The Davey Tree Expert Company

Garden Center Associate

Ham Lake, MN, US, 55304

  Additional Locations: N/A

Primary Locations: MN Ham Lake 14630 Highway 65 NE 55304 

Requisition ID: 193853

Position Overview

The CLS Garden Center Associate is responsible for supporting the day-to-day operations of the retail store, garden center, and retail grounds by performing cashier duties, customer assistance, merchandising, inventory control, and maintenance. The Garden Center Associate will care for annuals and indoor plants in the greenhouse, garden center, retail grounds, and outdoor settings, and participate in the sale of nursery products and garden center merchandise, curating professional and creative displays for plants, garden décor, and seasonal items.

Job Duties

Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Job Functions*):

● Perform various tasks in the retail store, garden center, and retail grounds as directed, including cashier duties, assisting customers, merchandising, inventory control, and handling maintenance responsibilities. *

● Provide care for annual, house, tropical, and perennial plants, shrubs, trees, and fresh evergreen decor, in both the greenhouse and outdoors. *

● Assist in the sale of nursery products and all other garden center merchandise. *

● Create and maintain professional and creative plant, garden décor, and seasonal displays. *

● Receive merchandise while adhering to the Point of Sale (POS) system procedures. *

● Preserve the quality of merchandise by controlling conditions that may lead to inventory shrinkage, such as watering, weeding, fertilizing, preventing breakage, and addressing theft concerns. *

● Provide excellent customer service by meeting and listening to the needs of the customers with appropriate recommendations. *

● Operate a two-way radio effectively for communication purposes. *

● Available to work a flexible schedule which includes evenings, weekends, and some holiday hours. *

● Available to work weekends from March through December. *

● Perform other related duties as assigned.

● Follow all company policies, procedures, and work rules.

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

● Required: Experience working in a fast-paced constantly evolving environment.

● Required: Basic computer and math skills.

● Preferred: High school diploma or equivalent.

● Preferred: Loading with material handler experience.

 

Physical Requirements:

· Prolonged periods of standing, walking, stretching, bending, kneeling, and sitting.

· Adjust quickly and efficiently from task to task with little to no effort.

· Communicate clearly in a professional and understandable manner.

· Lift up to 50 pounds for extended periods of time.

· Stand, walk at, and around the work site.

· Bend, reach, lift, carry, hold, grasp, twist, sort, and organize.

· Observe and judge the distance of objects.

· Regular and timely attendance.

Additional Information

Accommodations: If requested by employee or otherwise as required by law, reasonable accommodations will be made to enable employees with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement: The Davey Tree Expert Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected class, including race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, marital or familial status, disability, status as a protected veteran, status as an Aboriginal or Indigenous person, or other classification protected by law.

Company Overview

Invest in your future.  Join one of the largest employee owned companies in the nation!  Davey has a unique culture that focuses on the open exchanging of ideas, community partnerships, a commitment to safety and delivering unrivaled client service while acting as industry leaders in horticultural and environmental services.  

Divisional Overview

The Davey Tree Expert Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected class, including race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, marital or familial status, disability, status as a protected veteran, status as an Aboriginal or Indigenous person, or other classification protected by law.

 

Mickman Brothers, a Davey company, is an industry leading provider of green goods and services and is based in Ham Lake, Minnesota. The Davey Tree Expert Company provides research-driven tree services, grounds maintenance and environmental consulting for residential, utility, commercial and environmental partners in the U.S. and Canada. We care about our clients, each other and the world around us. We offer the resources, size and stability of a big company while maintaining the culture, entrepreneurial spirit and feel of a small one. We invest in our employees by offering industry-leading training, technology and benefits that lead to a rewarding and safe work experience at all levels. Wherever you want to grow your career, there’s a place for you at Davey. To learn more, visit Davey.com.

 

If you need assistance at any time, please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or at Recruiting@davey.com.

 

Employment Type: Permanent 
Job Type: Part Time 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 

Davey is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and considers all qualified employees and applicants for all positions regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state, or local law.  It is our mandate that all matters related to the terms and conditions of employment and all treatment on the job be free of discrimination.  In addition, harassment based on any protected characteristic is strictly prohibited.

To preview Davey’s relevant EO/AA plan, please submit a written request to: The Davey Tree Expert Company, Attn: HR, 1500 N. Mantua Street, Kent, Ohio 44240.

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