Greenhouse and Nursery Manager

City of Milwaukee


The Greenhouse and Nursery Manager manages the City of Milwaukee nursery operations, overseeing personnel engaged in the propagation, production, cultivation, pest control, pruning, and harvesting of 20,000+ trees and 300,000+ annuals, perennials, and shrubs. The resident Greenhouse and Nursery Manager superintends the 160-acre site, providing 24/7/365 security for the property and facilities, and monitors and coordinates emergency repairs to HVAC, irrigation, and mechanical systems.


The Department of Public Works (DPW)-Forestry Services is responsible for the design, planning, planting, and management of approximately 200,000 street trees, boulevards, landscapes, green spaces, and beautification projects within the City of Milwaukee. The primary goal is to efficiently manage the urban landscape to provide a better quality of life for Milwaukee’s residents and visitors.

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