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Last update: October 11, 2018

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ASSISTANT GROWER/FIELD SUPERVISORPosted 10/1/18

Conifer seedling field nursery seeking individual knowledgeable in general farming principles to conduct growing activities and to supervise field production. Will work and train with Head Grower to produce our specific conifer forestry crops. Will need Pesticide Applicators License.

The Assistant Grower will participate in organizing, observation and decision-making, conduct ground preparation, lead planting and conduct fertilizing, irrigation and pest management activities. Also will assist in hiring and supervise weeding, inventory and crop lifting crews.

Compensation negotiable. Benefits included. Housing available. A great opportunity to grow in the industry and increase skills.

Please email cover letter and resume to DavidGerdes@Silvaseed.com or mail to Silvaseed Company, PO Box 118, Roy, WA 98580. Ph: 253-843-2246.

ASSISTANT HEAD GROWER 1Posted 10/10/18

We have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Head Grower to join our team at our Aurora, Oregon site. Smith Gardens is a wholesale nursery company that is headquartered in Bellingham, Washington and has been family-owned for over 100 years! The Aurora site opened in 1997 and is located just 30 minutes south of Portland in the beautiful Willamette Valley.

Job Summary:
This position is "hands-on" in the annuals (ornamentals) department insuring quality and consistency of cultural techniques. The Assistant Head Grower 1 is responsible for making sure all details of the growing operation are covered throughout the season. This position will spend the majority of their time in the greenhouses supervising and training Section Growers, Irrigation Staff, and the IPM team, prioritizing their daily tasks, scouting, and identifying issues with crops.

Will work with the growing team to improve practices and consistently produce the highest quality plants. Improve current and explore new IPM strategies. Improve plug/liner handling process and work closely with both growing and production teams to ensure quality is maintained and standards are met. Develop scouting standard work, IPM best practices, implementation of BCA program where applicable.

Candidates should send a resume to egda.marquez@smithgardens.com or apply at www.smithgardens.com.

Smith Gardens offers a competitive salary and benefits package including immediate PTO accrual, Medical, Dental and Vision after 30 days plus matching 401(k) and Company Paid LTD after one year.

FARM MANAGERPosted 10/10/18

J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co. is looking for a highly motivated, team-oriented person to manage our 80-acre container tree production facility in Boring, Oregon. This is a great opportunity to join an established and forward thinking tree production nursery team.

The Farm Manager will manage 80 acres of container tree production at our Cottrell Farm and oversee a team of experienced growers and forepersons who produce the world's finest trees.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage the crops from the potting process thru the shipping process.
  • Work with team to set priorities and manage workflow as efficiently as possible.
  • Oversee staffing, purchasing of supplies, shipping and all aspects of container tree growing.
  • Create and oversee labor and expense budgets.

Required Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years in nursery production and management.
  • BS Degree in Horticulture or Business Management
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus.

Wage DOE including comprehensive benefits package. Send resume to:

J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co.
Attn: HR
P.O Box 189
Boring, OR 97009
Email: dianar@jfschmidt.com

FLOWER BULB & PERENNIAL SALES POSITIONPosted 10/1/18

Clackamas, Oregon Flower Bulb Facility
Fred C. Gloeckner & Company
For a full job description and details on how to apply, please go to our website, under the Employment tab.

FOREST NURSERY – OPERATIONS MANAGERPosted 10/9/18

PRT is seeking an Operations Manager at our Hubbard, Oregon nursery. Position is responsible for overseeing all aspects of greenhouse and open compound seedling production with a focus on customer satisfaction and continuous improvement. Ideal candidate will have a related industry education, crop production experience and fluency in English and Spanish. Full-time position with competitive salary, excellent benefits and a supportive team workplace culture. For more information or to apply, visit https://www.prt.com/careers/current-job-postingsApplications will be accepted until November 2nd or until the position has been filled.

HELP WANTEDPosted 10/1/18

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 10/1/18

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.

INVENTORY SUPERVISORPosted 10/4/18

J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co. is hiring for a lead inventory position at our farm in Canby, Oregon. Qualified applicants will have the experience and capacity to manage seasonal inventory functions occurring at our largest bare root tree farm. They will need to be detail-oriented, organized, possess strong computer skills and have a good knowledge of plant material. The Inventory Supervisor is involved in all production processes from planting to the final loading of finished product.

This position is exposed to an outdoor environment in varying weather conditions, includes some weekend work, and will work cohesively with multiple in-house departments. Must have a valid driver's license and good driving record. This is a full-time position with a comprehensive employee benefit package, wage DOE.

Please send resume to:

J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co.
Attn: HR
9500 SE 327th Ave.
Boring, OR 97009
Fax: 503-512-2209
Email: dianar@jfschmidt.com

MANAGEMENT TRAINEE Posted 10/1/18

Are you looking to advance your horticulture career? Do you have a B.S. Degree in horticulture or related field? Do you like working outdoors or in greenhouses growing trees in fields and/or containers?

If so, contact J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co. about our Management Trainee Program. Gain valuable production experience, from propagation, grafting, budding, planting, growing, harvesting, and shipping trees throughout North America and foreign countries. Management Trainees will learn the skills needed to advance their careers within the JFS company family.

If you are highly motivated, self-directed, and career-oriented, we are looking for you. J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co. is a 70+ year family nursery with a world-wide reputation for growing quality trees and being the world-leader in new variety tree introductions. For more information or to apply contact the HR Department at:

J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co.
Attn: HR
9500 SE 327th Avenue
Boring, OR 97009
Email: dianar@jfschmidt.com
Fax: 503-512-2209

NURSERY SALES REPPosted 10/1/18

Fisher Farms is looking for a Sales Representative to join our team for inside sales at our nursery in Gaston, Oregon. Qualified candidates will have sales experience with a knowledge of plants and their growing cycles desired. Position will be responsible for all sales and customer service in an assigned territory.

We are looking for a team player to continue to grow our business.

Please mail, fax or email resume to:
Fisher Farms
Attn: Randy Hare
9650 SW Hardebeck Rd
Gaston, OR 97119
Fax: 503-985-3518
Email: Randyh@fisherfarms.com

SHIPPING - STORAGE SUPERVISORPosted 10/1/18

We are looking for an experienced, highly motivated, self-directed person to become part of our management team located at our bare-root farm in Boring, Oregon.

Duties will include, but not limited to, being responsible for directing and coordinating the shipping and storage of trees to meet production and sales requirements. Applicant will ensure efficient utilization of personnel, equipment, and facilities to achieve timely and accurate shipments.

This position requires decision making, interpersonal skills, teamwork, problem-solving skills and the ability to achieve desired results through the efforts of others. Must be able to implement and prepare shipping documents and have accuracy in numerical calculations. Bilingual in Spanish is a plus. Must have a valid, insurable driver's license.

We offer a comprehensive employee benefit package, salary DOE. Please send resume to:

J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co.
Attn: Human Resources
P.O. Box 189
Boring, OR 97009
Email: dianar@jfschmidt.com

SPRAY APPLICATOR SUPERVISOR Posted 10/1/18

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.

SPRAY SUPERVISORPosted 10/4/18

Grow your career by leading our J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co. IPM team in growing shade, flowering and ornamental trees at our Canby, Oregon nursery location. The successful applicant will possess pest identification skills and knowledge of Agricultural Worker Protection Standard (WPS), proficient knowledge of chemical compounds and their uses and restrictions, the ability to operate sophisticated equipment, and to work independently.

Position requires computer literacy and the ability to read and write reports in English and manage information for mandatory record keeping. A valid Oregon driver's license, a good driving record and a minimum of an Oregon Private Pesticide Applicator license are required.

We offer a competitive wage and benefit package for this full-time, year-round position that includes extended work hours during peak periods.

Please send resume to:

J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co.
Attn: HR
9500 SE 327th Ave.
Boring, OR 97009
Fax: 503-512-2209
Email: dianar@jfschmidt.com

SUPERVISOR – INVENTORY AND QUALITYPosted 10/11/18

Eshraghi Nursery is looking for an individual to join our innovative team of horticulture professionals! The applicant will help maintain our inventory and monitor plant quality. This job will be responsible for maintaining our plant database and reviewing physical inventory for quantity, quality, and verification of plant ready dates. Accuracy and attention to detail are critical.

Requirements:

  • Strong computer skills in database management and with Microsoft Office (especially Excel)
  • Strong plant identification
  • Ability to quickly adjust to new and changing work environments (this job requires both indoor and outdoor work)
  • Capacity to delegate and ability to multitask
  • Strong communication skills (English and Spanish desired)
  • Working closely with both the production staff and our sales team (Saturdays are a possibility during peak season)

To Apply:
This position is full-time. Wage DOE. Competitive benefits include: paid holidays, vacation, 401k and health insurance. Please apply with your resume and letter of interest to: 26985 SW Farmington Road Hillsboro, OR 97123 or by email to: arojas@eshraghinursery.com.

UPPER MIDWEST FIELD REPRESENTATIVEPosted 10/1/18

Carlton Plants LLC is a wholesale nursery of quality bareroot trees, shrubs and rootstocks with a strong reputation of quality and service for more than 125 years. We are seeking a highly disciplined individual with a nursery background, a degree in horticulture or similar experiences in the nursery industry.

Applicants must be a results-oriented, customer-focused sales professional with a proven ability to effectively maintain strong business relationships and manage time in a large territory (states include: MN, WI, IA, NE, ND, SD, and MB – Manitoba, Canada). This is a salary-based position that requires travel.

If you are looking for a rewarding career in a great industry, please send your resume and references to:

CARLTON PLANTS LLC
Attn: Jason Bizon
Sales Manager
PO Box 398
Dayton, OR 97114
E: jbizon@carltonplants.com

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