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PROPAGATION ASSISTANT

Company: Iseli Nursery
Location: Boring
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Iseli Nursery is a wholesale grower located in Boring, Oregon, just twenty miles east of Portland. Established in 1975 by the late Jean Iseli and his brother Andr--, the nursery has evolved from the original 10 acres to 900 acres and currently has 250 employees. For the last 50 years, Iseli Nursery has pursued the goal of becoming the world s finest provider of dwarf conifers, Japanese and hybrid Asian maples, and complimentary plants to independent garden centers, re-wholesalers, and landscape customers. Our propagation department is the engine of the nursery. Nearly all our products are initiated here in our own facilities by a staff of over 40 employees, primarily as rooted cuttings, and grafts. We are seeking a Propagation Assistant to join our team in Boring, OR. In this role, you will work alongside our current Propagation Manager to learn the position and acquire the skills required to eventually take over as the department head. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that offers the chance to ascend to a critical leadership role at Iseli Nursery. This role is for you if you have:

  • A Bachelor s Degree in Horticulture or related field
  • Professional propagation and management experience, minimum 5 years
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Passion for learning and applying both the practical and technical aspects of growing and propagating woody plants
  • Strong leadership and problem-solving attributes We offer:
    • Health, dental, and vision insurance
    • Life insurance: company provided life & AD&D policy
    • Short and long-term disability insurance offerings
    • Voluntary life/AD&D insurance offering
    • Flexible spending plan
    • Paid time off
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • 401k employer matching (contribution is 100% of the first 3%, 50% of the next 2%) . Date posted: 05/31/2024

Keywords: Iseli Nursery, Gresham , PROPAGATION ASSISTANT, Other , Boring, Oregon

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