Retail Horticulturalists

Job title:
Retail Horticulturalist
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Date posted:
Job type:
Full-Time and Part-Time April to November
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Job description:

Oak Hill Garden Center, located in Richmond Hill, Ontario, is pleased to announce that it is expanding its operations with the introduction of new product and service offerings.

We are a growing, creative and  team focused on helping people create stylish and sustainable outdoor living environments. This is a unique opportunity to be involved in the establishment of a retail garden center, and as such, the Company is seeking creative, energetic, customer-focused and operations-minded individuals to join Oak Hill Garden Center.
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To sell the vision & solution to customers with landscape needs.  Work is seasonal in nature, and hours may be modified to reflect seasonal demand and weather conditions.

Primary Duties: 

• Assist customers Garden Center products and services selection.
• Be familiar with plant material and product lines carried within the store and communicate accurate information about plant care and selection to customers.
• Accurately communicate policies about planting, product returns, discounts and sale material. 
• Hand load and off-load trees, shrubs, stones, bags etc. when necessary.
•Garden Center maintenance when necessary
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Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
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General Requirements: 

• Previous Garden Center experience would be an asset
• Ability to work as a team player with other members of organization.
• Familiar with a POS cash register systems
• Competency in plant material, plant environment and basics of hardscape.
• Ability to qualify and recommend product according to customers’ needs and personal style with material available within the store.
• A sense of color and creativity with the use of woody ornamentals, perennials, and annuals
• Knowledge of many varieties of shrubs, trees and perennials. and their uses
• Good interpersonal skills for appropriate customer interaction.
• Sufficient administrative skills to keep track of customer paperwork, and follow reporting procedures.
• Good computer skills, including working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook. 

If you are interested in this opportunity please Email resume to