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July 2014 Employment Classified Ads

Last update: July 22, 2014

B & B MANAGERPosted 6/26/14

J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co. is looking for an experienced manager to coordinate day-to-day operations of their B&B department in Boring, Oregon. Qualified candidates should have hands-on experience with the production of B&B ornamentals and conifers. Individual is responsible for plant growth, health, and all cultural techniques and must be an organized team player capable of supervising others. Prior nursery experience is essential. Bilingual (English/Spanish) is a plus. Must have a valid driver's license and good driving record. This is a full time, year round position. Send resumes to:

J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co
Attn: HR
PO Box 189
Boring, OR 97009
Fax: 503-663-2121

CONTAINER PRODUCTION FOREMAN - Yamhill, OregonPosted 6/26/14

Large, wholesale nursery looking for a dedicated individual to work with the department head to coordinate production teams in container shrub, evergreen and rose production. Applicant should have relevant hort experience, computer skills, communication skills (Spanish a plus) and a valid driver's license with insurable driving history. Excellent benefits package. Wage determined by experience. Send resume to


Fisher Farms, located in Gaston Oregon, is looking for a full time person to join our sales team. Fisher Farms is a leader in the industry and strives to supply high quality, new and exciting plant selections to its customers. We are looking for a dynamic, experienced professional, who has industry experience, and is ready to grow a sales territory. We seek to continue our reputation of providing excellent customer service.

Job responsibilities would include but are not limited to customer support, nursery tours, annual trade show travel, and local market travel. Must possess these skills and abilities‚ good plant knowledge, self- motivated, good communication skills, good organizational skills, must be proficient on a pc and in Microsoft office. Proficiency with SBI nursery inventory software is a plus, bi-lingual in Spanish also a plus. Candidates should have a minimum of four years of experience in a wholesale nursery sales environment.

Please e-mail, mail, or fax resume to John Coulter

John Coulter
9650 SW Hardebeck Rd.
Gaston, OR 97119

Phone 503-985-7561
Fax 503-985-7561


Silvaseed Company is seeking an experienced grower to manage our forest seedling greenhouse operation. Seed handling knowledge, plant production skills and crew management abilities is vital. We operate lean and expect a hands-on approach to all activities. We’re a long standing member of the forest seedling production community and believe that our team of employees are as important as our customers. We would welcome your interest and will respond to all offered resumes. Please respond to:

Or to:
David Gerdes
Silvaseed Co. Inc.
POB 118 (317 James St.)
Roy, Washington 98580
253-843-2246 voice
253-843-2239 fax


Must have experience in growing perennial plants & horticulture industry.
Watering systems & QC, IPM, pH, EC techniques.
Strong computer, reporting & communication.
Send Resume to

HELP WANTEDPosted 6/26/14

For jobs and key employees throughout California and the Northwest, call Florasearch, Inc. You know us. For more than three decades we have been bringing together key people and excellent companies in the nursery and greenhouse industries and allied trades. Check our references. Confidential. Employer pays fee.

Florasearch, Inc.
1740 Lake Markham Rd.
Sanford, FL 32771
Ph (407) 320-8177
Fx (407) 320-8083
Web site:

LANDSCAPE DESIGNER (Sherwood, OR)Posted 6/26/14

Loen Nursery Garden Center in Sherwood Oregon is looking for a Nursery Landscape Designer / Sales. Minimum 2 years' experience working at a nursery or in Hort School. Knowledge of NW Plant ID, Good computer skills & Inventory experience. Spanish/English a plus. Location of Retail Store 18710 SW Pacific Drive, Sherwood OR 97140 We offer Health Insurance, paid vacation/holidays Applicants may send resume to


Loen Nursery seeks qualified irrigation Technician for our operations in Sherwood and Woodburn. Experience needed landscape irrigation, installation of pipe, sprinklers, overhead and drip, valves, time clocks. Ability to operate trenching equipment, manage irrigation projects and crew. Spanish / English a plus Min experience 2 years. Paid vacation, health benefits, paid holidays. Pay commensurate with experience. Please send resume to


We are looking for an experienced, licensed applicator for our nursery. Applicant must be experienced with insecticide, fungicide and herbicide applications. Our crops are woody ornamentals and perennials. You must have the ability to keep clean, easy to understand records that are very detailed. Safe working habits are a must. Spanish / English a plus. We have very good equipment, air blast sprayers, tank sprayers on tractors and truck. The perfect applicant would have a minimum of three years working in a nursery doing pesticide application. Salary based on experience. We offer Health Insurance, paid vacation/holidays. Send resume to


Retail/ Wholesale Nursery looking for experienced customer service & Inside sales staff. Job includes making sales calls, entering quotes on customer projects, managing shipment of plants, taking photos, touring of customers, Prepping & Attending Trade shows. Must have excellent communication skills, work well with others & the ability to sell plants. Must have Knowledge of plants & the nursery industry, be extremely organized and have excellent computer skills. Spanish /English a plus. We require that you have a horticulture degree or equivalent work experience 2 years min. We offer Health Insurance, paid vacation/holidays Applicants may send resume to


Mahonia Vineyards and Nursery in Salem, Oregon seeks an individual to assist in nursery and possible landscape and vineyard work. Some experience in irrigation repair and use of landscape maintenance equipment desired. Ability to operate tractors a plus. Candidate must have a valid Oregon driver’s license. Pay commensurate with experience. Please send resume to, or call 971-701-1921.


We are always looking for career oriented skilled staff. Our operations include wholesale growing and shipping, landscape contractor sales, retail nursery. If you have the interest and skills needed to be a part of our team, please apply. We are growers of container and field grown woody ornamentals. We are looking for people in the following areas. Note they are all individual jobs.

• Sales / customer service

• Production / growers / supervisors / skilled laborer
• Shipping and receiving 
• Inventory / office admin / Purchasing
• Pesticide / IPM managers and applicators

• Irrigation management /  skilled  laborers

Applicants with specific work experience or education to the nursery industry is desired Computer skills, Spanish/ English, plant ID knowledge, equipment operation.
Pay higher than most in industry, advancement opportunity Benefits include: paid vacation, holidays, health insurance.

Please send resume to


Woodburn Nursery & Azaleas, Inc. is looking for a full time Plant Health Manager. Duties -evaluate timing & quality of plant health including pesticide applications, use of beneficial insects, soil & tissue fertility & watering. Computers & record keeping skills. Benefit package available. Email resume to


Wholesale nursery looking for a dedicated individual to work with the production foreman to coordinate teams in bare root trees/shrubs field production. Applicant should have relevant hort experience, computer skills, communication skills (Spanish a plus) and a valid driver’s license with insurable driving history. Excellent benefits package. Wage determined by experience. Send resume to or fax to (503) 621-3304.


Blue Heron Farm is looking for an individual to manage 200 acres of container trees and shrubs. This person would be responsible for managing staff in all phases of plant production and shipping. We are a very diverse nursery that also produces B&B and Bare Root trees. Spanish language skills a plus. Send resume to


Carlton Plants, LLC is seeking a strong individual for a full time managerial position on our production team. Responsibilities related but not limited to managing planting, growing and budding liners as well as storage, order pulling and shipping of finished product.

Applicant must have a degree in Horticulture or related field or significant nursery experience. Must be a motivated, energetic self-starter with a positive attitude, eager to learn and work individually as well as a team to achieve departmental and company goals. Planning, organizational and computer skills are important.Spanish speaking beneficial.

Please forward your resume to:
Carlton Plants, LLC
Re: Production Supervisor
PO Box 398
Dayton, OR 97114
Fax: 503-868-7503

SALES and MARKETING MANAGER - Canby, ORPosted 6/26/14

Strong leadership and management skills are essential for this position. Experience needed in Sales and Marketing with creative concepts. Possess an in depth knowledge and experience of the horticultural industry with a broad understanding of perennial plants. Strategic planning skills needed for Sales and Marketing plans. Highly organized, detailed, with time management skills and implementation of projects. Ability to build customer relationships, analyze customer research, reports and productivity. Lead by example and manage sales representatives and customer service employees. Familiar with development and execute marketing plans and projects for new and existing products. Oversee advertising and promotion activities through various media avenues.

Fluent in reading, writing, speaking, comprehension with understanding of the English language. Bi-lingual (English/Spanish), helpful but not essential.

Tobacco Free property and facility at all times.

Send resume to:


SDow AgroSciences R&D in Woodburn, Oregon, currently has an opening for a Seed Greenhouse Technical Assistant. This position will support greenhouse operations for agricultural biotechnology research. Typical activities will include: curation and coordination of the seed processing pipeline, quality testing of seed lots, fulfilling seed requests, environmental monitoring of seed storage rooms, coordination of seed material shipping following strict guidelines, and managing the entire growth cycle of plant material. Qualifications: Associate or BS degree in Agronomy, Horticulture or related, 1-2 years experience in plant management/seed curation, familiarity with greenhouse lighting, watering, fertilization, pest control, flexibility to work on weekends and holidays on a rotating schedule, ability to perform physical labor (lift 40 lbs) and work under high temperatures. Please apply to this position through this link


Advance degree & experience with plant tissue culture.
Strong computer & communication.
Manage day to day activities.
Organized, detailed & quality control.
Send resume to:


Seeking a highly motivated, self-directed, and career-oriented person to take charge of Northwest Shade Trees, a caliper tree nursery location in Brooks, Oregon. Responsibilities include growing and shipping larger caliper and specimen-sized deciduous shade and flowering trees, budgeting, purchasing, staffing, work scheduling, facility development, workforce evaluation and training, and safety. Candidate with caliper tree growing experience preferred. Must be a strong leader with good communication skills, have a take-charge attitude, and be well organized. Must be, above all, a goal-oriented team player. Crew size ranges up to 30 employees during peak season. Prefer a BS degree in Horticulture or related field. Spanish language skills highly desired but not necessary.

Please send cover letter and resume to:
J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co.
PO Box 189
Boring OR 97009

fax 503-512-2209, or email

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