Garden Center Manager


Providence, RI
United States

Industry
Horticulture
Application Closing Date
9/1/2018
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
No
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description

 A well established garden center in RI is looking to hire an experienced manager. The ideal candidate is an enthusiastic, determined, positive minded person with strong leadership and managerial skills who likes working outdoors and has an extensive plant knowledge as well as knowledge of common pests and diseases. This individual will be responsible for supervising daily operations which include opening and closing of the store, management of staff, enforcing policies and procedures, product and plant displays, working with vendors to purchase plant material and related products. Will be responsible for improving sales and customer relations for both retail and wholesale customers and monitoring overall quality control. The garden center manager will also coordinate with the other division leaders to provide support, maintain inventory and schedule deliveries.
 
 
Comprehensive employee benefit package. Salary commensurate with experience. EOE/AA
 
Job Requirements
Must have managerial experience

Must have 3+ years of experience in a garden center or nursery

Available to work 6 days a week during peak season (Monday – Saturday)

Able to lift at least 75 lbs

Willing to work in inclement weather

A degree in horticulture or related field preferred

Certified horticulturalist preferred
Company



Providence RI
United States