Garden Center Sales Person

Job Description:

Positions Available - 2
Job Type - Full Time / Seasonal
Location - Stellhorn Rd. Fort Wayne, IN
Department - Garden Center

What You'll be Working On:

You will be working one on one with our garden center clients.  Helping them select the perfect product or service that we offer.  You will use your experience and knowledge of plants and flowers to teach them about their purchase.  You will also be processing their sales and loading their vehicles.  You will be responsible for answering the phone and helping any customers who choose to call for information.  During the times you are not helping customers you will maintain our plant stock by watering, fertilizing, pruning, and positioning.

Who We Are Looking For:

We are looking for someone who takes great pride in helping a customer.  Someone who can greet a customer, hear their needs, propose a proper solution or product, and close the sale by "wowing" them with friendliness.  We need someone who can find work to do when there is a low in sales.  Someone who does not need to be told everything that must be done, but can find and finish a chore or task in between serving customers' needs.  Knowledge of landscape plant material is an big plus for this position but not an absolute.  An applicant must have retail sales experience.  Landscaping and or garden center experience is also a welcome plus. 

Fast food sales experience is not applicable here,  we are looking for someone who has the experience of presenting complex solutions to a customer and helping them select the best outcome.    

Skills / Requirements

- Retail Sales Experience - Garden Center / Nursery Preferred
- Valid Drivers License With Excellent Driving Record
- Ability to Operate or Willing to Learn a Bobcat Skid Loader
- Strong Knowledge of Plants and Trees
- Ability To Problem Solve Garden & Landscape Issues
- Ability To Multi-Task and Complete Several Tasks in a Given Period
- Ability To Pass Background Check And Drug Screen
- Hours are Monday - Saturday, And Some Sundays in Spring

What We Are Offering

- Pay will be $10-$13 an hour plus overtime based on your experience.
- Comprehensive medical and prescription plans

This is a Seasonal Position.  Work is highly dependent upon the weather.  Returning team members will receive one week paid vacation and preferred treatment when applying for other positions.

Please attach a copy of your resume and a copy of our Standard Application Form Found Here or drop these off to our Stellhorn location during normal business hours.

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