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October 2017
Employment Classified Ads

Last update: October 13, 2017

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A growing family-owned and operated wholesale nursery located in Damascus, OR is looking for a full-time Customer Service/Inventory Assistant to add to our team.

Job Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Customer Service, Inventory & Purchasing Duties
  • Positive, enthusiastic attitude
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Plant identification and general plant knowledge
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Self-motivated and ability to work well with others
  • Computer proficiency, quick learner
  • High School graduate with horticulture education and/or experience


  • Pay commensurate with experience and skills
  • Paid holidays, sick leave, and other benefits

Please email resume to


Wholesale deciduous tree nursery located in Milton-Freewater, Oregon is seeking a full-time, experienced grower. Must be hands-on with direct experience in planting, growing, and harvesting deciduous trees.

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. Wage DOE with full company benefits.

Mail, fax or email resume to: J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co. Attn: Human Resources PO Box 189 Boring, OR 97009; Fax: (503) 512-2209; Email:


J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co. is looking for a self-motivated individual to join our Greenhouse Propagation Department. Main duties include overseeing and implementing the Integrated Pest Management program which includes working with beneficial insects, assisting Farm Manager with inventory, record-keeping and payroll.

We are willing to train the right person, no experience needed. Individual must have a current insurable driver's license. Oregon private applicator license would be a plus. Bilingual English-Spanish also a plus. We offer competitive wage, depending on experience. Excellent benefit package. Full-time position – hours may vary and some weekend work. Alternate duties are required during the non-peak times.

Mail, fax or email resumes to: J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co., Attn: Human Resources, PO Box 189, Boring, OR 97009. Fax: 503-512-2209; Email:

GROWER POSITIONPosted 10/13/17

Satisfying, constantly challenging and professionally rewarding Grower position offered at Sidhu/Briggs Nursery in Elma, WA. Applicants need to have a strong interest in plants and a passion to produce a quality product. We produce ornamental trees and shrubs, small fruits, some perennials and grasses in plugs, 2” liners, quarts and larger containers which are shipped nationwide.

Good communication skills and computer skills are a must. Pesticide/IPM background is beneficial as is previous industry experience. Expertise in plant ID, irrigation, plant maintenance and scouting is beneficial.

Salary is DOQ. Please contact Janet Nelson at or 360-482-6190, ext. 106 to obtain a complete job description or to submit a resumé.

HELP WANTEDPosted 10/2/17

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


HELP WANTEDPosted 10/2/17

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


We are seeking individuals with industry experience, that are self-driven and strive for excellence in their contribution. Ownership is ready and willing to pass the torch on to our dedicated employees.

We have immediate openings for:

  1. A sales office assistant – this position will assist our logistics supervisor and support our sales staff.
  2. Nursery workers experienced in harvesting, loading and shipping plant materials.
  3. For those seeking Sales Management or Nursery Management career opportunities, let's talk.

For more information, visit our website career page at


Be part of a team in our progressive wholesale tree nursery in the Boring, Oregon area. Will work at our propagation farm performing maintenance for all facilities including repairs, limited construction for warehouses, greenhouses, coolers, office buildings, outbuildings, wells, and irrigation systems.

Requires working knowledge of light electrical, plumbing, and construction. Driver's license and insurable driving record required. The ideal candidate will have skills in farming activity and equipment operation with the willingness to contribute in all areas of nursery production especially during peak seasons of nursery activity.

Full-time position, Monday through Friday with some weekend work and includes an excellent benefits package. Position is available immediately and wages are DOE.

Mail, fax or email resume to: J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co., Attn: Human Resources, PO Box 189, Boring, OR 97009; Fax: (503) 512-2209; Email:


Do you have a Bachelor of Science degree in horticulture or a related field? Are you looking to advance your horticulture career?

If you answered yes to these questions, contact J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co. about a Management Trainee position. In addition to gaining valuable production experience, from planting to growing to subsequent storage and shipping of plants, Management Trainees will learn the skills needed to advance within the company.

If you are highly motivated, self-directed and career oriented, you are the person we are seeking. J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co. is a family-owned nursery for 70+ years with a worldwide reputation for growing quality trees.

Mail, fax or email resume to: J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co., Attn: Human Resources, PO Box 189, Boring, OR 97009; Fax: (503) 512-2209; Email:


Qualified candidates will have 3 or more years of nursery experience with skills to effectively manage crews in all aspects of field production tasks: pruning, grading, shipping, field prep, irrigation, mechanical field harvest, etc. Private applicator's license is required. Bilingual (Spanish) desirable. Comprehensive benefits. Send resumes to


Village Nurseries seeks manager to oversee production and logistics operations of 250-acre farm in Sacramento, CA. Manages all operations from assembling to shipping orders for our customers. The ideal candidate has strengths in lean manufacturing or Kaizen, team building, shipping, manufacturing (planning and organizing). Bilingual Spanish preferred. Base annual salary of $50,000 or more D.O.E. with bonus, incentives, vacation, sick leave, holidays, medical/dental benefits, and 401(k) plan. Interested parties should email resume to Mark Marriott at


J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co. is looking for an individual to operate agricultural farm equipment and apply pesticides. Must be able to communicate in English and either have or obtain private pesticide applicators license within six months of hire. Will supervise and train workers in safe working practices around chemicals and equipment hazards.

Requires proficiency in the working maintenance and operation of all tractors, sprayers, and equipment used in pest management. Must be able to work independently without close supervision and observe all safety requirements. Horticultural plant knowledge and mechanical abilities a plus. Comprehensive employee benefit package. Salary commensurate with experience.

Mail, fax or email resume to: J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co., Attn: Human Resources, PO Box 189, Boring, OR 97009; Fax: (503) 512-2209; Email:


We are a fast-paced national transportation company located in Troutdale, Oregon. In business for 40 years, Northland Express Transport is a recognized leader in providing transportation solutions for the Nursery & Greenhouse Industry!

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Account management & development
  • Identify leads, manage prospects and acquire new business
  • Call on new & existing accounts
  • Achieve monthly sales quotas/goals
  • Costing and pricing of logistics services
  • Coordinate and assign equipment to loads
  • Manage multiple pick-ups and deliveries
  • Provide excellent communication with customers, carriers, and shippers
  • Carrier sourcing and acquisition


  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic team player who excels in a fast-paced environment. Ability to work under pressure.
  • Superior customer service skills and excellent work ethic
  • Effective communication, both written and verbal
  • Excellent time management with the ability to multi-task
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented and a problem solver
  • Ability to efficiently use Windows and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Previous transportation, sales and or nursery experience

We offer a competitive salary plus a benefit package that includes medical, dental, vacation, paid holidays, 401K, and paid life insurance. Send your resume to Junell Hill at or fax 503-665-2406. Please no phone calls.


A growing family-owned and operated wholesale nursery located in Damascus, OR is looking for a full/part-time Truck Driver/Mechanic to add to our team.

Duties Include:

  • Operating semi truck, delivery truck, and farm equipment
  • Equipment maintenance and small repairs


  • Professional in manner and appearance, organized, and work well with others
  • Valid driver's license – No CDL required but Class A license preferred
  • Some Spanish knowledge preferred but not required.
  • High School education


  • Salary based on experience and skills
  • Paid Holidays, Sick Pay and other benefits available on full-time basis

Please email resume to


Well-rounded individual with passion for growing and plant propagation knowledge needed for nursery in Hubbard, OR. Must be organized, responsible and a self-starter with a valid Oregon driver's license/clean safety records. Bilingual & pesticide license a plus.

Salary depending on experience. Email resume to or call 503-651-3535 to apply.

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