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Last update: February 21, 2020

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ACCOUNTING MANAGER2/14/20

Do you love the nursery industry? Are you ready to be involved with assisting in the reinvention of accounting policies and processes? We are searching for a highly skilled Accounting Manager with exceptional technology skills to manage accounting processes in Cornelius, Oregon for our Rio Verde and Schwope Brothers Tree Farm West Coast locations. If you have a strong sense of urgency and the ability to multi-task with a high attention to detail and accuracy, then we want to hear from you!

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Transaction Management: Process and record accounts payable transactions accurately and timely. Manage accounts receivable to include reconciliations, processing credit applications, and collection calls. Reconcile bank accounts, make monthly journal entries, and reconcile all general ledger accounts as part of the month end close. Process payroll through ADP.
  2. Accounting Resource: You will be one of the accounting department's go-to persons to manage accounting processes and act as a liaison to the DCA Outdoor accounting office. You will support accounting processes for both locations while being a site resource for employees and multi-levels of leadership. You will utilize your GAAP compliance knowledge to assist in the analysis, interpretation and control of the accounting function.
  3. Financial Statements and Reporting: Review financial statements to ensure accurate accounting and financial reporting. Perform analytical reviews of the Company's financial statements (vs prior year, budget, trend, etc.) and investigate and provide explanations on identified variances.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS in Accounting or Finance. CPA or similar designation is a plus
  • 3-5 years' experience at a small to mid-size company where you've handled most/all aspects of accounting
  • Production or distribution experience required
  • Advanced computer skills: previous experience with an ERP with a proficiency in Excel is required
  • Prior experience with QuickBooks
  • ADP Workforce Now or a similar payroll and HR system
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office products

Application Requirements:

  • To submit your application for this position, please visit www.dcaoutdoor.com/careers
  • Completion of Culture Index Survey: Without survey completion, your application is considered incomplete and will not be considered. Copy and paste the following into your browser: www.cindexinc.com/c/A550CC

ASSISTANT PRODUCTION HORTICULTURIST1/24/20

We are looking for a creative and experienced individual to work in the J. Frank Schmidt Horticulture Department at our main office in Boring. This position covers a wide range of activities and responsibility for internal and collaborative efforts with state and federal entities. Most work will focus on practical field trials and soil/plant/water sampling to improve plant quality, horticultural processes, integrated pest management, and environmental quality.

The position requires the ability to work independently while closely following protocol for field, office, and laboratory techniques. The position requires applying pesticides and holding a Private Pesticide Applicator License.

The qualified applicant should have experience executing experimental design, recording data, and presenting results to a diverse audience. Experience using analytical lab equipment, GIS/GPS, and strong computer skills are highly desired. The position offers a nice balance between field and office work, however working outside in inclement weather is expected.

An Associate Degree in horticulture or agriculture and two to four years of experience in a wholesale nursery or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. While most work is done in Boring, there is regular travel to our farms in Canby and Milton-Freewater; a valid Oregon Driver's License is required.

This is a full-time position with a highly competitive wage including comprehensive benefits package. Please email, fax, or mail your resume to:

J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co.
Attn: Human Resources
P.O. Box 189
Boring, OR 97009
Fax: 503-512-2209
Email: dianar@jfschmidt.com


B&B DEPT. MANAGER1/3/20

We are 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.

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


BILINGUAL HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST1/24/20

DCA Outdoor, Inc, is a national, vertically integrated green industry organization. Our goal is to streamline the production and distribution of landscape products. We are focused on growth, innovation, and collaboration, and believe these are the keys to our continued success.

We have an immediate opening at our Rio Verde Plantas location in Cornelius, Oregon for an outgoing, highly organized person who likes being relied upon for all things HR-related. You will work in a fast-paced environment and have a wide variety of responsibilities.

This is a highly visible role working with employees that requires self-sufficiency and follow-through. If this sounds like you, we encourage you to apply today!

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Employee Management – Manage the employee life cycle process for two DCA Outdoor locations including hiring, onboarding and training of new employees, maintaining personnel files and processing separations.
  2. Payroll & Benefits Administration – Prepare and submit payroll. Assist with benefits administration processes for all employees.
  3. Compliance – Assist with compliance with legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting the human resources function.
  4. Communication – Be the internal bilingual communication source on HR-related issues.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate degree in Business Administration, Human Resources
  • 3+ years of experience in a high-level generalist role
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Experience with ADP Workforce Now or similar payroll platform desired

Application Requirements:

To submit your application for this position, please visit www.dcaoutdoor.com/careers

  • Completion of Culture Index Survey: Without survey completion, your application is considered incomplete and will not be considered. Click on the following link to go to survey: www.cindexinc.com/c/A550CC

DECIDOUS TREE GROWER1/3/20

Wholesale deciduous tree nursery located in Milton-Freewater, OR is seeking a full-time grower with experience in tree production. 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.

Moving and/or housing assistance may be available. Wage DOE with full company benefits.

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


GREENHOUSE SALES REP1/3/20

Are you a sales professional who enjoys the mechanical and technical side of horticulture? Do you like working with clients on configured and integrated projects? Stuppy is looking for a territory sales rep for expansion in the Western United States (OR, WA, ID, MT, UT). Our account reps work with several types of greenhouse users including ornamental growers, perennial growers, retail centers, schools, researchers, hydroponic vegetable growers, and aquaponic farmers. Stuppy does not pursue cannabis growers as clients.

We are looking for bright, outgoing people who can continually build and maintain strong relationships with clients. With national and international competition, 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.

Horticultural experience and knowledge are ideal but not required. A passion to learn and connect with horticultural professionals is a must. People with engineering, construction, and configured product sales will be considered. You will be trained and we have excellent home office staff to support you.

Compensation is commissioned based. Our best salespeople earn over $100,000 annually. The ideal location for a home base is in the Portland, Oregon area. 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.

Visit us at www.stuppy.com to learn more about our products, services and markets served. To apply, email cover letter and resume to: salesopportunity@stuppy.com


HELP WANTED1/3/20

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 WANTED1/3/20

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.


IPM SPECIALIST – UTAH1/3/20

For this full-time, year-round, benefitted position we strongly prefer applicants with a related Bachelor's degree plus experience in greenhouse production and interior insect/pest management/control, including both chemical and biological control methods. A pesticide applicators license is also required.

Duties include lead responsibility for the Integrated Pest Management program within the Garden's production greenhouses and seasonal and indoor displays, and ensuring compliance with the Worker Protection Standard (WPS). Duties also include plant production, facility and equipment maintenance and repair, and leadership of others.

For full details, see the position posting at https://employment.utah.edu/university-of-utah/new-jobs/ – job# PRN22612B. Interested applicants must apply on-line; please, no phone calls or emails.


JB INSTANT LAWN SALES REPRESENTATIVE1/3/20

JB Instant Lawn is a leader in the green industry and has specialized in providing beautiful lawns since 1968. Headquartered in the heart of Oregon's Willamette Valley, JB farms nearly 2,500 acres of sod and seed in Oregon and Washington.

We have an immediate opening available on our sales team. We are seeking a motivated, responsible, assertive and highly organized professional to join our staff based out of our Redmond, WA location. The ideal candidate must have a minimum of two years of successful horticulture selling experience. This position will be focused on building and maintaining accounts for sod, seed, and nursery sales to the landscape trade.

Essential Abilities:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Sense of urgency and self-motivation; ability to work independently
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Proven success in a sales territory
  • Knowledge of turf and nursery stock
  • Computer literacy
  • Social media skills
  • Some travel required
  • Attention to detail with strong organizational skills

As an industry leader, JB provides you the opportunity to control your sales success with a competitive base salary plus a sales commission structure. We also offer our sales representatives a benefits package that includes company vehicle, vacation, medical, dental, and 401(k) plan.

Please contact Brad Veibell, JB VP of Sales, via email including your resume and cover letter to greenteam@jbinstantlawn.net


JOURNEYMAN MECHANIC – BORING, OR1/3/20

Large wholesale nursery is seeking a skilled and self-motivated Journeyman Mechanic to join our team in our repair shop located in Boring, OR.

Applicant must have a valid driver's license and insurable driving record. Candidate must have the ability to work independently and assist other mechanics in the repair and maintenance of vehicles, tractors, forklifts, farm equipment and implements for a large variety of repairs, diagnosis and general service and upkeep.

Required experience:
General Service, Gasoline/Diesel/LPG Engine Repair and Diag., Clutch/Transmission and associated component replacement (Tractor and Vehicles), Brake systems (Hydraulic and Air), Heavy Equipment Repair and Service including drive systems, Electrical Systems and wiring, Hydraulic systems and cylinders, some level of experience with farm equipment.

Any additional experience in welding and/or fabrication is a plus as well as familiarity with diverse farm/nursery implements or tire repair and replacement on vehicles/tractors. Candidate will have good communication and organizational skills, be highly motivated and goal-oriented as well as being aware of and practicing safety in the workplace. Candidate must also possess knowledge of electronic diagnostic equipment and be open to further training and use of electronic data and labor management software platforms. The ability to maintain accurate records by recording service and repairs completed with parts and product usage is vital to the position. Must be able to handle and carry objects up to 80 lbs.

We maintain a drug-free workplace. This is a full-time position with excellent company benefits. Work hours are 40+ hours per week and are conducted inside of a shop but may require outdoor work in potentially inclement conditions out in the fields of the nursery at times. Opportunities for advancement; wage DOE.

Mail, fax, or email your resume to:
J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co.
Attn: Human Resources
9500 SE 327th Ave.
Boring, OR 97009
Fax: 503-512-2209
Email: dianar@jfschmidt.com


JOURNEYMAN MECHANIC, CANBY, OR1/3/20

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 TRAINEE2/14/20

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 position opportunities. 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-owned nursery with a worldwide reputation for growing quality trees and being the world leader in new variety tree introductions.

This is a full-time position with an excellent benefits package. To apply, please email, fax, or mail your cover letter and resume or 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


OFFICE ASSISTANT1/3/20

A mid-sized wholesale grower of annuals and perennials in Portland is looking for an Office Assistant to answer phones, assist with taking plant orders, check out customers and other basic office duties. Assist with monitoring of plant inventory by counting, evaluating plant readiness and entering collected data into system.

Experience in retail or wholesale nursery industry is desirable. SBI a plus. Must have an upbeat attitude, be a reliable and motivated team player and be willing to learn. This position will require working seven days a week during the peak season.

Please send your resume and cover letter to DiggerJobs@oan.org with Blind Box A in the subject line.


OUTSIDE SALES ACCOUNT REP1/3/20

Motivated individual sought for outside sales position with landscape design firm in Salem. Applicants must have verifiable experience in horticulture, landscape technology, or landscape design. Love of people and great design skills required. Generous commission package offered. Please send resume to liz@thegardenangels.com


PLANT BUYER – TEUFEL LANDSCAPE1/3/20

Bring your talent to Teufel Landscape! We are looking for an energetic and ambitious Plant Buyer to join our Plant Nursery Team!

Job Summary

The Plant Buyer / Purchasing Agent works out of our Roy Farm Nursery in Cornelius, Oregon. Daily interaction with local area, regional and national nurseries to acquire the highest quality plant material at reasonable prices.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Negotiate and procure plant material for multiple jobs in multiple locations
  • Work from plant lists to produce price quotes for projects, locate and procure plant material that meets contract specifications
  • Work with external and internal growers to deliver the sizes and quality that we need at the right times of year
  • Coordinate inbound and outbound deliveries to reduce freight costs, ensuring that all materials are acquired at the lowest cost consistent with considerations of quality, reliability of source and urgency of need
  • Support and maintain vendor relations/performance to facilitate quality, service, price and delivery objectives
  • Interviewing vendors, analyzing quotes, recommending resources and scheduling deliveries
  • Obtaining delivery certifications and reviewing materials received against orders placed
  • Verifying and approving invoices for orders placed
  • Developing and maintaining necessary records and files
  • Be able to work inside and outside as needed at all times of the year
  • Assist Nursery Manager with reports and/or tasks as required

Qualifications and Skills

  • Procurement experience in landscaping, construction, plant nursery or related industry
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure
  • Horticulture knowledge/experience is a plus
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong work ethic
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Have a valid Oregon driver's license

To apply, please go to our website at www.teufel.com