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Offered by:

Greensgrow Farms

Contact:

This position is available early to mid March. Please send resume & cover letter to jobs@greensgrow.org with “Horticultural Specialist” in the subject line. No phone calls please.

Horticulture Specialist

Philadelphia, PA

Posted May 3, 2018

This position requires great customer service interaction. Applicant should have an extensive knowledge of plants, annuals, vegetables, perennials, and shrubs, as well as organic plant amendments and insect treatments. Must be able to impart plant knowledge to junior staff and give task directions. Must be a team player and be willing to do any task assigned to them. This position is part-time seasonal with opportunities to work full-time hours during busy weeks. Weekends are a must.

Specific Responsibilities

• Taking care of all plants on the farm including watering, deadheading and merchandising.
• Assisting customers in planning and choosing plants for their gardening needs
• Designing and potting planters for sale
• Unloading, counting and organizing plants for sale
• Helping with the weekly ordering process
• Merchandising vignettes around the farm.
• POS cashiering

Qualifications:

• Must have customer service experience
• Must have extensive knowledge of plants – annuals, vegetables, perennials, and shrubs
• Should have POS experience
• Should be creative and have a good eye for color.
• Must have a driver’s license. Experience driving a box truck a plus.

Compensation:

This is a part-time seasonal position. Compensation is $13.5/hour. This position is eligible for staff benefits, including a reduce priced Farm Share, acupuncture and paid time-off.   

 
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