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Employment Opportunities

We now have job openings for the following positions:

Apply Now using our online Employment Application

You may also download a printable version of our application, if you prefer, to bring in, mail, scan and email, or fax to us.

 

Garden Center Associate

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Part-time and full-time Garden Center Associate for seasonal (March-November) employment.  Duties include basic care and maintenance of trees, shrubs, and plants; greeting/assisting customers in a professional and friendly manner, both in person and on the telephone; and processing sales and returns on point-of-sale software.  This position entails outdoor work that requires some lifting and the ability to be on your feet for long periods of time.  The ideal candidate must be able to learn quickly in a fast-paced environment, be willing to expand their knowledge of plants and their applications, have good math skills, and have a positive attitude.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Assist customers with landscaping ideas and plant selection.
  • Advise customers about plant care, watering and fertilizing best practices.
  • Advise customer about insecticide products and their use.
  • General care of plant material (i.e. watering, pruning, labeling) and garden center upkeep and maintenance.
  • Display trees, shrubs and accessories in retail garden center.
  • Assist with handling telephone calls.
  • Use computer to enter and complete sales at checkout.
  • Occasionally unload inbound plant deliveries and assist customers with plant and merchandise loading.


HOURS / DAYS / SCHEDULE:
Position is seasonal from March through November. Hours vary. Hours will be based on weather conditions and business needs. Must be able to work weekends and holidays.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • HS Diploma or GED.
  • Valid driver's license and reliable transportation.
  • Ability to work outdoors in various weather conditions.
  • Basic knowledge of plants and the willingness to learn about plants and landscape.
  • Knowledge of local climate and growing conditions a plus.
  • Being attuned to popular plant and landscaping trends a plus.
  • Must be able to lift at least 30 lbs throughout the day.

Apply Now

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JOB DESCRIPTION:
Key Responsibilities include:

  • Talk to customers in a courteous and professional manner.
  • General care and maintenance of plant materials including watering, pruning, transporting, fertilizing, trimming and weeding of container and field grown plants.
  • Unload inbound plant deliveries and assist customers with plant and merchandise load-outs.
  • Load customers' vehicles to ensure plants and materials are transported in a safe manner.
  • Bag mulch and maintain adequate levels of bagged mulch for retail sales.
  • Pot and re-pot plant material as directed.
  • Assist with deliveries and other tasks as needed.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Valid driver's license.
  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • Must be able to lift at least 75 lbs throughout the day.

HOURS / DAYS / SCHEDULE:
Position is seasonal from March through November.  Hours will be based on weather conditions and business needs. Must be able to work weekends and holidays.  Hours vary.

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Container Growing and Production Associate

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Part-time Container Growing and Production Associate for seasonal (March-November) employment. Duties include potting perennials and shrubs as well as basic care and maintenance of trees, shrubs, and perennials. This position involves primarily outdoor work that requires lifting and the ability to be on your feet for long periods of time. The ideal candidate must be able to pay careful attention to detail while working efficiently in a fast-paced environment. Must be willing to follow instructions and maintain a positive attitude.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Potting plants as instructed.
  • Using flatbed vans to transport plants from potting area to container growing area.
  • Observing plants and watering / irrigating as needed.
  • General care of plant material such as cutting back, pruning, weeding, and fertilizing.
  • Assist with unloading inbound plant deliveries, counting and tagging inventory.
  • Monitor plant inventory for insect and/or disease pests.
  • May assist retail personnel by loading plants, etc. into customer's vehicles.
  • May occasionally assist with deliveries.

HOURS / DAYS / SCHEDULE:

Position is seasonal from March through November. Hours worked per week will usually total between 35 to 45 and will be based on weather conditions and business needs. May be required to work on Saturdays and/or Sundays as needed, especially in April and May.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • HS Diploma or GED.
  • Valid driver's license and reliable transportation.
  • Ability to work outdoors in various weather conditions.
  • Basic knowledge of plants and the willingness to learn.
  • Must be able to lift at least 40 lbs. throughout the day.
  • Prefer non-smoker

Apply Now

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