting
  • Experience with a highly-integrated, large-scale accounting system is required.
The talents that we value include:
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively in an administrative/operational team environment
  • An interest in improving financial measurement of business processes
Please send your resume and cover letter to:
Human Resources
Cavicchio Greenhouses
110 Codjer Lane
Sudbury, MA 01776
FAX (978) 443-5440

or e-mail to jobs@cavicchio.com
Cavicchio Greenhouses Inc. offers competitive pay and a complete benefits package upon eligibility.  Please see the beginning of the careers section for details.


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Business Assistant

We are in search of a positive, energetic individual to impact our Nursery business at our Lincoln Road Facility.
This individual will help to ensure that:
  • Customer expectations are fully met in a pleasant, timely and thorough manner.
  • Co–workers are able to accomplish their work in a timely and thorough way knowing that they have a partner and back-up when needed.
  • Business grows because there is time for all to be pro-active and creative in their thinking.
Talents and skills that this individual must demonstrate in order to achieve the above expected results:
  • Customer first philosophy as exceeding our customer expectation is our number one goal
  • Ability and desire to be involved in multiple initiatives at once without sacrificing quality
  • Prioritization and organization skills in order that deadlines are met
  • Creativity in arriving at solutions
  • Logic
  • High, positive energy level
  • Sense of humor
  • Ability, interest and desire to learn, to be involved and to develop a career with us
  • Ability to learn new software
  • Proficiency in/with:
    • MS Word, Excel, Outlook
    • Internet use
    • Basic math
    • Telephones
Please send your resume and cover letter to:
Human Resources
Cavicchio Greenhouses
110 Codjer Lane
Sudbury, MA 01776
FAX (978) 443-5440

or e-mail to jobs@cavicchio.com
Cavicchio Greenhouses Inc. offers competitive pay and a complete benefits package upon eligibility.  Please see the beginning of the careers section for details.


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Grower

As the leading wholesale horticulture and landscape supply business in New England, we are looking for an annual and perennial GROWER. Prior horticultural, greenhouse, nursery or agricultural background is recommended, but not required.
This position can be structured to be a great opportunity for someone in search of an Internship.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: daily maintenance (watering, fertilizing and pest management, including the application of natural enemy pest controls) of crops, as well as monitoring and affecting the progress of plant growth in an effort to meet sales deadlines.
If you are energetic and enthusiastic, if you possess the initiative and drive to excel and if you enjoy learning as our company continues growing, Cavicchio Greenhouses is the place for you.
Being available to work greater than 40 hours during peak business times and weekends is a plus. The ability to communicate in English and Spanish is also a plus
Please send your resume and cover letter to:
Glenn Harrison
Cavicchio Greenhouses
110 Codjer Lane
Sudbury, MA 01776
FAX (978) 443-5440

or e-mail to glenn@cavicchio.com
Cavicchio Greenhouses Inc. offers competitive pay and a complete benefits package upon eligibility.  Please see the beginning of the careers section for details.


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Greenhouse Manager/Head Grower

Overview:
The Greenhouse Manager oversees the health of all crops, as well as any factors affecting the progress of plant growth in an effort to meet sales deadlines. This position is responsible for the staffing, training and scheduling of greenhouse section growers. Additionally, this person ensures the greenhouses are a safe working environment while still maintaining optimal conditions for plant growth.
Major Job Functions:
  • Monitor daily crop progress to ensure good quality in the appropriate sales timeframes
  • Oversee daily growing tasks (watering, fertilizing, growth regulating, pest management, etc.)
  • Supervise greenhouse growing staff
  • Manage and troubleshoot greenhouse environmental control and irrigation systems
  • Assign and monitor tasks and special projects as needed
  • Oversee the coordination of projections and growing schedules
Requirements:
  • 3 - 5 years of ornamental plant production experience
  • 2+ years in a managerial position
  • Proven experience with current pest and disease control strategies including IPM techniques and the addition of Biocontrols
  • Familiarity with latest crop growth manipulation strategies including detailed DIF/DIP control and chemical growth regulators
  • Knowledge of Qcom Environmental Control Systems is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in horticultural or similar area of study
Please send your resume and cover letter to:
Glenn Harrison
Cavicchio Greenhouses
110 Codjer Lane
Sudbury, MA 01776
FAX (978) 443-5440

or e-mail to glenn@cavicchio.com
Cavicchio Greenhouses Inc. offers competitive pay and a complete benefits package upon eligibility.  Please see the beginning of the careers section for details.


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Assistant Annual and Perennial Buyer

Overview:
The Assistant Annual and Perennial Buyer, alongside the Buyer, is responsible for stocking our busy wholesale yard with high quality plants, as well as sourcing product to fill orders for our sales team. There will be time split between talking on the phone with our growers sourcing plants, creating purchase orders and setting sell prices, and checking deliveries for quality.

Major Job Functions:
  • Negotiate Prices
  • Create Purchase Orders and set sell prices
  • Check bought-in plants for high quality as they arrive on the farm
  • Communicate with the sales team and buyers to coordinate product needs and deliveries
  • Manage inventory and monitor sales to predict needs
  • Attend annual projection meetings to determine buying quantities and strategies
Requirements:
  • High level of organization
  • Plant knowledge a plus
  • Buying experience a plus
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word, and comfortable learning our in-house business/inventory software
  • Comfortable on the phone, enjoy building lasting relationships with vendors
  • Ability to understand the ‘big picture’ while keeping track of the details
  • Negotiation skills
  • Killer Sense of humor
Please send your resume and cover letter to:
Human Resources
Cavicchio Greenhouses
110 Codjer Lane
Sudbury, MA 01776
FAX (978) 443-5440

or e-mail to jobs@cavicchio.com
Cavicchio Greenhouses Inc. offers competitive pay and a complete benefits package upon eligibility.  Please see the beginning of the careers section for details.


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Full Time Year Round Building and Grounds Maintenance Technician

The Building and Grounds Maintenance Technician, under general supervision, will be responsible to perform a variety of semi-skilled and skilled trade duties in support of the maintenance and repair of Cavicchio Greenhouse's buildings, facilities, and grounds, including carpentry, remodeling, painting, plumbing, electrical, and other maintenance work.
Requirements:
  • Proven ability to work independently or with others efficiently and effectively
  • Proven ability to operate a variety of hand and power tools
  • Ability to perform mechanical component replacements and adjustments
  • Proven ability to document your work clearly
  • Ability to work well with all staff throughout the farm
  • Valid Driver License
  • Hand Tools
Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Eighteen months of supervised training beyond high school level in general maintenance and repair, or a closely related area.
  • Experience in the maintenance and repair of buildings and facilities in a multi-unit residential or commercial setting.
Please send your resume and cover letter to:
Human Resources
Cavicchio Greenhouses
110 Codjer Lane
Sudbury, MA 01776
FAX (978) 443-5440

or e-mail to jobs@cavicchio.com
or stop by in person
Cavicchio Greenhouses Inc. offers competitive pay and a complete benefits package upon eligibility.  Please see the beginning of the careers section for details.


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Full Time Year Round Mechanic

We are looking for a full time year round mechanic with 2-4 years of shop experience. We have a busy shop that works on many types of equipment from golf carts to loaders. If you have strong mechanical knowledge and would like to work and learn on different types of equipment please send us your resume.
Requirements:
  • Strong mechanical knowledge
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Tools, except for manufacturer-specific items
  • Valid driver license
  • High school diploma or equivalent
Additional Qualifications:
  • Automotive technical or trade school degree - nice to have but NOT required
  • National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification(s) or certification(s) in specialized areas - nice to have but NOT required
Please send your resume and cover letter to:
Human Resources
Cavicchio Greenhouses
110 Codjer Lane
Sudbury, MA 01776
FAX (978) 443-5440

or e-mail to jobs@cavicchio.com
or stop by in person
Cavicchio Greenhouses Inc. offers competitive pay and a complete benefits package upon eligibility.  Please see the beginning of the careers section for details.


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Nursery Sales Representative

We are hiring Nursery Sales Representatives for our two nursery locations. and our busy walk-in nursery on our main farm. These nurseries cater to accounts of all sizes, and require knowledgeable, personable, detail oriented people to manage all facets of nursery sales.
We are in search of individuals with:
  • Superior customer service skills
  • Three to five years proven sales experience in the Nursery Industry
  • Strong plant knowledge especially with woody ornamentals
  • Basic computer skills; Word, Excel, Outlook and the ability to learn customized software.
  • Flexibility working both indoors and outdoors, regardless of weather
Job Duties and Responsibilities differ slightly for each location, but may include:
  • Assisting customers with plant selection, and provide cultural plant information on a variety of trees and shrubs
  • Coordinating selection and delivery of product to customer, and/or helping customers with purchasing and loading
  • Preparing bids and providing quotes for customers of all volumes
  • Maintaining client relationships with a large list of accounts
  • Effectively managing current customers while cultivating new accounts

Saturdays and Overtime are necessary during busy times of the year.

Please send your resume and cover letter to:
Human Resources
Cavicchio Greenhouses
110 Codjer Lane
Sudbury, MA 01776
FAX (978) 443-5440

or e-mail to jobs@cavicchio.com
Cavicchio Greenhouses Inc. offers competitive pay and a complete benefits package upon eligibility.  Please see the beginning of the careers section for details.


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Safety and Health Advocate and Officer

We are recruiting for a full time year round Safety and Health Advocate and Officer to work with us on improving our safety processes and results throughout our company. This position reports to the Business Manager.
The following talents are recognized as important in order to be successful in this role:
  • Influence the staff throughout the farm to think of safety prior to embarking on a task
  • Present training programs to individuals as well as to diverse groups while keeping their interest and obtaining their commitment to employ what they have learned
  • Effective investigative skills to determine the route of problems
  • Recognition of a potential difficulty and putting together a practical and functional solution
  • Drive and willingness to advance technically and professionally by attendance at appropriate lectures, seminars or classes
  • Communicate openly and interact well with all staff and managers including the report to manager for this role.
The following skills are required in order for a candidate to be successful in this role:
  • Ability to safely lift up to 50 lbs as well as climb ladders, stairs and platforms
  • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Proficiency in using the internet
  • Proficiency with data entry
  • Creation of Cavicchio training programs
  • Ability to speak, read, write in Spanish and English as approximately 45 percent of our employee population is Spanish only speaking.
  • Valid Driver License
The following education and experience is expected:
  • BS / BA in Occupational Safety, Engineering or related field
  • 3-5 years experience in a Safety and Health Environment particularly in an agricultural, manufacturing or distribution industry
  • Knowledge of OSHA safety standards for our industry
  • Proven success in developing and executing safety policies, procedures and trainings
Expected Results:
  • Consistent reduction in incident rate
  • Improved CSA report card score
  • Visibility of safety results to management
  • Consistent safety policies across divisions
Please send your resume and cover letter to:
Human Resources
Cavicchio Greenhouses
110 Codjer Lane
Sudbury, MA 01776
FAX (978) 443-5440

or e-mail to jobs@cavicchio.com
Cavicchio Greenhouses Inc. offers competitive pay and a complete benefits package upon eligibility.  Please see the beginning of the careers section for details.


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