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Conifer Horticulturist

Sierra Pacific Industries
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Job Type:
Full Time
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Job Description:

• Manage day-to-day production of top-quality conifer seedlings, including pesticide application and schedules, irrigation, fertilization, nutrition, monitoring, and overall health of the crop

• Responsible for soil management, including tracking of soil EC and pH values

• Run/calibrate irrigation, fertilizations, and spray equipment required to achieve desired results

• Identify crop issues and report to the management team

• Ensure accurate crop records are maintained for all species and locations


Bachelor’s Degree in Horticulture or other related field, OR 3 years of nursery grower experience (conifer preferred)

• PCA/QAL or ability to obtain license within one year is preferred

• In-depth knowledge of conifer propagation and management along with the effects of the environment, nutrition, and technical factors on plant growth

• Demonstrated knowledge of different confier species, their growth requirements, and common issues

• A strong self-starter with excellent communication and organizational skills

• Ability to thrive in a constantly changing work environment

• Knowledge of plant diseases and their management with pesticides, herbicides, and fungicides are preferred


Because this is more than an invitation, it's a commitment to offer opportunities for personal and professional growth to everyone! We ask people to grow with us and make the company even better. In addition to paid vacation and 10 paid holidays, we provide an excellent benefit package including a full Health Benefits Plan (including medical, dental, and vision) with low-cost premiums, a 401(k) with Company Match, additional Retirement Contributions, and company-paid Life Insurance. Every year since 1979, the Sierra Pacific Foundation has provided an average of $500,000 in scholarships to help the children of our crew members with education expenses.

How to Apply:

If you are qualified and would like to join our team, please send a cover letter referencing this position and a resume to: Sierra Pacific Industries Scott Taylor, Human Resources PO Box 496014 Redding, CA 96049 (530) 378-8107

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