Hiring at Allandale Farm, Boston- Garden Center Crew

Job Description: Garden Center Crew

We are looking for hardworking, friendly, knowledgeable folks to join our retail Garden Center Crew. Full and part time positions are available for the 2017 season (mid- March through December). All applicants must be able to work a weekend day.

Responsibilities include:
● Assisting customers with: plant selection; gardening questions and concerns ● Plant maintenance (greenhouse, nursery and retail) ● Moving plants from production to retail and creating displays.
● Receiving and merchandising deliveries of plants and hardgoods ● Working on a POS register system ● Reports to Garden Center Assistant Manager and Garden Center Manager

Qualifications include:
● Strong plant identification, plant maintenance, and pest and disease identification skills ● Willingness to participate in staff trainings and to continue their own horticultural education ● Retail experience with proven customer service skills ● Experience with proper planting techniques and organic growing strategies ● Able to comfortably lift 50 lbs and work outside in a physically demanding environment for 8-10 hours ● Current Valid Driver’s License and ability to drive manual vehicles/forklift preferred ● Previous garden center/nursery experience preferred

● Competitive hourly wage commensurate with experience ● 25% employee discount in farmstand and garden center

Please email a letter and/or a resume outlining your relevant experience to:

Visit us at allandalefarm.com to learn more about our business.

Allandale Farm in Chestnul Hill, MA