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Nursery Sales Associate

Organization: Woods Creek Nursery
City: Monroe
Job Category: Retail Nursery
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description

NURSERY SALES ASSOCIATE

21028 WOODS CREEK ROAD, MONROE, WA 98272

Woods Creek Nursery is a retail, wholesale, and grower nursery situated on 20 serene acres along Woods Creek in Monroe, Washington. We grow much of our inventory on site and sell over 500 different types of plants, shrubs, hedge material and trees to retail customers, landscapers, restoration projects, and other nurseries. We offer unique and hard-to-find specimen trees, 50+ varieties of Japanese Maples, and a large selection of native plants. We enjoy educating our customers on plant selection and care as well as providing high-quality plants and trees.

We are currently seeking a Part-Time Nursery Sales Associate. The position is not seasonal, but hours may fluctuate by season.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Nursery Sales Associate is the main point of contact for our clients and is responsible for identifying their needs and educating them on the unique offerings at Woods Creek Nursery. This position assesses the client’s designs and identifies plants best suited for various landscapes; soils, exposure, location slope, etc. He/she processes sales transactions for both retail and wholesale clients, answers incoming phone calls, helps maintain accurate inventory and signage, and utilizes computer proficiency, plant identification and knowledge of native plants.

The Nursery Sales Associate will also support other nursery duties as needed,which include but are not limited to counting, tagging, pruning and moving plants, arranging and maintaining displays as well as administrative tasks. This position will also provide support with general nursery labor tasks such as planting and digging, as well as completing deliveries and picking up orders from fellow growers as needed. The successful person in this position will be self-motivated, energetic and willing to support all members of our team at Woods Creek.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Drive sales by assessing clients’ needs and identifying best suited plants.
  • Process retail and wholesale sales using Quickbooks.
  • Fulfill retail and wholesale orders from our own stock and, if necessary, procure any additional stock from our fellow growers.
  • Coordinate and complete deliveries.
  • Manage plant signage and inventory
  • Assist with the organizing, cleaning and stocking of greenhouses as well as assisting with various tasks; such as merchandising, etc.
  • General nursery labor such as digging, planting, and burlapping plants and trees.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Plant identification knowledge and an in-depth understanding of native plants (required)
  • Previous nursery experience (1+ year degree in Horticulture may substitute)
  • Computer experience/proficiency (required)
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Consistent attention to detail
  • Ability to take direction, ask for help/clarity when necessary, and accept constructive feedback on work and technique
  • Clear, consistent communication
  • Ability to work: standing, sitting, bending over or kneeling; to lift heavy & awkward objects, up to 50 lbs.;perform physical work such as digging or planting; and in all weather conditions including inclement
  • Clean driving record and ability to drive a truck with a trailer or box truck.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Experience operating farm equipment is a plus
  • Flexible, creative, and able to perform well in diverse conditions and under pressure
  • Must be available 1-2 weekend days and part-time weekdays.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish is a plus.

Additional desired qualities include: environmentally conscious, detail oriented, self-motivated, energetic, and professional.

Compensation will depend upon experience and/or education.

Interested candidates: Please submit cover letter and resume to info@woodscreeknursery.com

How to Apply

Interested candidates: Please submit cover letter and resume to info@woodscreeknursery.com