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Posted Date

01-10-18

Location

Southington, CT

Department

Garden Center

If
you enjoy caring for plants or like to give gardening advice to those who ask,
then you will enjoy working at Winterberry Gardens. Working at our nursery
offers many opportunities for those who enjoy selling, working with the general
public, care of nursery stock and creating a welcoming, warm community type of
atmosphere.

Our nursery and garden
center focuses on the sale of plants and horticultural products to the public.
In addition, Winterberry offers additional services to residential and commercial
clients. Many of our customers look to our nursery for tips on how to nurture
their plants, as well as product suggestions. This position is for a Planting
Crew Team Member and will include positions in the garden center and on the landscape crew. This is for the upcoming Spring 2019 Season

 

The
ideal candidate should be a friendly, people-oriented person, and have a customer-focused
mindset at all times. This person should be familiar with all facets of the
landscaping industry, including the ability to read and understand basic
landscape prints. Essential skills include: superior people skills, time
management, multi-tasking in a busy environment, good listening skills, computer
skills, professional phone skills, and a consistently positive attitude. Must
have a reliable vehicle for transportation to and from work. Must be able to
stand for long periods, and should be able to lift at least 50 lbs.

 

Job
Duties



  • Maintain a working relationship with foreman and managers to facilitate outstanding project results; including providing an excellent customer experience.
  • Maintaining and running equipment.
  • Physical work; including planting, installing hardscapes, loading and unloading deliveries, and loading and unloading customers’ vehicles.
  • Be fully familiar with all Winterberry policies, programs, and events schedule.
  • Maintain a clean and organized working environment on and off the campus.
  • Coordinate with foreman on daily tasks and assignments.
  • During busy times, may be required to work in the garden center and on landscape crews.

 

More
about the job

  • Knowledge of trees and shrubs, perennials and annuals is a plus.
  • Availability on weekends, when needed.
  • Full Time positions available.