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1920 Northwest 18th Avenue
Northwest District, OR, 97209


Pomarius Nursery is a retail nursery, open to the public, in Northwest Portland, Oregon.  We are renowned for our garden design services.

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Employment Opportunity 2019: Lead Outdoor Sales Associate Positions have been filled


Pomarius is searching for a Lead Sales Associate proficient in outdoor plant sales.  We ask that a candidate have the ability to articulate an advanced depth of outdoor plant knowledge alongside a polished sales acumen.

Pomarius Nursery, founded in 2002, sits on the edge of Portland, Oregon's Pearl and Nob Hill districts.  We are a boutique retail plant nursery specializing in boxwoods, topiary, container gardens, evergreen and deciduous trees, shrubs, and house plants.  Our Lead Outdoor Sales Associate should be well-versed in outdoor plants, trees, and shrubs and able to make educated suggestions with ease.  A poised well-rounded individual who is able to problem solve, take direction or work independently without, and can translate knowledge to sales will succeed.  Plant maintenance and labor ARE expected.  Pay is commensurate with experience.  Performance will garner wage increases, vacation possibilities, and retirement savings options.  Thank you for your interest in Pomarius, we look forward to meeting you.


Pomarius is Hiring! Dec 2018



Retail Nursery Sales Professional:

Highly motivated candidate with extensive plant knowledge and proven sales ability please apply.  This position is full time.  Candidate should possess a particular plant nursery acumen, a strong understanding of both indoor and outdoor plants, the retail nursery business in general, and hold excellent communication skills with both clients and co-workers. This associate should quickly be able to understand & promote the heart of the business and want to exceed sales goals.  Candidate should possess the ability to track sales and articulate sales potential to spur revenue growth. The focus will be plant/hard good sales however, associate will be expected to handle watering, cleaning, organizing, etc to fill in the gaps (we’re a small business, everyone is expected to pitch in). Candidate must exceed at efficiency and the ability to prioritize, be willing to pitch in where needed all with a positive attitude. An open schedule is necessary especially in the spring & summer, we can not stress this enough. Please be able to work weekends, we are a retail nursery open from 10am - 6pm often times working earlier or later than retail hours. Candidates should come with at least three professional references and resume should show proven sales experience within a retail nursery setting.  Compensation commensurate with experience.  Please send resume and references to  

Production Assistant:

Pomarius Nursery is searching for a full-time production & customer service assistant. We're looking for a well rounded individual to join our small, yet ambitious team. Candidates should possess a particular plant nursery acumen. This position is rooted in production, the majority of time spent will be in maintaining, including watering, stocking, and potting plant material. Applicants with solid plant & environments knowledge are requested (must be able to identify a variety of plant species & make appropriate plant recommendations). An open schedule is necessary especially in the spring & summer, we can not stress this enough. Please be able to work weekends, we are a retail nursery open from 10am - 6pm often times working earlier or later than retail hours.

Necessary skills:

  • Reliable, solid work ethic.

  • Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds.

  • Ability to work in the elements and stand for a substantial amount of time.

  • Attention to detail and can follow direction.

  • Able to handle multiple projects and multiple clients without getting flustered.

  • Retail nursery experience including cashiering and service.

  • Ability to manage a combination of personalities (clients & co-workers).

  • Can handle labor for off-site jobs.

  • Proven ability with container gardening.

  • Willing to pitch in anywhere.

We'll be delighted to respond to resumes identifying the above knowledge and skills. Please submit a resume or combination of cover letter and resume showing your applicable work experience. Professional references are appreciated.  Letters of recommendation are a big plus.  Pomarius has been in business in NW Portland since 2002. Please feel free to take a look at our website to get a better idea if we are a good fit for you. Wage $13-$15/hr commensurate with experience. Thanks for your interest. We look forward to meeting you.