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April 2017 Employment Classified Ads

Last update: April 21, 2017


Terra Nova Nurseries in Canby, Oregon specializes in plant breeding, development, and sales of new herbaceous ornamental plants. We are an innovative company, looking for a Plant Breeder with ideas and abilities to develop and help transform the market.

Qualifications include an M.S. degree in plant breeding or closely related field with work experience in plant breeding, interest in developing new cultivars and knowledge of horticulture and botany is essential. Tissue culture experience a plus. Applicant must be able to design, manage and execute multiple projects involving field, greenhouse and laboratory breeding programs. Send resume and cover letter to


Terra Nova Nurseries in Canby, Oregon is seeking candidates with proven experience in soil, watering cycles, growth patterns, diseases in greenhouse or field with the ability to identify pest and nutrient deficiencies.

Excellent communication needed: verbal, written, reporting, tracking information and strategic planning. Must possess core supervisor skills of listening and leading by example. Salary position DOE. Send resume and cover letter to


J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co. is currently looking for an experienced manager to coordinate day-to-day operations of our B&B Dept. in Boring, Oregon. Qualified candidates should have hands-on experience with production of B&B ornamentals and conifers. Individual is responsible for plant growth, health, and all cultural techniques and must be an organized team player capable of supervising others. Prior nursery experience is essential.

Bilingual (English/Spanish) is a plus. Must have a valid driver's license and good driving record. Excellent benefit package. This is a full-time position, wage DOE.

Send resumes to: J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co, Attn: HR, PO Box 189 Boring, OR 97009 or apply online:


Smith Gardens has exciting opportunities for Class A & Class B CDL truck drivers to become a team member and deliver our high quality nursery products to store locations in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, California, and British Columbia (if eligible to cross international borders).

The successful candidate will represent Smith Gardens with a cooperative and positive attitude as it transports product from Smith Gardens' facilities to customers, maintaining quality and timely delivery, accurate paperwork and safe driving. Successful candidates are able to drive in rain and snow, safely handle vehicle in congested areas, work weekends and long hours during peak season but home every night, work solo or team runs, operate a lift gate, push and pull up to 150 lbs., read maps and follow directions, and have a solid knowledge of DOT rules and regulations.

Current class A or B license and medical card are required. Previous experience preferred. Must pass a road test, drug screen, employer check, and provide a clean motor vehicle report.

Applications accepted online at or in person. To apply in person, please come see us at 23150 Boones Ferry Road NE, Aurora, OR 97002.


East Fork Cultivars is a Clean Green Certified, OLCC Tier II licensed recreational cannabis producer located in the picturesque Illinois River Valley in Takilma, Oregon. Founded in 2015, the farm is committed to growing premium quality, sungrown, CBD-rich cannabis while maintaining a resolute commitment to environmental and social responsibility.

We’re seeking a talented, passionate and self-directed Cultivation and Crew Manager to join our team. The Cultivation and Crew Manager oversees all plant-related activity and manages a small team of farm technicians. Cultivation activities vary by season but include field preparation, planting, irrigation and fertilization, pruning, trellising, pest and disease management, harvesting, drying, curing, processing and packaging. Crew management activities include setting team schedules, training staff and overseeing quality control across varied tasks.

Please click on the following link for a complete job description and to apply for the position.


J. Frank Schmidt Nursery is a progressive wholesale nursery growing shade, ornamental, and flowering trees. We are seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented individual as a nursery tree grower on our 1000-acre farm in Canby, OR. Qualified candidates should have a college degree or equivalent horticulture/management experience, good communication skills, and demonstrated people management skills. Conversational bilingual Spanish is required.

This is a unique opportunity for the right individual to join our dynamic team of professionals in a challenging and fast-paced environment. Wage DOE including comprehensive benefits package.

Send, fax or email resume to: J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co., Attn: Human Resources, P.O. Box 189, Boring, OR 97009. Fax: 503-512-2209; Email:

Director of Finance and AdministrationPosted 4/18/17

The Oregon Association of Nurseries seeks a Director of Finance and Administration. This is an excellent opportunity for a person who has strong financial management skills and wants the challenge of managing a diversity of tasks and responsibilities. This is a key position within the association. The candidate must have good interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively work with the association's volunteer leaders and members.

The Director of Finance and Administration reports to the Executive Director and is responsible for all hands-on supervisory activities for the association and its subsidiary enterprises (a political action committee and a foundation) involving financial and managerial accounting, human resource management, information technology, administrative office operations, and facility maintenance. This position oversees membership services, benefits, and data management. The successful candidate will be able to manage details and adhere to deadlines, enforce association policies, and develop and maintain a budget.

The ideal candidate will possess the following education, skills and experience:

  • A four-year degree in accounting or finance
  • Five-years experience in a not-for-profit trade association or foundation
  • Experience in performing month-end closing and preparing financial statements
  • Experience managing annual reviews and audits
  • Experience processing payroll and comprehensive knowledge of administering employee benefits
  • Working knowledge of computer systems & IT in a mixed platform environment, workstation maintenance, server administration, and associated systems (telephone, internet integration, etc.)
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Proficiency with QuickBooks Pro preferred but not required
  • Experience with FileMaker Pro preferred but not required
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise multiple areas of responsibility and department staff

The association, based in Wilsonville, Oregon, has ten staff persons and offers a relaxed office environment and the opportunity to work for a great industry. This full-time position offers a competitive compensation package and excellent benefits. To apply for this job, e-mail resume, cover letter and salary requirements to the attention of Executive Director at


PRT is seeking a Production Manager at our Hubbard, Oregon nursery. Position is responsible for overseeing all aspects of greenhouse and open compound conifer seedling production with a focus on safety, customer satisfaction and continuous improvement. Full-time position with competition salary, benefits and opportunity to grow your career. Ideal candidate will have a related industry education and crop production experience.

For more information or to apply, visit


Large wholesale nursery needs a strong individual to direct and manage all aspects of growing propagation crops. Responsibilities include oversight of the grower staff, manage greenhouse crops, and planning of plant health programs.


Bachelor's degree in horticulture or related field.
Comprehensive knowledge and experience with greenhouse propagation.
Supervisory experience.
Knowledge of pesticide usage, rotations and spray techniques.
Oregon Pesticide applicators license (or ability to obtain).
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Valid Drivers License w/insurable driving record.
Bilingual (Spanish) desirable.

Apply with cover letter & resume to:
Brian Bowman
9855 NW Pike Rd
Yamhill, OR 97148
(503) 662-3244 ext. 3012

HELP WANTEDPosted 4/3/17

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


HELP WANTEDPosted 4/3/17

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 to the specific job for which you qualify.

For more information, please visit us online at


Want to take your horticulture career to the international level? We are the fastest growing nursery company in the world, working to mitigate the pollution in China. We are a start-up company that operates at a very quick pace with operations in Hangzhou, Haining, Jinan, and Shuyang.

We are currently looking for an expert grower who will be focused on the nursery in Jinan.

  • Looking for qualified individuals 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 with Blind Box Q in the subject line.


Hines Growers Inc., located in Forest Grove, Oregon, has an opening for a Plant Health and IPM Team Leader. We are looking for someone with experience in the following areas:

  • Leading and organizing daily work with crews
  • Weekly and monthly planning
  • Ability to assist with planning budget
  • Applying pesticides
  • Private Applicator license or obtain one
  • Disease and Pest Identification
  • Scouting and monitoring plant health
  • Assist with pesticide training
  • Work with vendors and extension agents to find solutions to plant health issues
  • Help to develop and train Pest Control team
  • State and Federal pesticide regulations
  • Pre-emergent herbicide
  • Set up trials and document progress
  • Plant fertility

Must have 3 years of commercial Plant Health experience in the nursery industry and/or Horticulture Degree in Pest Management, valid driver's license as well as be fluent in English and Spanish. To apply, please email cover letter and resume to


Village Nurseries seeks manager to oversee production and logistics operations of 250-acre farm in Sacramento, CA. Manages all operations from assembling to shipping orders for our customers. The ideal candidate has strengths in lean manufacturing or Kaizen, team building, shipping, manufacturing (planning and organizing). Bilingual Spanish preferred. Base annual salary of $50,000 or more D.O.E. with bonus, incentives, vacation, sick leave, holidays, medical/dental benefits, and 401(k) plan. Interested parties should email resume to Mark Marriott at

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