Horticulture Sales Associate – Armstrong Garden Centers – San Juan Capistrano, CA

“Gardening without Guesswork”

Armstrong Garden Centers, serving 125+ years, is a leader in the Garden Center Industry and is on the search for exceptional candidates to join our retail garden center teams. Are you driven? Passionate? Willing to Serve?

Summary Duties and Responsibilities:

Customer service and sales; general maintenance of nursery, pricing and stocking of inventory; watering of perishable inventory; develop a customer following.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Customer service and sales
  • Watering all sections of nursery
  • Price and stock inventory
  • Register functions
  • Assist in receiving merchandise
  • Help with customer delivery orders
  • Pull transfer material
  • Participate in Sales Meetings
  • Read and learn about product lines carried in the Garden Center
  • Follow safe work practices
  • Perform other related duties and assignments as requested
  • General nursery clean-up: sweeping, dusting, washing windows, restroom clean-up

Education, Prior Work Experience and Specialized Skills and Knowledge:

  • Must have horticulture knowledge and retail experience.
  • Must pass a written product knowledge test (available at any garden center).
  • Knowledge in California horticulture with the ability to communicate the knowledge clearly to customers
  • Great customer service skills, organized and ability to follow directions
  • Personable, outgoing individual, willing to learn nursery person skills; enthusiastic, self-motivated individual.

Compensation – We have great benefits! (Benefits available to full-time associates)

  • Medical, dental, life insurance after 30 days
  • Paid holidays and paid vacation after 90 days
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • 401K
  • Hourly rate will commensurate with experience

Work Schedule- What to expect!

· Garden Center hours (variable with season), weekends required

Physical Environment/Working Conditions- Safety First!

  • Requires extensive use of back, legs, knees, arms, feet and hands for lifting, stooping, squatting, bending, twisting, kneeling, pulling, pushing, reaching overhead, and walking.
  • Unassisted lifting limits between 30 and 50 lbs.
  • Individuals may be required to do any or all of these situations throughout the work day, with an emphasis on walking and standing for a major portion of the day.
  • The outside environment will comprise most of the day with some inside building activity.

Grooming Standards- Our Brand Promise!

Neat and clean grooming standards apply to all Armstrong Garden Center employees.


Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.50 – $18.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends


  • Horticulture: 1 year (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Paid Training:


  • Store Manager
  • Assistant Manager

Company’s website:

  • www.armstronggarden.com

Work Remotely:

Source: Indeed.com
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