Plant maintenance & Irrigation Associate


This associate will complete the tasks associated with gardening and maintaining the plants on a daily basis.

Duties include the following:

  •  Complete weeding, watering, pruning, perennial care, & pest implementation and management to ensure plants in the garden center are healthy and aesthetically pleasing.
  •  Feed plant material with appropriate products according to plant needs.
  • Complete developmental pruning for trees and shrubs utilizing appropriate equipment.
  •  Complete maintenance activities for trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, and other garden center plants.
  •  Remove invasive and unwanted plant materials and maintain the plants on a daily basis.
  •  Communicates job needs and progress to the management team daily.
  •  Ensure tools, equipment, and materials are safely secured for storage as well as cleaned on a regular basis.
  •  Clear worksites of excess trash and debris before departing.
  •  Performs all other reasonably related job duties as assigned by department manager or management.


Age Requirement:
 Must be 18 years of age or older.

Experience in horticulture and retail preferred, but not required.

Knowledge and abilities:

  • Ability to perform substantial physical labor, outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to understand and follow simple oral and written instructions.
  • Up to 1 or 2 years’ of experience preferred
  • Must be creative and detail-oriented
  • Emphasize a positive work environment that is fun and unique
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the business - will require evenings & weekend work.
  • Assertive approach to problem solving
  • Ability to think and react in a high-energy, fast-paced environment
  • Capability to maintain a "team-oriented" outlook
  • Innate sense of responsibility and accountability
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and able to carry 15-20 pounds repeatedly through the length of greenhouse.