1144 Vedder Crossing, Chilliwack, BC V2R 3N7
Ph: 604-823-6222 Fax: 604-608-3939

Shipping Manager In-Training
Job Number: 11790

Farm Type:Horticultural - Shipping/Nursery
Location:Langley, BC
Persons Required:1
Job Duration:Full Time  (Permanent position)
Job Starts:Immidiate
  • 20 - 26 per hr.
  • 0 - 0 per month.
Work Schedule:
  • M-F 7:30am - 4:00pm
Other Job Details:
Skills Needed:
• Growing and horticulture experience is an asset.
• Knowledge of logistics procedures an asset.
• Excellent organizational and communication skills
• Must be able to repetitively lift up to 50 lbs.
• Forklift, bobcat, tractor experience and/or tickets an asset.
• Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions (primarily outside work)
• Must have driver’s license


Looking for a career that will really make a difference? Go green! NATS Nursery is seeking a Shipping Manager In-Training to join our team of plant-enthusiasts who are positively shaping the world and future of the environment.

Located in Langley, BC, NATS was founded in 1988 and is the largest grower of native plants in BC for commercial/government landscaping, industrial reclamation sites, and habitat restoration. NATS is also the BC grower/distributor for LiveRoof, a modular green roof system for green infrastructure projects. Our nursery operates over 140,000 sq. ft. of greenhouse space on a total of 29.4 acres.

Reporting to the Shipping Manager until becoming the Shipping Manager, your responsibilities will include:
• Learning from and working with the Shipping Manager to manage daily shipping and distribution operations in a timely manner.
• Check to ensure the right products are going to the right customers.
• Manage documents such as shipping pick-lists, bills of lading, etc.
• Direct the flow of packaged plant material from preparation to shipping.
• Create and/or inspect shipping labels of completed orders.
• Work with shipping crew to pull and prepare orders for pick up or delivery
• Collaborate with growers and sales personnel and others to optimize processes
• Resolve issues regarding shipped orders
• Ensure compliance to legal regulations and company policies
• Report to Shipping Manager on activities and issues