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October 2014 Employment Classified Ads

Last update: October 16, 2014

Peoria Gardens, Inc.Posted 10/1/14

We are a premier wholesale greenhouse, located just outside Corvallis, Oregon, home to Oregon State University, and nestled in the Willamette Valley. World class wineries, breweries, cycling and hiking. Minutes from the mountains, minutes from the coast. We are looking for an energetic assistant grower to join our crew. Must work well as a member of a team. Minimum two years greenhouse experience. Benefits included. Please forward resumes to We look forward to meeting you.

Yamhill, OregonPosted 10/1/14

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 503-985-3518


JB Instant Lawn, a leader in the Green Industry. JB has specialized in providing beautiful lawns since 1968. Headquartered in the heart of Oregon's Willamette Valley, JB farms nearly 1500 acres of sod, seed, and nursery stock in Oregon and Washington. Please visit our website at

Our company is seeking a full time employee in our Silverton/Salem location. This is a position within our customer service department which handles high volume of telephone calls, assists customers and takes orders, dispatches sod delivery trucks, processes daily paperwork and assists fleet manager with freight and paperwork.

- Work well with customers, sales team and drivers
- Excellent communication and problem solving skills (think outside the box)
- Organized and efficient
- Be a strong team player with a positive attitude
- Able to multi-task and operate within deadlines on regular basis
- Strong computers skills (namely Microsoft office products) to enter, access and retrieve data
- Saturday work during April - October
- Salary range $14-18/hr depending upon experience
- Benefits include health & dental insurance, vacation & holiday pay, 401K

Please send resume to with attention to Brad.

Olympia, WAPosted 10/1/14

Compensation: DOE

We are looking to fill the counter sales position at our Olympia Wholesale Nursery. Our counter sales staff is responsible for creating relationships while providing sales assistance to customers in an efficient manner. Essential job duties include: meeting and greeting customers, providing sales assistance (placing orders, providing quotes and offering suggestions) and answering phones.

Work Schedule: Mon-Fri 8-4:30 pm

Job Requirements: Plant knowledge is essential; we are looking for an enthusiastic, upbeat person who can thrive in a fast paced work environment. Familiar and comfortable with computers. Able to maintain a good working relationship with all employees and customers. Must be prompt and dependable. A retirement program is available to the employeeafter probationary period.

Please email your resume to the email provided with a good phone number to reach you if we would like to pursue an interview. Must be able to pass a criminal background check and pre employment drug screen. No phone calls please. Email resume to


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

HELP WANTED Posted 10/1/14

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:


A Wholesale Nursery in Aurora Oregon is seeking a plant knowledgeable inside sales Representative with 3-5 years sales experience, knowledge in computers, Microsoft Office, and able to process orders on computers. The perfect candidate must also be a self-starter, detail oriented, goal driven, able to stay on track in an active fast paced environment. Responsibilities include but not limited to: Customer service, nursery tours, and sales. Send resumes to with Blind Box T in the subject line.


Large Oregon wholesale nursery looking for an experienced, energetic individual to oversee day-to-day container plant health operations. Applicant must have a valid ODL and Oregon Pesticide Applicators License with relevant horticultural training and experience. Spanish helpful, but not required. Excellent work environment and benefits package. Send resume to

PRODUCTIONPosted 10/1/14

Leading NW Oregon grower seeking a talented Production person to fill out our motivated and positive team---Must have a solid background in pests, diseases and soil and water fertility, along with state of the art information on chemistry and biologicals. This position involves scouting and monitoring of plant health and quality, and an interest in working on biological crop management systems, with involvement in other aspects of herbaceous plant production.

Please send your work and salary history, and your goals to with Blind Box B in the subject line.


Large wholesale nursery seeks Production Manager to oversee all aspects of field operations for a 250-acre growing facility in Sacramento, California, including growth of a wide range of ornamental plant material, management of production planning, propagation, and labor and field processes. Candidates must have experience at a similar level. For more information or to apply please contact Mark Marriott:

We Want You!Posted 10/9/14

As a leader in the Green Industry of wood recycling, Swanson Bark and Wood (SBW) Products manufactures high quality specialty mulch/bark and soil.

Our manufacturing plant is located in Longview Washington. Our distribution of products is local, national and international. Please visit our website at to learn more about the company.

We are looking for dynamic, experienced sales professional to sell specialized soils in the Pacific Northwest.

This is an outside/field sales position with a focus on growing business in our specialized soils department. Job responsibilities would include but are not limited to new acquisition sales, sales to existing customers, lead generation, responding to phone requests and inquires, working trade shows and attending industry related events. Travel as needed to develop a sales territory.

• Experience and contacts in the NW landscape, nursery or related industry
• Three years of outside sales experience in a related industry
• Responsible for acquiring new customers; Generate leads, contact prospects by phone and in person.
• Ability to manage all aspects of the sales process from the lead until the order is delivered. Duties to include but not limited to working with a support team to: price the product, generate the proposal, facilitate credit approval, and coordinate delivery and/or pick up.
• Contact existing customers to develop business partnerships, provide support and increase sales
• Maintain accurate records for all sales activity. Update existing customer records.
• Excellent communication and problem solving skills (think outside the box)
• Organized and efficient
• A strong team player with a positive attitude. Ability to multi-task and operate within deadlines on regular basis
• Strong computers skills (namely Microsoft office products) to enter, access and retrieve data

Please email your resume to the email provided with the best phone number to reach you.

Candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check and pre employment physical and drug screen.
For more information about this position and others opportunities please contact
HR Manager D’Dee Kuanoni at (360)414-9663
Please email resume to with attention to D’Dee.


Our Business is Growing!

Smith Gardens has an exciting opportunity for a Shipping Manager to join our team in Marysville, WA.

This position is responsible for overseeing the inventory, selecting, staging and loading personnel for the shipping department. Supervises staff while promoting a positive and safe work environment.

Successful candidate will have warehouse experience, strong analytical and interpersonal skills and be detailed oriented. Be a strong communicator who can juggle multiple tasks at once. Bachelor’s degree and 5 years industry experience and have good computer skills. Must be able to work long days and weekends during peak season. Bilingual (Spanish) preferred. For a more detailed Job description please to go:

Competitive wage and benefits package; Medical/Dental/Vision, 401K.

To apply, please email cover letter and resume to

SITE MANAGERPosted 10/16/14

Our Business is Growing!

Smith Gardens has an exciting opportunity for a Site Manager to join our team in Marysville, WA.

Smith Gardens, headquartered in Bellingham Washington is 108 year old family –owned company with facilities in three states. The Marysville facility includes 60 acres of greenhouses and outside growing area. The Site Manager(SM) is responsible for the leadership, management, and development of all site leaders and processes at the Marysville production facility. Included are production, growing, shipping, HR, and maintenance teams. The role is responsible for ongoing development of best practices, strategies and projects. Direct reports include production manager, head grower, shipping manager, HR coordinator and maintenance manager. Success is measured through continued development of leadership and supervisory personnel, organizational & profit improvement, on time execution of production and shipping requirements, and specific financial quality and sell through objectives. The site’s primary crops are perennials, annuals and garden mums.

For a more detailed Job description please to go:

Smith Gardens offers a competitive wage and benefits package; including; 401K, Medical, Dental, Vision, Profit Sharing.

To apply, email your Cover Letter and Resume to

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