A full-service landscaper, retail/wholesale nursery in business for 27 years is looking for someone with a passion for customer service excellence. Must have a broad knowledge of shrubs, trees and perennials. Responsibilities include sales to landscapers and retail customers; offering plant design consultation; sourcing plants for custom orders; variety of plant care tasks such as watering, tagging, pruning and occasional cash register operation; loading and unloading delivery trucks. This person needs to be self-motivated, hardworking, assertive, reliable, committed to success, and a team player with excellent people skills. This position requires working days, weekends and holidays as scheduled. Good communication skills required. Position is physical; work is outside in all weather. Must be able to lift 50 pounds and stay on feet for long periods of time. Computer skills including Microsoft Office a plus. Valid driver’s license required. Experience operating a loader or bobcat is a big plus. $13 to $18 per hour depending on experience. Opportunity for greater pay if experience and knowledge exceeds above requirements. Potential for Management position if we find the right candidate.
Skill set and educational requirements:
A. Preferred Minimum of 1 – 2 years experience in the Retail Nursery Industry with exposure to a broad range of Garden Center experience. The right candidate may be trained if the person has skills and is a fast learner.
B. Must become proficient and gain excellent knowledge of plant material including health, quality issues, disease and pests of landscape plants.
C. Ability to operate in a fast-paced environment.
D. Able to represent the company in a courteous and professional manner.
E. Good organizational skills and ability to multi-task.
F. Ability to prioritize multiple tasks for various individuals.
Apply in person or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org, 1130 Hooksett Road, Hooksett, NH 03106.