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May 2016 Employment Classified Ads

Last update: May 13, 2016

A PIVOTAL GREENHOUSE & FIELD POSITIONPosted 5/6/16

We are seeking a physically fit, knowledgeable, assertive and independent thinking individual to be part of our nursery team. This is a full-time position and duties include working outside preparing fields or gardens or in greenhouses, watering, lifting up to 50 pounds, repetitively twisting, digging, bending, reaching, walking at times on uneven ground, pushing, pulling and other physical work. Knowledge and understanding of farm equipment use and maintenance. Zero tobacco tolerance at all times on nursery property. Send and cover letter resume to: resume@terranovanurseries.com.

CONSCIENTIOUS SPRAY TECHNICIANPosted 5/6/16

Make a difference as part of our Plant Breeding Nursery. We are seeking a licensed pesticide applicator with at least one year of work experience. Must understand pesticide labels, SDS sheets, rates per gallon, and be safety-conscious. Must be able to wear respirator and follow PPE requirements per pesticide label as well as practice Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and the use of beneficial insects. Also responsible for quality control, scouting, pest and disease identification. Zero tobacco tolerance on nursery property at all times. Please send resume and cover letter to resume@terranovanurseries.com.

GREENHOUSE GROWERPosted 5/5/16

Bailey Nurseries Inc. currently has an opening for a Greenhouse Grower in our Yamhill, Oregon propagation department. This position will have grower responsibilities which include organizing and setting production priorities to maximize efficiency and optimum plant quality.

Candidates must have the ability to identify greenhouse crop requirements along with plant health issues and be able to recommend appropriate actions. Applicants must be organized, have previous supervisory experience, and excellent communication skills. Evening and weekend duties will be required throughout the summer months.

Requirements:
Minimum 2-year degree in horticulture or related field (Bachelors degree preferred).
Comprehensive knowledge of greenhouse propagation and crop production.
Understanding of Microsoft programs; Word, Excel, Access and Dynamics.
Must be self-motivated and have the ability to work independently or as a team.
Ability to work a flexible schedule that includes evenings, weekends and some holidays.
Good physical condition and the ability to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions.
Valid drivers license with insurable driving record.
Excellent communication skills. Bilingual (Spanish) desirable.

Apply with resume and letter of interest to:
Brian Bowman or Jeff Stoven
Bailey Nurseries Inc.
9855 NW Pike Road
Yamhill, OR 97148

GROWERPosted 5/5/16

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 tom@efnursery.com.

GROWER/PROPAGATION MANAGERPosted 5/13/16

Thrive Growers LLC is looking for a Grower and Propagation Manager at their Boring, OR location. Qualified candidate will be responsible for all aspects of propagation of woody ornamental plant material. Responsibilities include organizing and scheduling propagation and liner production of various woody plant varieties. Candidate must be able to recognize plant health issues and fertility needs and take appropriate action.

Excellent communication and organizational skills and supervisory experience a must. The ability to speak Spanish preferred. Must be self-motivated and willing to work long hours and weekends as needed. Must have current pesticide applicators license or ability to get one. A degree in horticulture preferred and a minimum of 5 years' experience required.

Compensation: salary and benefits are competitive in the industry and based on qualifications and experience. To apply: send e-mail to bdoty@thrivewholesale.com with resume and cover letter.

HELP WANTEDPosted 5/5/16

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

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

HELP WANTEDPosted 5/5/16

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 hr@loennursery.com to the specific job for which you qualify.

For more information, please visit us online at www.loennursery.com.

HELP WANTED IN CHINAPosted 5/5/16

Want to take your horticulture career to the international level and work in China for the fastest growing nursery company in the world that's helping to mitigate the pollution there. We are a start-up company that operates at a very quick pace with operations in Hangzhou, Haining and Jinan as well as currently building another location in Shuyang.

  • Looking for qualified individuals with with a minimum of one-year production experience.
  • College degree preferred
  • Amazing team environment
  • Make a difference in the world
  • Potential to earn mind-blowing wages

Please email cover letter and resume to DiggerJobs@oan.org with Blind Box K in the subject line.

INSIDE SALES/CUSTOMER SERVICEPosted 5/13/16

Immediate opening for inside sales/customer service position with wholesale nursery in Boring, Oregon. This is a full-time position with salary and benefits. Qualified candidate must be self-motivated and have nursery sales experience and a working knowledge of woody plants.

Good people skills and computer skills would be very helpful. Must be able to multi-task and manage deadlines. Duties will include sales and customer service as well as development of inventory and availability lists to distribute to customers and other duties as needed.

Compensation: salary and benefits are competitive in the industry and based on qualifications and experience. To apply: send email to bdoty@thrivewholesale.com with resume and cover letter.

INSIDE SALES MANAGERPosted 5/9/16

Wholesale B & B and container nursery in the Willamette Valley has an opening for a career-minded inside sales person. This person will work with outside sales representatives and with current/new customers.

Horticulture experience is a plus but on the job training is available for a quick and eager learner. Customer service is a large part of this job. You will take and review orders, offer product substitutions, and give nursery tours to customers. Duties include: maintain frequent contact with customers, follow up on deliveries and pickups, schedule shipping logistics and help coordinate the digging schedule with the farm manager. Monitor inventory including the distribution of availability. Review order shipments and communicate order changes or shipping delays. Resolve any customer concerns and issue credits. Enter quotes on customer projects and keep up with the daily email. Enter orders and invoice after shipping.

This position requires the ability to perform independently and as part of a team. Must have strong written and verbal communications, solid organizational and time management skills. Must be computer savvy and be able to learn the nursery inventory program and have proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite. Knowledge of Adobe programs is a plus.

Occasional travel to attend trade shows or visits to customers may be required. This is a full-time position. Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs. and have a valid driver's license. Please send resume and referrals to nwnursery90@gmail.com.

IRRIGATION/WATER EFFICIENCY MANAGER – YAMHILL, OREGONPosted 5/5/16

This position will develop and administer a comprehensive irrigation strategy for all West Coast growing operations.

Duties:

  1. Oversee and develop drip irrigation programs in both the container and field settings.
  2. Monitor and keep records of water applications and usage on the West Coast and adjust as needed for optimum plant growth and water use efficiency.
  3. Communicate and represent the company with regulatory bodies and peer groups.

Qualifications:

This is a large scale growing operation and suitable candidates must have education and management level experience in a relevant agricultural setting. Candidates must be familiar with drip and above ground irrigation systems and have suitable experience or education with soil science, plant health strategies, and application processes. Candidates must have an understanding of water rights and dam maintenance.

Additionally, qualified applicants will have strong computer knowledge and a proven track record as a supervisor and leader. Candidates must have a valid driver's license and insurable driving record.

This is a full-time benefited position. Salary will be based on qualifications and experience.

To apply, send resume & letter of interest to:
Bailey Nurseries Inc.
9855 NW Pike Road
Yamhill, OR 97148
Attention: Brian Bowman

NURSERY MANAGER – OLYMPIA, WASHINGTONPosted 5/5/16

Description: Nursery Manager at our Olympia, WA nursery growing 150+ species of woody plants in cultivated fields and greenhouses. Production includes seedlings, rooted cuttings, and transplants. Ultimately responsible for all aspects of production including propagation, growing, plant nutrition, pesticides, irrigation, harvesting, grading, inventory, cold storage, shipping, equipment and facilities, personnel, and regulatory compliance.

Requirements: B.S. or higher degree in horticulture, forestry, or related field from an accredited institution. Minimum five years' experience in nursery management of a bare root or container wholesale nursery. Physically capable of serving as an active manager with considerable time in the field and warehouses. Proven supervisory and staff development skills. Equally at ease performing management and production duties in the nursery and in the office dealing with planning, budgeting, production records, customers, government, vendors, and the public. Proven team leader and team player. Only U.S. citizens will be considered. Must have a valid driver's license and clean record.

Knowledge: Extensive knowledge of woody plants including ability to identify species, propagation, cultural management, and end uses. Computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Office and Windows based programs.

Compensation and Benefits: This is a full-time professional position. Salary and benefits are competitive in the Wholesale Nursery Industry and based on qualifications and experience.

To Apply: Please email complete professional resume and letter to: johnl@lawyernursery.com or mail to address below. No calls please. For more info, go to www.lawyernursery.com.

Lawyer Nursery, Inc.
Attn: John N. Lawyer
6625 Montana Hwy 200
Plains, Montana 59859

PRODUCTION MANAGERPosted 5/5/16

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 plus bonus, car allowance, health ins, holidays & vacation, 401(k). Email mmmarriott@villagenurseries.com with complete resume.

SALES POSITIONS AT LARGE WHOLESALE NURSERY/STOCK GROWER (GRESHAM-BORING AREA)Posted 5/5/16

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.

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