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Nursery Garden Sales

Organization: Sunnyside Nursery
City: Marysville
Job Category: Retail Nursery
Job Type: Full-Time
Education Requirement: High School / GED
Experience Requirement: 3-5 years

Job Description

Sunnyside Nursery is growing and we need more people to add to our team! We are seeking part-time to full-time nursery-yard sales associates with retail experience.

Candidates must be have the ability to multi-task, be flexible, responsible, experienced, and customer facing friendly. Must have horticulture knowledge, along with previous retail experience is required. Nursery Associates need to be able to learn through training, have some sales skills, be able to help answer customer questions and guide them to the best products to fit their needs. From time to time, sales associates will also need to help unload trucks, price product, water and all of the typical things required for a retail garden center to succeed.

Must be trustworthy, motivated, dependable, and proactive.


  • Effectively assist customers with a friendly, helpful and warm disposition in locating plant material and hard goods for purchase
  • Properly water, groom and care of all types of trees and shrubs
  • Organize and space plants, along with adjusting/replacing tags as needed
  • Help unload deliveries and stock new product
  • Must be able to work effectively within a team and individually
  • Work effectively with other departments, as needed
  • Communicate consistently and effectively with upper management and owners


  • 3+ years nursery/horticultural/greenhouse industry experience
  • Horticulture knowledge, specifically in woody ornamentals trees/shrubs and in other departments including perennials and annuals
  • Retail sales experience to effectively sell the products we carry
  • Knowledge in plant identification and diagnosis
  • Posses and demonstrate excellent oral communication skills
  • Self-motivated, organized, proactive, dependable
  • Ability to maintain healthy plant stock and recognize potential issues/problems
  • Posses and demonstrate excellent problem solving and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be in good physical condition to lift 50lbs, stand on your feet all day, work outside in all kinds of weather and fulfill other potential physical requirements of job

Preferred but not required:

  • CPH or Master Gardener Certification
  • Cashiering or POS experience

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

COVID-19 considerations:

All employees are required to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination.

Employees are required to wear a mask indoors and within greenhouses. Common surfaces are regularly sanitized and cleaned throughout the day.

How to Apply

Sunnyside Nursery is growing and we need more people to add to our team! We are seeking part-time to full-time nursery-garden sales associates with retail experience.


Please click on the following link for a position at Sunnyside Nursery: Apply to Sunnyside Nursery