R&D Support Technician I
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:


  • R&D Support Technician I

In vitro plant micropropagation technician sought to support in the R&D Program of Fall Creek’s Tissue Culture Lab. This is a Lab Technician I position, with the primary responsibility of cutting and transferring tissue culture plantlets for varied research trials. Excellent sterile technique and plant cutting experience are essential.


This position requires a high school diploma. A Bachelor of Science in horticulture, plant science, or related field is strongly desired. Applicants with 1-2 years’ experience in plant tissue culture, plant propagation or some combination will be given preference.


The position consists of 3-5 days per week transferring plants, with some weeks involving more diverse tasks such as evaluation of plants from research trials, transfer of plants with the assistance of a tissue culture robot, and the making of tissue culture media.


Good record-keeping skills will allow further responsibilities within the position. Any necessary plant or laboratory training will be provided.


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.