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We're Hiring!

We provide a safe and welcoming workplace for 
all members of our community including

BIPOC and LGBTQ employees.

We are hiring a 2023 Greenhouse Production Staff Member:

If you would like to apply please click here to fill out a short application. 


We're looking for a full-time (35-40 hr) greenhouse staff member to join our production team. Production is the backbone of Great Bear and is involved in everything plant-related: from sowing seeds and thinning starts in the greenhouses to maintaining plants in the shade houses, and finally preparing plants for delivery and shipping.

This position begins the first week of March and ends in November.

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Experience in agriculture, horticulture, restoration or a related field

  • Good communication skills

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Ability to *safely* lift 50 pounds from the ground and carry load

  • General understanding of how to take care of and work plants

  • Ability to stand for 3-4 hours at a time

  • Experience working outdoors in the elements

  • Enthusiasm for working with plants

  • Positive attitude

  • Organizational skills

  • Operating heavy equipment such as skid steer, fork lift, etc.

  • Driving truck and trailer

Paid time off after 3 months of employment and benefits after 12 months.

This position has the opportunity to return for multiple seasons.

Greenhouse Staffer Tasks Include (but are not limited to):

  • Sowing, thinning and watering in the greenhouses as directed

  • Soil mixing and filling pots

  • Potting up of liner stock to larger size pots

  • Assisting with pest management

  • Assisting with container management

  • Picking, loading and shipping orders

  • Pruning, culling, weeding, watering and other plant maintenance outdoors

  • Delivery of orders using truck and trailer

The Location:

Great Bear has a fantastic view, rain or shine! The Bitterroot Mountains to the west and foothills of the Sapphire Mountains to the east provide the backdrop to our nursery. We're in the perfect spot to grab a cold beer, throw in a line, or explore a new trail after a day of work.

Why Should You Apply?

  • Diversity of tasks and responsibilities

  • Dynamic and friendly workplace

  • Flexible scheduling with ability to schedule time off

  • Work hands-on with native plants

  • Enjoy working inside in the winter and outside in the summer - best of both worlds!

If you would like to apply please click here to fill out as short application. 

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