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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

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.
  • Salaried position - compensation DOE
  • M-F work week
  • Health insurance including vision
  • Paid time off and holidays

Pacific Plants, Inc.
Chuck Burget, PO Box 226, Issaquah, WA 98027
(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.)


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
  • 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.


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

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
  • Call us at 206-545-0111 today!
  • Or go to 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. 


  • 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.

Rachel Cupples, Manager, Talent Acquisition

Northwest Center - People of All Abilities

Office  (206)378-6395     Email


 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.


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.

 Estate Gardener, Pacific Landscape Management—2/27/18

Pacific Landscape Management is a locally-owned provider of high quality landscape design, installation, maintenance and irrigation to a wide range of HOA’s, residential, and commercial properties.  Started in 1992, we have grown to become a regional leader in the Pacific Northwest by building a team of great people who deliver the utmost in trust, competence, and customer service.  We offer many career opportunities for motivated, hard-working individuals.

 We are currently seeking an individual to join a team of landscape maintenance personnel executing high-end residential and estate garden maintenance. This role will primarily be to assist in routine maintenance activities. However, the right candidate for this position will have a comprehensive understanding of correct horticultural practice as to implement proper pruning techniques, lawn care, and ornamental plant maintenance in very unique and elaborately landscaped gardens. This position will be rewarding, have excellent training and mentorship, and great potential for advancement.


Applicant must meet the following requirements for consideration:

  • 2-3 years of experience and/or possess (or currently completing) a landscape/ornamental horticulture degree or certifications.
  • Must be able to follow very detailed directions and work under strict guidelines and timelines
  • Ability to lead others and to delegate tasks
  • Conscientious and professional demeanor when interacting with coworkers, clients, and the community
  • Common PNW plant identification
  • Pruning techniques for plants growing in the PNW
    • Natural/selective pruning techniques are a requirement
    • Demonstrated knowledge of Japanese Maple, bonsai, or other specimen plantings is a plus
  • Proper planting, soil building, mulching, and watering techniques
  • Must be able to prioritize work on site and work with various service teams and subcontractors toward a common goal
  • Must be able to see and identify problems on the property and communicate problems to supervisor (i.e. plants in distress, non-functioning irrigation, lighting issues)  
  • Knowledge and use of mowers and 2-cycle equipment  
  • Ability to articulate ideas well, use a computer and cell phone as needed
  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs or more repeatedly
  • Must have a positive and upbeat personality
  • Must speak English (bilingual is a plus)
  • Valid WA driver’s license, clean record, and ability to pass a background check

Pay Rate: $20+ depending on experience/education

Benefits: paid vacation, continuing education, and medical

Please submit resume and cover letter highlighting your experiences involved in the maintenance of high-end gardens and/or education in the field of plant care to:

 (425) 885-2905

 Environmental Educator, Oxbow Farm—2/27/18

Environmental Educator and Kids’ Farm Crew, April-November

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
  • 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.

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.


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

Please write Environmental Educator & Kids’ Farm Crew in the email subject line and include where you found this position in the message body.

Deadline to apply is Sunday, March 11, 2018

Thank you for your consideration, Sheri Sherstad.

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



Required Qualifications

Solid horticultural skills and a desire to learn 

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

(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

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

Hiring Fair and Training Camp, Uyeta Landscape & Maintenance—2/21/18
Fourth Annual Uyeta Landscape Hiring Fair & Training Camp

Saturday March 10, 2018 - 9am to 3:00pm

Learn new skills, enhance your resume, have fun and meet great people at the same time!

The Green industry, and landscaping specifically, will require newly skilled professionals in order to serve our communities and carry on a tradition of professionalism, integrity and artistry.

Safety • Hand and Machine Pruning • Mowing, Edging and Blowing Tips and Tricks

We will provide Pizza & Cold Beverages for Lunch!

Call  (253) 859-8589  or email us today and reserve your spot. We only have room for 30 participants.  Do not miss this opportunity!

Who should attend

Are you looking for a career in landscape installation and/or maintenance and have little or no experience? Are you already working in the industry and want to improve your knowledge and skills? Then this training camp is for you.  

Students studying Horticulture, Landscape Management, Turf Maintenance, Landscape Design, Landscape Architecture and similar fields of study. Students must be 16 years of age or older (Note: Additional Documentation authorizing participation by minors will be required.)

Anyone wanting a career in Landscaping and Maintenance Systems

Anyone with landscape construction or landscape maintenance experience of 3 years or less

Registration Due Date

March 7, 2018, Uyeta Landscape & Maintenance – 19605 106th Ave SE Renton, WA 98055, 9:00am to 3:00pm

How to Register

Call or e-mail us your full name and phone number (253) 859-8589 or

Landscape Foreman, Design Services

The name says it all! Molbak’s Landscape Foreman will be an integral part of growing our new landscape installation business, building our client list, and establishing landscape and design best practices.  The Landscape Foreman will manage crew members, giving direction and guidance to plant trees, shrubs, and flowers, build water features, construct hardscapes (including retaining walls, patios, arbors), and install irrigation systems and low voltage lighting, all based on design layouts created by our talented design consultants.  A broad knowledge of plants and their local environmental needs is a must.  As part of the Molbak’s team you will receive great product discounts and exclusive employee-only specials.  This is a tremendous opportunity to join one of the Northwest’s premier brands and to grow a fast paced new business.  If this sounds like an adventure worth pursuing, please apply.

Landscape Crew Member, Design Services

Do you enjoy rolling up your sleeves and getting your hands dirty? Being outside, especially in the sunshine?  Molbak’s has an opportunity for you on our Landscape Team!  We are looking for Landscape Crew Members to help with our upcoming spring planting season.

Must haves
  • Able to be a great team member
  • Positive can do attitude
  • Exceptional customer service
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Able to stand, walk, bend and move most of the day
  • Lift/carry 25 – 50lbs throughout the day
  • Valid driver license with clean driving record
  • Enjoy having different duties throughout the day
Bonus Points if you have
  • Prior experience in plant installation and maintenance
  • Experience in Hardscapes, irrigation and low voltage lighting
  • Pacific Northwest plant knowledge
  • Knowledge in sustainable landscape practices
What we will do for YOU
  • Provide an iconic place
  • Allow you to succeed every day, by providing great training
  • Great work life balance
  • Reward you with employee only discounts and specials
  • Fun, friendly and inviting staff
  • Grow each day just like our plants
Live Goods Sales and Stocking

Plant a seed and watch it grow! Or better yet, plant a garden and watch it flourish! Molbak’s Garden + Home is looking for team members that would love to learn about the Garden industry and help us make sure our plants exceed the expectations of our customers.  You will be the one to assure all our tables are full of the most beautiful plants, that they are well taken care of while they are here, properly watering them and confirming they are ready to go to their new home.  With your help, we will make sure we set up all our customers for success when heading home to their own gardens.  You will be part of an amazing team of garden enthusiasts, and as an added perk, you will receive an employee discount that you can apply towards anything in the store. If this sounds exciting to you, we’d love to see you apply.

How to Apply

Go to the Molbaks website and click on the Careers link, all the positions we currently have open will be displayed, please click on a job title to see the job description from there you can apply online.

Farm Tech, DeGoede Farms/Windmill Gardens—2/21/18

Company Overview

DeGoede Farms and Windmill Gardens are a year round flower, and organic hydroponic lettuce grower in Sumner, WA in the shadow of Mt. Rainer. We are the only organic hydroponic food production in the Puget Sound region and are well known for hanging baskets. We use an innovative approach to growing with a sustainable production and effective IPM program. This provides a local high quality product grown sustainably.

Farm Tech Job Description

Currently looking for full time seasonal help in our greenhouse with our organic lettuce and flower care. Duties include, spacing, harvesting, plant ID and copious amount of crop care. You will have the opportunity to work in a state of the art hydroponic grow room along with a great flower growing greenhouse. You will be responsible for quality control and IPM ID throughout the greenhouse and hydroponic grow room. 

Farm Tech Requirements

We are open to entry level and someone with experience. We ask this person to have an open mind and excellent communication along with ability to work as a team. Working interviews is something we can arrange as well.



Email Resume / Cover Letter to

Benjamin DeGoede, Farm Manager

 Gardener, The Artful Garden—2/14/18
Job Description

Small design/installation/maintenance company looking for an experienced, hard-working, conscientious, self-motivated gardener to join team. This is the perfect opportunity for someone with horticulture experience to work in gardens with very diverse and interesting plantings. We maintain and install unique, high quality residential gardens in the Seattle area. Must have 1-2 years professional experience in residential horticulture or equivalent, including pruning, perennial care and seasonal maintenance. Individuals should be able to take direction, be self-sufficient, detail oriented and work quickly and efficiently. 3-4 days/week leading to full-time in spring. Position has the potential for development into a lead position with greater responsibilities in the spring. Part-time and full-time benefits included. Must have reliable transportation, ability to lift up to 50 lbs and be willing to work outside in all seasons and weather conditions. Will provide tools.

Gardens are in the Seattle area with emphasis in Capitol Hill, Queen Anne, Seward Park, Mercer Island, Bellevue.  The position will include an initial training period leading to a weekly schedule of maintaining specific gardens and helping with installations. Duties include: detailed care of garden and container plants, fine pruning, IPM assessment, mulching, fertilizing and garden installation.   The Artful Garden is an equal opportunity employer and celebrates the diversity of its employees.


$17-$19/hr DOE

Type of Employment

Employee’s preference  - FT or PT. FT position will include benefits!
Please respond by sending resume and brief cover letter to

Monarch Landscape Companies—2/14/18

Monarch landscape companies has various positions open in our region.  These include: Tree Climber, Arbor Groundsman, Enhancement Manager, Estimator/Designer, IPM Spray Tech and Mechanic.  For more information please contact

Alfredo Martinez, CLT     Certified Recruiting & Employee Engagement Manager

Cell (206) 510-8245  

Direct  (425) 481-0919

Garden Center Nursery Salesperson, Duvall True Value—2/14/18

Duvall neighborhood nursery eager to hire full time nursery staff person.  Great work environment and friendly staff.  2 years horticulture experience/garden design preferred.

Liz Schwartz
Garden Department

Duvall True Value
(425) 788-5487


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

Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden—2/14/18
Internship Program - 2018 Opportunities

The Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden (RSBG) Internship Program is designed to provide practical hands-on experience in the following areas of interest: garden maintenance & renovation, propagation, nursery management, and retail nursery management.

Botanical Garden & Nursery Internship

One full-time position available in 2018 for up to 6 months –Beginning in early Spring 2018 (Feb. / Mar.) with possible opportunities for extension into the following spring.
Schedule to be negotiated. Some weekend work required.



Garden Management

Learn how to care for a world-class botanical garden, including proper pruning and planting techniques, landscape design, weed control, renovation, irrigation, and plant identification.

Nursery Management

Gain valuable experience in the operation and maintenance of a highly specialized nursery with emphasis on propagation techniques. Learn propagation methods including grafting, cuttings, seed sowing and hand pollination as well as greenhouse operation, transplanting, inventory control, data entry and plant identification. Detail oriented and mechanical ability or aptitude helpful.

Retail Management Internship (may be combined with the botanical garden intern position)

One 8-week position available Spring 2018
Part-time (24 hours/week – Schedule can be negotiated; however, applicant must be available to work weekends through the spring.
Wages: $11.50/hour

Learn how to manage the RSBG Plant Sales Pavilion including pricing, displaying plant material, maintaining and stocking sales facility, creating labels and signage, supervising volunteer assistants and customer service. Enthusiastic self-starter sought.

General Information

The RSBG is a 22 acre garden featuring one of the largest collections of Rhododendron species in the world. At least 700 species are displayed in a natural woodland setting. Additional plant collections include ferns, maples, bamboo and alpines. Special features include the Rutherford Conservatory, Victorian Stumpery, the Alpine Garden, Pond Garden, Hardy Fern display garden and Meconopsis Meadow. The garden is located in Federal Way near I-5 and Highway 18. The garden is supported by the Rhododendron Species Foundation (RSF), an independent non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the study, cultivation, display and distribution of Rhododendron species. The RSF is internationally recognized as a leader in Rhododendron conservation.

The above two internships could possibly be combined.

To apply

Please send your resume along with your completed job application form to

Attn: Steve
PO Box 3798
Federal Way, WA  98063-3798

Or you may submit your documents by email to

If you have questions, you may call Steve at (253) 838-4646 x 101

Go Natives! Nursery 11/28/17
Part-Time Internship at Native Plant Nursery

Go Natives! Nursery is a small family-owned native plant nursery in Shoreline, WA that has a inventory of over 100 species of NW native plants. We are looking for a part-time intern with the potential to be an entry-level employee at the nursery. Ideally this person can be available for additional hours, but will be limited to 10 hours per week over the winter. Hours will be concurrent with the Nursery Manager’s schedule, usually one morning during the week and one on Saturday. This is an excellent opportunity to learn native plant ID and basic nursery tasks, as well as maintaining a landscape that is a permaculture and low-maintenance model.

Initial needs at the nursery are weeding plants, general cleanup, and site maintenance. Assisting with potting up and labeling plants, checking plants after inclement weather, and maintenance of hoops will be additional tasks as they arise. Work will be initially supervised by the owner, Don Norman or the nursery manager, Chelsie Martell. Initial hours will be around 10 hours a week, starting at $12/hr, with raises at 6 and 9 months.

There are many future projects at the nursery could be internships for school work. These include:

  • Completing a rainwater bog
  • Helping construct a new SW facing drought tolerant garden
  • Assessing plant potting mixes for new species at the garden
  • Improving the plantings on the grounds

Contact Don at

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

The Cloud Mountain Farm 8/31/17

The Cloud Mountain Farm Center Intern Education Program is a rigorous integrated educational curriculum and work-based learning program. This program gives interns a hands-on, farm-based, full-immersion experience in agricultural production and management as well as a solid understanding of the big picture challenges that affect NW agriculture and the communities it serves by putting interns alongside permanent staff on a daily basis. Interns see first-hand what it takes to keep farmlands healthy and agricultural businesses thriving.

The three program goals are:

  • Exposure— Field trips, readings and discussions will present a variety of agricultural models and challenges to provide a picture of various farming opportunities through:
    • circumstance of resources
    • land
    • market
    • community
    • history of farming
    • labor practices
    • farming theories and philosophies
  • Entrepreneurial Development—Interns will make connections between their interest in agriculture, and models and systems which might best fulfill their future goals through:  
    • business planning
    • marketing
    • value added products
    • product development
    • enterprise budgets
    • sales
  • Technical Development—Interns will come away with hard skills and the ability to evaluate economic opportunities. This will include production of perennial, annual, and nursery systems, with some exposure to livestock/integrated systems. Some of the areas of focus are:
    • soil science
    • botany
    • irrigation
    • pest management
    • food safety
    • fertility management
    • purchasing and maintenance of tools
    • crop and rotation planning
    • cover-cropping
    • ecosystems management
    • whole-farm planning

Depending upon interests and experience interns may participate in a number of possible internship tracks offered through CMFC:

  • Onsite Internships: these interns can expect to work up to 32 hours a week
    • Food Production Internship
  • Interns working on-farm atCMFC get a well-rounded work experience in vegetables, orchards, vineyards, nursery production, and sales and customer service. 
    • Nursery Production Internship

Interns will gain experience primarily in plant propagation, field production, container production as well as customer service and sales, while still having the opportunity to work in orchards, vineyards, and vegetables when the season allows. 

Off-site Internships

Interns interested in focusing on other agricultural enterprises that CMFC does not have including livestock production, herb production, or CSA may be connected with one of our partner farms.  Further contact information will be given if this is requested. 

Internship Education Day participants

For individuals interested only in the classroom and field curriculum part of the program. This would be 1 day a week for 8-9 hours of education. See Continuing Education Units Section for more information.

The intern program averages one day a week where all interns will participate in classroom education, hands-on workshops, and field trips to other farms in the region. The curriculum gives interns the opportunity to explore agriculture through exposure to:

  • diverse agricultural systems
  • business management
  • skill development
  • business planning
  • marketing
  • social and environmental stewardship
  • development of technical skills related to soil science, botany, ecological pest management and resource management

The CMFC internship program extends from mid-February through October. All interns will participate in a weekly education day, generally meeting at CMFC. All interns are expected to attend the weekly educational day. Preparation for the education day may include supplemental readings and additional planned exercises or relevant explorations into a subject.

In addition to the education day, onsite interns will spend up to 32 hours/week as production staff and perform farm and/or nursery duties as the season dictates.

Onsite interns – CMFC interns will be expected to follow all guidelines set forth in the employee personnel policy.  CMFC interns will be paid an hourly wage of $11.50 and will have the option to take up to 5 unpaid vacation days throughout the internship duration.

Off-site Interns –Those interns placed at partner farms will also work as part of a farm crew, with hours and duties established by the partner farm. Wages and living arrangements will be determined solely by the participant and the partner farm.

  1. A completed application form email for application
  2. Your current resume: Education and work experience
  3. A list of 3 references.  At least two of them must be professional.  Please include their name, address, email and phone number.  Please do not ask them to send us a letter.