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Job Location: Castroville, CA Job Type: Full time, exempt
Compensation: Extremely competitive and comparable to a senior role at a much larger nursery operation.
ABOUT SUCCULENT GARDENS: Succulent Gardens is the premier family owned wholesale/retail nursery in Northern California dedicated to the growing of over 400 varieties of quality succulent plants. We are looking to invest in the right leader who can scale the business in the long term. The nursery currently covers three acres and the plants are displayed both in greenhouses and outside. Sizes range from small 2" containers to large specimens. Customers include retailers, landscape professionals and the public. For more information, visit:
Succulent Gardens is seeking an exceptional President to lead and manage the company’s business in Castroville, CA. You will be responsible for the existing 2 acres of greenhouse succulent plant material and 1 acre of outdoor succulent plant material.. You will report directly to the owner and manage the sales team, the production team, and all aspects of the business..
Please email your resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
In-house Sales and Customer Service Representative
Are you interested in horticulture and great plants? Do you work well with others and with customers? If so, San Marcos Growers has a position that may be perfect for you!
San Marcos Growers is a wholesale nursery established in 1979 in Santa Barbara, California. We grow a wide range of plants suitable to our mediterranean climate and sell these plant to nurseries and landscape professionals throughout much of California.
We are looking for a full-time sales and customer service representative to work onsite with our inhouse sales team under the direction of the sales manager, to provide in person and telephone customer service. Applicants would need some ornamental plant knowledge, good people skills, basic computer data entry skills and the physical ability to lift and carry 25 lbs or more. Bi-lingual (Spanish/English) applicants preferred.
Wages commensurate with experience
Benefits after 90 days include:
Apply by sending a resume to SalesSMG@smgrowers.com. Please include a cover letter telling us about your plant knowledge and your wage expectations.
Horticultural Sales Representative
Are you a self-starter, looking to partner as a Sales Representative with a privately-held company with an impressive stability of ownership? Do you have experience in the professional horticulture industry and would like to join a North American leading manufacturer of high quality soil mixes (you may better recognize us from our well-known PRO-MIX line)? If yes, you have knocked on the right door!
Not only will you oversee your own territory (San José to Santa Barbara, West to the I5) and ensure its growth, but you will be joining an experienced, knowledgeable and stable team that has developed over time a unique and diversified expertise.
We are seeking for a team member that wants to continue growing it sales career beyond the 3 to 5 years of experience that he or she already possess as a sales person in the horticulture industry or related sales fields.
Premier Tech Horticulture, a Business Unit of Premier Tech, is among the North American leaders of peat moss-based growing media production and distribution.
Driven by a multidisciplinary team of over 3,800 people located in the Americas, Europe and Asia, Premier Tech focuses on the development of its team members, on Innovation, and on the introduction of valued-added products and services to support its long-term growth.Apply by visiting our website http://www.premiertech.com/global/en/careers/job-offers/?group_id=40&jid=24298-horticultural-sales-representative . We encourage all who are qualified and interested to apply.
Landscape Plant Sales Position
Do you know landscape plants? Are you good with customers? If so, this position may be for you!
We sell top quality landscape plant material to area landscape contractors and designers. We are looking for a personable, energetic individual to service customers shopping our wholesale yard. Could be full or part time.
Apply by sending your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, including your name in the subject line. Include a cover letter telling us about your plant knowledge and your wage expectations.
We encourage all who are qualified and interested to apply, however, only those in consideration will be contacted for this role.
Matsuda's is an equal opportunity employer.
General Purpose and Scope of Position
Are you action oriented with a positive can-do attitude? Logistical with a proven ability to lead and influence? Personable with strong analytical and time management abilities? Do you thrive working in a dynamic team environment? If this describes you and you have excellent organizational skills, Sweet Lane Nursery wants to hear from you!
Sweet Lane Wholesale Nursery is located in Santa Rosa, CA, just east of the Sonoma State Campus. We have been supplying the landscape industry since 2000. Our reputation is based upon providing stellar customer service while supplying high quality plant material to Sonoma, Napa, Marin and San Francisco. Our inventory includes specimen grade trees, an extensive collection of Japanese maples, and larger, premium grade screening material.
We are currently seeking a Nursery Operations Manager with a proven record of leadership and successful nursery operations management. The ideal candidate will ensure outstanding operational success through effective short to long-range production planning as well as management of the field labor team, pest control program, deliveries dispatch and equipment maintenance. Key interactions include coordination with the General Manager to develop and implement production planning and overall nursery maintenance, and, with Sales Associates to coordinate dispatch of arriving plant material and customer deliveries. Critical to the position is the ability to assess needs, devise solutions, train personnel, make decisions and implement change.
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To apply for this position, please forward your resume to email@example.com and request an application. You may also deliver your resume and request an application in person at 6652 Petaluma Hill Road, Santa Rosa, CA. We are open Monday through Friday from 7:30AM to 4:30PM.
We look forward to hearing from you!
Sweet Lane Nursery and Vineyards, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
ABOUT DEVIL MOUNTAIN WHOLESALE NURSERY: Since 1995, Devil Mountain Wholesale Nursery has provided its professional customers with access to more plant varieties on hand than any other wholesale nursery in the San Francisco Bay Area. We pride ourselves in having a knowledgeable sales staff, attention to quality material, and extensive delivery capacity throughout the Bay Area and surrounds. In addition to our 20 acres in San Ramon, we grow on an additional 100+ acres near Lodi, California, and our suppliers range from small specialty growers to the largest in the nation. Our buyers travel to quality growers throughout the country to procure the most exceptional plants and ensure the finest quality and selection is available here to customers. We will soon open 2 new Landscape Centers to better service the greater San Francisco Bay Area -- one in Petaluma (North Bay) and one in Morgan Hill (South Bay). http://www.devilmountainnursery.com/
Now Hiring for the Following Positions:
INSIDE SALES REPRESENTATIVE, MORGAN HILL: Responsible for the executing counter sales, phone orders, development, and fulfillment for product & client sales activities. The position will serve specifically as a front-line sales representative to clients and will-call customers. Effectively assists in and is responsible for implementing sales, pricing orders as directed by company, inventory availability, processing orders, and effectively sells product. Activities shall include processing paperwork, arranging delivery, and order fulfillment. Assists in answering inbound calls including taking messages, and performing other duties as assigned by management. Must have product knowledge and is familiar with product availability, and may sell all products offered by the business. Click here for complete job description.
INSIDE SALES REPRESENTATIVE, PETALUMA: Responsible for the executing counter sales, phone orders, development, and fulfillment for product & client sales activities. The position will serve specifically as a front-line sales representative to clients and will-call customers. Effectively assists in and is responsible for implementing sales, pricing orders as directed by company, inventory availability, processing orders, and effectively sells product. Activities shall include processing paperwork, arranging delivery, and order fulfillment. Assists in answering inbound calls including taking messages, and performing other duties as assigned by management. Must have product knowledge and is familiar with product availability, and may sell all products offered by the business. Click here for complete job description.
INSIDE SALES REPRESENTATIVE, SAN RAMON: Responsible for the executing counter sales, phone orders, development, and fulfillment for product & client sales activities. The position will serve specifically as a front-line sales representative to clients and will-call customers. Effectively assists in and is responsible for implementing sales, pricing orders as directed by company, inventory availability, processing orders, and effectively sells product. Activities shall include processing paperwork, arranging delivery, and order fulfillment. Assists in answering inbound calls including taking messages, and performing other duties as assigned by management. Must have product knowledge and is familiar with product availability, and may sell all products offered by the business. Click here for complete job description.
FOR EMPLOYMENT CONTACT: Human Resources, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Full Time including weekends. Excellent salary and benefits.
Must have managerial experience in retail garden center. Calif Certified Nursery Professional preferred.
Duties include but are not limited to: Establishing sales goals, coaching, product knowledge with sales staff, buying of some plant material, running the general operation of nursery with General Manager. Must be a people person with excellent communication skills.
Send resume to: email@example.com
Full Time Sales Team Member
Retail experience a must. Must have a horticultural background. Must love to sell and be a people person.
Excellent salary and benefits with potential for sales bonuses. Full time including weekends.
Send resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Job Title: Manager Trainee- (Retail Sales Store Manager)
Locations: Orange County/Los Angeles/San Diego
“Gardening without Guesswork”
Armstrong Garden Centers, serving 125+ years, is a leader in the Garden Center Industry and is on the search for exceptional management candidates to join our Manager Training Program. Are you driven? Passionate? Willing to Serve? Our comprehensive program includes management and operational training including a horticultural educational program which provides you the seeds of knowledge to be successful with us.
This position combines both on the job and classroom training in preparation for an Assistant Store Manager position. Our Manager Trainee candidates work alongside an existing seasoned management team and serve as an integral success to the overall performance of the store and company. Manager Trainees participate in sales, customer service and management tasks.
Position Description- How it works?
Manager Trainees will participate in a 11-week manager training course including classroom and on-the job training in areas such as:
Primary Duties and Responsibilities- What to look forward to!
Requirements- Do you have what it takes?
Compensation – We have great benefits!
Work Schedule- What to expect!
Nursery Sales Associate - International Garden Center & Floral Design, El Segundo
We are seeking a positive, upbeat and EXPERIENCED team player to work for us in the South Bay. Candidate must possess the following skills/requirements:
- Know plants by their common and botanical names
- Be able to diagnose plant pests and diseases
- Recommend both organic and synthetic solutions to plant pests and diseases
- MUST be able to lift 50-75lbs.
- MUST be able to twist, turn, bend, squat, kneel and lift plants and pots while being on their feet during working hours.
- Take care of (prune/water/maintain/stock) plants and displays in their assigned area or where needed in the nursery.
- Must be able to work outdoors rain/shine/heat/cold.
- MUST be able to work weekends.
- Must possess good organizational skills/be able to multitask.
- Must have a valid California driver license and insurance.
- Technology friendly.
- Gets their job done in a timely and efficient manner.
Customer service is KEY! Candidate must be able to do the following:
- Create an excellent first and last impression with customers.
- Must be able to suggestive sell product.
- Must be able to communicate clearly with both customers and staff. This includes both oral and written skills.
- Greet customers in a cheerful manner.
- Sense of humor welcome!
Ideal candidate will have 2 or more years working for an independent garden center; preferably in California.
Please send your resume to Tammy Soria at email@example.com. ONLY EXPERIENCED NURSERY PROFESSIONALS NEED APPLY!
Outside Sales Representative- Northern California/Reno, Nevada
Armstrong Growers is looking to fill a position in their new Northern CA territor. We sell only to the Independent Garden Centers including Ace, True Value and other independent hardware chains as well as commercial landscapers, resorts, amusement parks, HOA’s and Municipalities. We hire exceptional people who love what they do. We believe in building relationships, in solving problems and in delivering outstanding service throughout all levels of our business.
This territory has been operating for over a year and has doubled in size with tremendous opportunities and expectations for continued growth. The areas serviced include: Sacramento and North Valley, Bay Area (excluding downtown San Fran), Reno and possibly more areas. The territory is valued currently at about $1.2M with potential to grow to more than $1.5m. The ideal applicant will be located in the territory so as to be of best service to customers and accounts.
Must have a proven track record of sales performance. The candidate should possess strong communication skills, have the ability to work with the entire management and support teams, problem solve as well as be organized and able to represent Armstrong Growers’ product, company and most importantly, themselves to customers in a professional, consultative manner.
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Greenhouse and Propagation Manager
SUMMARY Directs and coordinates activities of the Greenhouse and Containers Department in propagating and producing plant materials for field and container use and producing container-grown trees for commercial growers.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITEIS include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Wegman’s Nursery, the Peninsula’s premier retail garden center, has a nursery sales position open. We are looking for a friendly and experienced full-time nursery sales person who is motivated and a self-starter. Since providing excellent customer service is the hallmark of Wegman’s Nursery, applicants should be passionate about helping customers. If you enjoy gardening and are responsible, energetic, and customer-service oriented then our nursery is the place for you.
The primary focus of this position is to assist customers in selecting garden products. A CCNP designation is desirable; however, an applicant with a horticultural education or plant knowledge will also be considered. Our nursery sales professional should be comfortable working outside year round. Sales experience is a plus.
When not helping customers, other duties may include deadheading, watering, pruning, weeding, and generally keeping the nursery neat, clean, and stocked. The position requires lifting and moving plant material and other products. Weekend work may be required.
Wegman’s Nursery offers medical and dental insurance with full-time employment. We also offer paid time off for vacation and sick pay in accordance with California law. If you would like to become one of our dedicated team members, please fill out our employment application and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org, fax it to (650) 368-5908, or drop it at the nursery. You can find out more about us at www.wegmansnursery.com.
Nursery Production Planning Manager- Perris, CA
Village Nurseries is seeking a Nursery Production Planning Manager. This full time, salaried position reports directly to the VP of Southern Operations and is based at our facility in Perris, CA.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Please email email@example.com or fax (714) 998-0080.
Village Nurseries is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Production Management/Logistics Management - Villages Nurseries, Sacramento
Village Nurseries Sacramento is a 250-acre farm that grows trees and shrubs for contractors and retail chain stores. We have our own fleet of trucks that delivers the products directly to our customers. We are seeking a quality manager who can oversee all operations from assembling to shipping orders for our customers. The ideal candidate has strengths in lean manufacturing or Kaizen, team building, shipping, manufacturing (planning and organizing). Spanish language abilities are preferred but not required. This is a key position in our company that can lead to growth and excellent career opportunities in our organization.
Compensation: Base annual salary of $50,000 or more (depending on experience) with bonus, incentives, vacation, sick leave, holidays, medical/dental benefits, and 401(k) plan.
Interested parties should email resume to Mark Marriott at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Us: Village Nurseries is a leader in our industry. We have over 800 acres of growing grounds throughout California. We ship our products to developers, contractors and retail chain stores in California, Arizona, Nevada, Utah, New Mexico, Texas and Colorado. More information available at www.villagenurseries.com.
Sales Lead Nursery – , Millbrae, CA
Orchard Supply Hardware (OSH) is a leading regional home improvement retailer operating 80 full-service hardware and garden stores located throughout California and in Portland, Oregon and headquartered in San Jose, California. Orchard stores offer a comprehensive selection of hardware, lawn and garden, and specialty products. The company has a rich heritage and was founded in 1931 as a farmers' cooperative in the Santa Clara Valley offering supplies to local growers. Over subsequent years, the company focused on the retail customer, the do it yourself customer. It became known for offering a strong in-stock position, high customer service, and a broad assortment even though it did not offer building commodities (such as lumber).
In September 2013, Lowe’s Companies acquired Orchard with the intent on positioning Orchard as America’s Neighborhood Hardware Store. In 2016, Orchard will continue to expand within California as well as in a new market, the Miami/Fort Lauderdale area. Lowe’s will operate the business as a stand-alone entity which will continue to be based in San Jose, California.
We are looking for individuals that enjoy working with plants and offering solutions to people that are trying to take their yards from ordinary to extraordinary. The ideal candidate for Nursery Sales Lead is inquisitive, energetic, has a desire to learn, and most importantly has a passion to serve customers. What does passion to serve mean at Orchard? It’s pretty simple; Sales Leads need to engage with all of our customers, get an understanding of their needs and do everything possible to ensure they leave totally satisfied with their shopping experience. With that a successful Nursery Sales Lead will have customers returning for expert advice for their future gardening needs
Sloat Garden Center encourages our team members to utilize their creativity for display and merchandising while giving them the autonomy to so. So, while the job of a certified nurseryperson is physically demanding, it is also creatively rewarding. You must have the ability to stand or walk for long periods of time and in all types of weather. You must be able to lift up to 50 pounds repetitively. Weekend availability is a must. A clean driving record and current license is beneficial. Math sufficient to operate a cash register, handle money, and use a calculator is essential.
Interested parties are invited to apply directly at the store.
An application can be downloaded here.
A list of locations now hiring can be found here.