Annuals/Greenhouse Department Manager


Homestead Gardens
Davidsonville, MD 20135
United States

Industry
Horticulture
Experience Required
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description

 

Homestead Gardens, the largest enclosed garden center in the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. metropolitan area and one of the country’s leading garden centers, has an immediate job opportunity for a full-time Annuals/Greenhouse Department in the Davidsonville, MD location. 

This position is responsible for running and supervising the daily operations of the Annuals/Perennials/Greenhouse Department and its staff, including preparation of work schedules, mentoring and opening and closing the store as required. 

This role works closely with the Annuals/Greenhouse Buyer, as well as manages and monitors overall quality control and product maintenance, creating outstanding color displays to promote annuals, tropicals, indoor plants and foliage on a seasonal basis. 

  • Ability to supervise and monitor overall product quality control and product maintenance

  • Annuals/Houseplant plant care knowledge

  • Ability to work in a team environment as a leader and a member of the team

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including some weekends and evenings during busy periods

  • Experience in budgetary management, developing and meeting annual sales goals

  • Highly organized with good analytical skills

  • Attention to detail with the ability to think creatively and operate with some flexibility

  • Good computer/technology skills, with a willingness to grow

  • Great customer service skills and communication skills
Job Requirements
A Bachelor’s degree in an Agricultural discipline or minimum of three years equivalent work experience in a retail garden center or horticultural environment are required.

Knowledge of all aspects of annuals and indoor plants is a must.