Standard Nursery Associate/Labor - $13.85 per hour: Expected to work on a variety of tasks. Entry level position that can help you move up within Green Things based on training program and developing skills. Tasks may include maintaining the grounds, caring for and moving plants, preparing soil, greenhouse work, watering, pottery displays, loading and unloading trucks, and related nursery work as needed. potting plants, moving plants to different parts of the property, watering, and taking direction. Must be willing to consistently move heavy plants, pottery, soil bags and related merchandise on a consistent basis, and work outdoors in heat, cold, rain, wind, dust and other typical weather common to Tucson. May be required to interact on a routine basis with customers, as well as learn to ring out customers on hand-held device. Will be required to carry a walkie talkie and answer any pricing questions related to assigned area or get the correct sales associate to help provide pricing information. May work setting up and maintaining fountains and be willing to sell fountains and other garden-related sell all other merchandise like trellises. Will be required to adhere to company policies.
Senior Nursery Labor - $15.00 per hour: Able to preform and execute all of the above duties and assignments of “Standard Nursery Associate/ Labor”. Must be Forklift trained, with previous forklift and labor experience, complete Green Things paperwork properly and carefully, ring out customers if necessary. Basic plant knowledge desirable, but not required. Experience with other heavy equipment and leadership skills/previous management experience are a plus.
Expert Nursery Labor - $17.00 per hour: Able to perform and execute all of the duties of “Standard Nursery Associate/Labor” and “Senior Nursery Labor”. Able to perform repairs and maintenance throughout nursery facilities by demonstrating solid handyman skills. Willing to apply pesticides using industry-recognized IPM procedures and PPE under guidance of Arizona Agriculture Department certified Grower/Manager.
Cashier Position & Starting Wage - $13.85 per hour: Must be willing to work outside for all or part of your shift. Applicant must be willing to work in all types of weather and be exposed to the elements. This includes, wind, rain, dust, cold, humidity, and extreme heat etc. Applicant must be English speaking. Applicant must be a friendly person with great customer service skills to be the face of the company. Cashiers will process payments and properly fill out order forms for plant pickups and deliveries. Additionally, applicant is expected to learn company policies and procedures quickly to make shopping at Green Things an enjoyable experience from beginning to end.
Experienced Desert Landscape Plant EXPERT & Labor: $15.00 - $17.00 This is not an entry level position.
Must have proof of at least 1 year of experience working with native and desert-adapted plant species in the horticulture field, and demonstrate high level of knowledge about desert-adapted landscape plants, trees, and cactus.
This position is for applicants that are knowledgeable in local and native desert plants. Must be able to identify various native and desert-adapted plant species from photo or leaf sample. Must be able to answer & educate customers with questions in person or via phone related to: NATIVE and commonly used desert landscape plants and general gardening, watering requirements, fertilizers, pruning, pests and diseases. High level of knowledge of common nursery stock including trees, citrus, fruit, shrubs, cacti, edibles, annuals and houseplants. Must possess a sense of pride in customer service presentations and in-stock merchandising and positioning. Enjoy a busy environment and enjoy multi-tasking. Applicant will be required to do all that an associate will do and more. In this position you will be a leader on the retail floor and be a key person to answer plant related questions. This is not an entry level position.