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 Nursery Seasonal Production Assistant, Oxbow Farm—4/12/18
Oxbow's Mission

Our mission is to inspire people to eat healthy, sustainably grown food and to steward our natural resources for future generations.

What We Do

The Center is located on 230 acres of forest and grassland bordered by Western Washington’s Snoqualmie River. We use this mixed landscape to:

 Produce food. We cultivate 30 acres of mixed vegetable crops using agro-ecological principles and engage in research to inform conservation farming practice.

 Grow native plants. We operate a native plant nursery that produces plants for habitat restoration projects, educational gardens, and urban landscapes, and conducts research on native plant propagation using sustainable growing methods.

 Connect children to nature. We offer environmental education programs for children pre-K thru high school to build their comfort in the outdoors and provide them with opportunities to learn about the links between agriculture, conservation, and the environment.

 Restore and sustain habitat. We carry out conservation projects and research to learn how humans can use land to our benefit while protecting biodiversity.

Position Overview

The nursery production assistant will work with the full time nursery staff in all aspects of plant production, research and restoration during the growing season. The position requires someone able to take on responsibility, work with attention to detail, a background and interest in botany, horticulture, nursery science and/or environmental stewardship, and an enthusiasm for native plants and their production.

Job Responsibilities
  • Perform duties around crop production, including: sowing, thinning, transplanting, pruning, pest and disease management, re-organizing nursery stock, weeding, irrigation, seed collection and cleaning, and inventory practices
  • Assist in putting together plant orders, loading delivery vehicles
  • Maintaining organization and cleanliness of the nursery and equipment
  • Assist with nursery research projects: maintenance and data collection
  • Participate in site preparation, maintenance and native planting activities on site
Qualifications
  • Strong background in botany, environmental science, horticulture, or related field (nursery experience and/or higher education in the field preferred)
  • Experience in gardening, plant propagation, or restoration activities, and a strong desire to learn more
  • Consistent attention to detail
  • Ability to take direction, ask for help/clarity when necessary, and accept constructive feedback on work and technique
  • Clear, consistent communication
  • Ability to work: standing, sitting, bending over or kneeling; to lift heavy & awkward objects, up to 50 lbs.; perform physical work such as digging or planting; and in inclement weather
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Positive leadership skills
  • Flexible, creative, and able to perform well in diverse conditions and under pressure
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline is a plus
  • Ability to work independently and within a team

 Additional desired qualities include: environmentally conscious, detail oriented, self-motivated, energetic, and professional.

 The Oxbow Native Plant Nursery is part of a larger non-profit organization. A commitment to Oxbow’s overall mission and working as part of a team is critical.

Compensation

This is a seasonal, full-time position, paying $11.50-$14.50 per hour, DOE, with some paid time-off and access to food from the fields.

Reports to Native Plant Nursery Manager

To Apply

Please note, incomplete applications will not be considered. Email a resume, letter of interest, and 3 references to:

Megan Boyce-Jacobs
Finance & Operations Manager
Oxbow Farm & Conservation Center
thedirt@oxbow.org

We are looking to fill this position immediately, applicants will be reviewed as they are received.  To see this job posting, and our other open jobs, visit our website.

 Grounds Worker, Everett Public Schools—4/11/18
Grounds

8.0 Hours/Day, $25.20 per hour, 1 yr. grounds experience minimum, Positive working environment

Grounds -Seasonal

8.0 Hour/Day – March thru August, $25.20 per hour, Continuing position, 6 months per yr., 1 yr.  grounds experience minimum, Positive working environment

Grounds – Temporary

8.0 Hours/Day, $18.41 per hour, 1 yr. grounds experience minimum, Positive working environment

For more details & to apply on-line www.everettsd.org

 Landscape Maintenance Team Member, Nyce Gardens—4/11/18

Nyce Gardens does Landscape Maintenance, Landscape Design and Landscape Installation. We are company that cares about creating beautiful outdoor spaces and nurturing them to their fullest. Work in a team of two to care for an array of properties on the Eastside. Our foreman can teach you maintenance techniques or you can be a foreman if you have adequate experience. 

Duties include
  • To care for residential properties so they become beautiful landscapes and gardens
  • Includes all forms of plant care
  • Lawn care 
  • Hardscape care
  • Irrigation maintenance
  • Lighting maintenance
Qualifications
  • Experience driving truck with trailer
  • Clean driving record
  • Able to work with others in small teams
  • Able to work in and around various landscape settings including direct contact with plants and landscaping materials
  • Comfortable to maintain and use small machinery such as mowers, blowers, weed eaters and chain saws
  • Able to work in all weather conditions
  • Understand and practice safety in all work circumstances
  • Need to be able to communicate in English and text

Wage $18.00/hour, 2 openings, 40 hours per week.

Contact Tina Nyce for more information.    (425) 533-4292

 Camden Gardens—4/11/18

Do you love plants? Do you love working outdoors? Camden Gardens, Inc., located in the Georgetown neighborhood of Seattle, is an established customer service leader and one of the top designers of exterior and interior landscapes. We serve high end residential and commercial clients, including Hotels, Shopping Centers, Hospitals and many large office towers, in Seattle, Bellevue and the surrounding areas! The ideal candidate to complement our team is self-motivated and enthusiastic, with a willingness to learn! Our installers, maintenance and irrigation technicians, are all part of building quality landscapes through planting, hardscape installations, and regular maintenance, for our rapidly growing client portfolio.

Our customers expect uncompromising customer service and extraordinary results. We would love to have you join our team. Please contact us or send us a resume to set up an interview. We are looking forward to meeting you!

Responsibilities and duties per department

Exterior Installation Department

Prepare and complete exterior landscape installations, and renovations to our company standards.

  • Demolition of existing landscapes, as directed.
  • Installation of decorative/hardscape stone.
  • Plant and/or transplanting of plant material, as designed.
  • Equipment used: Use of small tools and occasionally small engine equipment for clean-up.

Qualifications

  • Knowledge & familiarity with common Northwest plant species.
  • Must possess a valid State of Washington driver's license & clean driving record.
  • Pesticide license, is a plus.
  • Must be able to work full-time.
  • Able to lift and work in the field.
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Punctuality is critical.
Maintenance Department

Maintain the grounds of client properties to Camden Gardens, Inc. standards. Duties including, but not limited to

  • Mowing, line trimming, mechanical blowing, (scoop) shoveling, raking, watering, pruning, trimming, staking, dusting, cleaning, planting, transplanting, large plants, decorative stone and moss.
  • Small engines are used on regular basis to maintain exterior landscape grounds maintenance to company standards.

Qualifications

  • Knowledge & familiarity with common Northwest plant species.
  • Detail Oriented
  • Able to lift and work in the field.
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Punctuality is critical.
  • Must be able to work full-time.
  • Must possess a valid State of Washington driver's license & clean driving record.
  • Pesticide license, is a plus.
Irrigation Department

Install, troubleshoot, and repair irrigation systems.

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of various irrigation controllers.
  • Basic understanding of low voltage electricity.
  • Geographical familiarity with the Greater Seattle area.
  • Mechanical abilities.
  • Valve diagnoses and repairs.
  • Ability to diagnose irrigation issues and provide a solution.
  • Experience with irrigation and/or plumbing.
  • Basic landscaping knowledge.
  • Troubleshooting skills.

Employee Benefits
Health benefits and Paid Time Off will be available.
Compensation: Depends on experience (DOE)
Must pass E-Verify
Landscape Experience Required: 2 years preferred
Horticultural Education, is a plus
Bilingual in Spanish, is a plus for all positions.
Job Type: Full-time

For more information contact Hedley at Camden Gardens (206) 380-3654

 Landscape Designer, Foreman, Labor, Classic Nursery—4/6/18

Creative and articulate designer wanted for full time, flex-hour positions. Rare opportunity to join the team that is featured on the back cover of the first edition of Sunset's Western Landscaping Book and that won the Founder's Cup and Gold medals at The Northwest Flower & Garden Show. The successful candidate is able to meet clients and market services while managing a volume of residential landscape and outdoor construction projects annually. Compensation includes salary (or hourly rate), commission and plan fees income. This is a career position for a talented, portfolio carrying and experienced design/build candidate only. Cad skills and abilities in Excel are required. Employee nursery discount and vacation benefits are offered. A smartphone is also provided. Classic Nursery & Landscape Company is a 5-star Envirostar design/build organization with three decades in business. The recipient of two King County Green Globe awards, Classic's design staff manages up to seven crews constructing outdoor projects throughout the region. For more information or to be considered for an interview, please submit your resume and a sample of your residential cad portfolio to alan@classicnursery.com.

Skilled Landscape Foreman

Join our creative team! Some of our lead foremen have been with Classic for over a decade. Find out why. We are looking for an experienced foreman to supervise a crew that installs award-winning landscapes throughout King County. You will plant shrubs, trees, groundcover and perennials, build walls and patios, create natural looking water features and layout irrigation systems. You will work with our talented design team and manage your projects with a labor assistant. This position offers a good hourly wage as well as a nursery plant discount, a smartphone and up to four weeks of paid vacation per year.

Landscape Labor

Work with some of the most talented people in the landscape and nursery industry. Work outside doing the best landscape work in the state.

 For more information on Classic Nursery & Landscape Company or to be considered for an interview, please fill out an application at our 10 acre retail nursery location at 16215 140th PL NE Woodinville, WA 98072. You can also submit your resume or call (425) 885-5678. Check out our website and see what you think. We are a well organized design and construction team with a 10 acre nursery and a 5-star Envirostar company with over 30 years in business. Classic has won best-of-show at the Northwest Flower & Garden Show and was voted 'Best of 425' landscape company for two years in a row.

Please note that we are looking for serious, experienced and skilled candidates only.

 Assistant Rose Gardener, Assistant Gardener, Woodland Park Zoo—4/6/18

This is your opportunity to join the dynamic Zoo Operations team at Woodland Park Zoo. Applications are now being accepted for Assistant Gardener in the Horticulture department. There is one variable-hour, temporary, non-benefited position to be filled at this time. Typical shifts for this position are M-F, 7:00-3:30 during our busy summer season. Assist in the care and maintenance of the semi-formal Woodland Park Rose Garden. Pay rate $21.04/hour.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Maintain planting beds; weeding, mulching and deadheading of roses, annuals and perennials.
  • Perform basic turf maintenance; operate a push mower, edger and string trimmer.
  • Assist in the planting, cultivating, watering, and fertilizing of flowers, plants, shrubs, trees, and other plant materials.
  • Transplant and prune trees and shrubs.
  • Operate motor vehicles to, between, and from assigned work locations.
  • Perform other related duties of a comparable level/type as assigned.
Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Knowledge of the methods, materials, procedures, tools, and equipment associated with landscaping and gardening is required.
  • Ability to work independently on assigned tasks.
  • Attention to detail; ability to complete work in a neat and orderly fashion.
  • Commitment to the mission of the zoo and the institutions’ Core Values.
Education/Experience

One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Basic knowledge of methods, materials, procedures, tools, and equipment associated with landscaping and gardening is required.

Certificates/Licenses

Valid Washington State Driver's License required.

Computer Skills

Sufficient computer skills are required to communicate via email, fill out electronic timesheets, forms, and other electronic record keeping.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather) and outdoor weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts; work in high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock and vibration.

The noise level in the work environment is varies from moderate to loud.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit and taste or smell.

Application Directions

Applications are only accepted online through our Jobs page. No other forms of application will be accepted. Cover letter and resume are REQUIRED when applying for this position. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Applications are due April 15, 2018.

Woodland Park Zoo is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression.

 Nursery Sales Associate, Wells Medina Nursery—3/28/18

Wells Medina Nursery is hiring for the position of Nursery Sales Associate. Join one of the Northwest's premiere retail plant nurseries, located minutes from Seattle across the 520 bridge and just north of downtown Bellevue.

Our main focus is to give excellent customer service and provide the gardening community with inspiration and high quality products. Not every day is the same. Every position will, at times, include receiving, tagging, general care/maintenance of plants and assisting customers. Most of the day is spent outside on our 5 acre nursery with beautiful plants and other garden enthusiasts. Please complete our application and return it with a cover letter.

6 Openings

Wage DOE

24-40 hours per week, seasonal

 Nursery Sales and Service, West Coast Nursery—3/28/18

West Coast Nursery is a family owned retail and wholesale nursery located in Monroe, Washington.  We serve retail and wholesale customers and have been supplying Western and Eastern Washington with quality grown trees, shrubs, and evergreens since 1990. 

Our staff is small and hardworking and we are in search of a team member who can bring a great attitude, plant knowledge, and cooperative spirit to the sales floor.  Please note that this position is part time and requires weekend work.

Job responsibilities
  • Communicating by phone and email with clients and vendors.
  • Greeting customers and providing assistance with planting questions.
  • Closing sales at computer POS.
  • Care and maintenance (repotting, pruning, watering, fertilizing) of nursery plants as needed.
  • Assisting with receiving and merchandising plant material.
  • Loading and unloading.  Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Performing additional nursery/horticultural tasks when requested.
Required qualifications
  • Experience in horticulture or landscape industry.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and proven ability to provide good customer service.
  • Basic computer skills and ability to troubleshoot Wi-Fi, printers, etc.
  • Must be able to complete job responsibilities confidently and with minimal direct supervision.
Compensation

$15 Hourly DOE

Part time with Saturday/Sunday work through the growing season. 

For more information please call (360)794-5457

Household and Garden Helper, Kensington Heights—3/28/18

Kensington Heights is a Property Management Company managing  rental units in the Puget Sound area.  We are looking for an individual to help with garden maintenance at residential and commercial properties.  Duties include weeding, pruning, blowing leaves, spreading bark/compost and cleaning outbuildings.  Wage is $15/hour start ASAP.

Qualifications

Gardening and pruning experience, able to lift 50 pounds and a good attitude. Preferably own your own garden tools.

For more information please call (425) 820-6415

 
Landscape Crew, Housing Hope—3/28/18
Housing Hope currently has openings for maintenance crew members. Duties include mowing, edging, trimming and raking. This is a fast paced environment. We work in Snohomish County Monday- Friday 7am-3:30pm. We provide full-service maintenance and installation to multi-family and commercial properties. Our office is in Everett and we offer paid vacation, medical, dental, vision, sick days and a retirement account.
Compensation

Crew Leads $15.00-$17.00/hour plus bonuses

Crew Members $11.75-$14.77/hour plus bonuses

We can pay more for landscape experience or qualified drivers.

Employment Type
Full-Time
Qualifications
  • Good work ethic, punctual and a team player
  • Detail-oriented
  • Landscaping experience or a willingness to learn
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work
  • Willing to work in all kinds of weather
  • Physical ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to communicate clearly in English
  • Willing to have a background check

For more information call (425) 347-6556

Nursery Worker, Pine Creek Farms and Nursery—3/22/18
Nursery worker in retail environment, assisting customers with plant selection,
various landscaping materials and nursery merchandise. Plant and general nursery maintenance including: hand watering, irrigation operation, fertilizer application, weeding, lifting, moving and spacing nursery product, receiving and stocking new product
light pruning and dead heading nursery stock, parking lot upkeep, including blowing and repositioning merchandise.
 
Available & flexible to be scheduled to work between the hours of  9am - 6pm, 
Monday  -  Sunday.  Must be able to work outside and in the greenhouses regardless of weather, ability to prioritize and multitask, hard working, self motivated, detail oriented excellent customer service skills, computer/cash register operation, ability to work independently as well as part of the existing team, able to lift 50 pounds , able to be trained to operate material loading equipment.  20-30 hours/week.
 
For more information contact LInda at pinecreeknursery1@comcast.net
or call (360) 863-8866
Irrigation Service Technician, Pacific Landscape Management—3/22/18
Pacific Landscape Management

Are you interested in joining a dynamic team of young landscape professionals? We have been servicing the Puget Sound area for 23 years and are looking to grow our Irrigation Department in 2018. We are looking for driven and hardworking individuals that can think on their feet, provide exceptional customer service, and have the ability to work well individually or as part of a team. Water management is an ever-changing field, applicants must show the desire to keep abreast of new technology, products, and extended education to compete in this area. We are seeking qualified and motivated individuals to round out our already exceptional team of Irrigation Technicians, if interested in learning new things everyday as well as being part of a vibrant crew, please come join our team. 


Requirements for Irrigation Service Technician
  • 2 years of irrigation installation, maintenance.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair commercial / residential irrigation systems.
  • Ability to inspect properties and generate reports to insure the proper service.
  • Attention to detail with a focus on safety.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Strong work ethic/ self-starter.
  • Good organizational skills with the ability to work alone or as a team.
  • Valid WA Driver's License and clean driving record.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to pass a background check.
Desired Skills
  • Knowledge of Pacific Northwest plants and their water requirements.
  • Knowledge of ornamental turf grass and water requirements.
  • Knowledge or experience in pumps, drip, and other irrigation systems.
  • Knowledge or experience working to reduce water usage.
  • Knowledge or experience in low-voltage lighting troubleshooting and repair.
  • Passion and yearning to be part of a growing and committed team of professionals
  • Knowledge or experience in water-features, ponds & fountains troubleshooting and repair.

Full time position in our Maltby branch.

Competitive Wage: $17 - $25 an hour

Contact Jeff for more information jeffe@paclandman.comTele

(206) 498-0929

Landscape Designer/Estimator Intern, Rich Landscaping Inc.—3/22/18
Rich Landcaping Inc.

We are an established landscape contractor based in Redmond with maintenance and construction divisions. Our work includes installation for new single family homes, landscape improvements for multi-family housing complexes as well as custom landscape design and installation for the residential retail market.

We are searching for a candidate(s) to assist our staff landscape architects with hand drafting and estimating landscape plans. Applicants will be asked on occasion to assist in our retail nursery, helping customers select plant material. Plant id and knowledge is definitely a plus.

The position is seasonal, full time, ideal for a landscape architecture student, with flexible start and end dates.

Please respond via e-mail with a resume and contact information. Qualified candidates will be contacted for a phone interview.  Send resume to Louis@richlandscaping.com

Gardener, Plant People Northwest—3/22/18

Plant People Northwest is a team of gardeners with a focus on safe ecological practices, soil health, and proper pruning. We provide all-organic landscape maintenance and installation in the greater Seattle area and surrounding areas. We seek a landscape professional who is positive, punctual, detail-oriented and hardworking. We do not mow lawns, and prefer that a candidate's experience be in plant care and pruning.

The right candidate also will be responsible for providing jobsite notes, turning in receipts on time, keeping trucks and tools in good condition, following detailed instructions, and effectively listening & communicating with supervisors and team.

Pay is $18+, depending on level of experience. The position is currently 3 days/ week, and can expand to full-time down the road if desired

Required qualifications
  • Work history showing at least 1 year in professional landscaping or certificate in horticulture
  • Good plant ID skills
  • Knowledge of proper pruning techniques
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Good recordkeeping, organizational and math skills
  • Clean driver's license and reliable transportation

If you completely meet the above qualifications, please email your resume to info@plantpeoplenw.com with three work-related references. Thank you!

Lawn Care Technician, Clean Air Lawn Care—3/22/18

Clean Air Lawn Care (Eastside/ Seattle) is looking for an ecologically minded lawn care technician. Clean Air Lawn Care is an eco-friendly full-service lawn care/ maintenance company that has mastered using only clean electric equipment recharged by our truck-mounted solar panels. We are looking for a candidate that aligns with our core values.

At Clean Air Lawn Care our values include
  • Doing right by the environment, our employees and our customers.
  • Cross-training employees for ever-increasing leadership roles.
  • Maintaining a supportive team culture.Our company embraces life outdoors and the value of hard physical work with the joy of maintaining impeccable properties for our clients. If you share our values, we are looking for people with this Experience:
  • Lawn Care experience including mowing, trimming, edging, and blowing
  • Proven track record of over the top customer service skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of the benefits of the organic approach to landscaping
  • Ability to work alone or in teams to achieve desired goals
  • Drivers License and clean driving record (drivers abstract available through DMV)
How you will ensure we continue to grow and remain successful
  • Keep our customers' properties looking amazing
  • Continually bring ideas to help improve the business
  • Operate and maintain our electric and battery operated mowers, blowers, trimmers with expertise and precision
  • Talk to our customers and potential clients about Clean Air Lawn Care

This is a full time position that typically runs through early December. The pay range starts at $16.00/hour and will increase based upon experience. There is the potential for quarterly bonuses as well. If you are interested in applying please send your cover letter and resume. chrishogan@cleanairlawncare.com

Loen Nursery 3/22/18
Loen Nursery

Located in Oregon’s fertile Willamette Valley, we are family owned and operated since 1987. Through the years, we have expanded from a 3.5 acre landscape yard into a sprawling 175 acre wholesale growing facility, complete with greenhouses, growing fields and a propagation area. We are committed to growing a wide range of high-quality, year-round plants for the nursery and landscape professional as well as local homeowners.

We are forever looking for new talent and new ideas to help us grow. If you have a passion for plants and growing, then we’d love to talk to you! We have positions open at several of our locations around the Willamette Valley in

Oregon including greenhouse nursery work, retail sales, and design positions.

If you’d like more information about us and the positions, please visit our website and check out our employment section. Or you can email your resume and cover letter to hr@loennursery.com. Watch your career blossom!

Seasonal Facilities Assistant, Oxbow Farm—3/22/18
Position Overview

This position is ideal for someone with light trade skills, an interest in land stewardship, who takes pride in their work and appreciates a job well done. The Oxbow’s Seasonal PT Facilities Assistant will split time between supporting grounds maintenance and public engagement efforts. Time will be spent both directly supervised on technical projects and performing independent grounds work, such as mowing, trail building, mechanical removal of invasive weeds. This position will provide facilities support on days we are open to the public and at private events, helping maintain the parking areas, and keeping the grounds and facilities clean and operation.  May - November.  Reports to Facilities and Grounds Supervisor.

Job Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Facilities Lead and/or Maintenance Assistant, assist with all aspects of equipment and property maintenance, including:

  • Maintaining/improving public spaces and grounds (weed whacking/ mowing, trail building, garbage & recycling collection)
  • Monitoring, and maintaining as needed, public restrooms (honey buckets)
  • Care for and maintenance of tools
  • Become proficient at blade sharpening, small engine tuning
  • Present a professional attitude to the general public and members
  • Provide excellent customer service to visitors, anticipating and assisting the public safely enjoying their visits at Oxbow
  • This job requires working some Saturdays May- September and all weekends in October
 Qualifications
  • Ability to work with a positive attitude: standing, sitting, bending over or kneeling; to repeatedly lift heavy & awkward objects, up to 60 lbs.; perform physical work such as digging or weed whacking; in inclement weather.
  • Ability to discern (or quickly learn) weeds from native plants
  • Willingness and capacity to take initiative
  • Ability to take direction, ask for help/clarity when necessary, and accept constructive feedback on work and technique
  • Clear, consistent communication
  • Mechanical aptitude is important
  • Tractor driving experience not necessary, but a plus
  • Consistent attention to detail
  • Must have valid driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Flexible, creative, and able to perform well in diverse conditions and under pressure

Additional desired qualities include: environmentally conscious, detail oriented, self-motivated, energetic, and professional.

The Oxbow facilities team  is part of a larger non-profit organization. A commitment to Oxbow’s overall mission and working as part of a team is critical.

 Compensation

This is a seasonal, part-time position, paying $11.50 – $12.50 per hour, with some paid time-off and access to food from the fields.

To Apply

Please note, incomplete applications will not be considered. Email a resume, letter of interest, and 3 references to:

Megan Boyce-Jacobs

Finance & Operations Manager

Oxbow Farm & Conservation Center

thedirt@oxbow.org

Deadline to apply is Sunday, April 01, 2018.

Environmental Educator, Oxbow Farm 3/22/18
Position Overview

Oxbow Education (“OxEd”) provides year-round farm-based educational programming for kids, typically ages PreK-5th grade. We are seeking an Environmental Educator & Kids’ Farm Crew member to assist with farm-based education program delivery and farming tasks during our programming season. This position would be a great fit for an energetic person who wishes to learn more about organic farming and farm-based Environmental Education. While assigned to the OxEd team, this position will work closely, as needed, with all Oxbow staff and volunteers.

Job Responsibilities
Environmental Education (50%, including Summer Camp)
  • Participate in delivering environmental/farm education programs to all age groups, including Spring, Summer, and Fall Farm Adventures (field trips)
  • Assist in preparing for Oxbow’s 5-weeks of summer camp and act as a Summer Camp Instructor
  • Contribute to the success of Oxbow’s five week-long summer camps sessions, including coordinating farm projects, storytelling, and supporting & training other summer camp staff as needed
  • Contribute to training of volunteers
Farming and Gardening (35%)

Assist with planting, sowing, weeding, mulching, harvesting, seed-saving and general maintenance and upkeep of OxEd infrastructure and two-acre Kids’ Farm and Living Playground.

Public Engagement (10%)
  • Deliver environmental/farm education programs to all age groups at birthday parties, weekend Kids’ Farm tours, seasonal festivals and special events
  • Support venue & public engagement activities with set-up, break down, and general customer service
Other duties (5%)
  • Communicate about Oxbow’s programs and memberships to the public in an effort to support our mission
  • Perform other tasks as assigned in support of all Oxbow program and business areas, including but not limited to the production farm, conservation and restoration activities, and general operations
Qualifications
  • Experience farming or gardening and/or a strong desire to learn
  • Proven knack for working with kids of all ages, primarily early learners
  • Exceptionally positive attitude and leadership skills
  • Two-year degree or comparable experience in the area of agriculture, sustainability, food systems, education, or environmental studies
  • Comfortable speaking in front of large groups
  • Ability to stay organized while juggling multiple time-sensitive projects  
  • Consistent attention to detail
  • Ability to take direction, ask for help/clarity when necessary, and accept constructive feedback on work and technique
  • Clear, consistent communication
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Ability to perform work in inclement weather, standing, sitting, bending over or kneeling, to lift heavy & awkward objects, up to 50 lbs., and to perform physical work such as digging and planting
  • Flexible, creative, and able to perform well in diverse conditions and under pressure
  • A musical inclination; video or photo editing skills; theatrical experience or any other sort of artistic expertise is a plus! Please make note of any skills you have in your cover letter.

Additional desired qualities include: environmentally conscious, detail oriented, self-motivated, energetic, and professional.  Reports to OxEd Program Manager.

The Oxbow Education (OxEd) is part of a larger nonprofit organization. A commitment to Oxbow’s overall mission and working as part of a team is critical.

Compensation

This is a seasonal, full-time position, paying $11.50 to $13.50 DOE , with some paid time-off and access to food from the fields.

To Apply

Please note, incomplete applications will not be considered. Email a resume, letter of interest, and 3 references to:

Megan Boyce-Jacobs
Interim Executive Director/Finance & Operations Manager
Oxbow Farm & Conservation Center
thedirt@oxbow.org

Deadline to apply is Sunday, April 1,  2018
Landscape Construction Foreman, Living Earth Landscapes—3/22/18

Living Earth Landscapes is currently seeking a full-time Landscape Construction Foreman.  We are looking for a hardworking, detail oriented and reliable individual.  Excellent experience in landscape installations is required. 

Living Earth Landscapes is an established and successful landscaping company with an environmentally friendly focus.  Our priorities are a positive work environment, high quality projects and excellent customer service.  We offer design, installation and garden maintenance services.  We provide our residential clientele with high quality landscape installations including: flagstone, pavers, rock and block walls, irrigation, lighting, drainage, plantings and other garden projects.  We have won numerous awards in the landscaping industry and attribute our success to our commitment to teamwork and the passion and talent of our employees.

This is a full time, year round position.  We offer great benefits and paid time off.  The starting pay for the Landscape Construction Foreman position is $25-$30/hour depending on experience. We reimburse our employees for education and training, and we encourage advancement within the company.  During Spring, Summer and Fall we work four 10 hour days with three day weekends.

Experience in the following areas of landscape construction is required:

  • customer and crew relations
  • project management
  • flagstone and paver patios and walkways
  • block and rock walls
  • irrigation, drainage and low-voltage lighting
  • soil preparation, grading and plant installation
  • some carpentry
  • water feature experience helpful
  • use of power tools
  • WSDL is required.   

Email lel@livingearthlandscapes.com for more information

Landscape Maintenance Crew, Living Earth Landscapes—3/22/18

Living Earth Landscapes is currently seeking a full-time Maintenance Crew Person for the Eastside.  We are looking for a hardworking, detail oriented and reliable individual.  Experience is preferred, but we would be willing to train the right person. 

Living Earth Landscapes is an established and successful landscaping company with an environmentally friendly focus.  Our priorities are a positive work environment, high quality projects and excellent customer service.  We offer design, installation and garden maintenance.  We provide our residential clientele with pruning, plant installation, mulching, annual color and other maintenance services.  We have won numerous awards in the landscaping industry and attribute our success to our commitment to teamwork and the passion and talent of our employees.

This is a full time, year round position.  We offer great benefits and paid time off.  The starting pay for the Maintenance Crew position is $15-$17/hour depending on experience. We reimburse our employees for education and training, and we encourage advancement within the company.  During Spring, Summer and Fall we work four 10 hour days with three day weekends.

Experience in the following areas is desirable

  • pruning
  • plant knowledge
  • plant installation
  • soil preparation/horticultural techniques 

The Maintenance Crew Person duties include, but are not limited to

  • Weeding
  • Pruning
  • Soil preparation
  • Mulching
  • Planting and transplanting
  • Rudimentary sprinkler repair
  • Some use of power tools
  • General lifting, at least 50 lbs

WSDL is required.  

Email lel@livingearthlandscapes.com for more information

Receiving and Merchandising Manager, T&L Nursery—3/7/18
T&L Nursery, Inc. is located 30 miles east of Seattle, in the Sammamish Valley, between Redmond and Woodinville. For more than 20 years we have taken pride in producing quality plant material for garden centers and landscapers in the Pacific Northwest. Incorporated in 1985, and starting with just a couple acres of developed land, we have grown into a production facility that covers over 25 acres of growing space. In addition to growing a wide selection of heathers, vines, ground covers, ornamental grasses and perennials, we are dedicated to producing quality plants that will stand the test of time. We also strive to provide the best service possible. We invite you to put us to the test and let us prove our commitment to quality and service.
Job Responsibilities
  • Receive, inspect and record all incoming shipments.
  • Ensure correct plants and packages are received, and stocked appropriately.
  • Receive plants from all deliveries from outside vendors.
  • Merchandise front office sales area of the nursery.
  • Reports to Sales Manager.
  • Additional roles will be added with time.
  •  Responsible for receiving all deliveries from outside vendors.
    Greeting drivers professionally and directing them to specific locations of the nursery. Collaborating with procurement staff on expected deliveries.
    Receiving shipments.
    Checking quality and quantities, and reporting all issues.
    Opening all packages, and put in designated locations.
    Receiving shipments, and signing paperwork upon receipt.
    Unloading packages from incoming trucks.
    Merchandising front office sales area with fresh product, and maintaining a clean and well stocked area.
    Responsible for signage to communicate sales and specials.
    Assisting with sales planning for following year.

Monday thru Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., 40 hours/week
Wage DOE

Preferred Qualifications
  • General plant knowledge and identification.
  • Able to work effectively on multiple projects, balance and prioritize multiple requests.
  • Effective time management, and organizational skills.
  • Computer literate. Well-versed with Windows, word processing (preferably MS Word), spreadsheets (pref. Excel), desktop publishing, and database management.
  • Proficient mathematical skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Willingness to work in all weather conditions
  • Diplomatic, tactful, creative, discreet, flexible, resourceful, dependable, well-organized, friendly, emotionally mature and professional.
Application Instructions

Please send resume and cover letter to jobopportunity@tandlnursery.com

Application Deadline Date: 5/5/2018

Nursery Sales and Customer Service, Pacific Plants—3/7/18

Pacific Plants, Inc. is a wholesale nursery started by Chuck Burget and Rick Pankow in 1989. We are proud of our reputation of providing quality plant material delivered to our customers promptly. Pacific Plants, Inc. is all about solutions.  From concept through construction we provide innovative advice and real-time availability, pricing and delivery to the landscape, construction and municipal sectors.

Our staff is the difference. With backgrounds in landscape construction and maintenance, arboriculture, nursery production, public works, wetland mitigation and landscape architecture, we provide expertise and support with every estimate completed and plant we sell.  With our fleet of vans and semi trucks, plants are delivered and handled by our drivers; another extension of our dedication to quality plants and service.

Serving the Pacific Northwest and beyond assisting unique customers with specific needs, creating lasting relationships with those customers and growers is our passion. Quality plant material, pricing, and creative solutions and service are our reputation and continued goal for the future.

Job Responsibilities
  • Communicate by phone and email with growers and landscape industry professionals with regards to availabilities and pricing.
  • Prompt response to plant material requests. (Estimating & Procurement)
  • Organize and input accurate customer project information and pricing.
  • Develop working relationships with nurseries, customers, and Pacific Plants, Inc. personnel.
  • Assist in the loading and unloading of plant material and be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
Job Qualifications
  • Experience in the nursery, horticulture or landscape industry.
  • Minimum of an Associate degree in Horticulture or related field preferred.
  • Good problem-solving skills with an ability to act quickly.
  • Basic computer skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and customer service skills.
  • Estimating experience is a plus.
Compensation
  • Salaried position - compensation DOE
  • M-F work week
  • Health insurance including vision
  • Paid time off and holidays
Contact

Pacific Plants, Inc.
Chuck Burget, PO Box 226, Issaquah, WA 98027
chuck@pacificplants.com
(425) 654-4743

Seasonal Laborer, City of Kirkland—3/7/18

Green Kirkland Partnership Seasonal Laborer - City of Kirkland ( Job # 18-0040)

Minimum Salary: $15.16 per hour

Maximum Salary: $17.80 per hour

Employment Type: Seasonal

Department: Parks & Community Services

Closes: March 20, 2018 at 11:30 p.m.

(Open to current employees and the general public.)

Summary

Work with the Green Kirkland Partnership to restore forests and other natural parkland. Perform general labor tasks and operate equipment as assigned for the restoration and maintenance of the City's natural parkland areas.  All assignments perform manual labor tasks using hand and power tools.  Position will conduct activities to restore and maintain forested and other natural areas and may include trash removal from natural areas.

Special Note

Only candidates whose skills most closely match position requirements will be contacted.  This is a limited duration employment and is anticipated to start early to mid-May and conclude by mid to late-November.

Hours of Work

40 hours/week.  Work shifts will vary and include weekends. A typical work week will be Sunday through Thursday, 6:30am to 3:00pm.

Minimum Qualifications

Must be able to operate basic hand and power tools and equipment, drive a pickup, maintain a valid Washington State Drivers License, and function effectively as a team player.  These positions require successful completion of a thorough background check as required by the Child/Adult Abuse Information Act.

Preferred Qualifications

Basic knowledge of native plants and invasive plants.

Basic knowledge of and experience restoring and maintaining forested and other natural areas, including invasive plant removal/weeding, native tree/plant installation, watering, and mulching.

Working Conditions & Physical Activities

Must be able to work outdoors in inclement weather; lift and move objects weighing up to 50 pounds; climb into and out of trenches and climb ladders.

Selection Process

Applicants who are invited to participate in the interview process will be notified by phone or email. 

Candidates who are selected to interview will be required to complete a Criminal History Release Form and a RCW Supplemental Questionnaire.

Apply Here

Farm Crew, Oxbow Farm—3/7/18
Position Overview

As a member of our Farm Crew, you will have the opportunity to work within all aspects of our farming operation furthering Oxbow’s mission to connect people to sustainable food and build a community that will steward our natural resources conscientiously. To do this, you will cultivate both our production and educational fields with responsibilities including propagation house work, hand weeding and hoeing, transplanting, harvesting, post-harvest handling, deliveries, and farm stand supervision.

 Our farm operation functions at a unique scale and setting requiring a great deal of manual physical labor as well as mechanization, while also working within close proximity to youth and educational programs. Professionalism, a close attention to detail, and the ability to operate efficiently in a rapidly changing environment are crucial to this position.

 This is a seasonal, hourly position with a 5-6 day work week. Hours may be variable and long depending on the time of the year.

Job Responsibilities
  • Harvesting of produce efficiently and consistently for a variety of markets
  • Transplanting crops quickly and efficiently
  • Cultivation of crops by hand and with various tools
  • Irrigation set up, maintenance, and operation
  • Fertilizing
  • Mechanical pest control
  • Field construction, such as trellising and high tunnels
  • Grass mowing and weed whacking
  • Post-Harvest Handling and Processing
  • Post-harvest handling, including receiving and processing of produce quickly, efficiently, and consistently for a variety of accounts
  • Rotating stock and maintaining product inventory
  • Communicating with appropriate project lead when issues arise that impact order fulfillment
  • Pack Shed safety upkeep and hygiene cleanliness
  • Order deliveries
 General Farm Production Team
  • Tracking project time and communication with the Farm and Garden Manager, Farm and Garden Assistant Manager, or designated crew leader if forecast can’t be met
  • Working and tracking within GAPS/FSMA food safety regulations
  • Maintaining a smooth, timely flow with team members while working through projects
  • Making sound judgment calls on product grading and time management
  • Guiding occasional farm tours and assisting with the publics’ engagement within our farm’s fields
  • Providing necessary supervision to members, volunteers, and gleaners in farm fields
Qualifications
  • At least one year previous farming experience preferred
  • Small engine operation and tractor experience a plus
  • Physical dexterity and agility necessary in all aspects of the job for safety and efficiency
  • Punctual with good time management skills
  • Consistent attention to detail
  • Positive, energetic interpersonal skills
  • Strong back; able to lift heavy & awkward objects, up to 75 lbs
  • Work well independently and in a team setting
  • Fast, adaptable learner
  • Ability to take direction, ask for help/clarity, and accept constructive feedback on work and technique
  • Ability to give direction and act in lead role when necessary
  • Clear, consistent communication
  • Flexibility within a multicultural, dynamic organization
  • Ability to work for long durations in inclement weather – standing, sitting, bending over, or kneeling
  • Capability to perform repetitive physical work with endurance
  • Ability to speak Spanish a plus

 Additional desired qualities include: environmentally conscious, detail oriented, self-motivated, energetic, and professional.

The Oxbow Farm  is part of a larger non-profit organization. A commitment to Oxbow’s overall mission and working as part of a team is critical.

Compensation

This is a seasonal, full-time position, paying $12.00 - $13.50 per hour , with some paid time-off and access to food from the fields.

To Apply

Please note, incomplete applications will not be considered. Email a resume, letter of interest, and 3 references to

Megan Boyce-Jacobs
Finance & Operations Manager
Oxbow Farm & Conservation Center
thedirt@oxbow.org

Please write Seasonal Farm Crew in the email subject line and include where you found this position in the message body.

We are hoping to fill this position ASAP for an April 2nd start date. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

View this job and others on the Oxbow website.

Landscape Maintenance Team Worker, Nussbaum Group—3/7/18

We are looking for a hardworking individual to be part of an experienced team that organically maintains the most exceptional Landscapes in the Pacific Northwest. Maintenance Team Workers are in the field every day and are critical to the success of each site, responsible for ensuring that all our Client’s landscapes THRIVE year-round.

Nussbaum Group offers extremely competitive pay, paid time-off and substantial benefits. Nussbaum Group is also one of the only Landscape Companies in the Pacific Northwest to offer an incentive bonus program on all projects. This is a full-time position and we are committed to helping our employees grow within their field of expertise and within the company.

The Maintenance Team Worker
  • Works safely at all times
  • Supports Maintenance Team Leaders
  • Operates small machinery and hand tools
  • Follows direction from Maintenance Project Managers, Maintenance Team Leaders and Horticultural Specialist
Ideal candidates for the position will have
  • Proven professional landscape experience or landscape related degree a plus.
  • Good physical condition and endurance; able to lift 40 lbs and work outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Able to communicate and follow instruction. English and Spanish speaking a plus.
  • Committed to Organic Maintenance practices.
To apply
Landscape Construction Superintendent, Nussbaum Group—3/7/18

Nussbaum Group is looking for an experienced leader to oversee a team of hard-working laborers and foremen who construct the most exceptional landscapes in the Pacific Northwest. The Landscape Construction Superintendent has a high level of responsibility, involved in extensive pre-planning and preparation of the site, along with on-site supervision of the landscape construction team.

Nussbaum Group offers extremely competitive pay, paid time-off and substantial benefits. We are also one of the only Landscape Companies in the Pacific Northwest to offer an incentive bonus program on all projects. This is a full-time position and we are committed to helping our employees grow within their field of expertise and within the company.

The Landscape Construction Superintendent
  • Provides direction and assistance to construction project managers as needed during the budget process.
  • Prepares and tracks schedule for project.
  • Provides feedback on personnel and equipment needs to the Field Operations Specialist on a daily basis.
  • Oversees and orchestrates day-to-day construction site activities while also participating in physical labor when necessary.
  • Conveys knowledge of site to Maintenance Team during transition to maintenance.
Ideal candidates for the position will have
  • 3 years of professional landscape experience.
  • A landscape, or similarly related, degree a plus.
  • Experience supervising, training, coaching and developing team members.
  • Strong ability to read plan sets and specifications.
  • Ability to show working knowledge of tools/equipment/practices etc.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills. English and Spanish speaking a plus.
  • Good physical condition and endurance; able to lift heavy objects and work outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Valid WA driver license.
To apply
Landscape Construction Laborer, Nussbaum Group—3/7/18

Nussbaum Group is looking for hard-working individuals to be a part of a team of professionals who construct the most exceptional landscapes in the Pacific Northwest. Laborers are the core of our Landscape Construction Teams and contribute heavily to the success of every project and are valued and rewarded for their hard work and dedication.

Nussbaum Group offers extremely competitive pay, paid time-off and substantial benefits. Nussbaum Group is also one of the only Landscape Companies in the Pacific Northwest to offer an incentive bonus program on all projects.

Ideal candidates for the position
  • Will have proven landscape, or similarly related, laborer experience.
  • Will be able to show working knowledge of tools/equipment/practices etc.
  • May operate small machinery.
  • Be able to communicate and follow instruction; English and Spanish speaking a plus.
  • Will be in good physical condition, able to lift heavy objects and work outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Will have a valid WA driver license.

This is a full-time position and we are committed to helping our employees grow within their field of expertise and within the company.

To apply

Requirements for employment will include a background check and drug screen.

Landscape Construction Foreman, Nussbaum Group—3/7/18

Nussbaum Group is looking for an experienced, hard-working leader who wants to be part of a team of professionals who construct the most exceptional landscapes in the Pacific Northwest. The Landscape Construction Foreman is critical to each project's success, responsible for managing the team of laborers when Superintendents are not on site while also serving in a labor focused role daily. This position is highly respected and rewarded for strong leadership and a collaborative teamwork approach.

Nussbaum Group offers extremely competitive pay, paid time-off and substantial benefits. Nussbaum Group is also one of the only Landscape Companies in the Pacific Northwest to offer an incentive bonus program on all projects. This is a full-time position and we are committed to helping our employees grow within their field of expertise and within the company.

The Landscape Construction Foreman
  • Coordinates daily tasks for Landscape Construction Laborers.
  • Provides on-site project oversight when Superintendent not on site.
  • Operates and maintains small and large machinery
Ideal candidates for the position will have
  • 3 years of professional landscape experience.
  • A landscape, or similarly related, degree a plus.
  • 1 year experience leading teams.
  • Ability to show working knowledge of tools/equipment/practices etc.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills. English and Spanish speaking a plus.
  • Good physical condition and endurance; able to lift heavy objects and work outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Valid WA driver license.
To apply
  • Email us at jobs@nussbaum-group.com
  • Call us at 206-545-0111 today!
  • Or go to http://www.nussbaum-group.com/job-opportunities for our complete job listings and job application.

A background check and drug test will be required.

Seasonal Grounds Worker, Northwest Center—3/7/18

Northwest Center is looking for a Seasonal Grounds Worker to join our team!  This position performs maintenance task as directed by the Lead Grounds Worker or the Operations Supervisor such as mowing, edging, weeding, pruning and operation of power equipment. This is a seasonal position.

Location—Everett, WA 

Wage—$15.44 per hour + H&W

Schedule can vary—6:30am-3:00pm Mon-Sun (6-7 month assignment)

Northwest Center is an Ability One government contractor. Therefore, a large percentage of Northwest Center positions must be filled by people with certified disabilities. Applicants who disclose a disability will be given preference. 

Requirements

  • This is an entry level position; must be able to understand and follow instructions; 6 months work experience in landscape maintenance preferred
  • Some working knowledge of the care and maintenance of lawns, planted beds, trees, shrubs, and plant materials
  • Awareness and knowledge of safety procedures such as eye/ear protection and equipment operation around the public.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and self motivate
  • Demonstrated ability to meet customer and NWC expectations regarding quantity and quality of work

Essential Functions
  • Complete assigned tasks according to contract quality requirements; may include but are not limited to:
    • Lawn mowing
    • Edging
    • Pruning
    • Weeding and cultivating
    • Blowing
    • Raking
  • Operate power equipment and hand tools in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Perform simple, routine maintenance on equipment (for example, check oil levels, clean equipment after use, etc.).
  • Abide by safety standards when operating equipment, and when using chemicals, gasoline and other petroleum products, hand tools, and other materials incident to the job; and perform tasks in a safe and efficient manner.
Contact

Rachel Cupples, Manager, Talent Acquisition

Northwest Center - People of All Abilities

Office  (206)378-6395     Email   rcupples@nwcenter.org

 

Seasonal Sales Associate, Bellevue Nursery—3/7/18

If you love working with plants & people, Bellevue Nursery wants you! We are looking for energetic and reliable multi-taskers who can handle the physical nature of this job. Receives, prices and stocks incoming plants and products. Waters, cleans and culls plants daily. Assists customers with plant selection and carry out as needed.

Job Posting—Date   2/18/2018

Job Title—Seasonal Sales Associate

Organization Name—Bellevue Nursery Inc.

Organization Description

We are an independent full-service garden center serving the Eastside since 1955. Our specialty is seasonal color and small-space gardening.

Wage—DOE

Employment Start Date—March 2018

Employment End Date—June/July 2018

Required Qualifications

Basic horticultural/gardening knowledge required in order to advise customers. Must be able to work weekends. Able to lift and move up to 40 lbs as needed. Retail/cashier experience a plus.

Come in to complete an application. (Application also available online.) Application deadline 3/31/18

Retail Nursery, Flower World—2/27/18

Flower World is one of the largest retail nurseries of its kind on the west coast. We have fifteen acres of retail display areas, with about three acres under cover.

We are proud to say that we grow ninety percent of all the plant materials we offer. We grow these locally in Maltby, in our own greenhouses and production fields. We offer a tremendous selection and large quantities.

No. of Openings 1-5

PT and FT Employment Start

Required Qualifications

We are looking for experienced retail applicants with extensive knowledge in annuals, woody ornamentals, perennials, trees, grasses, or vines. We value practical experience but these positions require more than gardening expertise. This is a fast pace, high volume operation.

Application Instructions

Applicants may apply in person in our office Monday - Friday 9 a.m. to -5 p.m. at 9322 196th Street SE Snohomish, WA 98296 or visit our website at Flower World+ to download our application, then hand deliver or mail it in.

Garden Specialist, Saturn Group—2/27/18

Seeking entry level or experienced gardeners. Located in Bellevue we are a fast growing and dynamic company.  Full time and part time positions available. Must be hard working, dependable, and have references.

Garden Specialist 1 - Recreational Marijuana,  Saturn Group LLC

Organization Description

i502 Recreational Marijuana Producer Processor seeks entry level or experienced gardeners.  Located in Bellevue we are a fast growing and dynamic company.  

Full time and part time positions available.   Must be hard working, dependable, and have references.  No. of Openings  2

Wage/Salary

$15.00

Required Qualifications

Solid horticultural skills and a desire to learn 

Laurent Bentitou, 13215 SE 30th Street, Bellevue, WA, 98005

laurent@ceresgarden.com

(206) 303-0176

Retail Nursery Staff, Gray Barn Nursery—2/21/18

Gray BarnThe Gray Barn Nursery in Redmond is looking for seasonal help for the 2018 season. Our retail staff are responsible for all areas of the nursery including, but not limited to-

  • cashier
  • customer service- including helping customers select plants, loading purchases, plant identification and disease diagnosis, etc
  • unloading delivery trucks
  • tagging and putting out plants
  • watering, cleaning plants, weeding and overall inside and outside nursery maintenance

Our staff is a small group and need new employees to be able to adapt fast, be eager to learn and work well with others. We are looking for full and part time employees who share a love of plants, people and learning. Applicants should be capable of lifting a minimum of 30 pounds by themselves and have some retail experience.

Application Instructions

Please pick up an application at the nursery or print one at Pacific Topsoils and return it to the Gray Barn Nursery.

Contact Information

Gray Barn Nursery 20871 Redmond Fall City Rd, Redmond, WA 98053

(425) 898-8265
graybarn@pacifictopsoils.com

Landscape Positions, Kemper Iversen—2/21/18
Full Time Landscape Positions Available + Great Benefits Package

We are a well respected and successful landscape design build firm that has been in business for over 37 years that specializes in high end residential landscape installations.

We are looking for someone with a strong work ethic, is a team player who works well with co-workers as well as interacting with the public, someone who is responsible and accountable and enjoys taking ownership of their work and responsibilities.  This position requires someone who is reliable on a consistent basis.  You are comfortable working in inclement weather as we work all year long.

Our ideal candidates have experience in the landscape industry with a comprehensive knowledge of plants including the best practices for pruning, planting, fertilizing and is able to identify pests and diseases.  Knowledge of hardscapes and landscape construction is definitely welcome.

 We offer a great benefits package that includes paid holidays, vacation and sick time, a Simple Ira plan as well as medical/dental/vision benefits.  Your pay is based on your knowledge and experience and if you are a diligent and hardworking team member you will be rewarded!

 We are a drug free and non smoking company.

 Wage DOE $18.00 + per hour

Please forward your resume including a cover letter and contact number for consideration to lhooglund@kemperiversenltd.com.

Internships

Internships offer valuable experience in a variety of fields. Updated weekly.

One Year Internship, Elisabeth C. Miller Botanical Garden—4/11/18

A one-year internship is available at the Elisabeth C. Miller Botanical Garden. The
position is available starting about the 1st of July with some flexibility to
accommodate applicants’ schedules. The position is focused on garden maintenance
and it is essential that candidates be prepared for rigorous physical labor and work in
inclement weather. Tasks include weeding, watering, planting, potting and
propagation. There will also be an opportunity to learn the plant accession database.
The Miller Garden is a three-acre garden with an exceptional collection of woody
and herbaceous plants. The facilities include a small greenhouse, an alpine house,
cold frames, lath house and a small nursery to support garden operations. We are
open to the public by appointment only.
We are a very small staff so it is imperative that candidates have a positive attitude
and an excellent work ethic. Horticulture or related education is preferred. Priority is
given to applicants currently in school or recently graduated.
The position will last one year from the start date and is funded for 20 hours per
week with a wage of $14.00 per hour. Some weekend work is required. Candidates
must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation to and from the garden.
The E. C. Miller Botanical Garden is an equal opportunity employer.
Please send resume with cover letter and references by April 30 to
Holly Zipp
Head Gardener
Elisabeth C. Miller Botanical Garden
PO Box 77377
Seattle, WA 98177
T (206) 362-8612, F (206) 362-4136
hollyz@millergarden.org
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 Internships, WSU—4/11/18

Washington State University’s College of Agriculture, Human, and Natural Resources and the WSU Food Systems Program, proudly present this unique opportunity for undergraduates interested in careers in food systems. The Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduates Internship (REEU).

Now accepting applications for Sustainable High-Value Horticulture and Processing Systems Internships in Washington State.

Selected undergraduate fellows will be paired with a WSU Faculty mentor working in food systems for a 10 week summer internship, running May 29 through Aug 3. Fellows will learn valuable skills, participate in research and extension activities, and receive a generous stipend, travel support, and lodging.

The REEU Internship will commence with a 1 week symposium at the Quillisascut Farm School in Rice, WA, where students and faculty will explore food systems, production, processing, and research tools through hands-on activities. Interns will work independently throughout the summer on a research or extension project with the guidance of their mentor and, at the end of the internship period, present the results at the Undergraduate Research Symposium at WSU, Pullman, WA.

Six REEU Internships are available for Summer 2018. Applicants must complete and send applications by APRIL 20, 2018. Application materials should be sent directly to Herb Lengel, WSU CAHNRS Internship and Career Development Coordinator.

Eshragi Nursery, LLC 11/1417

Eshraghi Nursery is a grower of woody ornamentals, specializing in Japanese maples and grafted conifers.  We produce both container and field grown material on 300 acres in Hillsboro, Oregon.  We are now offering paid work experience during the Spring season or just for the summer, dates are flexible.   This is for students studying agriculture, horticulture or related fields.  Our college internship provides hands-on work experience in all aspects of nursery production.  Work will rotate through all aspects of the nursery: field work (staking and weeding), Shipping, Propagation and Sales (data entry). Please contact Laurie Rogers-Roach, Propagation Manager, 503-628-8685 ext. 18, for more information.


To apply, please send cover letter and resume to the following:

Eshraghi Nursery, LLC
26985 SW Farmington Rd.
Hillsboro, OR. 97123
(503) 628-8685 office
(503) 628-1426 fax
arojas@eshraghinursery.com