The Garden Barn in Bozeman is a fast-paced, dynamic garden center looking for those who have a passion for the 'green industry', a working knowledge of plants and plant products, and most importantly, the ability to inspire and help customers achieve beauty and success in their homes & gardens. We look for enthusiastic, self-motivated individuals with excellent histories in sales and customer service to be a part of our team.
We are grateful for your interest in working with us, please note that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you!
Position runs mid-March through July, with the opportunity to work occasionally throughout the year
The position requires sufficient plant knowledge and the ability to work outdoors
Flexible schedule includes 25-32 hours per week over 3-4 shifts, including weekends
Job involves plant caretaking and maintenance, retail sales of indoor and outdoor plants and products, cashiering, load outs, etc
Our customers are looking for someone who:
•Greets them with warmth upon entering the store within 3 minutes
•Has knowledge and experience in caring for trees, shrubs, perennials, houseplants, and related nursery products so that questions are answered readily and accurately. If the answer is unknown, they are looking for someone who is quick to find the right answer!
•Can help ascertain the customer's true needs and suggest appropriate plants and combinations to meet them
•Has knowledge of common tree, shrub and perennial pests and diseases, as well as related prevention and solution steps
•Pays great attention to detail and is quick to lend a hand, from obtaining a cart for larger purchases to providing additional information on plant care
•Genuinely enjoys helping customers and isn't afraid to show it!
Your coworkers are looking for someone who:
•Is able to thrive in a fast-paced and challenging work environment and willing to lend a helping hand whenever it is needed
•Has excellent time management skills, so that customers and in-store product are always well looked after
•Has experience in watering, fertilizing and monitoring plant health so that product quality is always at its best
•Is an equal contributor to the team and willing to go the extra mile for customers and team members alike
•Is neat, tidy, keeps work stations clean and maintains store property well
•Creates and maintains a safe environment for customers and employees
•Helps with organization of department-including recovery and restocking
•Has a great sense of humor and willingness to learn!
•Is adaptable to working in a wet/dirty environment for extended periods of time.
In addition to the above, our management team is looking for someone who:
•Is a self-starter and able to work well both independently and as part of the close-knit team
•Is able to organize his/her work and prioritize tasks effectively so that customers are well looked after and product is maintained to the highest quality
•Has an outstanding history in customer service
•Enjoys working in a quick paced, interactive environment and in a variety of weather conditions
•Is safety conscious and looks out for the well-being of others
•Has a great sense of humor and willingness to learn (yes, it's on the list twice!)
•Previous retail garden center experience is an encouraged
•Standing for long periods of time
•Heavy and repetitive lifting (no more than 50 lbs)
•Bending, carrying, and pushing
•Close vision for iPad work
•Exposure to extreme variation in temperatures
If you meet the requirements of this position and feel you would be an asset to our team, we would love to hear from you!