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November 2015 Employment Classified Ads

Last update: November 23, 2015


WORK WANTEDPosted 10/30/15

Industry professional with over 40 years' experience in both wholesale and retail nursery sales and management seeking in-house sales or management position in Oregon.

Strong skills in nursery sales and staff management and currently owner of nursery and landscape company in Northern California. Looking to relocate to Oregon and will consider all reasonable job offers.

Contact Curtis Pyle at 530-330-4600 or for more information.



Our nursery in Hubbard, Oregon is hiring a full-time manager to lead and teach a crew of 15 seasonal workers. The Associate Field / Nursery Manager will supervise quality control and labeling from the field stocks to greenhouse propagation and potted plants. A degree or related management experience and bilingual (Spanish) are preferred. Please contact Sandra for further details at

CONTAINER GROWER Posted 10/30/15

Robinson Nursery Inc. in Amity, Oregon is looking for a qualified candidate who will oversee all container growing operations. We are looking for an experienced container grower who is self-motivated, diligent and has an eye for quality and efficiency. Bilingual in English and Spanish is preferred. Grower's duties will include: coordinating the container production team; supervising daily production; identifying plant problems and be diligent to maintain quality plants; making sure company policies are followed; assisting with developing the material and labor budgets. Applicants must have a valid insurable Oregon driver's license.

Apply with letter and resume to:
Chris Robinson
Robinson Nursery Inc.


Customer Service Rep needed to support the sales office of a large, wholesale nursery in Boring, Oregon. Duties include: customer communication, maintaining accounts, order entry, and supporting sales reps. Must have horticultural background. Excellent computer and customer service skills required. Comprehensive benefits, wages: DOE.

Please mail, email or fax resume to:
J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co.
Attn: HR
9500 SE 327th Ave.
Boring, OR 97009
Fax: 503-663-2121

DATA ANALYSTPosted 10/30/15

The Opportunity: A progressive wholesale nursery located in Mount Angel, Oregon is seeking a Data Analyst to help support Account Managers review and finalize weekly replenishment orders in approximately 400 stores across the United States. This is a computer intensive role in a fast-paced company. A successful candidate must be willing to relocate if necessary. Competitive wage & benefits package including employer matched 401k.

General Overview:

  • Analyzing POS information to optimize sales
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Interpret data, analyze results using statistical techniques and provide ongoing reports.
  • Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data systems.
  • Working as a team effectively interfacing with technical and non-technical personnel within and across departments.

Specific Skills:

  • Advanced Excel skills – vlookup, pivot tables, analysis toolpak, etc.
  • Working knowledge of database structures
  • Proficient in sales and financial analysis techniques
  • Strong detail orientation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent time management skills.

Send letter of interest and resume to

HEAD GROWERPosted 10/30/15

Up for a challenge in western Oregon? We have a Head Grower position available. We are a medium-sized, actively growing, very diversified bedding plant grower looking for a person to lead our growing team.

  • Do you have strong technical skills with plants?
  • Are you able to communicate and motivate your crew?
  • Are you comfortable with technology for managing greenhouses and tracking technical information?
  • Do you excel at making smart and timely decisions?

We are committed to growing plants in a sustainable manner that takes into account our people and the environment. We value good work habits and a supportive team. If you are interested in working in a challenging environment where you can implement your ideas and further your career, you should apply for this position. A competitive compensation package is offered. In addition, western Oregon offers many recreational opportunities and beautiful scenery.

To apply, send resume and cover letter to

HELP WANTEDPosted 10/30/15

North American Plants Inc., one of the largest tissue culture micropropagation companies, has a few open positions in both lab and greenhouse production at our McMinnville, Oregon, location. Our product line includes transplants and liners of berries, rootstocks for fruit and nut trees, hazelnuts and woody ornamentals.

The successful candidates for this excellent opportunity must possess solid knowledge in biology/ horticulture. Spanish language skills would be a plus. We offer competitive benefits and salary. If you are interested, please send your resume and a cover letter to or PO Box 743, Lafayette, OR 97127.


Bailey Nurseries Inc. currently has two open positions in the Yamhill, Oregon propagation department:

Greenhouse Grower—Inventory
This position will have grower responsibilities which include organizing and setting production priorities to maximize efficiency and optimum plant quality. Candidates must have the ability to identify greenhouse crop requirements along with plant health issues and be able to recommend appropriate actions. Additionally, this position will develop and maintain accurate records of counts, schedules and plant locations of greenhouse crops. Applicants must be organized, have previous supervisory experience, and excellent communication skills.

Seedling Specialist—Grower
The seedling specialist will oversee all tasks related to seed propagation including collection, processing and planting. Applicants should be familiar with seedling grading and storage requirements along with experience supervising crew activities. Evening and weekend duties may be required throughout the summer months.

Requirements for both positions:

  • Minimum two-year degree in horticulture or related field (Bachelor's degree preferred).
  • Comprehensive knowledge of greenhouse propagation and crop production.
  • Understanding of Microsoft programs: Word, Excel, Access and Dynamics.
  • Must be self-motivated and have the ability to work independently or as a team.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that includes evenings, weekends and some holidays.
  • Good physical condition and the ability to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions.
  • Valid driver's license with insurable driving record.

Excellent communication skills. Bilingual (Spanish) desirable.

Apply with resume and letter of interest to:
Brian Bowman or Jeff Stoven
9855 NW Pike Road Yamhill, OR 97148

GROWERPosted 10/30/15

A leading Specimen Tree Nursery is looking to fill the position of Grower. Applicants must have a current Pesticide Applicators license and knowledge of IPM. Applicants must be self motivated and like to work with groups. The right candidate must be willing to teach and show workers proper pruning techniques for commercial shade tree production as well as help with various tasks around the nursery. Tree identification is a must as well as pest identification. Full benefit package as well as salary DOE. Fax resume to 503-357-5141 or email to

HELP WANTEDPosted 10/30/15

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



Marbott's Greenhouse & Nursery (an 80-year-old third generation business) is looking for a responsible and motivated person to help throughout the nursery. Our nursery specializes in the production of annuals, perennials, vegetable starts and ground covers. Trees, shrubs, and house plants are also in our plant product line. In addition to plants, we also sell a broad selection of home and garden hard goods.

Marbott's is seeking a dependable and self-motivated horticultural professional who likes working with plants and people. Successful candidates will possess working knowledge of horticultural practices and a good ability to identify both plants and pests at our NE Portland location.

Job requirements are: a very good knowledge of plant identification and general plant care; good physical condition; a sense of urgency during busy times; interest in the job with a positive attitude; a desire to improve your knowledge of plants and the nursery business.

Desirable qualifications are: high school graduate or equivalent; horticultural education; a minimum of six months of applicable horticultural experience or equivalent; excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to read, write, understand and carry out simple instructions; strong organizational skills and a good work ethic; excellent communication skills and the ability to work well with others in a team environment; ability to stand for long periods of time; ability to perform manual labor and safely lift up to 45 pounds; ability to work outdoors in various weather along with an indoor greenhouse environment; use of heavy equipment a plus.

To apply, email your resume to or apply in person or call (503) 285-2106 for more information.


Need Help? Need a strong, motivated, experienced employee? Need a secure career path?

Employers and employees – for assistance in filling that position or locating a position, call us — The Plus Group.

We bring together quality candidates and focused companies for the best possible result.

Operating in the nursery and greenhouse space throughout the West Coast and U.S., we have years of successful results behind us.

Confidential searches. Employer pays fee.

The Plus Group
2551 San Ramon Valley Blvd., #201
San Ramon, CA 94583
Ph. (925) 831.8551
Fax (925) 831.0265

HELP WANTEDPosted 10/30/15

Loen Nursery Inc. – Wholesale Growers & Suppliers of High Quality Plants
We are always looking for career oriented skilled staff. Our operations include wholesale growing, shipping, landscape contractor sales, and 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 ornamentals. We are looking for people in the following areas:

  • Sales / Customer Service
  • Production / Growers / Supervisors
  • Shipping and Receiving
  • Inventory / Office Management and 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. Respond with resume to to the specific job for which you qualify.

For more information, please visit us online at


Monrovia is looking for energetic sales professionals with a demonstrated passion for plants. Current openings in Oregon, Georgia and Visalia, California. Competitive wage and benefits package.

Either a horticultural background and/or degree or extensive sales experience (ideally both). Background in retail and/or marketing is preferred. Excellent communication skills. Ability to learn quickly and constantly. Please apply at


A mid-sized wholesale grower of annuals and perennials in Portland is looking to fill the following positions:

Merchandisers to assist with daily maintenance of plants at multiple store locations. Duties include watering, consolidating and cleaning of product and display areas. Assist with building displays to pique customers' interest and encourage increased plant turnaround, monitor and maintain store signage. Provide helpful customer service regarding our products and answer any plant questions. Must be reliable and detail oriented, able to work independently and as part of a team. We seek enthusiastic and dedicated individuals, who are self-starters, enjoy working with plants and are willing to learn. Ideal candidates will possess familiarity with our products or prior experience in the retail or wholesale nursery industry.

Plant Health Assistant to assist in scouting, chemical application, beneficial insect utilization, weed control and other various duties.

Office Assistants to answer phones, take plant orders, check out customers and other basic office duties. Assist with monitoring of plant inventory by counting, evaluating plant readiness and entering collected data into system. Experience in retail or wholesale nursery industry is desirable. SBI a plus. Must have an upbeat attitude, be a reliable and motivated team player and be willing to learn.

Please send your resume and letter application to with Blind Box J in the subject line.

PESTICIDE APPLICATOR - Sauvie IslandPosted 11/18/15

We are a wholesale nursery with an open position for a Pesticide Applicator in our health plant department. The qualified applicant must have the ability to work in a team environment and communicate (Spanish a plus) with different management levels both verbally and in writing. Horticulture or agriculture experience and basic computer skills are helpful as are leadership skills. Must have a valid driver’s license with insurable driving record.

Position Requirements:
1. Ability to measure/calibrate solutions for spray equipment. 2. Knowledge of tractor/equipment/sprayer operation. 3. Basic knowledge of insects, weeds, and disease in nursery crops. 4. Must be able to work independently and be available to work evenings/weekends if necessary. 5. Oregon Certified Pesticide Applicator License (or ability to get one). 6. Knowledge of Worker Protection Standard and Employee Right to Know requirements (Hazardous Communication Program). 7. Pass internal safety training (provided by Bailey Nurseries, Inc.).

To apply, email resume to

Retail/Wholesale Nursery Jobs in Central OregonPosted 11/23/15

We are looking to fill several positions in our retail and wholesale nursery in beautiful Bend, Oregon. Come live where everyone vacations. A passion for plants and people is required. Please send resume and cover letter to

SALES ASSISTANTPosted 10/30/15

Chehalem Mountain Nursery in Hillsboro seeks Sales Assistant to work with established customer base to fill plant orders. Need horticulture knowledge and computer/QuickBooks familiarity. Pay is commensurate with knowledge and experience. Full-time position with benefits. For more info, contact Lori Grace at 503-628-3765, ext. 23.


Compensation: Competitive base plus commission commensurate with experience

Serious immediate openings for wholesale nursery inside sales, recommend and sell plant material in assigned sales territory. Plant knowledge and nursery sales experience a plus. This is a full-time job, not a 1099 position. Some annual travel.

  • Extensive training program
  • Base plus commission
  • Retirement program
  • Medical partially paid by company
  • Cafeteria plan available
  • Dental partially paid by company
  • Vision if elected paid by employee
  • Life/AD&D paid by company
  • 2 weeks of vacation to start
  • 3 weeks of vacation after 3 years
  • 6 paid holidays

We are a non-smoking environment. Must be able to handle multiple tasks and deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

Send e-mail to with contact phone, address, resume, and references.


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