About Johnny's
Careers at Johnny's Selected Seeds

Working at Johnny's

Ours is an agricentric culture — as might be expected of a seed company! Many of our employees are avid gardeners or commercial farmers or growers.

Working at Johnny's Selected Seeds
Careers at Johnny's

Johnny's Selected Seeds is a rapidly growing, mail-order and web-based, employee-owned seed company located in rural Central Maine. We operate from a certified-organic research farm in Albion, Maine, as well as from offices in nearby Winslow and Fairfield. We're just across the Kennebec River from the town of Waterville, home of Colby and Thomas Colleges and the Maine International Film Festival. If you're an outdoor enthusiast — fishing, hiking, skiing, boating, biking, and more — you'll love this region: Johnny's is situated about halfway between the coast and the western mountains, and we're just 90 minutes from Moosehead Lake and Maine's unspoiled north woods.


Johnny's offers a great benefit package: Health Insurance (HMO, PPO, & HSA); Dental Insurance; Life Insurance; Short- and Long-term Disability; Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement; Tuition Reimbursement; and 401K — and we are 100% employee owned!

Johnny's Selected Seeds provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Current Job Openings

Research & Breeding Station Operations Manager

The primary function of this position is to manage Johnny's Selected Seeds' (JSS) field operations and farm facilities. The position is based at the JSS research farm in Albion, Maine and reports to the Director of Farm Research Operations & Breeding. The JSS farming operations is part of a larger integrated Plant Breeding and Product Development team that breeds and trials a large number of vegetable, flower, herbs and fruit varieties and crops. The Albion farm personnel report to this position.
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Senior Operations Manager

The Senior Operations Manager drives activities in Johnny's fulfillment center by leading a team of supervisors in minimizing costs and improving performance in operational efficiency, safety, quality, and customer experience while ensuring compliance to regulatory standards. This individual maintains positive employee relations while driving significant change. The position manages multiple departments that may include receiving, seed packing, inventory, warehouse, shipping, and Johnny's retail store.
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National Sales Manager

The Sales Manager plays a significant role as a leader focused on customer satisfaction and attaining the long- and short-term sales and customer count goals for Johnny's. The Sales Manager directly manages a set of Territory Sales Representatives. This position is full-time, exempt, located in Fairfield, Maine. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated sales management professional with proven success in the seed industry or agriculture related field.
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Product & Business Unit Manager • Tools & Supplies

The Product & Business Unit Manager for Tools & Supplies oversees and advances Johnny's Tools and Supplies product line to help our customers become more successful growers. This individual bears primary responsibility for bringing to market superior farming tools and supplies and advancing Johnny's current product lines. This involves identifying suppliers with the best-in-class products to bring into our trialing program and product offering; working directly on the design of new farming tools; establishing manufacturing relationships with fabrication shops to ensure a steady supply of tools that meet Johnny's product standards; and leading and managing our Tools & Supplies Product Team. As a business unit manager, you will have full P&L responsibility for Johnny's Tools & Supplies business. You will also serve as the internal and external spokesperson for your product line.
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Facilities Maintenance Supervisor

The Facilities Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for supervising the sanitation, company mechanics, and maintenance department personnel for three locations. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated leader with the ability to motivate others. Must possess excellent delegation and organizational skills, demonstrated experience using CAD/CAM software to produce layouts of office and production space, commitment to work force development, and ability to ensure effective delivery of maintenance services. As Maintenance Supervisor, you will be expected to supervise as well as perform hands-on activities.
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Operations Supervisor

The Operations Supervisor facilitates operations in the warehouse, shipping, and/or seed-packing functions at Johnny's Selected Seeds. This involves supervision of functions that include but are not limited to stocking, gathering, shipping, and receiving. This individual will be provided opportunities and challenges based on changing business needs. This position reports to our fulfillment center in Winslow, Maine.
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Contact Center Specialist

The Contact Center Specialist provides professional quality, "best-in-class" service to existing and prospective customers using a consultative approach that reflects the culture and mission of Johnny's Selected Seeds. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated team player with an aptitude for finding the right solutions to customers' needs and wants.
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Data Services Specialist

As a Data Services Specialist, you will be focused on reviewing and processing customer orders and responsible for keying in customer account data with a high level of productivity and accuracy on a daily basis. The ideal candidate will have the ability to consistently meet deadlines and work well within a team environment.  This position requires excellent Microsoft Office skills and the ability to multitask while working in multiple databases. This position may support more than one department within the company.
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Team Lead • Seed-Packing • Evenings: 2:30–11pm

The Evening Team Lead Seed Packing position oversees functions in the Seed Packing department at Johnny's Selected Seeds. This may include but is not limited to overseeing workflow, setting the pace, and assisting the supervisor in daily work functions. This individual ensures that work is performed efficiently and takes the lead in resolving any issues. Hours are 2:30–11pm, once job training is complete, in our fulfillment center located in Winslow, Maine.
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Operations Associate • Seed-Packing • Evenings: 2:30–11pm

The Operations Associate in our Seed Packing department plays a critical role in maintaining accuracy and prompt reporting of inventory control. The ideal candidate for this role is one who takes the initiative to ensure that the work is performed efficiently, and that all seed-pack jobs are done accurately and in a timely fashion. This position is for second-shift hours; ours is a seasonal business, and hours will vary during our busy season as well as in the off-season. Day hours will be required as business dictates.
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Seasonal Operations Associate • Farm

The Seasonal Operations Associate–Farm position reports to the Farm Crew Supervisor and is focused on supporting the Research and Production team in growing and maintenance of variety trials, breeding workshops, and seed production crops at the Albion Research Facility and surrounding contracted fields. This position is based at our Albion location.
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Seasonal Operations Associate • Warehouse • Evenings: 2:30–11pm

Johnny's is currently seeking to hire a Seasonal Operations Associate to work in our Warehouse facility. This position is responsible for handling bulk seed products, kitting, large accessories, and receiving, in preparation for distribution. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated individual with excellent organizational skills. The position is for second-shift hours. Ours is a seasonal business, and hours will vary during our busy season as well as in the off-season. Day hours will be required as business dictates.
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