Seasonal Nursery Operations Associate

Roy, Washington /
Supply Chain – Silvaseed /
About DroneSeed/Silvaseed:  

DroneSeed is a climate tech company working to make reforestation scaleable. We combine tech and traditional forestry methods to reforest land affected by wildfires with forward-looking carbon offsets to fund it all. DroneSeed is a vertically-integrated provider of reforestation services to get projects up and running in weeks, not years: planning, the largest seed and seedling supplies in the West, massive nursery operations, and seeding and planting execution. To fund its operations and open new revenue streams for landowners, DroneSeed sells forward-looking carbon offsets that lock in CO2 removal for at least 100 years, among the first of their kind available on the voluntary offset market.

DroneSeed HQ: Ballard Brewery District, Seattle, WA
Silvaseed HQ: Roy, WA 

Team size: ~100 

Clients: 3 of 5 largest timber companies, nonprofits such as The Nature Conservancy, Tribal Nations, state and federal agencies, small family forests 

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Interview Date and Time:

Please come to Silvaseed (317 James St S, Roy, WA 98580) between 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm, Monday to Friday. Ask for Kea.

What you’ll be doing in this Silvaseed position (Roy, WA)

This role will span from November/December through June (weather dependent). As a Nursery Operations Associate, you will be working in seedling cultivation in the greenhouse or field, and/or working in seed processing.

Must be 18 years of age or older to be employed by Silvaseed due to the current legal setup. 

Benefits of working at Silvaseed: Season-end bonus and Referral bonus available. Terms & conditions apply.

Key Responsibilities

    • Cultivate and care for seedlings in the field and greenhouse
    • Process seeds to ensure a usable product

Basic Qualifications

    • Ability to engage in physical labor in varying weather conditions for extended periods of time
    • Responsiveness to direction and feedback
    • "Team player" attitude and ability to work with others when necessary and independently when necessary
    • Safety-first mentality
Benefits of working at Silvaseed: Season-end bonus and Referral bonus available. Terms & conditions apply.

DroneSeed and its subsidiaries offer:

- Competitive salary
- Location-based compensation
- 75% health insurance coverage for Full-Time employees, including Medical, Dental & Vision insurance plans
- Company’s incentive stock options (ISO)
- Retirement saving plan: 401(k) and Roth 401(k)
- Commuter Benefits in eligible cities
- 6 paid holidays.  Two shut-down weeks per year. 
- Flexible PTO for Salaried employees.  Generous PTO accrual for Hourly employees.
- Annual allowances for Work-from-home employees
- Relocation support for out-of-state employees
- Other perks such as special company gatherings and swag