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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 Foreman and will be 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. During busy times, may be required to work in the garden center and interact with customers. 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

  • Leading a landscape crew as a working foreman.
  • Supervise and facilitate detailed instructions and organize a crew and jobsite on a daily basis.
  • Maintain a working relationship with designers and managers to facilitate outstanding project results; including providing an excellent customer experience.
  • Maintaining and running equipment.
  • Completing and reconciling daily job reports and time cards.
  • 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 manager on daily tasks and assignments.
  • During busy times, may be required to work in the garden center and interact with customers.

 

More
about the job

  • Knowledge of trees and shrubs, perennials and annuals is a plus.
  • Availability on weekends, when needed.
  • Full Time positions available.
  • Must have valid driver’s license.