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Last update: October 11, 2019

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Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is currently seeking an Assistant Nursery Program Manager for our Webster Forest Nursery in Tumwater, WA.

Webster Forest Nursery has 150 acres of tillable fields, 75,000 square feet of Argus climate-controlled greenhouses and a research program for operational production of forest seedlings.

The Assistant Nursery Program Manager develops program goals, objectives, and priorities for seedling production; coordinates and allocates resources for the sowing, growing, harvest, packing, storage, and delivery of 8 to 10 million seedlings annually; prepares operating budgets; creates and maintains nursery program procedures; develops timetables and work plans; sets research program priorities and objectives; and evaluates nursery program effectiveness.

The Assistant Nursery Program Manager will be responsible for growing the bareroot nursery crop (sowing seed and prescribing irrigation, fertilization and pesticide regimes); scheduling lifting, packing and shipping; supervising the Greenhouse Nursery Manager and Nursery Scientist, for a total of five direct reports, 27 indirect employees, and a large pool of contract farm laborers. Previous experience is required, this is not an entry-level position.

To be considered, you must apply online at Please contact John Trobaugh at 360-902-1270 or with any questions.


Teufel Nursery is looking for a career-minded Assistant Plant Buyer to work with our nursery team out of our Cornelius, Oregon facility.

Job Requirements:

  • Have a working knowledge of Northwest nursery stock, container and grade sizes, etc.
  • Maintain and distribute an accurate inventory of Teufel nursery stock
  • Handle various accounting and record-keeping duties
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Assist Nursery Manager as directed

Salary $18-$22 per hour, DOE. Benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision insurance plus PTO and 401(k) plan. Send resume directly to:


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


J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co. is seeking a self-motivated individual with current Oregon CDL and insurable driving record to assist with our in-house semi delivery and equipment moving needs between farms.

Off-season work includes operating heavy equipment, agriculture tractors and machinery used in our nursery operations. Candidates should have good time management skills and an attention to safety.

We offer comprehensive employee benefits package. Wages DOE.

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


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


Pac Green Landscape and Dutchman Nursery in Woodburn, Oregon has a full-time position open! This position will assist our estimating team with bidding new projects and locating plant material for projects along with other office duties. Must have excellent computer skills and Excel spreadsheet experience. Spanish language would be helpful but not required.

Email resume or contact:
Annie Mock, Owner
17049 Mountain View Lane NE
Woodburn, OR 97071


Join a successful, team-oriented, profitable company to advance your career. J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co. is a family of long-tenured, loyal employees who are recognized as industry leaders in growing deciduous, shade and flowering trees and for being a world leader in new tree cultivar development and introductions.

Our team is looking for a highly motivated, forward-thinking team leader to oversee our group of experienced growers and employees at our 80-acre container farm in Boring, Oregon.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all farm practices of growing container trees from potting through shipping
  • Work with container farm team to set priorities and manage workflow as efficiently as possible
  • Create and oversee labor, expense, and capital budgets as approved by CEO
  • Participate in company-wide production meetings to maximize return on company investment in container grown trees

Required Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years in nursery production and management
  • BS Degree in Horticulture or Business Management or equivalent experience
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus

Highly competitive wage DOE including comprehensive benefits package.

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


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



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


Kraemer's Nursery, Inc. in Mt. Angel, Oregon is searching for an Inside Sales Representative (Full-time Salary). The successful candidate will maintain existing independent accounts and develop new independent customers, fulfill needs and establish strong relationships.

Plant knowledge is a must along with excellent communication skills – verbal and written, organization skills and a strong sales mind. Must be a team player with strong knowledge of the nursery industry and agricultural practices and principles. Only qualified individuals will be considered.

To apply, email resume and cover letter to Barry Gregory at


Fantastic opportunity to lead inventory management efforts at our Rio Verde location in Cornelius, Oregon! Looking for someone with strong attention to detail who can manage receiving and inventory control processes and maintain the integrity of our production inventory.

If this sounds like you, please complete the following two-step application process:

  • To submit your application for this position, please go to
  • Completion of Culture Index Survey – please copy and paste the following into your browser and once there, select the job you are applying for from the dropdown box:


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


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


Teufel Nursery is looking for a career-minded professional Nursery Manager to work out of our Cornelius, Oregon facility.

Job Requirements:

  • Able to establish and maintain a good working relationship with field crews and farm managers. Be a respected leader
  • Be familiar with all aspects of nursery production including potting, pruning, field maintenance, weed and insect control
  • Have or be willing to acquire Spray Applicator certification
  • Be willing to travel within Oregon and Washington weekly
  • Establish and maintain high standards of plant quality
  • Lead all crews to perform every work function safely
  • Maintain all equipment in clean, good working order and insure regular service intervals are met
  • Have a valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record

Salary DOE up to $65K + vehicle + mobile phone. Benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision insurance plus PTO and 401(k) plan. Send resume directly to:


Rio Verde is hiring for multiple positions in Banks & Cornelius:

  • Production Assistant
  • General Laborers
  • Customer Service
  • Truck Drivers

Hiring Bonus being offered!

Apply today at:
Rio Verde, 39550 NW Chalmers, Cornelius, Oregon, 97113
Or call 503-482-7565 and ask to speak with the HR Manager
For more information, please visit us online at


Position oversees all chemical applications in propagation, container grown and field grown nursery stock at Kraemer's Nursery in Mt. Angel, Oregon. Position manages a group of applicators, diagnosing symptoms and creating a chemical program to treat diseases and pests.

The Plant Health Manager will hold a current pesticide applicators license and ODL. Successful candidate will be proficient in Excel and other general office software and will develop and manage a yearly chemical budget. Bilingual (English/Spanish) is strongly preferred. Competitive salary and benefits package including health insurance and 401(k) plan available.

To apply, please email cover letter and resume to


Fairdale & Countryside Nurseries in Aurora, Oregon is looking for an experienced Production Supervisor with 2+ years of experience plus a 2-year degree in horticulture or a related field.

Qualified candidate will effectively manage a crew in all aspects of container production: irrigation, pruning, pesticide applications, crop sanitation, shifting, canning, spacing, fertilizing, etc.

Private applicators license required. Spanish/English bilingual a plus. Comprehensive benefits. Competitive salary depending on experience and education.

Email resumes to or mail resume to Countryside Nursery, 23800 NE Airport Road, Aurora, OR 97002. Tel: 503-678-0511.


Newly created opportunity to lead tree production efforts at our Rio and Schwope Brothers West Coast locations in Oregon with a total of 800 acres comprised of 500 of bareroot trees along with 160 field and 140 container acres.

If you are a strong leader with a background in container, liner, and tree production management, we want to hear from you! Visit our website at to submit your application for this position.


We are looking for an experienced, highly motivated, self-directed person to become part of our management team located at our bare root farm in Boring, Oregon.

Duties will include, but not limited to, being responsible for directing and coordinating the shipping and storage of trees, managing budding in the summer and some inventory oversight. Applicant will ensure efficient utilization of personnel, equipment, and facilities to achieve timely and accurate shipments.

This position requires decision making, interpersonal skills, teamwork, problem-solving skills and the ability to achieve desired results through the efforts of others. Must be able to implement and prepare shipping documents and have accuracy in numerical calculations.

Bilingual in Spanish is a plus. Must have a valid, insurable driver's license. We offer a comprehensive employee benefit package, salary DOE.

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


Candidate must live within territory. Qualified candidate will work with Director of Marketing and Regional Sales Manager in developing and maintaining a strategic sales plan for region, including territory plan, development and execution. Exclusive representation of Bailey Nurseries Inc. products.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Marketing, Horticulture or related field.
  • Knowledge of Bailey Nurseries' products, operations and programs.
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in nursery sales.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of nursery trade, including growers, garden centers, landscapers, distributors with an emphasis on the grower channel, both field & container.
  • Exude enthusiasm and excitement; a positive attitude; highly motivated.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Efficient use of Excel, Word and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Integrity and honesty in all dealings.
  • Travel requirements up to 50%.
  • Must live within territory, preferably near city with airport facilities.
  • Valid driver's license and ability to meet Company criteria for insurability.

Please submit resume and minimum salary requirements to: