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Last update: May 14, 2020

NEW! For those displaced by the COVID-19 pandemic, we have created a list of nurseries and greenhouses hiring for general/labor production work. All companies have pledged to comply with Oregon's social distancing requirements for workplaces. View the list of companies.

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DECIDUOUS TREE GROWER5/1/20

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

HELP WANTED5/1/20

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 WANTED5/1/20

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

JOURNEYMAN MECHANIC – BORING, OR5/1/20

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 

 

NURSERY PRODUCTION COORDINATOR5/1/20

Rio Verde, located in Cornelius, Oregon, occupies 300 acres containing 160 field and 140 container acres. We specialize in evergreen shrubs, trees, and specialty crops. We are part of a family of vertically integrated companies in the agricultural production and landscape distribution industries.

We are looking for a bilingual English and Spanish speaker that enjoys working at a fast pace with lots of variety and is highly organized with strong attention to details, even the small ones. If you are a problem solver who makes decisions based on past events and prefers task completion over projects, then this may be a great fit for you!

This position will have a lot of day-to-day interaction and require coordination with our production team. Having strong technology skills is important as this position will be responsible for data entry and having a key role in the documentation of the production processes.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Production – Coordinate all production schedules, activities, and training with the Production Manager and Production Supervisors. Prepare and submit a variety of weekly reports to support managers in carrying out the production plan. Build and monitor a quality inspection process.
  2. Materials & Supply Management – Maintain materials, supplies and small tool inventories including a check-out/check-in system, all production reporting related to the production plan, purchase orders and management direction.
  3. Manage Workflow – Coordinate workflow and track productivity with metrics set by the company. Monitor attendance and headcount against budget. Assist with determining labor needs, allocation and deployment.

Required Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 1-3 years in a nursery facility or related field.

Application Requirements:

PLANT BUYER5/14/20

Rexius Landscape Construction Division in Eugene, OR, seeks a team player with exceptional negotiating skills responsible for sourcing assigned categories of plants, shrubs and trees throughout the year while maintaining a proper and efficient inventory with company production goals in mind.

A strong horticultural and plant identification background with technical knowledge of landscape materials is required. Applicant should have a good industry network and solid relationships with qualified suppliers that provide a variety of quality material at value-added prices. A strong work ethic, excellent communication, and computer skills are needed as well as a minimum of three years in the green industry (Plant Purchasing preferred) and proof of network and portfolio.

The following job skills and abilities are required for the successful fulfillment of this very essential position and to meet the company's expectations: • Identify best suppliers to attain materials for jobs. • Ability to determine quality of product and procure those quality materials at the best possible prices and terms and within budget. • Control and eliminate wasteful spending and excess buying of materials. • With confidence, negotiate best quality and prices always looking out for the best interests of the company and to save money where applicable. • Manage and maintain quality inventories • Check accuracy of orders, including quality of product. • Work with division managers to carry out company project goals and production schedules. • Travel as needed to find, tag and secure appropriate number of plants for upcoming projects. • Evaluate and select plants that meet the company quality standards. Keep budget in mind and protect company resources by making educated decisions. • Enhance and build organization's reputation by representing and conducting business in a professional manner at all times.

Skills preferred: In-depth Plant Knowledge, Quality Management, Ability to Manage Team Members, Delegation, Supply Management, Estimating, Inventory control and Maintenance, Budgeting Expertise and Attention to Detail.

This is a full-time position and we offer a family work environment, competitive wages, health benefits and 401(k). To apply, please email cover letter and resume to jasong@rexius.com

PRODUCTION MANAGER5/1/20

A container nursery, located in the heart of the beautiful Willamette Valley in Oregon, is seeking a full-time experienced Production Manager to lead efforts in propagation, shrubs, grasses and perennials. Prefer candidates who speak English and Spanish and have proven leadership and management skills.

Pay commensurate with experience. Respond with resume to: ContainerNursery@gmail.com.

PRODUCTION MANAGER5/7/20

Production Manager needed for fast-paced, customer service related, progressive thinking wholesale nursery in Clackamas County. Our nursery takes great pride in our quality of container & field product offered to our customers. We are seeking a full-time experienced Nursery Production Manager to lead current production team. Position will directly report to Management Team.

Requirements:
Nursery management: 7 years + experience
Language: Spanish & English
Compensation & Benefits dependent on experience.

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

PRODUCTION MANAGER / GROWER5/6/20

Production Manager needed for field grown Japanese Maple nursery. Don Schmidt Nursery is an established name in the industry with a solid reputation for quality and specimen sizes. Located 45 minutes east of Portland, the nursery has 165 acres of production year-round. We are looking for someone experienced with field grown nursery stock production on a commercial scale to join our team.

Essential Functions:
Lead crews with digging and trimming practices; Coordinate and execute safety compliance; Assist customers with orders; Maintain inventory, production, and shipping schedules.

Required Skills:
Bilingual in Spanish and English; Valid driver's license and good driving record; Currently have or willing to get pesticide license; Basic computer skills (Microsoft Office); Excellent customer service; Passion for plants.

This position will train along with our current manager with 30+ years of experience during a handover period. This is a full-time, year-round position. Salary is based on experience and a vehicle is provided. Company has paid vacation and sick time.

Please email resume to donschmidtnursery@gmail.com or call our office at (503) 668-4659.

SALES REPRESENTATIVE – NEW JERSEY & NEW YORK5/1/20

Iseli Nursery in Boring, Oregon, a producer of container and field-grown Conifers and Japanese Maples, is accepting applications for a Sales Representative to service New Jersey and Long Island, NY.

Qualified applicants will maintain the existing customer base, as well as develop new accounts, while residing in the territory. Applicants must be self-motivated, attentive to details, & possess honed communication skills. Experience selling nursery product in the territory preferred but not required.

In addition to commission-based compensation, this position provides a total rewards package that includes medical and a full suite of ancillary benefits, along with 401(k) with a matching employer contribution, as well as positive work environment.

Candidates can email a cover letter and resume to:
Alicia Fernandez – Human Resources
afernandez@iselinursery.com
(503) 663-3822 (Ext 231)

SEEDLING NURSERY PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR5/1/20

Seedling Nursery Production Supervisor position reports to the Nursery Manager of a large farm, timber, and nursery operation based in the Albany/Corvallis area with operations in the Willamette Valley. This is a full-time position at a facility that produces seedlings primarily for internal company use.

The successful candidate will be a key member of the nursery management team with the responsibility to implement technology and reliable processes to ensure quality and consistent seedlings.

Ideal candidate will be self-motivated and quality-driven, be honest, a team player, trustworthy and possess a high work ethic standard. Two 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 your resume to:
Holiday Tree Farms, Inc.
Attn: Human Resources
800 NW Cornell Ave
Corvallis, OR 97330
Fax: 541-757-8028
Email: dorothyd@holidaytreefarm.com