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February 2016 Employment Classified Ads

Last update: February 4, 2016

CUSTOMER SERVICE/SALES POSITIONPosted 2/1/16

A growing family-owned and operated wholesale nursery located in Damascus is looking for a full-time inside customer service/sales assistant to add to our team.

Job Requirements & Qualifications: Positive, enthusiastic attitude; excellent written and oral communication skills; plant identification and general plant knowledge; strong organizational and time management skills; self-motivated and an ability to work well with others; computer/Excel proficiency.

Some travel may be required. Paid holidays and sick leave. Pay commensurate with experience and knowledge. Must be high school graduate and have horticulture education and/or horticulture experience.

Please email resumes to patti@bluemountainnsy.com or call 503-341-8117 for more information.

GROWERPosted 2/1/16

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.

HELP WANTEDPosted 2/1/16

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 WANTED/EMPLOYMENT WANTEDPosted 2/1/16

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
mdeleon@theplusgroup.com

HELP WANTEDPosted 2/1/16

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

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

IRRIGATION/WATER EFFICIENCY MANAGER – YAMHILL, OREGONPosted 2/1/16

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

LOGISTICS COORDINATOR — NORTHLAND EXPRESS TRANSPORT Posted 2/1/16

We are looking for an experienced Customer Service Professional to build relationships with our customers and work with transportation providers to arrange shipping of their products nationwide. This position requires highly developed organizational and clerical skills and will involve managing multiple priorities in a fast-paced transportation office.

We specialize in transporting nursery stock nationwide using both truck and rail services and prior experience in the nursery industry will be extremely helpful. Successful candidates may have had roles involving:

  • Customer Service
  • Logistics/Shipping
  • Sales or Merchandising
  • Data Entry
  • Administrative Support

This is a year-round, salaried position which offers full benefits including health care and participation in our 401k program. Please drop off resumes to our office at 816 NW Frontage Road, Suite L, Troutdale, OR 97060.

MAINTENANCE MANAGERPosted 2/1/16

New year, new job! Fall Creek Farm & Nursery is looking for an experienced Maintenance Manager to lead our department and oversee the installation, repair and maintenance of our machinery and production equipment. The ideal candidate will have hands-on maintenance experience, superior leadership skills, and technical knowledge.

We operate in a beautiful nursery setting, typically Monday-Friday day shift. Join Fall Creek and help us meet our goal of growing quality plants in a collaborative, safe environment. To apply, send resume and letter to fallcreekhr@fallcreeknursery.com.

NURSERY CONTAINER PRODUCTION SUPERVISORPosted 2/1/16

Wholesale nursery in Aurora, Oregon seeking qualified candidates who 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 also required. Comprehensive benefits. Send resumes to chanson@countrysidenursery.com or fax to 503-678-0332.

NURSERY MARKETING/PLANT PROMOTIONPosted 2/1/16

Our wholesale nursery in Elma, Wash., is looking for an enthusiastic self-starter, "go-getter" type, with outstanding people skills to market new plants and represent our company. This position requires a working knowledge of plant material. The ideal candidate will improve product marketability and profitability by researching, identifying, and capitalizing on market opportunities and coordinating new product development.

Candidate must have proven organizational skills with unrelenting attention to detail and follow-through; excellent communication and computer skills that will help in promoting new plants and creating a relationship with groups such as Garden Writers. Experience with the preparation of catalogs, brochures & mailings, tradeshow preparation and implementation will be greatly beneficial.

We are a large, expanding wholesale nursery. We offer a comprehensive salary and benefit package. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to jnelson@briggsnursery.com.

PROPAGATION MANAGERPosted 2/1/16

NW Oregon nursery is seeking an exceptional horticultural professional to join our production team as Propagation Manager. This individual will take charge of all aspects of plant propagation and liner growing, including managing the cutting, liner, and grafting teams as well as crop care and scheduling.

We are looking for someone with an extremely positive outlook who takes pride in producing a great crop, in setting and achieving goals, and in continually reducing costs by eliminating waste in processes and activities. The successful candidate must be both a learner and a teacher, able to supervise others, and get the job done both by delegating and by working alongside their team. Must be experienced in plant propagation and speak, or be willing to learn, Spanish.

If this sounds like you, you belong here! We offer a competitive salary and full benefits package including vacation, sick days, and medical/dental insurance. To apply, please email resume and cover letter to robin@fisherfarms.com.

Fisher Farms, LLC is a wholesale grower of flowering shrubs, broadleaf evergreens and conifers. We are located in western Oregon about an hour west of Portland, in the beautiful Tualatin River Valley, near the edge of the Coast Range.

RETAIL SALESPosted 2/4/16

Thriving retail nursery in the South Sound (WA). Horticulture knowledge and or retail nursery sales experience a must. Pay commensurate with experience and knowledge. E-mail resume to Toddsnursery@yahoo.com.

RETAIL/WHOLESALE NURSERY JOBS IN CENTRAL OREGONPosted 2/1/16

We are looking to fill several positions in our retail and wholesale nursery in beautiful Bend, Oregon. Come live where everyone vacations. A passion for plants and people is required. Please send resume and cover letter to info@moonfireandsun.com.

SALES POSITIONS AT LARGE WHOLESALE NURSERY/STOCK GROWER (GRESHAM-BORING AREA)Posted 2/1/16

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.

ONLY APPLY IF YOU ARE A STRONG CANDIDATE.

SECTION GROWERPosted 2/1/16

The Section Grower is responsible for care of his/her assigned crops including: water/fertility and media monitoring and management, control of environmental conditions of the crop, scouting for pests and diseases, application of routine pesticides, growth regulators and record keeping.

This is a full-time position. Previous greenhouse experience is needed. Basic plant identification knowledge is preferred and acquisition of pesticide applicator's license is expected. English is essential, bilingual (Spanish) is preferred.

Special Requirements:

  • Willingness to work extra hours including holidays and weekend rotations as requested by management
  • Ability to lift 40 lbs.

Benefits include: Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, paid holidays, paid vacation and 401k plan with company match.

Mail or e-mail resumes to:
Margaret Partida
Human Resources Manager
Skagit Gardens, Inc.
3100 Old Highway 99 South
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
E-mail: mpartida@skagitgardens.com

WHOLESALE NURSERY SALES
(HILLSBORO, OREGON)Posted 2/1/16

Cascadian Nurseries, a leading re-wholesale nursery, is seeking qualified people for an inside sales/customer service and sales yard assistant position. Applicants must have working experience with plant material sold in the Pacific Northwest, be great with people, have good communication, computer and phone skills, attention to detail and follow-through, ability to multi-task, and be an organized worker. Please send resume to: Jim Larson, Cascadian Nurseries, 8900 NW Dick Rd., Hillsboro, OR 97124 or email to jim@cascadiannurseries.com.

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