You are on page 1of 2

Jerry Kovac 623 1ST Avenue , Raritan, NJ 08869-1307 Home: 908-722-5449 - jk15f7090@westpost.

net Dedicated Nursery Manager with excellent technical, analytical and communication skills demonstrated by 5 years of experience. l Performance optimization l Background in Nursery and store management l Experienced with outdoor and greenhouse environments. Computers, and computer aided point of sale systems. l Strong presentation skills. Trained by Polo Ralph Lauren in merchandising, and setting up product displays. l Creative problem solving l Ability to work both independently and on cross-functional project team l Successful implementation of training and development programs Presentations l Created presentation materials for sales, customer relations and management pu rposes. Customer Service l Investigated customer or public complaints to ensure problem resolution and cu stomer satisfaction. l Provided customers with detailed information in the selection, care, and use o f organic and non organic pesticides and fertilizers, as well as proper plant selection and care. l Quality Improvement l Maintained high quality standards in both growth and display of plants in the nursery, greenhouse, and store l Increased sales volume by improving the quality of the plants as well as their care and presentation. Local Government Service . I was appointed as co-chair of the Borough of Raritan Environmental Commission from Jan 2008 until Jan 2010. Nursery Manager October 2006 to April 2011 Raritan Valley Agway - Raritan, New Jersey Played key role in designing plant displays that resulted in increased sales. Maintained a constant hands on program to insure the quality of the plants, shru bs, and trees sold. Provided customers with verbal as well as written instructions to correct any pr oblems that they are experiencing with their plantings. Affiliations Keywords Raritan Valley Community College 1980 Branchburg, New Jersey, USA General Associates I have also obtained a diploma in Horticulture (RHS level Two) with Merit from T he Institute of Gardening In England. Garden Club of New Jersey Garden Club of Raritan Borough Plants, Shrubs, Trees, Management, Horticulture, Diploma in Horticulture, Enviro nment, Fertilizers, insect and

disease control, gardening, flowers