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Posted Date

12-10-20

Location

Southington, CT

Department

Garden Center

PLANTING CREW TEAM MEMBER

Description

If you enjoy working with nature, 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 working on the landscape crew and in the garden center. This is for the upcoming Spring 2020 Season.

The ideal candidate should be a hardworking, 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 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.

In order to be considered for this position, please complete the below survey link.  

Winterberry Culture Survey

 


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.
  • General knowledge of operating and maintaining small equipment.
  • Availability on weekends, when needed.
  • Full Time positions available