Operations Associate
Shipping/Warehouse/Seed Packing—Second Shift 2:30pm – 11:00pm

Position Summary

Johnny's is currently seeking a full-time Operations Associate for our second shift. This position will be cross-trained to be able to work in the following departments: Shipping, Seed Packing, or Warehouse.


Shipping, Seed Packing, & Warehouse Function May Include:

  • Assist in daily order shipments; by gathering, checking, packing, shipping, stocking and other duties as needed.
  • Able to perform basic computer tasks.
  • Utilize handheld units for accurate inventory picking and tracking.
  • Preparing inventory for the shipping department.
  • Pack seed into commercial and consumer sizes using various hand or mechanical means available.
  • Comfortable working in a repetitive process’s environment.
  • Ability to follow processes and detailed instructions.
  • Familiar with conversions of oz/lb into grams.
  • Process Bulk Seed Orders -Commercial (50-70lbs).
  • Locate incoming material in various stockrooms.
  • Locating material within the Johnny’s Inventory systems.
  • Restacking of material, shrink-wrapping and identifying.
  • Assist receiver as needed with sampling, labeling, or receiving.
  • Assist cycle counters as needed with locating and weighing.
  • Assist in maintaining a balanced work area by setting a quick/accurate pace.
  • Communicate problems or shortages to your supervisor or Lead.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment.
  • Other tasks and responsibilities as needed or assigned.


  • High school diploma or GED required.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Must be punctual and dependable.
  • Ability to perform simple mathematical functions.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail is required.
  • Ability to operate pallet jacks.
  • Ability to work unsupervised as well as with a team.
  • Working in a safe and effective manner is required.
  • Able to maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a positive and professional manner with internal and external customers.
  • Ability to respect the core values of the company and comply with the company's policies and procedures.
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced production environment.
  • Be available for both weekend hours and overtime.
  • Team focused and collaborative to achieve departmental and company goals.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to read, communicate, and work with numbers.
  • Ability to bend, pull, push, and lift to 50 lbs. repetitively.
  • Ability to climb stationary ladders.


  • $2 Shift Differential for Second Shift
  • Health Insurance (HMO, PPO, HSA)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (Medical & Dependent Care)
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan & Profit Sharing
  • 401(k)
  • Employee Discount
  • Maternity/Paternity/Adoption & Foster Care Leave
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Pet Insurance
  • Company Paid Short- & Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Educational Assistance

JOHNNY’S SELECTED SEEDS was established in 1973 by our Founder, Rob Johnston, Jr. Today we are 100% Employee Owned. Johnny’s mission is Helping families, friends, and communities to feed one another by providing superior seeds, tools, information, and service.

Johnny’s is renowned for our exceptional customer service offering seeds, tools, supplies and information to direct-market growers and avid home gardeners. We source, breed, trial, and sell outstanding selected varieties of vegetables, cut flowers, herbs, and farm seed, as well as thoughtfully designed tools and equipment. We take pride in the wealth of information and depth of experience we offer our customer base, nationwide and globally.

We are a strong, stable company focused on growth while still maintaining our small company feel and staying true to our roots. Beautiful Central Maine, where our research farm, warehouse, and offices are located, is the perfect launching point for an active, four-season lifestyle. Geographically situated halfway between Maine’s mountains and its 4500-mile-long coastline, we’re a short drive away from resorts, parks, and harbors renowned for a rich diversity of recreational and cultural opportunities.

If you are passionate about good, healthy food and would choose to work for a company with fellow co-owners who are passionate about our mission and values, Johnny’s may be the place for you!

Johnny’s Selected Seeds is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status.


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Our mission is helping families, friends, and communities to feed one another by providing superior seeds, tools, information, and service.

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