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Greenstone Designs - Plant Technician

The plant technician's primary responsibility is to perform interior and exterior horticultural maintenance for our residential and commercial clients in Seattle and on the Eastside. This includes, but is not limited to: watering, grooming, pruning, plant cleaning and identifying pests and/or disease.

Physical requirements: Frequent standing, walking, reaching, pushing, pulling and lifting up to 50 pounds. Occasional use of ladders and adaptability to environmental conditions - weather, noise, etc.

For more information: greenstoneseattle.com

 

Posted: 10/28/19

Landscape Designer and Office Assistant– Full Time

We are offering a unique opportunity to learn the full-scope of the landscape design and construction business.  Our two companies, Orion Rockscapes and Shapiro Ryan Design have teamed up to offer a full-time position working part-time in each of our offices.  Shapiro Ryan Design is a Landscape Design firm specializing in custom residential design.  Orion Rockscapes is a Landscape Design-Build company.  Both of our offices are based in North Seattle.

This position would be the perfect fit for someone starting out in the field of Landscape Design who wants to get a well-rounded experience and learn the skills needed to run a small business and create successful projects from start to finish!

Shapiro Ryan Design

The Position:  Part-time (3 days a week) Landscape Designer/Design Assistant 

 Requirements:

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Willingness to learn
  • Experience with landscape design and/or or drafting is a plus
  • Plant knowledge is a bonus but not required

 Responsibilities:

  • Measuring Job Sites and creating base maps for new design projects
  • Drafting landscape plans to present to clients: Our office does all hand drafting so applicant must be willing to draw!
  • Opportunities to hone your design skills in a creative and nurturing environment

Orion Rockscapes

The Position:  Part-time (2 days a week) Office Administrator

Requirements:

  • Strong organization skills
  • Willingness to learn
  • Competence in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to communicate professionally with clients, vendors, and supervisors
  • Experience in the landscape or construction field is a plus but not required

Responsibilities:

  • Payroll Assistance/Prep & monthly reconciliations of accounts
  • Tracking Job expenses & data entry in Quickbooks
  • Keep detailed up to date client file records using QuickBooks and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Maintaining organized office filing system
  • Answering phone calls and emails for clients, vendors, and supervisors
  • Sourcing, ordering and scheduling materials/deliveries with vendors
  • Assist with permitting and licensing research
  • Occasional assistance in the field with plant layout/planting and running errands
  • Opportunities to do some design work if that is of interest

Pay: $20-$23/Hr DOE |  We offer health benefits and flexible hours

Contact  jade@orionrockscapes.com for more information;  to apply send an inquiry with resume attached 

Posted:  August 26, 2019

Kelley Garden Service is looking for a Gardener to join our team. We have a passion for gardening and we're looking for someone who shares an enthusiasm for plants and proper horticultural technique. We are focused on specialty pruning, seasonal planting and fine gardening throughout the Seattle area. We increasingly spend our time on pruning projects so a base knowledge of proper pruning technique and willingness to learn and improve is a must. We care about our employees, clients and the gardens we work in.

Pay is $21+ depending on experience | Full or part-time

Link to Indeed for more information and to apply

Posted:  August 26, 2019

In this hands-on, Grower position, you will be responsible for all aspects
of growing with a focus on quality, productivity, and safety.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Irrigation of containerized nursery crops using automated
    equipment
  • Scouting and monitoring for pests and diseases
  • Fertility management
  • Perform general crop maintenance tasks such as spacing,
    pruning etc.
  • Keeping records using computer software strengths
  • Fast learning with attention to detail
  • Self-motivated

Pay:  Hourly, DOE
Benefits:  Health insurance and paid vacation
Shifts:  40 hours per week / weekdays and 1 weekend per month

For more information and to apply:  T&L Nursery

Posted:  August 19, 2019

PlantAmnesty is seeking an intern for a fun and educational project this fall.

Internship in Pruning Archives: Assist the Office Manager in reviewing and standardizing our extensive collection pruning literature. The benefits of joining this pruning focused non-profit is access to decades of articles and writing on the art and science of pruning woody plants. This internship is all about editing and uploading these documents to our new website. In addition to learning so much about pruning from reviewing this library you will also be behind the scenes in building a multifaceted website.  Handy skills and fun too!

 Open until filled.  This is an unpaid position.

Can be mostly done remotely with weekly meetings in Magnuson Park.

The team is fun and knowledgeable – you should be too!

Send a note telling us why you are the best person to help us help you.

 Thank you,

George Lasch 

info@plantamnesty.org

 Posted:  August 19, 2019

PlantAmnesty is seeking an intern for a fun and educational project this fall.

Internship in Education:  Assist the Education Coordinator with curriculum development and alignment. As a student, your input on how our Master Pruner series is taught is very important. We have an in-depth series on pruning practices that needs some help in making sure that the courses flow from one to the next - everything from basic cuts to the tough to prune species are handled in twelve lectures and workshops. We use handouts, slide series, and instructors’ personal experience to teach pruning to a wide range of students.   You will be reviewing and editing the whole series with the project intent being a complete immersion in the pruning education.  

Open until filled.  This is an unpaid position.

Can be mostly done remotely with weekly meetings in Magnuson Park.

The team is fun and knowledgeable – you should be too!

Send a note telling us why you are the best person to help us help you.

 Thank you,

George Lasch 

info@plantamnesty.org

 Posted:  August 19, 2019

The Washington Association of Conservation District Plant Materials Center (WACD PMC) is looking for its next Sales Manager.  We are a nursery located in Skagit County, WA that produces native seedlings for use in conservation projects.  If you have experience in nursery sales and marketing, customer relations, inventory control, know the native flora of the northwest, an excellent communicator and team player this might be a rewarding career opportunity.  This is a permanent, full-time position with full benefits.

In addition to the skills listed above, the ideal candidate will need to be proficient in the MS Office suite of programs, able to learn our inventory control program, detail oriented, well developed customer service skills, able to work in a fast-paced environment, and dependable.  We are looking for someone with a degree in horticulture, natural resources, forestry, ag or related field.  Suitable work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

Pay range is $40,000 to $50,000 per year, DOE.   Benefits include medical, dental and optical insurance, 10 paid holidays per year, sick leave and a retirement plan. Contact pmcmanager@gmx.com for questions or for a more detailed job description.

If you are interested and have the qualifications we are looking for, please contact us at:

WACD Plant Materials Center

16564 Bradley Rd.

Bow, WA 98232

pmcmanager@gmx.com

(360) 757-1094

Posted:  August 12, 2019

JOB FUNCTION:
Hort techs are immersed in the wide variety of daily activities that are required to keep a garden growing and attractive, indoors and out – planting, watering, fertilizing, weeding, mulching, pruning, etc. If you have a green thumb, a caring attitude, an eye for detail, and are self motivated and industrious, email us. We would like to hear from you. We will train and supply all the tools and equipment needed for the job. You will need a good driving record and transportation, driver's license and be able to lift 40 pounds.

Salary:  $16/hour plus mileage
Type of Job:  Full Time, Internship, Part Time
Job Location:  SEATTLE, Washington 98119

 

Web Site:  http://gardentapestryinc.com
Company Description:  Interiorscape service and color gardens

CONTACT INFORMATION:
Garden Tapestry
Address:  719 W MCGRAW ST, Seattle, WA 98119
Phone:  2062130162
Email:  gardentapestryinc@gmail.com

Posted:  August 8, 2019   |  Closing Date:  September 6, 2019

 

REQUIREMENTS TO APPLY:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in the horticultural, landscaping, or agricultural industries
  •  WA State Pesticide Applicator’s License
  • A high level of plant ID skills, including produce, herbs and other productive plants grown around the Anderson School
  • Computer skills, especially familiar with Excel, Word and Outlook
  • A professional and approachable demeanor
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Able to work long periods outdoors in all weather
  • A flexible schedule including days, occasional weekends and some holidays required

 OTHER DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 1 year experience with production gardening, kitchen gardening, or small-scale farming
  • Minimum of 2 years experience education in horticulture or landscape

Applicants call send a cover letter and resume directly to Debbie Kaplan at DebbieK@mcmenamins.com

Posted:  August 5, 2019

JOB FUNCTION: The Section Grower is primarily responsible for daily irrigation, fertilization and misting of crops. Partners with Head Grower to determine crop cultural needs. Maintain environmental controls, assists with pest controls, sanitation of area, and crop layout.

Responsible for 5+ acres of greenhouse or 25+ acres of field; leading teams of 5+people, training and develop staff as well as executing proper growing techniques.

QUALIFICATIONS/EDUCATION:

3 years’ prior experience in growing, or a degree in Horticulture, or an equivalent combination. Have or obtain a pesticide license within six months. 

CONTACT:

Leticia Lopez-Hernandez, MBASenior Human Resources Generalist T: 360.654.6971 F: 360.653.7850

6410 132nd Street  NE• Marysville, WA 98271

Leticia.Lopez-Hernandez@smithgardens.com | www.smithgardens.com

Posted:  July 29, 2019

JOB FUNCTION:  Lead the inventory team to monitor and evaluate inventory ready dates based on sales demand, spec. changes and plant readiness. Ensure as much product as possible is shipped to the customers and shrink is minimized. Coordinates physical inventory on hand and transactional accuracy for fiscal reporting.

QUALIFICATIONS/EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, logistics, supply chain management or similar preferred
  • Intermediate math skills; percentages and basic statistics
  • 2 years’ experience in the logistics, warehouse or inventory field, plus 5 years’ experience in a management role preferred
  • Experience with inventory management software a plus
  • Solid computer skills in MS Office Suite
  • Basic plant knowledge needed
  • 3 years’ experience in greenhouse or nursery environment preferred

CONTACT:

Leticia Lopez-Hernandez, MBASenior Human Resources Generalist T: 360.654.6971 F: 360.653.7850

6410 132nd Street  NE• Marysville, WA 98271

Leticia.Lopez-Hernandez@smithgardens.com | www.smithgardens.com

Posted:  July 29, 2019

The Natural Resources team at Mercer Island Parks and Recreation is recruiting for our Seasonal Restoration and Trails Crew! We are looking to fill one final position. This position runs May through the end of September and we are currently accepting applications. The start date is flexible, though we would like to have the candidate start by the first week of June.

Please see the job description and apply HERE Feel free to send candidates my way with any questions. Projects include noxious weed data collection and treatment (including our city-wide knotweed program), care of the native plant nursery, trail maintenance and building, and other tasks to support forest stewardship efforts.

T&L Nursery, Inc., is a wholesale nursery specializing in high quality container grown plants. The Product Fulfillment Coordinator is a liaison between the nursery and the sales team to ensure the shipment of plants are on track and delivered as needed. This role provides administrative and customer service support. The ideal candidate is detail oriented, organized, proactive and has excellent communication skills. This position reports to the Sales manager and is located in Redmond.

For more information and to apply:  T&L Nursery

Posted:  June 12, 2019

The Floret Farm Manager supports the company operations by ensuring all farming activities are planned, managed, and executed with excellence and care. The position has supervisory responsibilities and reports to the General Manager.
For more information and to apply:  Floret Flowers/Farm Manager

Posted: June 12, 2019

The Floret Shop Manager supports the company operations by ensuring all warehouse, shipping, and customer service activities are planned, managed, and executed with accuracy and care. The position has supervisory responsibilities and report to the General Manager.

For more information and to apply: Floret Flower/Shop Manager

Posted: June 12, 2019

Local homeowner needs help with general garden maintenance, including weeding, pruning and general cleanup (no mowing).

Qualifications:  Must have basic knowledge and interest in garden maintenance, be reliable with good communication skills.  Work hours are approximately 10 hours per week. Days and hours are flexible. The hourly rate is negotiable.

The job is located in a quiet residential neighborhood near Edmonds Community College.

Please submit a summary of your experience and knowledge/interest as well as any faculty and/or personal references to:  Caroline at carsbug@outlook.com