Greenhouse Sales Associate

Landscape Garden Centers are now hiring greenhouse sales associates; we are passionate about plants, people and teamwork! Apply online or call 605.338.0706 today. You can also send your information and resume to: info@landscapegardencenters.com

Position Purpose: Greenhouse sales associates sell quality plants and products and provide unmatched service to customers in the greenhouse, retail center and nursery, as well as care for the plant material at our garden center.  Must be passionate, approachable and detailed oriented with a desire to learn.  Plant knowledge is highly desirable.

Essential Functions and Typical Tasks:

  1. Function: Prepare merchandise for sale.
    1. Typical Tasks:
      1. Maintain quality plants and assist with watering, fertilization and pest control.
      2. Maintain proper greenhouse sanitation, cleanliness and climate.
      3. Receive, price and display plant material and greenhouse merchandise.
      4. Ensure all products are tagged with appropriate identification and signage.
      5. Assist with production of other seasonal crops as requested.
      6. Communicate with Greenhouse Team Leader regarding inventory, dumpage, needed repairs and supplies and product health issues. Record information as required.
  2. Function: Sell merchandise.
    1. Typical Tasks:
      1. Greet and direct customers according to their needs.
      2. Respond to customer questions.
      3. Maintain familiarity with current inventory.
      4. Maintain knowledge of nursery stock, annuals, perennials, houseplants and all accessory products.
      5. Direct complaints to a department Team Leader or the Garden Center Manager.
      6. Issue guarantees based on company policy.
      7. Prepare premises at opening and secure premises at closing.
  3. Function: Assist with plant and product display.
    1. Typical Tasks:
      1. Move inventory as necessary to fill voids and maintain a complete, fresh look.
      2. Create visually inviting displays with product and plant material.
      3. Visually check inventories and become familiar with sales trends.
      4. Keep retail greenhouses clean and organized.

Experience/Education/Skills:

Experience in green industry preferred. High School diploma or equivalent required. Pesticide Applicators License beneficial.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

Must be comfortable in a greenhouse environment as well as other outdoor exposures including but not limited to cold, heat, sun, rain and wind.  Extended hours may be required during peak seasons.  Must be available to work weekends and a flexible schedule of mornings and evenings.  Extensive standing and physical activity (bending, stretching, pushing and pulling).  Must be able to lift 20 pounds unassisted on a regular basis.

This position description is meant to describe the typical kinds of duties or difficulty level that may be required of positions with this title. The use of a particular expression shall not limit or exclude other duties or difficulty levels not mentioned. This position description is not meant to limit or modify the organization’s right to assign, direct or control the work assigned to this position. It is possible that each listed duty may not be assigned to each incumbent.

Hourly wages are dependent on experience.

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