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August 2016 Employment Classified Ads

Last update: August 24, 2016


Robinson Nursery, Inc., located in McMinnville, Oregon, is seeking an individual to assist our Container Plant Health Manager to oversee plant health in the container division.

This person will ensure we use the spraying equipment correctly. Will assist with agricultural pesticide training as well as any PPE required for chemical handlers. Work with vendors and extension agents to find solutions to plant health issues. Assist Safety Manager to maintain a safe work environment and comply with state and federal Pesticide Regulations.

Must have 5 years of Plant Health experience in the nursery industry or a degree in Horticulture. This position will require a driver's license and fluency in both English and Spanish. A Private Pesticide Applicator license is desirable. This job involves working as a team. E-mail cover letter and resume to and


Wholesale nursery in St. Paul, Ore., is accepting applications for Assistant Sales Manager. Please send your resume to


Patterson Nursery Sales is seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual to assist in running all aspects of its container operations. Must be results oriented, self-motivated and possess strong management, organizational and communication skills. This position requires a strong background in all phases of container production and an overall working knowledge of woody ornamentals with an emphasis on conifers. Candidates should have a minimum of four years' experience with a proven ability to supervise and execute all production operations.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge and skills required:
- Implement and maintain water management strategies for container inventories of diverse sizes and genus.
- Fertility monitoring in specific crops as well as the timing of applications.
- Be familiar with chemigation practices by injection.
- Implement a comprehensive approach to pest and disease control.
- Plant maintenance tasks to be scheduled, including, but not limited to: pruning, weed control procedures, environment spacing with an understanding of the various techniques as to type of crop.
- Ability to read and write English. Spanish speaking desirable.

Salary commensurate with experience including a comprehensive benefits package. Candidates may mail or email in strict confidence your resume with salary requirements to:
Patterson Nursery Sales, Inc.
P.O. Box 99
Boring, OR 97009


Wholesale nursery in Corvallis is seeking an experienced customer service representative. Prior nursery experience a plus. Please send your resume to

GROWERPosted 8/2/16

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

GROWERPosted 8/2/16

Wholesale tree nursery in Washington County with 70 acres in production is seeking a full-time, hands on Grower. Work is physical and outdoors in all weather conditions. The ideal candidate will have the following skills and qualifications:

All phases of production including planting, digging, pruning, fertilizing, irrigating and quality control
Tree identification
Supervision and staff training and development
Excellent efficiency, scheduling and time management skills
Private applicator or commercial spray license
Self-motivated and ability to work both independently and as a team member
Work some evenings and weekends during peak season
Farm equipment use and maintenance
Excellent communication skills. Bilingual – Spanish speaking a plus
Valid drivers license with insurable record

Please email resume with work and salary history to with Blind Box M in the subject line.

HELP WANTEDPosted 8/2/16

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


HELP WANTEDPosted 8/2/16

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 (Wholesale/Retail)
  • Production / Growers / Supervisors
  • Shipping and Receiving
  • Inventory / Office Management and Admin / Purchasing
  • Pesticide / IPM Managers and Applicators
  • Irrigation Management / Skilled Laborers
  • Outside sales throughout U.S. and Canada
  • Controller / Accounting Manager
  • Horticultural Website Developer

Applicants with specific work experience or education in the nursery industry is desired. Computer skills, Spanish / English bilingual, plant ID knowledge and equipment operation skills also preferred.

Pay commensurate with experience. Benefits to include: Paid vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, medical and dental insurance. Respond with resume to to the specific job for which you qualify.

For more information, please visit us online at


The Facilities Services Department at the University of Texas at El Paso is accepting applications for the position of Horticultural Supervisor (posting #2426). The Horticultural Supervisor position supervises the greenhouse and assigned groundskeepers. Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in propagating, cultivating, and harvesting horticultural specialties such as trees, shrubs, flowering plants, flowers, and native plant materials. Also supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in landscaping projects, field maintenance, sod replacement and event support.

In order to be considered for this position and review the duties and qualifications, applicants must complete an online application at UTEP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Walla Walla Nursery is looking for a Lead Sales Associate. Walla Walla Nursery is a premiere wholesale perennial and small shrub producer selling to Independent Garden Centers in Washington, Oregon, California, Utah, Idaho, and Montana. We sell both finished product and young plants.

Duties include travel throughout the Pacific Northwest for customer visits and new customer development, setting up and working 4 to 6 trade shows per year, recruiting new customers and building our customer base, and customer service / order processing.

We are looking for an individual with excellent communication skills, computer skills, professional presentation, and thorough plant knowledge or willingness to learn an extensive product mix quickly. Creativity and marketing skills are a plus. Familiarity with the young plant / liner industry is a big plus!

This job is based in wonderful Walla Walla, WA. There are now over 200 wineries that call Walla Walla home! Climate is much drier than western Washington and is only a short trip to the mountains and lakes and a 3.5 hour drive to Portland and Seattle. Please send your cover letter and resume to Salary is DOE.


A mid-sized wholesale grower in Portland seeks reliable and enthusiastic individuals to assist with daily maintenance of outdoor garden plants at multiple store locations. Duties include watering, moving, consolidating and cleaning of plants and display areas. Also monitoring and maintenance of plant signage, assisting with building displays and providing helpful onsite service and answering customers' plant questions.

Must be reliable and detail-oriented, able to work independently and as part of a team. Must also be enthusiastic and dedicated self-starters who enjoy working with plants and are willing to learn. Ideal candidates will have prior experience in retail or wholesale nursery industry. Must have valid driver's license and working cell phone.

Please send your resume and cover letter to with Blind Box N in the subject line.


We have multiple openings available in our Western Regeneration business in Oregon and Washington: Two Seedling Nursery Production Growers (one at Aurora, Ore. and one at Olympia, Wash.) and a Seedling Nursery Production Supervisor (at Olympia, Wash.). Each will be a member of the seedling growing team at that specific location to implement technology and ensure reliable processes for improving seedling quality, consistency and cost.

Interested applicants can learn more about these positions on-line at: for the two Production Grower positions. for the Production Supervisor position.

Posting closes 8/31/16. Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.


Leadership opportunity at Heritage Seedlings in Salem, Oregon. Contact Jolly Krautmann at 503-932-0658 or


Village Nurseries seeks manager to oversee production and operations of 250-acre growing facility in Sacramento, CA. Manage labor, plant quality, production materials. Develop operating procedures and training methods. Must have ability to grow a wide range of ornamental plant material for commercial sales and 10 years growing experience or BS in hort. plus 5 years exp.

Annual base salary (DOE) of $75,000-100,000 plus bonus, car allowance, health ins, holidays & vacation, 401(k). Email with complete resume.


Western Washington County in NW Oregon: a diversified, reputable grower is seeking a focused Crop Health professional knowledgeable of soil and water fertility, nutrition, pests, diseases, and ideally a working knowledge of current biological systems. This position involves scouting and monitoring of plant health and quality, applications and introductions of beneficials, an interest in working on biological crop management systems, and involvement in other aspects of mostly herbaceous plant production. Please send your work & salary history as well as a brief introduction to you and what you are looking for in your next ideal position to with Blind Box L in the subject line.


Fessler Nursery is seeking a full-time Propagator/Grower. Job duties half the year would concentrate on running, maintaining, and managing all aspects of our annual plug propagation program. The other half of the year would include hands-on growing of finished annual plant material.

Skills required: Attention to detail, quick-learner, sense of urgency, team player, good attitude, flexible, strong managerial skills, English/Spanish speaking preferred, pesticide applicator license (or willingness to obtain one), experience working with annuals.

Propagation Duties: learn and manage all aspects of prop from cutting arrival, sticking, misting, pest scouting, spray/drench, fertilizer mgmt, temperature and lighting needs, sanitation, supervise employees, order fulfillment, shipping, etc.

Grower Duties: All aspects involved in growing finished annuals: water systems, fertilizer needs, employee management, pest control systems, help crews with pulling and shipping of material, etc.

Compensation: salary and benefits are competitive in the industry and based on qualifications and experience. To apply or request complete job description: send e-mail to with resume and cover letter.


Trees Northwest, a small but growing nursery sales, marketing, and logistics company providing high-quality nursery stock and extraordinary customer service, seeks a Sales Representative for our Eagle Creek, Oregon office. Our focus is on the landscape/construction industries throughout the Northwest multi-state region east of the Cascades.

If you enjoy a fast-paced environment, being an integral member of a high performing team and are looking for a company with growth potential, we look forward to hearing from you. We also offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. Please submit your resume to: or if you're attending the Farwest Show, drop it off in person at Booth #9062.

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