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September 2015 Employment Classified Ads

Last update: September 1, 2015

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Iseli Nursery, a producer of container and field-grown dwarf conifers and Japanese maples, is accepting applications for the position of Crop Protection Specialist. This is a management-level career position that involves interaction with all production departments. Responsibilities include supervising as well as monitoring of the pest control team, assisted with the mentoring of our lead horticulturist.

You must be detail attentive, team based, safety focused, solutions oriented, and possess honed communication skills.

Additional qualifications:

  • Degree in horticulture or related fields.
  • Knowledge of weeds, pests and diseases challenging of crop health.
  • Ability to plan, coordinate and supervise appropriate methods of pest control.
  • Experience with operating spray equipment safely and efficiently.
  • Currently licensed as, or able to obtain, an Oregon Private Applicators license.
  • Spanish as second language would be an additional strength.

In addition to salary, this position provides medical benefits, paid vacation and holidays, sick leave, disability insurance, 401K with matching employer contribution, 125 flex plan, a positive work environment. Salary DOQ.

Candidates may send a cover letter and resume to Maureen Coombs — Iseli Nursery Human Resources:


The Landscape Technology Program at PCC is now accepting applications for a full-time Landscape Technology Instructor. Please visit the link below to see the full job announcement and to apply:

This is a full-time (1.0 FTE) probationary faculty position commencing January 2016. Hours of work may include evening or weekend teaching assignments. Initial assignment will be at the Rock Creek Campus. For best consideration apply by October 2, 2015. If you have questions about the position, please contact PCC Human Resources at 971-722-5857.

GREENHOUSE TECHNICAL SALES — Oregon & Western Wash.Posted 9/1/15

Company looking to expand its sales coverage to handle increased business. Person responsible for commercial sales of greenhouses and systems. Some travel. Work out of home office. Need strong engineering, mechanical aptitude and prior experience in horticulture. Salary plus commission and expenses. Forward resume to:

GROWERPosted 9/1/15

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 9/1/15

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



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 9/1/15

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


Are you looking for an exciting new position? Fall Creek Farm & Nursery is looking for an experienced Inventory Manager to assist us in establishing new systems and improving inventory processes. The Inventory Manager will be responsible for ensuring that the Company has the right amount of inputs on hand to meet production schedules in a cost-efficient manner.

The ideal candidate will have an out-of-the box approach to solving problems, strong leadership skills, and experience managing inventory in a growing company. The position requires a Bachelor's degree in business, operations management, or related field and 5+ years of inventory management experience preferably in the manufacturing industry. Experience using bar coding systems required.

The Inventory Manager will report to the Director of Production and supervise our Inventory Coordinator.

For more than 35 years, Fall Creek Farm & Nursery has produced exceptional blueberry plants for customers all over the globe. We grow, sell, and ship millions of plants every single year. Our products are second to none, in part, because we have high standards, superb growing conditions, and most importantly, good people.

If this sounds like a company you want to be a part of, please visit us at to learn more about our company and this position.

Fall Creek Farm & Nursery offers a competitive salary and benefits package which includes health, vision, and dental insurance, paid time off, bonus and profit sharing plan. Our Company is located in the beautiful Willamette Valley just outside of Eugene, Oregon, home of the University of Oregon Ducks. We have been serving the needs of commercial fruit and nursery stock growers throughout the world since 1978.

IPM/CROP HEALTHPosted 9/1/15

Are you stimulated by keeping plants THRIVING and CLEAN? We have the opportunity you're looking for!

Here's a product line that will make you proud to claim it as yours! You're self-motivated, knowledgeable, curious, passionate and well experienced with a wide range of material. You have solid experience with insects, diseases, fertility and water quality, as well as being interested and educated in biological or natural production systems for both herbaceous and woody plants.

Please send your goals and an introduction along with your resume to with Blind Box I in the subject line.


J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co. is a 70-year-old Oregon shade tree nursery seeking highly motivated and creative thinking individuals to fill positions on our management team. Minimum requirements for these positions include a B.S. in Horticulture or related field, a strong work ethic, leadership presence, working knowledge of financial budgeting, proven ability to manage and communicate with many team members, demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize and a working knowledge of deciduous tree growing. Conversational bilingual Spanish is highly desired. Salary commensurate with experience and job skills. If you are highly motivated, self- directed and looking for opportunities for a career in horticulture, you are the person we are looking to recruit as one of our Nursery Managers or Growers. J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co. is a family-owned tree nursery with a world-wide reputation for growing quality trees. for more information, contact the HR Department at 503-512-2280 or email

OFFICE HELPPosted 9/1/15

We are a small but fast-paced rewholesale nursery in Eagle Creek, OR, supplying landscape projects throughout a multi-state region. We are looking for someone to help in our office with plant sales and customer service, marketing, plant sourcing, shipping and all aspects of small office management.

For this position you must have the following qualifications:

  • Familiarity with and experience in the nursery industry as well as extensive nursery plant knowledge.
  • Excellent phone communication capabilities with others in the industry.
  • Must be flexible, organized, and motivated.
  • Must possess exceptional interpersonal skills and have the ability to multi-task at a high level.
  • Must be able to gather and organize all pertinent paperwork and information relating to each project as it progresses.
  • Must have efficiency with Excel, Word, Access, QuickBooks, emailing, texting, etc. Also, a knowledge with other widely used office software.
  • Must be personable, have a quick mind and above all possess a positive, fun-loving, energetic and creative attitude.

Please submit a letter of intent and resume via email to No generic submittals please. This is a long-term position with opportunity for advancement.


Hines Growers is seeking an experienced Propagation Manager for its Fallbrook, California Rainbow Facility. Responsibilities include overseeing all aspects of the propagation process from cutting harvest and preparation, sticking and potting, lay down growing, technical services, finishing and delivery to the internal and external customers.

A proven track record of successful hands-on management of a propagation department supporting a high-volume ornamental operation is a must.

Qualified candidates must be process driven, self motivated, develop and work as part of a team, and possess strong management, organizational and communication skills. Candidates must have at least five years of propagation management or related production experience with a proven ability to execute and supervise a propagation production plan. A degree in horticulture is helpful. Bilingual Spanish is a plus.

Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to or FAX to 760-645-7046.


Do you love blueberries? For more than 35 years, Fall Creek Farm & Nursery has produced exceptional blueberry plants for customers all over the globe. We grow, sell, and ship millions of plants every single year. Our products are second to none, in part, because we have high standards, superb growing conditions, and most importantly, good people.

If this sounds like a company you want to be a part of, we have a new opportunity for an experienced Purchasing Agent to join our team.

The Purchasing Agent is responsible for procuring materials, supplies and services from both domestic and international vendors at the appropriate quality, quantity, and price in order to efficiently operate Fall Creek facilities. The position reports to the General Manager and works closely with department managers and others in the Company. Domestic and international travel may be required. The Purchasing Agent position requires purchasing and contract management experience and excellent negotiation skills.

For more information, please view our detailed job posting on our website,

If you have the necessary qualifications and are excited about the possibility of joining our team, please send your resume with a cover letter including salary history to:

Fall Creek Farm & Nursery offers a competitive salary and benefits package which includes health, vision, and dental insurance, paid time off, bonus and profit sharing plan. Our Company is located in the beautiful Willamette Valley just outside of Eugene, Oregon, home of the University of Oregon Ducks.


The Opportunity: A progressive wholesale nursery located in Mount Angel, Oregon, is seeking a replenishment analyst to help review and finalize weekly replenishment orders in approximately 400 stores across the United States. A successful candidate must be willing to relocate if necessary. Competitive wage and benefits package including employer matched 401k.

General Overview: Technical and analytical work in sales and market analysis. Work involves analyzing sales forecasts and adjusting orders to meet buyer requirements and availability constraints. Employee in this class applies appropriate ratio and statistical analysis to manage multiple sales and financial metrics. Work also includes working as a team member on broader or more complex projects, effectively interfacing with technical and non-technical personnel within and across departments.

Specific Skills:

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

Send letter of interest and resume to


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.



Kuenzi Turf & Nursery has an opening for a shade tree division manager. This person reports directly to the CEO. Candidate must be an action-based decision maker, with a hands-on approach. Responsible for all aspects of bare root shade tree, in ground fabric bag liner and finish shade tree production. From propagation and field growing, to budding, pruning, harvest, grading, storage, shipping and inventory control. Some customer relationships to do trade shows and travel to review product performance. Compensation depends on experience. Send resume to


WORK WANTEDPosted 8/18/15

Experienced green industry seeking employment opportunities — Sales Rep, Account Mgr., Buyer, Inventory, Office, Sales. Resides Milwaukie, OR. Steve Flickinger 303-881-1214 cell / /

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