Clean Stock Technician 1
Job Details

Fall Creek is creating a world with better blueberries through its friendly, collaborative team spread across the globe. To help us accomplish this, we are seeking a qualified Clean Stock Technician. This position will be located in Lowell, OR.


This position is responsible for evaluating and maintaining plant material produced by the Clean Stock Program. Extreme attention to detail is required to meet rigorous quality and documentation standards. A Clean Stock Technician 1 requires the ability to balance performance and quality standards under tight timelines. This position is also responsible for performing work in a safe and efficient manner.


What you will do at Fall Creek:

  • Responsible for evaluating and cutting plant material as directed using established protocols while meeting Clean Stock Program quality and contamination standards.
  • Accurately recording production and testing data and documenting results from trials.
  • Keeping detailed accounts of observations of plant quality, contamination, or abnormal growth.
  • Builds and maintains in vitro foundation stock for distribution to our partner labs.
  • Sits for long periods of time and uses a scalpel and forceps to propagate plants using sterile techniques.


What you bring to Fall Creek:

  • Experience working in a biology laboratory setting
  • Experience in plant pathology and testing programs
  • Knowledge of laboratory terminology and equipment
  • Ability to learn new skills
  • Capable of working with specific productivity goals


Who is Fall Creek?

We’re a US-based company with a keen focus on blueberry genetics, plants, and grower support delivered to the world’s premier blueberry growers. From our humble beginnings in Lowell, Oregon more than 40 years ago, we now also have wholly-owned nurseries in Mexico, Peru, and Spain. Additionally, we have built a global team of the finest breeders, researchers, propagators and nursery professionals, grower support technicians, sales and customer service experts and more. We’re a deeply-planted link in a global chain, ready to serve our customers and our industry throughout North, Central, and South America, Greater Europe, and Africa. Our mission is to serve the growers and to support the blueberry industry, helping to ensure growers maximize success through our delivery of the best genetics and plants, technical know-how and global market intelligence. To fulfill our mission, we focus on cultivating exceptional plants, building strong relationships and providing responsive customer service. This is all part of how we’re helping to build A World with Better Blueberries™.  


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. EOE