Help our customers create the garden of their dreams at Green View Garden Center.
For over 50 years Green View has been locally-owned and committed to providing award-winning landscape, maintenance and garden retail services. We currently are seeking a Garden Center Associate for our Annual/Perennials Department in Springfield, IL. This position is hands-on working under the supervision of the Annual/Perennials Manager.
Full and part time seasonal sales positions are available in our retail garden center with extended hours in the spring and summer months and reduced hours thereafter. The primary function of this position is to welcome clients with a cheerful attitude and assist them in determining and choosing their products. The preferred candidate is knowledgeable in all product categories and services and has the ability to share this knowledge with our clients by suggesting products and merchandise that will meet the client’s needs. The position requires teamwork as well as the ability to work independently in a time efficient manner. An eye for design and color is useful to assist our clients in choosing plant combinations for their gardens.
This position will perform a variety of duties including but not limited to selling of product and services, answering the telephone, cashier duties, receiving, pricing and displaying of products and plant material, maintaining the product by watering, pruning etc, and maintenance of plant material. Required skills include: excellent communication skills, ability to follow direction with minimal supervision, high energy, trustworthy and self motivated with an excellent work ethic and a positive attitude. Preferred skills include: knowledge of plant materials – annuals, perennials, shrubs and trees, sales experience, ability to lift 50 pounds, and a willingness to learn. During the peak season, some weekend work is required.
Green View Company offers a competitive salary. A drug test and a background check are required.