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Last update: April 1, 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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ACCOUNTING MANAGER4/1/20

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

B&B DEPT. MANAGER4/1/20

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

DECIDUOUS TREE GROWER4/1/20

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 WANTED4/1/20

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 WANTED4/1/20

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, OR4/1/20

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

JOURNEYMAN MECHANIC, CANBY, OR4/1/20

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 TRAINEE4/1/20

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 ASSISTANT4/1/20

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.

PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR/MANAGER4/1/20

New and exciting specialty nursery relocating to the Canby/Woodburn area on 20+ acres. Looking for a participative, hands-on, frontline Production Supervisor/Manager to supervise the planting and day-to-day production functions. Will directly supervise 12-15+ people and report to the General Manager.

Position requires: Good communication & people skills – bilingual in Spanish helpful; Some computer literacy – Excel, Word & Email; 5-7+ years of experience; Growing knowledge and experience helpful but not required.

This individual needs to be self-motivated, trustworthy and have the ability to work independently with a sense of urgency to get the job done. This is a full-time, year-round position with benefits.

To apply, please send cover letter resume or information outlining your experience to DiggerJobs@oan.org with Blind Box B in the subject line.

SALES REPRESENTATIVE – NEW JERSEY & NEW YORK4/1/20

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 SUPERVISOR4/1/20

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