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August 2014 Employment Classified Ads

Last update: August 26, 2014

ASSISTANT GROWER
Hillsboro, OregonPosted 8/1/14

Assistant Grower position available at Iwasaki Bros., Inc., a 40+ acre Wholesale Greenhouse business recognized for quality bedding plants. 1+ years' experience in Nursery Production or equivalent experience with advance knowledge of crops and crop health issues. At least 6 months experience supervising employees, train, schedule crews in a fast pace environment with ability to communicate in English and Spanish. Must be able to understand, communicate, follow procedures, chain of command and direct laborers accordingly.  Intermediate computer skills and attention to detail required. High School Graduate or GED: Preferred.

Please e-mail Julie Iwasaki-Tenorio at Julie@iwasaki-bros.com.

ASSISTANT GROWER - Peoria Gardens, Inc.
Posted 8/19/14

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 benv@peoriagardens.com. We look forward to meeting you.

CONTAINER PRODUCTION FOREMAN
Yamhill, OregonPosted 8/1/14

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 randy.armstrong@baileynursery.com.

CUSTOMER SERVICE / INSIDE SALESPosted 8/1/14

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@fisherfarms.com

John Coulter
9650 SW Hardebeck Rd.
Gaston, OR 97119

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

FACILITIES MANAGER - Hillsboro, OR
Posted 8/1/14

Iwasaki Bros., Inc. a 40+ acre Wholesale Greenhouse business recognized for quality bedding plants is seeking a Facilities Manager with a Bachelor's degree in Facilities Management, mechanical and horticulture background, or 5 years' experience in facilities management position with horticulture experience. Be able to develop actionable plan of improving greenhouse production by coordinating work activity, determine causes, solution of mechanical/logistical failures with appropriate crew. Must have hands on knowledge of facilities maintenance, heating, ventilation, watering systems, electrical wiring, building codes and environmental laws. Maintain and/or construct facilities and equipment, experience in operating equipment and machinery, safety standards and applicable regulations. Project planning, management and computer skills experience required. Have at least 5 years' experience supervising a crew of 10 or more employees with an intermediate fluency in Spanish to communicate safety and instructions.

Please e-mail Julie Iwasaki-Tenorio at Julie@iwasaki-bros.com


GREENHOUSE GROWER / MANAGERPosted 8/1/14

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:

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

HEAD GROWER / PRODUCTION ASSISTANTPosted 8/26/14

Tanasacres Nursery in Hillsboro, Oregon is looking for a Head Grower/Production Assistant with at least 3 years experience in producing quality annuals, perennials, hanging baskets and organic vegetables. Must be knowledgeable in all aspects of quality control including monitoring and controlling the greenhouse environment, IPM (disease, sanitation, pesticide application). Must be able to supervise a work crew and work well in a team environment; possess excellent communication skills. (Spanish, a plus).

Please email your resume to
human.r@tanasacres.com

HELP WANTEDPosted 8/1/14

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: www.florasearch.com
Email: search@florasearch.com

HOP PROPAGATION MANAGER & CROP TECHNICIANPosted 8/11/14

In search of a motivated, self-directing individual to manage greenhouse propogation facilities for floriculture and hop production. Candidate must have technical skills related to growing: including pest and disease scouting and control, irrigation management, and enviromental management. Candidate should also have sufficient skills to manage database and spreadsheets for production tracking. In addition, candidate would manage a public breeding plot for trial varieties. We are offering a full-time, year round salaried position with benefits. Pesticide Applicators License preferred. Please submit resume to:


Leigh Geschwill
F & B Farms and Nursery
10498 Geschwill Lane NE; Woodburn, OR 97071
farmerswife@fandbfarms.com
Fax: 866-608-3709

NURSERY POSITIONPosted 8/1/14

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 rick@mahonianursery.com, or call 971-701-1921.

NURSERY POSITIONSPosted 8/1/14

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 hrnurseryjobs@gmail.com

PLANT HEALTH MANAGERPosted 8/1/14

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 sales@woodburnnursery.com

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT FOREMAN - Portland, ORPosted 8/1/14

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 lisandra.ruiz@baileynursery.com or fax to (503) 621-3304

PRODUCTION MANAGERPosted 8/1/14

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 amie@bhfnursery.com.

PRODUCTION SUPERVISORPosted 8/1/14

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
Email: ssiguenza@carltonplants.com

SALES and MARKETING MANAGERPosted 8/13/14

Do you have a passion for plants? Come, contribute and be a part of our plant breeding company.

Possess strong assertive leadership with management skills, while managing sales representatives, web-master and customer service employees in a small office setting. Ability to delegate to your team with effective good communication that ensures consistent performance within the team you lead. Are you qualified in sales and marketing independent concepts and creativity? Possess an in depth knowledge and experience of the horticultural industry with a broad understanding of perennial plants, this position may be just for you.

Analytical and with strategic planning for development of unique plans for customers, sales and marketing.
Highly organized, detailed, with time management skills and implementation of projects.
Skilled photographer, understanding what is needed for catalog and media quality photograph.
Determined to build customer relationships, analysis of customer research, reports and productivity.
Independent and familiar with development and execute marketing plans and projects for new and existing products.
Directs advertising and promotion activities through various media avenues.
Advanced degree in agribusiness, horticulture or related field, work knowledge, experience or training in horticulture industry.

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: resume@terranovanurseries.com.

SALES PROFESSIONALPosted 8/1/14

Blooming Nursery Focused, Passionate Sales Professional sought to manage and facilitate excellent customer service and an outstanding purchasing experience for our independent retail and landscape clients in the NW and across our sales regions. Salary and benefits will DOE; email your resume, goals and salary history to gkdinsdale@bloomingnursery.com. Let's talk about the future!

SEED GREENHOUSE TECHNICAL ASSISTANTPosted 8/1/14

Dow 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 https://dow.taleo.net/careersection/10060/jobdetail.ftl?job=1405201

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