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January 2015 Employment Classified Ads

Last update: January 7, 2015

BOOKKEEPER/SECRETARYPosted 1/7/15

Wholesale nursery in Oregon seeking applicants for FC bookkeeper/ secretary position. Job responsibilities to include:

  • MAS 90/200 and QuickBooks experience is required. Do not reply if you do not have three years' background in all aspects of MAS 90/200.
  • FC Bookkeeping including payroll and secretarial skills.
  • Microsoft Word and Excel proficiency.
  • Keep accurate records and files with monthly financial statements.
  • Good track record with accounts payable, receivables, money handling, banking, and payroll.

Please send your resume and letter application to DiggerJobs@oan.org with Blind Box D in the subject line.

GREENHOUSE GROWER/MANAGERPosted 1/7/15

Silvaseed Company is seeking an experienced grower to manage our forest seedling greenhouse operation. Seedhandling 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 longstanding 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, Washington 98580
253-843-2246 voice
253-843-2239 fax

GROWERPosted 1/7/15

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. Send resume to tom@efnursery.com or fax to 503-357-5141.

GROWERPosted 1/7/15

Pacific Plug & Liner has an exciting opportunity for a Grower to join our team at our Watsonville, CA site.

Pacific Plug & Liner was founded in October 1999 is located on the beautiful California Central Coast with a climate ideal for plant production. We have approximately 290,000 sq. ft. dedicated to growing young plants. Pacific Plug & Liner features a stateof- the-art production facility, ensuring consistent and superior quality.

This key position is responsible for cultural practices related to all plugs, liners, and containers grown at the Watsonville site and for the growth and development of the growing team. Success is measured through continued development of the growing organization in systems, knowledge and expertise as well as specific objectives regarding quality, and order fulfillment.

Successful candidate will possess the following; Bachelor's degree in horticulture or related field, 5 years' industry experience, 3 years' previous supervisory experience. We offer a competitive wage and benefits package which includes: Medical/Dental/Vision & 401k. To learn more about our company, & to see a more detailed job description, visit the careers page at smithgardens.com To apply, send your cover letter and resume to: human.resources@smithgardens.com

HELP WANTEDPosted 1/7/15

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

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

INSIDE SALESPosted 1/7/15

Sales positions at large wholesale nurserystock grower (Gresham-Boring Area)

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 northwestnursery@hotmail.com with contact phone, address, resume, and references. ONLY APPLY IF YOU ARE A STRONG CANDIDATE.

IPM COORDINATORPosted 1/7/15

Our Business is Growing! Smith Gardens has an exciting opportunity for an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Coordinator to join our team at our Marysville, WA Site.

Smith Gardens is a Wholesale Nursery company that is headquartered in Bellingham Washington, and is family owned for over 100 years with facilities in three states. The IPM Coordinator is responsible for chemical applications, irrigation techniques, and fertilizer rates, and coordinating sprays, training and follow through of proper application techniques. Oversee pesticide applications, schedule, mixing, spray techniques. Scout crops for insect and disease pressure, reporting results to the Head Grower. Coordinate and assist with tissue and soil sampling, as well as administer and evaluate a biological control program in certain areas of the nursery as crops dictate.

Successful Candidate will have a pesticide applicator's license or able to obtain on upon hire, able to use and maintain spraying equipment, at least 1 years' experience in this field, and have an Associate degree or equivalent technical certification. Bilingual (Spanish) preferred, both verbal and written.

Smith Gardens offers a competitive wage and benefits package. To learn more about our company & view a more detailed job description, visit our website at smithgardens.com/production. To apply, please submit your Cover Letter and Resume to: human.resources@smithgardens.com

INVENTORY MANAGERPosted 1/16/15

Our Business is Growing! Smith Gardens has an exciting opportunity for an Inventory Manager to join our team in Marysville, WA.

Smith Gardens is a Wholesale Nursery company that is headquartered in Bellingham Washington, and is family owned for over 100 years with facilities in three states.

The Inventory Manager leads the inventory team to monitor and evaluate inventory ready dates based on sales demand, spec. changes and plant readiness. Oversees scheduling to make sure items get to its destination on time, and product shortages are minimized.

Successful candidate will have 7 years’ experience in the logistics, warehouse or inventory field, plus 5 years’ experience in a management role preferred. Experience with inventory management software, Bachelor’s degree in business, logistics, supply chain management or similar, demonstrates leadership, teambuilding and conflict resolution skills. Have excellent communication skills, and have a high ability level to foresee and resolve problems. Nursery experience preferred. Bilingual (Spanish) preferred, both verbal and written.

To learn more about our company & view a more detailed Job description please go to: www.smithgardens.com/careers/production Competitive wage and benefits package; Medical/Dental/Vision, 401K

To apply, please email cover letter and resume to human.resources@smithgardens.com

NURSERY CONTAINER PRODUCTION SUPERVISORPosted 1/7/15

Qualified candidates will have 3 or more years of nursery experience with skills to effectively manage crews in all aspects of container production tasks: pruning, grading, shifting, shipping, etc. Bilingual and private applicator's license are required. Comprehensive benefits.

Send resumes to chanson@countrysidenursery.com or fax to 503-678-0332

OFFICE ASSISTANTS / SEASONAL DELIVERY DRIVERSPosted 1/6/15

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

  • Office Assistants to answer phones, assist with taking 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. These positions will require working seven days a week during the peak season.

  • Seasonal Delivery Drivers to load product racks into trucks, drive and unload product at customer's locations. Delivery truck driving experience or Class B CDL experience a plus, but not necessary.
Please send your resume and letter application to DiggerJobs@oan.orgwith Blind Box D in the subject line.

PLANT HEALTH MANAGERPosted 1/7/15

Kraemer's Nursery is searching for a Plant Health Manager to oversee all chemical applications in propagation, container grown and field grown nursery stock. The person in this position will manage a small group of applicators, diagnosing symptoms and creating a chemical program to treat diseases and pests. A college degree is preferable, along with a few years of experience. The manager will hold a current pesticide applicators license and ODL. The successful candidate will be proficient in Excel and will develop and manage a yearly chemical budget. Bilingual in Spanish is preferred. Competitive salary and benefits package available. Contact recruiter@kraemersnursery.com

PRODUCTION MANAGERPosted 1/7/15

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: mmmarriott@villagenurseries.com.

SALES PROFESSIONALPosted 1/2/15

Are you looking? Why not join the Skagit Gardens SuperStarts young plant division located in Mount Vernon, Washington! Help us support our customers and broker sales representatives who sell our liners to the finest perennial growers throughout North America!

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, be detail oriented, be a team player, solution driven, have a solid understanding of the wholesale plant industry, and a clear understanding of the various perennial / greenhouse production processes. A good command of Microsoft office products and quick to adapt to ERP software will be necessary. Some light travel will be needed and tradeshow experience is a plus.

Benefits include: Medical and Dental insurance, paid time off, Holiday pay and a 401K plan with company match. Salary D.O.E.

Please mail or e-mail resume to:
Margaret Partida, HR Manager
3100 Old Hwy 99 South
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
mpartida@skagitgardens.com

SECTION GROWERPosted 1/2/15

Our Business is Growing! Smith Gardens has an exciting opportunity for a Section Grower to join our team at our Aurora, OR site.

Smith Gardens, headquartered in Bellingham, Washington, is a 113- year-old, family-owned company with facilities in three states. The Aurora facility includes acres of greenhouses and outside growing area. The Section Grower is responsible for daily irrigation, fertilization and misting of crops. Coordinate with Head Grower to determine crop cultural needs. Maintain environmental controls, assists with pest controls, sanitation of area, and crop layout.

Successful Candidate will have a pesticide applicator's license, able to use and maintain spraying equipment, knowledge of basic bedding plant identification, previous leadership experience a plus. Bilingual (Spanish) preferred, both verbal and written. This is a year-round position with long hours and up to 6-days work weeks (which could include Saturday or Sunday based on business needs) during peak season, while also working outdoors and outdoors, in seasonal temperatures and conditions.

To learn more about our company & see a more detailed Job description, visit our careers page at smithgardens.com.

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

To apply, email your Cover Letter and Resume to human.resources@smithgardens.com

SELECTING SUPERVISORPosted 1/7/15

Our Business is Growing!

Smith Gardens has an exciting opportunity for a Selecting Supervisor to join our team at our Aurora, Oregon site.

Smith Gardens, headquartered in Bellingham Washington, is 113 year old family owned company with facilities in three states. The Aurora facility includes acres of greenhouses and outside growing area. The Selecting Supervisor is responsible for coordinating and managing all selecting and inventory activities at the facility, as well as accurately update and track inventory. Supervise and motivate staff, increasing performance while promoting a positive leadership environment. And ensure customer satisfaction through quality products and order fulfillment.

We are seeking a candidate with nursery and leadership experience. The ideal candidate has computer skills, plant knowledge, be able to communicate effectively in a faced paced environment while supervising others. Bi-lingual in Spanish/English both verbal and written preferred. This is a year-round position with long hours and up to 6-days work weeks (which could include Saturday or Sunday based on business needs) during peak season.

To learn more about our company and see a more detailed job description, visit our careers page at smithgardens.com

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

To apply, email your cover letter and resume to human.resources@smithgardens.com

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