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October 2016 Employment Classified Ads
Last update: October 20, 2016
CONTAINER GROWER POSITIONPosted 10/4/16
Patterson Nursery Sales is seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual to assist in running all aspects of its container operations. Must be results oriented, self-motivated and possess strong management, organizational and communication skills.
This position requires a strong background in all phases of container production and an overall working knowledge of woody ornamentals with an emphasis on conifers. Candidates should have a minimum of four years' experience with a proven ability to supervise and execute all production operations.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge and skills required:
- Implement and maintain water management strategies for container inventories of diverse sizes and genus.
- Fertility monitoring in specific crops as well as the timing of applications.
- Be familiar with chemigation practices by injection.
- Implement a comprehensive approach to pest and disease control.
- Plant maintenance tasks to be scheduled, including, but not limited to: pruning, weed control procedures, environment spacing with an understanding of the various techniques as to type of crop.
- Ability to read and write English. Spanish speaking desirable.
Salary commensurate with experience including a comprehensive benefits package. Candidates may mail or email in strict confidence your resume with salary requirements to:
Patterson Nursery Sales, Inc.
P.O. Box 99
Boring, OR 97009
CROP HEALTH PROFESSIONALPosted 10/20/16
The individual we are seeking has passion about growing the best plant possible in the safest and most chemical-free manner possible. You must possess and be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of:
Disease and pests
If this is you, please send your resume (to include a minimum of 2 years commercial nursery experience and appropriate educational background).
Position involves scouting and monitoring of plant health and quality, work in improving our biological crop management systems as well as other aspects of herbaceous plant production.
Please reply to firstname.lastname@example.org and include your resume, goals, and salary history.
CUSTOMER SERVICEPosted 10/20/16
Blue Heron Farm, a wholesale nursery in Corvallis, OR, is seeking to hire a person to fill a customer service position. Duties will include helping customers with orders and shipping. Must have good computer and communication skills, be well organized, detail oriented and able to work in a fast-paced environment. Prior nursery experience is preferred but not required. Please send your resume to email@example.com.
CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVEPosted 10/4/16
Iseli Nursery in Boring, OR seeks to hire an individual for the position of Customer Service Representative. This is a full-time career-oriented opportunity. The position will begin with a very in-depth (up to a full year) orientation and training in the production side of the nursery. The training will then move to the continued learning of plant material and all of the technological systems used in tracking inventory, sales and logistics in our various geographical markets. The next move would be as part of the sales staff as a full charge Customer Service Representative involved with selling product, shipping, nursery and garden tours, trade shows and various nursery events.
Please send your cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
FARM MANAGER AND ASSISTANT MANAGERPosted 10/4/16
J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co. is looking for self-directed, team-oriented people to help manage our 75-acre container growing facility in Boring, Oregon.
Responsibilities include budgeting, purchasing, staffing, work scheduling, facility development, shipping, and all aspects of growing deciduous trees in containers.
BS degree in Horticulture or related field preferred with at least 4 years experience in container production or management. Wage DOE including comprehensive benefits package.
Please mail resume to: J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co., Attn: Human Resources, PO Box 189, Boring, OR 97009 or email to email@example.com.
HELP WANTEDPosted 10/4/16
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.
1740 Lake Markham Rd.
Sanford, FL 32771
Ph (407) 320-8177
Fx (407) 320-8083
HELP WANTEDPosted 10/4/16
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to the specific job for which you qualify.
For more information, please visit us online at www.loennursery.com.
PRODUCTION MANAGERPosted 10/4/16
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) of $75,000-100,000 plus bonus, car allowance, health ins, holidays & vacation, 401(k). Email email@example.com with complete resume.