Wholesale and Reclamation Sales:

Mike Thomas

(406) 239-1103


Wholesale, Nursery and Landscape Sales:

Aimee Kelley

(406) 381-9829


© 2019, Great Bear Native Plants, LLC


Now hiring!

Apply here using our application,

job description below:


Greenhouse Propagation and Shipping Staff -flexible schedule, dynamic and welcoming workplace, work with plants!

Are you interested in the intersection of local agriculture and native ecosystems? Do you want to support the restoration and reclamation of wild places? If so, please apply!


The Company:

Great Bear Native Plants is a family-owned native plant nursery in Hamilton, MT. We grow plants native to the Intermountain Rocky West and Pacific Northwest.  We supply plants to a diversity of projects and customers from large-scale restoration to local retail nurseries. 

  • Friendly, motivated staff

  • Welcoming and scenic workplace

  • Members of the Loyal to Local Farming Cooperative, participate in local farmers markets


The Position:

We’re looking for a part-time horticulture staff member.  

  • 32 hours/week February-October

  • Assist in all aspects of growing, maintaining, and shipping plants from sowing to final shipment

  • Assist with watering, potting plants to larger pots, staging orders, and moving plants

  • Assist with facilities maintenance such as weed-whacking, weed cloth and irrigation repair


  • Must have a valid driver’s license

  • Seeking someone who can work weekends

  • Familiarity with gardening or plants preferred, but not required.

  • Hourly wage depends on previous experience (minimum starting wage of $12.50)

  • Priority will be given to applicants interested in returning for multiple seasons

  • 401K available after 12 months of working with us

Why Should You Apply?

  • Flexible schedule

  • Opportunity for time off

  • Support restoring wild lands across the Rocky Intermountain West

  • Learn about growing and maintaining native plants

  • Positive and dynamic work environment

  • Enjoy working outside in a low-stress position

Apply here using our application:

(same as above)