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Join our team! Grower's Assistant and Retail Sales Help

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Job Description #1 - Grower's Assistant

Shooting Star Nursery is seeking an individual to join our growing and propagation team! The primary task of this position is to plant and grow from start to finish a diverse variety of ornamental grasses, perennials & shrubs that are regionally appropriate for the Rogue Valley.

Other tasks include: watering, fertilizing, plant cut back & grooming, equipment & tool operation, weeding & sanitation, staking, propagation & division of new plants, greenhouse & growing area maintenance, labeling, data recording & pulling/loading & unloading of orders are also needed.

This is a fast paced environment that requires working in all weather conditions.  Experience with plants is preferred. Strong work ethic, punctual, team participation and willingness to learn and take on new tasks are required. Occasional weekend watering is required and applicant must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. occasionally.

Position runs from Feb 22nd to October 22nd: up to 40 hrs. a week during busy season, and tapering down slightly during slow seasons. Potential for a repeating job every year from February to October, and potential for growth into retail sales if knowledgable and interested in expanding hours.

Skills You'll Need:

* Be willing and eager to learn! There's a ton to learn about plants at our 10 acre nursery, with over 2000 different plants and trees we offer. This is a great opportunity for those wanting to expand their plant knowledge

* Be organized and detail-oriented

* Dependable and hard working

* Take initiative and notice details

Our Nursery:

Shooting Star Nursery prides itself on providing exceptional customer service as well as outstanding plants that make sense for our climate. We grow a lot of the plants we sell and have a well-rounded staff that feels like family, many have been here for 10 years now. There is a huge knowledge base among our staff, so this is a great place for you to learn your plants. Plus you get to be outside all day enjoying all that southern Oregon has to offer.

Hourly pay dependent on experience, will include group health plan and IRA plan after one year of employment. Paid time off is 1 hour for 30 hours worked.  

Please send resumes to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. No phone calls, please

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Job Description #2 - Retail/Wholesale Sales Assistant

Shooting Star Nursery is seeking an enthusiastic plant person to assist with retail and wholesale customers. The primary task of this position is to assist customers in choosing plants among a diverse variety of ornamental grasses, perennials, shrubs, and trees that are regionally appropriate for the Rogue Valley.

You will assist customers in loading their vehicles, ringing up customers (which requires knowing botanical names)and making sure wholesale orders are loaded correctly. This can be a fast paced environment during the busy season of spring and fall that requires working in all weather conditions.

Experience with plants is a must, and strong consideration given to those with knowledge of botanical names and nursery experience. There are a lot of exciting new things to learn here, but a strong base of plants and how they are organized will be helpful. Strong work ethic, punctual, team participation and willingness to learn and take on new tasks are required. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. occasionally and pull a cart load of plants.

Position runs from mid Feb to mid November. Up to 40 hrs. a week during busy season (includes Saturdays) at time and a half) possibly tapering down to 20-30 hours a week during slower seasons. Potential for a repeating job every year from February to November and potential for growth into other areas of the nursery to expand hours. There's always something to do at a nursery!

Hourly pay dependent on experience, will include group health plan and IRA plan after one year of employment. Paid time off is 1 hour for every 30 hours worked.

Our Nursery:

Shooting Star Nursery prides itself on providing exceptional customer service as well as outstanding plants that make sense for our climate. We grow a lot of the plants we sell and have a well rounded staff that feel like family, many for 10 years now. There is a huge knowledge base among our staff, so this is a great place to learn your plants. Plus you get to be outside all day enjoying all that southern Oregon has to offer.

  Please send resumes to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. No phone calls, please

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Job Description #3- Part Time Watering and Restocking

Shooting Star Nursery is seeking a part-time person to assist with watering plants, help put away and tag plantsand general upkeep of plants.

There's always something to do at a nursery, and we are looking for someone willing to pitch in where needed,. The successful applicant will have good attention to detail, and a positive attitude. This is a great way to learn your plants! 

Hourly pay dependent on experience, starts at $13 an hour.  Paid time off is 1 hour for every 30 hours worked. Part time schedule can most likely be determined based on your availability - could be half days, but summer time watering will be imperitive. May include some weekends. Needed for spring, summer, and early fall.

Please send resumes to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. No phone calls, please