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Last update: January 16, 2019

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ACCOUNT MANAGER POSITION AVAILABLEPosted 1/16/19

Seeking an Account Manager for our 350-acre wholesale nursery in Hillsboro, OR. The position is full-time with benefits. We are seeking candidates with at least 2 years of customer service experience in the wholesale nursery industry. A 4-year degree is required. Please email cover letter and resume to info@eshraghinursery.com

BARE ROOT TREE GROWER – HINES FOREST GROVEPosted 1/3/19

We are breaking ground on a bare root tree operation and you can be part of this new and exciting sector from the ground floor with Hines Forest Grove. We offer quality benefits – medical, dental, HSA, 401k, EAP, vacation, sick leave. Compensation based on experience. To apply, email Mark Marriott at mmmarriott@villagenurseries.com.

FARM MANAGERPosted 1/3/19

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 1/3/19

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.

GARDEN CENTER CUSTOMER SERVICEPosted 1/9/19

Do you have a passion for plants? Farmington Gardens is looking for highly motivated, team-oriented persons to join our customer service team. Your goal is to provide the highest level of customer satisfaction while performing all required job functions.

As a Customer Service Agent, you will anticipate and willingly assist customers with all their needs by asking specific questions, helping to locate product and resolving customer concerns. Answer and return phone calls and emails, educate customers about planting and usage of products, have good knowledge of Pacific Northwest plants, responsible for care and maintenance of plant material and hard goods, have experience with a POS register or willingness to learn, assist in inventory management.

Please fill out an application on our website (www.farmingtongardens.com) or stop by to pick one up. Full-time and part-time positions are available.

Farmington Gardens: 21815 SW Farmington Rd, Beaverton OR, 97007
Website: www.farmingtongardens.com

HELP WANTEDPosted 1/3/19

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 1/3/19

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.

HORTICULTURISTPosted 1/3/19

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: https://employment.utah.edu (keyword: Horticulturist).

JOURNEYMAN MECHANICPosted 1/3/19

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
Email: dianar@jfschmidt.com

MANAGEMENT TRAINEE Posted 1/3/19

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

NATIVE PLANT NURSERY – SEASONAL PRODUCTION ASSISTANTPosted 1/3/19

Oxbow Farm & Conservation Center is on a mission to inspire people to eat healthy, sustainably grown food and to steward our natural resources for future generations. The Center is located on 230 acres of forest and grassland bordering Western Washington's Snoqualmie River. Our Native Plant Nursery produces plants for habitat restoration, educational gardens, urban landscapes, and conducts research on native plant propagation using sustainable growing methods.

To further this work Oxbow's Native Plant Nursery is looking to hire a Seasonal Production Assistant. The Seasonal Production Assistant will work with the year-round nursery staff in all aspects of plant production during the 2019 growing season. This position requires someone able to take on responsibility, work efficiently with attention to detail. Additionally, we are looking for an individual with a background and interest in botany, horticulture, nursery science and/or environmental stewardship.

The ideal candidate will also have knowledge of native plants of the Pacific Northwest. Oxbow is seeking someone excited and skilled at working in a fast-paced environment related to nursery production, landscaping, and restoration. 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.

NURSERY SALES REPPosted 1/3/19

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

PRODUCTION MANAGER FOR 800 ACRES Posted 1/3/19

This position will manage two production sites in Banks and Cornelius, Oregon:
Banks – 500 acres of bareroot trees at Schwope Brothers Tree Farms West Coast.
Cornelius – 300 acres (160 field and 140 container) at Rio Verde Plantas.

DCA Outdoor serves a family of brands that include Schwope Brothers Tree Farms West Coast, Rio Verde Plantas and 11 additional unique green industry brands located in 7 states. We have experienced rapid growth through acquisitions over the past few years and are adding a key leader to our team.

This is an incredible opportunity for an independent and self-motivated person who has the drive and grit to be responsible for all decisions at two production sites. The right person will be detail-oriented, organized and self-motivated with a proven track record in the industry.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Production Management: Lead production efforts in planting, soil health and fertility, and all other functions for bareroot tree, shrub, field and container production. Implement changes as needed to optimize efficiency and productivity. Execute the production plan, managing purchase orders, shipping, receiving, and planting of crop. Organize, prioritize, and manage the work flow to provide the most efficient operations that ensure the highest possible quality and yield of the crop.
  • Leadership: Ensure that the production staff know what tasks need to be done, how to perform the tasks, and have the resources to get those tasks accomplished. Provide leadership, management, and accountability for both sites.
  • Supply chain management: Maintain an accurate inventory, develop and execute plans for procurement, inventory, and utilization of supplies. Improve efficiencies, processes and create synergies within the supply chain.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • 5+ years of experience in nursery production
  • Knowledge of soils, trees, chemicals, plant pests, equipment, and irrigation
  • 5+ years of management experience required
  • Ability to speak and understand Spanish

Application Requirements:

  • To submit your application for this position, please go to www.dcaoutdoor.com/careers
  • Complete a Culture Index Survey. Without survey completion, your application is not considered complete. Copy and paste the following into your browser: www.cindexinc.com/c/A550CC

At DCA Outdoor, growth is in our DNA. DCA is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, genetic information, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, lawful alien status, national origin, age, marital status, non-job related physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.

RETAIL/WHOLESALE NURSERY JOBS IN CENTRAL OREGON 1/3/19

We are looking to fill several positions, from entry level to management, in our retail and wholesale nursery in beautiful Bend, Oregon. Come live where everyone vacations. A passion for plants and people is required. Please send resume and cover letter to info@moonfireandsun.com.

SALES POSITION WANTED Posted 1/3/19

Midwest-based sales representative seeking sales position. 20 years' experience selling container, BB and bareroot material. Looking to continue selling in current established Midwest territory. Please send inquiries to laup112@yahoo.com.

 

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