Garden Center assistant/ Horticultural technician

Silver Leaf Nursery and Garden Centre - Niagara Falls, ON (26 days ago)

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Company Summary

Family-style atmosphere of cooperation, teamwork and respect. The company is dedicated, upbeat, energetic, and willing to go above and beyond in all we do. Opportunities are as diverse as our business. If you love working where building dependable relationships with coworkers is critical and where you make a real difference for customers, this is the place for you.

Job Summary

Assist in operations and sales of the garden center , landscaping and nursery.

Key responsibilities and tasks

  • Planting and maintenance of plants
  • Serving customers in nursery and garden center - includes using POS system
  • Maintenance and sales of trees and shrubs in garden center
  • Maintain planters and gardens on the grounds
  • Planting and maintenance of nursery crops
  • Assist in creating and maintaining displays in garden center
  • Assist in creating custom containers for clients
  • Assist with landscaping and design gardens
  • Support Garden Center manager with meeting sales goals
  • Responsible for cashing out and balancing sales at the end of the day

Minimum Requirements

Work experience in nursery, greenhouse and or garden center Strong knowledge of (regional) plant material Strong knowledge of gardening and plant care Physically fit Retail experience

Abilities required

Ability to work with irrigation equipment

Ability to work indoors and outdoors in a wide variety of weather conditions

Experience and skills in customer service & sales Ability to work with multiple divisions

Ability to lift 50 lbs

Your opportunity to grow with us and learn more horticultural practices.

Please note this job is seasonal full time. Hours may vary.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $14.50 to $16.00 /hour

Education:

  • Secondary School (Preferred)

Location:

  • Niagara Falls, ON (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Drivers License G (Preferred)

Language:

  • English (Preferred)