Horticulturist at the J. Herbert Stone Nursery (2 positions open)

Deadline: February 18, 2014

Job Description

I am excited to share the announcement for two GS-0437-5/7/9 Horticulturalist positions. If you love growing plants this is the opportunity you have been waiting for. The USFS J Herbert Stone Nursery on the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest is filling two permanent fulltime Horticulturalist positions. The positions are located in Central Point, Oregon. The J Herbert Stone Nursery is a regional resource providing bareroot and container grown seedlings to government agencies in the Pacific Northwest Region. Clients served include the Forest Service, BLM, BIA, and other local and regional agencies. The nursery covers 311 acres and includes 260 acres of native plant production fields, five greenhouses, and seed storage facilities for the region.

The positions will fill critical roles in the daily and weekly operations of our large plant production facility. We are looking for highly motivated individuals that seek increasing levels of responsibility, enjoy learning and caring for live plants, seek diversity in their job duties, and excel in a fast paced work environment. The work occurs in all environments from greenhouse structures, to outdoor production fields, to lab and office work.

Central Point is located in the Rogue River Valley of Southwest Oregon. The climate is mild with warm, wet winters and dry, hot summers. The Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forests is one the most diverse forests in the National Forest system.

Please distribute widely – These are exciting and challenging positions with promotion potential; located in one of the most beautiful locations in the country.

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The link to the MERIT vacancy announcement is:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/361244100

The Merit announcement is open now and closes on 2/18/14.

The link to the DEMO vacancy announcement open to all qualified individuals is: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/361245300 The Demo announcement is open now and closes on 2/14/14.