Since 1974 The Garden Factory has grown into an Industry leader and has made a name for itself in the Lawn and Garden business. Year after year, The Martell Family along with a group of employees - some that have been with us as long as 35 years - have made us who we are today. Managers, Assistant Managers, Nursery workers, Cashiers, Customer Service Employees, Office Staff, Greenhouse Crew, Truck Drivers, Salespersons, Forklift Drivers, Bobcat Operators and Monse (House Keeping), everyone here makes it work! Together as a team we come together in the busy season and in the off season to make The Garden Factory the best it can be.
Helping customers, working with each other, learning from experience, and never forgetting what it took to get here. You need great people skills, plant knowledge, a good work ethic, patience and a passion for gardening. Is it easy? No, but working in a Garden Center-Nursery is something you carry with you the rest of your life.
Key to our success is great customer service, knowledgeable staff, dedicated managers, quality merchandise and loyal customers. Seasonal, Full Time, Part Time, and Flexible Hours are available. So, if you are happy, friendly, like people, have fresh ideas and are ready for a new work environment, please feel free to fill out an online application.
Tropical House Assistant
The Tropical House Assistant will spend most of their time in our 5,000 sq ft glass greenhouse, stocking, watering plants, keeping the space neat, and providing general plant care as well as assisting customers as needed. Strong knowledge of Tropical Plants / Houseplants is preferred. This is a seasonal, part time position: 20-25 hours per week, afternoons, evenings & weekend shifts available. We are looking to fill two of these positions, beginning in mid-March. $8.25/hour.
The Cashier will be responsible for basic cashier duties in a retail environment. Experience using a computer point of sale (POS) cash register system is preferred but not necessary – we will train you. This is a seasonal part time position: 20-30 hours per week, days, afternoons, evenings & weekend shifts available. We are looking to fill at least 15 of these positions, beginning in March and April. $8.25/hour.
Customer Service Representative
The Customer Service Representative must be a friendly and professional individual, the first face a customer will see upon entering our store; you must be welcoming and upbeat. Knowledge of horticulture is preferred. Basic computer skills required – Microsoft Word, Outlook, Internet Explorer, etc. Previous experience using a computer point of sale (POS) cash register system would be a bonus, as it will be used to process returns. This is a part time seasonal position with the possibility of a full time position for the right individual. Morning, afternoon, evening and weekend shifts would be available. Preferred applicants should be available one weekend day each week. We are looking to fill 3 positions beginning in March and April. $9.00/hour.
The Nursery Laborer is a labor intensive, seasonal, part or full time position beginning in March or April. Applicants should be able to lift 50lbs, and work on their feet for long periods of time. Working in the elements – summer heat, or rain will also be required. Flexibility in hours is desirable as work may depend on weather. A helpful and friendly demeanor is expected, to answer customer questions in the yard. Plant/tree knowledge is beneficial but not necessary. Morning, Afternoon, Evening and Weekend shifts available. $8.25/hour.
Flower Mall Associate
The Flower Mall Associate should be a friendly and active person. Duties will include stocking plants, general cleaning and assisting customers as needed. Knowledge of annuals, perennials, vegetables and herbs is a bonus but not required. This is a position that will have you on your feet most of your shift. A seasonal, part time position with hours available in the mornings, afternoons, evenings and weekends. $8.25/hour.
We are currently hiring for the following: Tropical House Assistant, Cashier, Customer Service Representative, Nursery Laborer and Flower Mall Associate. See job descriptions to the left.
Apply online, in person at our Customer Service desk, or fax an application to 585.247.6954