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Last update: November 16, 2018

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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 or apply at

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.


Bachman's has an opportunity for a Director of our large growing operation in Farmington, Minnesota. This role will oversee all growing, harvesting, managing of inventory and shipping of high quality nursery field and container grown nursery stock and perennials. Develop, direct crop protection program to include: pest control, soil, fertility management, and water quality management. Manage our production team and be a critical member of our company's leadership team. To apply, please send resume to

FARM MANAGERPosted 11/1/18

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


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.


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 will be accepted until November 2nd or until the position has been filled.

HELP WANTEDPosted 11/1/18

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


HELP WANTEDPosted 11/1/18

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 to the specific job for which you qualify.

For more information, please visit us online at


Red Butte Garden in Salt Lake City, Utah is seeking two Horticulturists. These full-time, year-round, benefitted, working supervisory positions are responsible for providing excellent horticultural care of specific outdoor garden areas as assigned, including the living plant collections held within.

Responsible for identifying and implementing required maintenance and preservation needs. Hires, trains, supervises and evaluates the performance of staff and volunteers. Work schedule: Tuesday – Saturday with one evening shift a week required from spring through fall.

For more information, including job duties/requirements and to apply for either position, please go to the University of Utah employment website: (keyword: Horticulturist).


Our established and progressive wholesale nursery is seeking a skilled Journeyman Mechanic for our facility shop in Canby, Oregon. Extensive knowledge in the repair and maintenance of diesel semi and tractors, mechanical repairs on heavy and light duty trucks, system hydraulics and electronics are required.

Candidate must have an ODL with a clean driving record to be insurable, a familiarity with diverse farm/nursery implements and some experience with fabrication (welding an excellent plus). Must have the ability to work with a diverse team of employees, be goal-oriented, organized, workstation neat, energetic and maintain a safe work environment. Excellent benefits package, competitive compensation DOE, smoke and drug-free workplace. Please send resume to:

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


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
Fax: 503-512-2209


Oxbow Farm & Conservation Center located in Carnation, Washington is looking to hire a qualified Nursery Production Technician for the Native Plant Nursery.

The Nursery Production Technician will assist the nursery management team in all aspects of native plant production throughout the year. The position requires someone able to take on responsibility, work quickly with attention to detail, a background and interest in botany, horticulture, nursery science and/or environmental stewardship, and an enthusiasm for native plants and their production.

The ideal candidate will have practical plant propagation/ production experience, strong comprehension of plant physiology and the unique challenges of native plant propagation, familiarity with plant ID and nomenclature. They also will be a creative problem solver with the ability to develop or seek out innovative approaches and ideas. The Oxbow Native Plant Nursery is part of a larger non-profit organization. A commitment to Oxbow's overall mission and working as part of a team is critical to the role.

If you or someone you know is interested in applying, we encourage you to check out our website for full job details and application instructions:


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


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:


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

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