Irrigation Craftsman

Dayton, OR 97114
United States
Job Description


At Monrovia, we pride ourselves on growing beautifully. We are a company of craftsman who use our hearts, minds and hands to select, nurture and grow our family of plants with incomparable techniques, best practices of the highest industry standard, designed for every landscape need, every region, every patch of soil.  For nearly a century, we have poured our passion and expertise into each plant we grow, so that the next generation of plants will be stronger for the next generation of humans. We believe in the simple joy of connecting humans to the awe, magic and wonder of nature, in making the world a more beautiful place and in doing our part to defend its honor.


Monrovia is a leading wholesale supplier of ornamental shrubs and container plants to retail garden centers and horticultural distribution centers across the country. Founded in 1926 and headquartered in Azusa, CA, this privately-owned business ( has cultivated a leadership position within sales, marketing and an unparalleled commitment to quality. Monrovia has four nurseries located in California, Connecticut, Oregon and Georgia.


Job Description:

The primary function of an Irrigation Craftsmen is to irrigation the plants based on schedules.  This position reports to Ron Tuckett, Plant Protection, Irrigation and Landscape Coach.



The primary responsibility for the Irrigation Craftsman is to irrigate plants.  Additional responsibilities include following the irrigation schedule prepared by production coaches, operate irrigation systems, drive around nursery and insure all irrigation systems are operating properly, repair equipment and irrigation lines when broken, responsible for keeping up on fertilizer batch plant and chlorine injection systems, clean pump station screens, assist in security at night, set irrigation timing via computer, and willing to work extended hour work shifts on a rotating schedule


Craftsman will drive, walk, bend, stoop, lift to 40 lbs., reach, push, and pull daily depending on work activities.  Craftsman is responsible for adhering to all safety policies and procedures and will be assigned duties per department requirements and needs.


Other responsibilities may be assigned as needed, with reasonable accommodations, to support the Monrovia Nursery organization.



  • Must have a valid driver license

  • Basic reading, writing and math skills.

  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions. Attention to detail a must.

  • Able to lift a minimum of 35 pounds repeatedly and 65 pounds occasionally.

  • Able to work along during an 8-10-hour per day.

  • Must be able to work under inclement weather conditions (hot, cold, and rain).

  • Must be able to work safely with tools.

  • Must be available to work the following schedule:

                                       Sunday- Thursday 5:00pm to 3:30am.

                                       Additional hours as necessary and or different work schedule


Desired Skills:

  • Must have the flexibility to work in a team environment supporting fellow craftsmen and coaches.

  • Punctual.

  • Willingness to learn new skills and jobs.

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  • Job Start Date
    Wednesday, November 20, 2019