Station Manager Trainee

Union Springs, Alabama, United States | Full-time


The Station Manager Trainee Program will provide trainees with the tools and “on the job” training they need to be considered for a full-time General Manager role. Key learning aspects of the role: Production Management and Planning, Personnel Management, Sales Development and Support, Safety and Compliance, and Operations Administration. Bonnie Plants has operations nationwide with over 80 greenhouse growing operations spread across 42 states.

Relocation is necessary – candidate must be willing to relocate anywhere in the country.


Essential Functions

  • During the training program – the Trainee will be trained on and responsible for the following:
  • Recruit, hire and supervise station associates – production/greenhouse labor, sales team and office support.
  • Supervise all facets of the plant growing process.
  • Manage all aspects of facility maintenance such as preventative maintenance, cleaning and landscaping.
  • Maintain adequate inventory of supplies.
  • Monitor and control facility expenses.
  • Submit all reports and log all transfers by deadlines.
  • Comply to all laws, rules, regulations, and requirements and monitor employees for compliance.
  • Complete all aspects of product management to include completing growing schedules, recording product availability, and entering supply orders.
  • Perform year ending inventory procedures.
  • Ensure protection of all company confidential information.




Education and Experience

  • 4-year degree in Business or Horticulture preferred, but not mandatory
  • 4+ Years of Business Experience – ideally focused on one or more of the following:
  • Sales, General Management, or Greenhouse Operations


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of rules, regulations, and guidelines of various federal or state Department of Agricultures.
  • Ability to make decisions recognizing established precedents and practices and to use resourcefulness and tact in solving new problems.
  • Ability to exercise judgment and discretion in applying and interpreting rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Ability to take and follow directions and ability to work with little to no supervision.
  • Competencies including bias for action, strong interpersonal skills, strong communication skills, an entrepreneurial spirit, creative problem solving, strong organizational skills and financial acumen.


Work Environment

Both indoor and outside work environments. Frequently exposed too extreme cold and hot temperatures, wet or humid conditions and outdoor weather conditions.

Relocation is necessary – candidate must be willing to relocate anywhere in the country.


Career Path of a Trainee – Ideally a candidate who successfully completes the Training Program – will be promoted to a Station Manager role at a Bonnie Growing Station.