Assistant Farm Manager in Gresham, OR

Ekstrom Nursery Inc.

Job Description

About us

Ekstrom Nursery Inc. is a small business in Gresham, OR. We are fast-paced, rewarding and our goal is to provide a variety of nursery plants focusing on high quality and a good value to our customers. .

Our work environment includes:

  • Lively atmosphere

Assistant Farm Manager Ekstrom Nursery in Gresham, Oregon is looking for a career oriented individual to work in multiple areas.

We are looking for an experienced individual who has a strong work ethic, is disciplined, motivated for personal and professional growth and committed to the vision of our company. We have 200 acres of container, field and bare root ornamental plants. Customer base includes retail, re-wholesale and growers.

The person will work closely with the owners in all aspects of container, B&B and bare root production. This is a career opportunity for a person who is interested in diverse plant production and nursery business.

*Responsibilities and Qualifications*

* Experience in ornamental nursery production and propagation related to field, container and bare root.

* Oversee all aspects of our container production.

* Assist in crew management of field production practices and techniques.

* Assist with supervising and scheduling daily and weekly jobs.

* Must be self-motivated on projects or to work with a group or team.

* Possesses strong communication skills, interpersonal skills and be a person of good character.

* Computer knowledge, skills and abilities, and bilingual (English and Spanish) language desired, but not required. * Strong work ethic and positive attitude. * Valid driver’s license. * Ability to work with wide variety of agricultural equipment, such as tractors and implements. * Have leadership skills with ability to make decisions, train and motivate employees. *Compensation*

Salaried position is DOE and includes benefits package.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Gresham, OR 97080: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One location

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