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December 2017
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Last update: December 11, 2017

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CUSTOMER SERVICEPosted 12/1/17

Blue Heron Farm, a large wholesale nursery in Corvallis, Oregon, seeks a full-time customer service representative to add to our team. If you enjoy helping people with orders and shipping in a fast-paced environment, this is for you! Attention to details, positive attitude, proactive, great communication and computer skills are required. Plant nursery experience is preferred but not required.

Hours are 7:30 - 4:00 M-F but generally increase during our busy season. Competitive wage and benefits.

Please email cover letter and resume for consideration to amie@bhfnursery.com.

CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVEPosted 12/1/17

Skagit Horticulture in Mt. Vernon, Washington is a leading provider of exceptional plants and innovative horticultural solutions, cultivating our customers' success. This role acts as critical support to sales reps who are often on the road visiting customers. You will manage relationships and sales with customers, including everything from day-to-day inquiries to program planning and product presentations. You may be asked to professionally attend and assist at trade shows. Responsibilities also include clerical duties and data entry.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities: Handle all aspects of customer inquiries • Serve as support for sales reps when traveling • Make routine outgoing sales calls • Receive and enter orders • Assist sales reps to increase sales with customers • Travel to trade shows and customer visits as required • Other duties as assigned to support sales department.

Required / Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of annuals, perennials, plant uses and hardiness zones is helpful • Candidate should have strong people and problem-solving skills • Excellent verbal, math and writing skills • Collaborative team member at work as well as with customers • High integrity and respect for confidentiality requirements • Strong competency in Microsoft Office® • Intermediate Excel knowledge including work with data, pivot tables and V-look up • Minimum two years of customer service or sales experience required • Willing to work long hours, weekends and holidays as needed. Safety: Maintain a zero-tolerance attitude for unsafe work practices.

Benefits: Skagit offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k, generous PTO and 8 paid holidays.

To apply, please email your resume to hr@skagithort.com.

DECIDUOUS TREE GROWER IN MILTON-FREEWATER Posted 12/1/17

Wholesale deciduous tree nursery located in Milton-Freewater, Oregon is seeking a full-time, experienced grower. Must be hands-on with direct experience in planting, growing, and harvesting deciduous trees.

Applicant must be fluent in Spanish and English, both reading and writing, and have proven supervisory/management skills. Ideal candidate will be self-motivated and quality driven, be honest, a team player, trustworthy and possess a high work ethic standard. Five plus years of horticultural education and/or work related experience is preferred. Valid driver's license required. Wage DOE with full company benefits.

Mail, fax or email resume to: J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co. Attn: Human Resources PO Box 189 Boring, OR 97009; Fax: (503) 512-2209; Email: dianar@jfschmidt.com


EVENTS & PROGRAM COORDINATORPosted 12/11/17

OAN is looking for an Events & Program Coordinator to join the Events Team. This position will help plan and manage events within the association, including Farwest Trade Show, Annual Convention, Golf Tournament, and Trucks to Tradeshow logistics. Event planning experience a must. Please see our career page for a full description of the job responsibilities and how to apply.

FARM/MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT Posted 12/6/17

We are looking for a self-motivated, responsible, and trustworthy person to become part of our management team located at our Hood Acres Farm in Boring. Candidate must be bilingual (English/Spanish) and will support the Farm Manager in day-to-day activities as well as translate and assist in communications with our Spanish speaking employees.

Good communications, computer, and organizational skills are necessary as well as previous experience in payroll and/or purchase ordering is a plus. Must have a valid driver's license and good driving record. We offer a comprehensive benefit package, wages DOE.

Mail, fax or email resume to: J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co., Attn: Human Resources, PO Box 189, Boring, OR 97009; Fax: 503-512-2209; Email: dianar@jfschmidt.com.

GREENHOUSE TECHNICAL SALESPosted 12/1/17

In Oregon and Western Washington. Company looking to expand its sales coverage to handle increased business. Will be responsible for commercial sales of greenhouses and systems. Need strong engineering, mechanical aptitude and prior experience in horticulture.

Position requires some travel and will work out of home office. Salary plus commission and expenses. Forward resume to: carolyn@hortservicesinc.com.

GROWER POSITIONPosted 12/1/17

Satisfying, constantly challenging and professionally rewarding Grower position offered at Sidhu/Briggs Nursery in Elma, WA. Applicants need to have a strong interest in plants and a passion to produce a quality product. We produce ornamental trees and shrubs, small fruits, some perennials and grasses in plugs, 2" liners, quarts and larger containers which are shipped nationwide.

Good communication skills and computer skills are a must. Pesticide/IPM background is beneficial as is previous industry experience. Expertise in plant ID, irrigation, plant maintenance and scouting is beneficial.

Salary is DOQ. Please contact Janet Nelson at jnelson@briggsnursery.com or 360-482-6190, ext. 106 to obtain a complete job description or to submit a resumé.

HELP WANTEDPosted 12/1/17

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

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

HELP WANTEDPosted 12/1/17

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

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

MAINTENANCE WORKER Posted 12/1/17

Be part of a team in our progressive wholesale tree nursery in the Boring, Oregon area. Will work at our propagation farm performing maintenance for all facilities including repairs, limited construction for warehouses, greenhouses, coolers, office buildings, outbuildings, wells, and irrigation systems.

Requires working knowledge of light electrical, plumbing, and construction. Driver's license and insurable driving record required. The ideal candidate will have skills in farming activity and equipment operation with the willingness to contribute in all areas of nursery production especially during peak seasons of nursery activity.

Full-time position, Monday through Friday with some weekend work and includes an excellent benefits package. Position is available immediately and wages are DOE.

Mail, fax or email resume to: J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co., Attn: Human Resources, PO Box 189, Boring, OR 97009; Fax: (503) 512-2209; Email: dianar@jfschmidt.com.

MANAGEMENT TRAINEE Posted 12/1/17

Do you have a Bachelor of Science degree in horticulture or a related field? Are you looking to advance your horticulture career?

If you answered yes to these questions, contact J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co. about a Management Trainee position. In addition to gaining valuable production experience, from planting to growing to subsequent storage and shipping of plants, Management Trainees will learn the skills needed to advance within the company.

If you are highly motivated, self-directed and career oriented, you are the person we are seeking. J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co. is a family-owned nursery for 70+ years with a worldwide reputation for growing quality trees.

Mail, fax or email resume to: J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co., Attn: Human Resources, PO Box 189, Boring, OR 97009; Fax: (503) 512-2209; Email: dianar@jfschmidt.com.

NURSERY FIELD PRODUCTION SUPERVISORPosted 12/1/17

Qualified candidates will have 3 or more years of nursery experience with skills to effectively manage crews in all aspects of field production tasks: pruning, grading, shipping, field prep, irrigation, mechanical field harvest, etc. Private applicator's license is required. Bilingual (Spanish) desirable. Comprehensive benefits. Send resumes to slunceford@countrysidenursery.com.

QUALITY CONTROL TECHNICIANPosted 12/7/17

A career at Skagit Horticulture is challenging, rewarding, and satisfying. We accomplish our goals when each individual performs to their full potential while contributing as a valuable team player with others in the organization.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities: The ideal candidate will have detailed documentation and data collection skills, willing to learn and adapt, organized and a team player.

Primary Duties: Documentation of the quality of all incoming Unrooted cuttings and Tissue culture plants • Documentation of plant survival data on crops produced in the Tissue culture lab • Collection of plant survival data on all crops produced in the greenhouses • Establishing standard operating procedures for all crop production process • Photographic documentation of all crops during the production process and shipping process • Plant quality reporting in the weekly managers meeting • Stay current with industry trends.

Required / Preferred Qualifications: High school diploma and or a minimum of one year of plant production experience • Photography skills • Basic competency in Microsoft Office® • Data entry and analysis • Experience in Lean processes is preferred • Bilingual preferred.

Safety: Ensure that all production and maintenance work areas are kept clean and safe • Maintain a zero-tolerance attitude for unsafe work practices • Ensure that a quality, result-producing safety program is in place and operating effectively at all times.

Benefits: Skagit offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k, and 8 paid holidays.

To apply, please email your resume to hr@skagithort.com.

SPRAY APPLICATOR SUPERVISOR Posted 12/1/17

J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co. is looking for an individual to operate agricultural farm equipment and apply pesticides. Must be able to communicate in English and either have or obtain private pesticide applicators license within six months of hire. Will supervise and train workers in safe working practices around chemicals and equipment hazards.

Requires proficiency in the working maintenance and operation of all tractors, sprayers, and equipment used in pest management. Must be able to work independently without close supervision and observe all safety requirements. Horticultural plant knowledge and mechanical abilities a plus. Comprehensive employee benefit package. Salary commensurate with experience.

Mail, fax or email resume to: J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co., Attn: Human Resources, PO Box 189, Boring, OR 97009; Fax: (503) 512-2209; Email: dianar@jfschmidt.com.

STUPPY GREENHOUSE ACCOUNT SALES POSITION Posted 12/1/17

Stuppy is expanding and looking for an additional account sales professional on the West Coast. This position requires the ability to be technical and work well with people. Learn more about Stuppy at www.stuppy.com.

We are looking for bright, outgoing people who can continually build and maintain strong relationships with clients. With national and international competition in the industry, an attitude of success and enthusiasm is necessary to compete for and win our customer's confidence.

Stuppy customers expect an understanding of their unique growing requirements and confidence in our technical recommendations. You will be required to manage multiple sales opportunities, communicate enthusiastically with customers, and generate quality results.

Ideal locations for candidate's home base would be Oregon, Central California, or Arizona. Travel is a must – expect to be out and about ten or more days a month. Most expenses are reimbursed and a vehicle is provided. In your first year, expect regular travel to the home office in Kansas City, Missouri.

Submit resumes to jobs@stuppy.com with "Digger" in the subject line.

SUPPORT ANALYSTPosted 12/1/17

We are a leading provider of exceptional plants and innovative horticultural solutions, cultivating our customers' success. A career at Skagit Horticulture in Mt. Vernon, Washington is challenging, rewarding, and satisfying. We accomplish our goals when each individual performs to their full potential while contributing as a valuable team player with others in the organization.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities: Manage ongoing store level sales activity, store level inventory levels and various weekly and monthly sales reports. Program and sales analysis by individual item is crucial to this position.

Duties and Responsibilities: Responding to ad-hoc time sensitive query/report requests • Daily sales reports within ERP and third party analysis tools • Monitor and track daily sales and inventory by customer store location • Generate replenishment orders adhering to the customer's timelines and order guidelines • Research and create weekly action plans for quick resolution on inventory imbalances • Weekly production tracking against forecast • Monthly forecast creation with 12 and 24-month outlook • Perform data analysis for various departments as requested by account managers or company management.

Required / Preferred Qualifications: BS degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Economics, Information Management, or Statistics • Proven background as an analyst in related industry • Retail sales knowledge of SKU's, UPC's, and EDI order process required. • Professional effective communication skills are required • Strong knowledge of retail sales and data management • Strong analytical skills to collect, organize, analyze and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy. • Candidate should have strong people and problem-solving skills • Successful background working in team environment • Basic competency in Microsoft Office®.

Benefits: Skagit offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k, generous PTO and 8 paid holidays.

To apply, please email your resume to hr@skagithort.com.

TRUCK DRIVER/MECHANICPosted 12/1/17

A growing family-owned and operated wholesale nursery located in Damascus, OR is looking for a full/part-time Truck Driver/Mechanic to add to our team.

Duties Include:

  • Operating semi truck, delivery truck, and farm equipment
  • Equipment maintenance and small repairs

Requirements:

  • Professional in manner and appearance, organized, and work well with others
  • Valid driver's license – No CDL required but Class A license preferred
  • Some Spanish knowledge preferred but not required.
  • High School education

Compensation:

  • Salary based on experience and skills
  • Paid Holidays, Sick Pay and other benefits available on full-time basis

Please email resume to patti@bluemountainnsy.com.

WORKING NURSERY LEAD PERSON Posted 12/1/17

Well-rounded individual with passion for growing and plant propagation knowledge needed for nursery in Hubbard, OR. Must be organized, responsible and a self-starter with a valid Oregon driver's license/clean safety records. Bilingual & pesticide license a plus.

Salary depending on experience. Email resume to vlygrwrs@web-ster.com or call 503-651-3535 to apply.

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