Maintenance Technician

Local wholesale nursery is seeking a Maintenance Technician to assist with a variety of maintenance tasks at multiple locations in Mount Vernon.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Will problem solve and make repairs with minimal assistance
• Responsible for keeping accurate maintenance records
• Will be required to be on the Maintenance on Call Schedule
• Will drive a delivery truck in our busy season, a Class B CDL drivers license would be a plus. To be able to drive you must be minimum of 21 years of age, have a clean driving record and pass a DOT physical and drug test
• Perform other duties as assigned
Requirements for Position:
• Must be Reliable (consistently on time for your shift) and Safety Oriented
• Must be able to do Quality work • Have a positive attitude in this work environment
• Ability to perform physical work. (Digging, bending and lifting 50+ pounds)
• Must be able to work from ladders and the roofs of greenhouses. (Not scared of heights and good balance)
• Know how to operate all types of hand tools and saws
• Have a working knowledge of plumbing repair, electrical repair, natural gas pipes, and basic fluid changes on vehicles including tractors
• Ability to work independently (Without constant supervision)
• Ability to follow instructions, both written and verbal
• Must have strong computer skills (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook.)
• Must have basic knowledge and ability in welding
• Must have basic knowledge and ability in woodworking
• Must have basic knowledge and ability in painting
• Ability to read and write English fluently. (Spanish skills a plus)

Northwest Horticulture provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Northwest Horticulture complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Northwest Horticulture expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Northwest Horticulture's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including termination.

Mail or e-mail resume to:
Rose Vogel, Human Resources
Northwest Horticulture, LLC.
14113 River Bend Road
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
E-mail: rosevogel@northwesthort.com