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For 75 years, the Schmidt family and employees have been contributing to a greener environment as one of the largest providers of shade and ornamental trees in North America. Our handcrafted, high quality landscape trees are sold to nurseries and landscape companies in every state and in most Canadian provinces. More than 500 species and cultivars are grown on our Oregon farms, including many of the 100+ unique cultivars that we have introduced to the marketplace.

We are as passionate about nurturing employees as we are about growing great trees. As stated in our mission statement, our family-run company “fosters an environment of fairness, respect and mutual success where our team can thrive as we lead the way in producing trees for a greener, healthier world.”

The Schmidt family and employees are proud of our role in enhancing our communities through the growing and planting of trees. If you are passionate about trees, the environment, and joining a winning team, you have come to the right place.

In addition to providing a safe and enjoyable workplace, J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co. offers competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package that includes a 401(k) profit sharing plan. Medical, dental, flex and life insurance, overtime, paid holidays and vacation time, tuition assistance and bonuses based on profitability are additional benefits. Unless otherwise specified, positions are based in our Boring Oregon headquarters.

Outside Nursery Sales Representative -
Northeast Territory

A pending retirement opens the door to represent J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co. in the New England states plus New Jersey and eastern portions of New York and Pennsylvania. For 75 years, our nursery has provided the highest quality bare root and containerized shade and flowering trees in North America! Our core beliefs are rooted in family and the commitment to provide exceptional trees and service to our customers.

We are seeking an experienced independent sales representative to assist our established customers, develop new accounts, and proactively sell all lines of JFS product while maintaining a high level of professionalism, positivity, and communication.

Successful candidates will possess the key strengths of excellent listening and communication skills, self-motivation and a strong drive to succeed. Responsibilities include consistent market feedback and collaboration with Sales Manager to further develop and expand the territory, while delivering prompt service and support to customers. Requirements include familiarity with selling nursery stock in the territory and experience traveling to visit clients throughout the region on a regular basis.

If you’re enthusiastic about partnering with a well-known and established leader in the nursery industry, please email, fax or mail your resume to the address listed below.

Farm Manager - Boring, Oregon

We are seeking a self-directed, team-oriented person to manage our 75-acre container growing facility in Boring, Oregon. An internal promotion has opened this opportunity for a team leader whose responsibilities include budgeting, purchasing, staffing, work scheduling, facility development, shipping, and all aspects of growing deciduous trees in containers. Bachelor’s degree in Horticulture or related field preferred, plus at least four years’ experience in container production or management. Spanish language skills a plus. Salary DOE includes a comprehensive benefits package. Please email, fax or send your resume to the address listed below.

Grower - Boring, Oregon

We are seeking a full-time grower with experience in tree production. Applicant must be fluent in English, both reading and writing, and have proven supervisory/management skills. Any Spanish is a plus. Our ideal candidate will be self-motivated and quality driven, honest, a team player, trustworthy, and possess a high work ethic standard. Five plus years of horticultural education and/or work-related experience is preferred. Moving and/or housing assistance may be available. Valid driver’s license required. Wage DOE with full company benefits. Please email, fax or send your resume to the address listed below.

Shop Mechanic - Canby, Oregon

We are seeking a self-motivated mechanic to help in our repair shop located in Canby, Oregon. Applicant must have valid Oregon driver’s license and an insurable driving record and ability to assist other mechanics in the repair and maintenance of vehicles, tractors, and implements. Must have good communication and organizational skills. Must be aware of and practice safety in the workplace. Must be able to handle and carry objects up to 50 lbs. We maintain a smoke-free and drug-free workplace. This is a full-time position with company benefits. Work hours are 40+ hours per week. Opportunities for advancement, wage $18-$22 per hour, DOE. Please email, fax or send your resume to the address listed below.

Nursery Maintenance Worker - Boring, Oregon

We are a tree nursery specializing in high-quality trees for urban landscapes. We are currently seeking a motivated worker to help keep the company moving. This position has a huge variety of different jobs including welding, construction, equipment operation, electrical, and mechanical. Extensive opportunities for on-the-job training. Our team is highly skilled and can train the right person. This is a great opportunity for a person who likes to work outdoors and do something different every day. Must have valid and insurable driver’s license. Full-time position with great benefits. Please email, fax or send your resume to the address listed below.

Equipment Operator – Boring, Oregon

We are seeking an individual to operate farm equipment at our container tree nursery in Boring, Oregon. The primary equipment is a tractor and forklift, although other machinery will be used occasionally. Other farm work will be required when no equipment operation work is available. Candidate must be able to communicate in Spanish and have a valid driver’s license. Must be able to work independently and meet all safety requirements. Mechanical ability and/or English are pluses. Wage is $13-$15 DOE, Full time position with a comprehensive benefits package. Please email, fax or send your resume to the address listed below.

Shop Mechanic – Boring, Oregon

We are seeking a self-motivated mechanic to help in our repair shop located in Boring, Oregon. Applicant must have a valid driver’s license and insurable driving record. A candidate with prior professional experience in this field will have the ability to assist other mechanics and work independently in the maintenance and repair of vehicles, tractors, forklifts, farm equipment and implements. Candidates with any tire and wheel replacement/service in many applications are a plus as this will be a requirement with the position. Any additional experience in welding and/or fabrication will be beneficial but not required, as well as familiarity with diverse farm/nursery implements. Candidate will have good communication and organizational skills as well as being aware of and practicing safety in the workplace. Must be able to handle and carry objects up to 80 lbs. We maintain a drug-free workplace. This is a full-time position with company Benefits. Work hours are 40+ hours per week. Opportunities for advancement wage DOE. Please email, fax or send your resume to the address listed below.

Journeyman Mechanic – Boring, Oregon

We are seeking a skilled and self-motivated Journeyman Mechanic to join the team in our repair shop located in Boring, Oregon. Applicant must have a valid driver’s license and insurable driving record. Candidate must have the ability to work independently and assist other mechanics in the repair and maintenance of vehicles, tractors, forklifts, farm equipment and implements for a large variety of repairs, diagnosis and general service and upkeep. Required experience: General Service, Gasoline/Diesel/LPG Engine Repair and Diag., Clutch/Transmission and associated component replacement (Tractor and Vehicles), Brake systems (Hydraulic and Air), Heavy Equipment Repair and Service including drive systems, Electrical Systems and wiring, Hydraulic systems and cylinders, some level of experience with farm equipment. Any additional experience in welding and/or fabrication is a plus, as well as familiarity with diverse farm/nursery implements or tire repair and replacement on vehicles/tractors. Candidate will have good communication and organizational skills, be highly motivated and goal oriented as well as being aware of and practicing safety in the workplace. Candidate must also possess knowledge of electronic diagnostic equipment and be open to further training and use of electronic data and labor management software platforms. The ability to maintain accurate records by recording service and repairs completed with parts and product usage is vital to the position. Must be able to handle and carry objects up to 80 lbs. We maintain a drug-free workplace. This is a full-time position with excellent company Benefits. Work hours are 40+ hours per week and are conducted inside of a shop but may require outdoor work in potentially inclement conditions out in the fields of the nursery at times. Opportunities for advancement wage DOE. Please email, fax or send your resume to the address listed below.

J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 
To apply please contact us at the address
listed below or send your resume to:

J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co.
Attn: Human Resources
9500 SE 327th Ave
Boring, OR 97009

Fax: 503-512-2209
Phone: 503-663-4128
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