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Seed Orchard Technician

PRT + IFCO Seedlings
Job Field:
Job Type:
Full Time
Location Detail:
Moultrie, GA
Job Description:

Position Summary:

PRT + IFCO Seedlings is seeking a full-time Seed Orchard Technician to be based in Moultrie, Georgia. The position will participate

in the management of seed orchards to produce the highest quality seed of genetically improved southern pines. This position is

part of a team of Orchard Technicians and will report to the Eastern Seed Orchard Manager. Activities include orchard

establishment and maintenance, grafting, fertilizer and herbicide application, controlled mass pollination (CMP) production, and

cone harvest. The position will require up to 40% overnight travel.

Tasks and responsibilities include:

• Play a key role in CMP production efforts.

• Care of orchards, equipment, and facilities for development of future cone crops.

• Operation of tractors, forklift, aerial boom lift, UTVs, chainsaws, and power tools.

• Work with internal and external resources to achieve production and research objectives in a safe, efficient manner.

• Maintain detailed records.


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

The ideal candidate will have:

• A bachelor’s degree or diploma in horticulture, agriculture, or forestry, or the equivalent combination of education and


• Familiarity and mechanical skills with farm equipment and tractors

• Strong verbal and written communication skills;

• Proficient in Excel, Word, and Outlook;



PRT/IFCO Seedlings operates a diverse network of nurseries in Canada and the United States enabling us to grow a wide variety of high-quality container forest seedlings for all climatic and site conditions. Annual production of 630 million seedlings makes PRT/IFCO the largest producer of forest seedlings in North America. We operate 5 bareroot nurseries across the South and 23 containerized operations. 


Compensation, Benefits & Workplace Culture:

• Competitive annual salary matching your level of experience and ability

• Matching 401K program

• Comprehensive benefits package inclusive of extended health, vision and dental

• Relocation allowance (if applicable)

• Our PRT/IFCO nurseries are vibrant and fun communities with employees who share a strong passion for the “green” nature

of our business and doing their part in regenerating the forests of North America.

• We provide a supportive team structured workplace, a strong safety culture, and a commitment to the environment.

• Our efforts are focused on high quality seedlings with good survivability and growth characteristics

How to Apply:

Please apply through the Career Page of our website at Grow Your Career

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