Associate - Green Industry Retail Garden Center

Homestead Gardens
Davidsonville, MD 21035
United States

Application Closing Date
From $15.00 To $18.00
Per Hour

Job Description


At Homestead Gardens, we are leaders in the green industry, committed to promoting sustainable gardening practices and environmental stewardship. Our team is composed of knowledgeable, eco-conscious individuals who are passionate about plants and the environment. We are currently seeking Associates with horticulture or plant knowledge to join our team and contribute to our mission of fostering a greener world.

The ideal candidates will have a strong background in horticulture or plant knowledge and a passion for gardening. As an Associate, you will assist customers with their gardening needs, provide expert advice on plant care, and contribute to a positive shopping experience.

What You Will Do:

  • Greet and assist customers with their gardening needs, providing knowledgeable advice and recommendations.
  • Maintain and organize plant displays, ensuring they are healthy, well-watered, and visually appealing.
  • Assist with inventory management, including receiving, restocking, and pricing plants and garden products.
  • Operate the cash register, process transactions, and handle customer inquiries and complaints professionally.
  • Educate customers on plant care, gardening techniques, and product usage.
  • Participate in seasonal garden center activities and promotions.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment, adhering to all safety guidelines.
  • Collaborate with team members to achieve sales targets and provide outstanding customer service.

What You Will Bring:

  • Knowledge of horticulture, plants, and gardening practices is essential.
  • Previous retail or customer service experience is preferred.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks.
  • Passion for gardening and a desire to share knowledge with others.
  • Ability to lift and carry heavy plants and garden supplies.
  • Flexible availability, including weekends and holidays.

Why You'll Love Us:

  • We are an award winning company with a legacy of being The Best Of for 50 years!
  • We're proud to be the number one family-owned retailer in Anne Arundel County, MD.
  • Homestead Gardens has donated over $1 million to the community.
  • Competitive pay, flexible hours, and professional development so you can advance in a fun and exciting career.
  • You get to work in a garden center, meet fascinating, like-minded people, and live the green life!

Employee Benefits Plans

  • Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • 401(k)
  • Health Savings Accounts (HSAs)
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick, Holiday)
  • Store Discount
  • Flexible Schedules

If you are passionate about plants and enjoy helping others create beautiful gardens, we would love to hear from you! Please submit your resume and a brief cover letter detailing your horticulture experience and why you would be a great fit for our team.


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