LRAM Plant Propagation Manager
ICI Services Corporation - Tacoma, WA

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• Seeking candidate to fill position as a Plant Propagation Manager for the Land Rehabilitation and Maintenance (LRAM) program at Joint Base Lewis McChord (JBLM).
• The JBLM LRAM component operates a greenhouse facility to grow native plants from seeds collected from JBLM’s training lands and established seed beds.
• The greenhouse facility is managed by a Plant Propagation Manger who works in cooperation with the LRAM Coordinator to produce plant materials for re-vegetation projects.
• Plans, organizes and implements greenhouse operations to include plant propagation and greenhouse maintenance.
• Harvests seeds of specific native plant species for propagation, maintains beds and keeps detailed records of seed collection sites on JBLM.
• Applicant will be responsible for facilitating the sorting, processing, storage and tracking of collected seeds.
• Uses native plants to repair damaged sites.
• Works with other program personnel to complete tasks.
• Provides technical advice on seed collection and plant propagation methods.

Requirements:

• Must have some familiarity with the native flora and ecology of South Puget Sound prairies. Knowledge of native plant propagation is a must.
• Preferred applicants will have good communication and organization skills, familiarity with basic computer operations, the desire to work in greenhouse and field conditions, and the ability to create and deliver PowerPoint presentations.
• Duties require kneeling and standing for long hours, field work in varying weather conditions, and lifting up to 50 pounds. Must hold a valid driver’s license and be able to pass a background check.

Educational Requirements:

• Bachelor of Arts (A degree in horticulture and/or plant science or a closely related field is desirable.)

Benefits:
ICI Services is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, disability or veteran status. We offer our full - time employees a comprehensive, competitive benefits package including the following:
  • Paid Time Off
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Various Health Insurance options (PPOs, High Deductible Health Plan with Health Savings Account)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Healthcare, Dependent Care, Transportation, Parking)
  • Company Paid Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Company Paid Long Term and Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance Plans
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401(k) Plan with Immediately Vesting Match