Lab Technician - Plants
Job Details
HPL - Lowell, OR
Full Time
High School
General Labor

We are looking for exceptional talent to join our growing Team!

Do you love blueberries? For 40 years, Fall Creek Farm & Nursery® has cultivated exceptional blueberry plants for customers all over the globe. We propagate, grow, sell, and ship millions of plants every single year.  Our products are second to none, in part, because we have high standards, superb growing conditions, and most importantly, good people.


If this sounds like a company that you want to be a part of, we have immediate openings in our Tissue Culture Lab for:

  • Lab Technician I / II / III
  • Sr. Lab Technician

Levels will be determined based on education, experience and equivalents.


As our Lab Technician I, you are responsible for cutting plant material as directed and meeting production standards. It is important to maintain personal and plant performance data to monitor productivity. In addition, maintaining an organized and sterile workstation, and maintaining safety procedures are essential in this position.


As our Lab Technician II, you demonstrate a higher level of understanding of plant and Lab processes. Your planting technique has developed, along with proving low-level understanding of plant contamination. You will help set up transfer rooms each day and dedicate time visually scanning culture rooms for contamination.


As our Lab Technician III, you have a thorough understanding of the transfer room processes and operations. In addition, you are willing to take on additional responsibilities such as printing labels, scanning production vessels, and assisting with shipping needs. This position requires the ability to multitask while maintaining attention to detail in all aspect of the process.


As our Sr. Lab Technician, you will assist with training of new employees. Gathering culture media and plants from staging areas will be part of your daily responsibilities as well as performing plant harvest duties, obtaining or putting supplies away, cleaning, and assisting in different lab departments. You should have experience working in a laboratory setting, knowledge of laboratory terminology and equipment


Fall Creek Farm & Nursery® offers a competitive salary and benefit package which includes health, vision, and dental insurance, paid time off, company-paid life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, and 401K plan. This position requires an executed confidentiality and non-solicitation agreement upon hire.   Employment offers are contingent on meeting our drug testing, background and reference check standards.

Fall Creek Farm & Nursery® is located just outside of Eugene in a beautiful country setting. We have been serving the needs of commercial fruit growers, nursery stock growers and garden centers throughout the world since 1978. EOE

Position requires an executed confidentiality and non-solicitation agreement.