HORTICULTURAL PROFESSIONAL

Career Opportunities

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Bailey Nurseries is seeking motivated candidates to join its team for the positions listed below. Please submit cover letter, resume and minimum salary requirements to: [email protected] or contact our Human Resources Department at: 651.459.9744 or 800.829.8898

Irrigation Specialist- Onarga, Illinois

Description

We are looking for an individual to assist with all aspects of irrigation duties. Need to winterize and de winterize above and below ground irrigation lines. Organize daily watering schedule and maintain watering records along with maintaining adequate irrigation supplies. Maintenance and repair of all irrigation equipment. Keep plants upright to insure maximum plant quality. Train others to assist in irrigation and maintenance. Report any deficiencies observed regarding health and quality of plant materials to foreman and/or other appropriate personnel. Assist with pesticide and fertilizer applications as needed. Supervise fertilizing and tipping crews. Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Knowledge of irrigation techniques.
  • Basic computer skills required.
  • Able to work with a diverse group of people.
  • Able to work weekends/longer hours when needed./li>
  • A general understanding of plant physiology, planting media and its relationship to plant growth./li>
  • Knowledge of or the ability to learn and identify plant diseases and insects./li>
  • Have or able to obtain IL applicators license.
  • Ability to speak Spanish preferred.

Motor vehicle record will be reviewed to insure it meets Company criteria. Day hours; weekends and overtime when needed.

Please send Resume to [email protected] no later than March 22, 2019


Greenhouse Grower - Yamhill, Oregon

Description

Manage & supervise crop production and staff at the Yamhill Oregon facilities.

Responsibilites

  • Monitor and control mist cycles of propagation crops.
  • Organize and prioritize daily activities based on production activities, weather or other chemical schedules.
  • Identify plant health issues and recommend appropriate actions.
  • Identify crop requirements via cultural and environmental controls.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in horticulture or related field, or comparable work experience.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of greenhouse propagation and crop production.
  • Understanding of Microsoft programs; Word, Excel, Access and Dynamics.
  • Must be self-motivated and ability to work independently and as a team.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that includes evenings, weekends and some holidays.
  • Overtime will be necessary during peak seasons.
  • Valid drivers license with insurable driving record.
  • Bi-lingual (Spanish) desirable.

To apply, include resume and letter of interest to: Brian Bowman; [email protected]


Container Production Foreman - Oregon

Description

This job is responsible to supervise and coordinate all container-growing operations at the Yamhill, Oregon facilities. This position reports to the Department Head of the container department.

Duties

  • Coordinates all production teams involved in container shrub, evergreen and rose production at the Yamhill location.
  • Supervises all daily production crew activity.
  • Organize and set priorities for efficient use of equipment and labor.
  • Identify plant problems and take appropriate actions to maintain product quality.
  • Insure company policy is followed at all times.
  • Insure that employee safety rules are followed at all time.
  • Assist with the development of departmental material, labor and capital budgets.
  • Communicate with supervisors, other departments and employees as needed.

Requirements

  • Valid Oregon Drivers License with insurable driving history.
  • Relevant horticulture experience that includes knowledge of ornamental plant material, chemicals and labor management.
  • Ability to operate and maintain a variety of farm equipment.
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of employees. Bi-lingual in Spanish is highly desirable.
  • Ability to train, supervise, evaluate and coordinate the activities of multiple production crews.
  • Ability to keep accurate and detailed records, computer use is required.

To apply, include resume and letter of interest to: Brian Bowman; [email protected]


Plant Health Spray Applicator - Yamhill and Sauvie Island, Oregon (2 positions)

Description

The qualified applicant must have the ability to work in a team environment and communicate with various management levels both written and verbal. Horticultural or agricultural experience and an Oregon Certified Pesticide Applicator License (or ability to acquire) preferred. Bilingual in English/Spanish a plus.

Responsibilities

  • Ability to measure/calibrate solutions for spray equipment.
  • Basic knowledge of insects, weeds, disease in nursery crops.
  • Basic understanding of economic thresholds for application justification.
  • Must be able to work independently and be available for working evenings/weekends if necessary
  • Oregon Certified Pesticide Applicator License or ability to acquire
  • Knowledge of Worker Protection Standard and Employee Right to Know requirements (Hazardous Communication Program)
  • Pass internal safety training.
  • Basic computer skills helpful.
  • Valid Driver’s License with Insurable driving record.
  • If interested, please submit resume and letter of interest to:

    Sauvie Island: Abigail Garcia, [email protected]

    or

    Yamhill: Brian Bowman, [email protected]