Garden Center Associate

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Start Date: ASAP  Compensation: $18-21 DOE

Crest Hardware & Urban Garden Center is a family owned and operated business that has been in Williamsburg, Brooklyn since 1962. Alongside our hardware operation we offer a year-round greenhouse full of houseplants and a seasonal garden center that is fully stocked with a large selection of herbs & veggies, trees/shrubs, perennials, and seasonal live goods. We also have an ever-changing selection of pottery and containers as well as a full array of dry goods. 

We are currently looking for employees with a strong background and passion for all things plants. Team members should be ready to work in a fast pasted environment where no two days are the same. 


  • Sell plants, hard scape and pottery
  • Help customers select plants that will fit their environments
  • Assist with overseeing and improving the daily functions of the garden center and greehouse
  • Help create garden and plant displays.
  • Load & unload plant delivers from trucks
  • Examine and monitor  plants for disease and insects to protect their health
  • Monitor watering times, soil conditions, and plant positions and take proper actions to ensure nursery plants are healthy


  • Knowledgeable and experienced in the cultivation and maintenance of tropical plants, trees, shrubs, grasses and perennials, etc.
  • Must have strong people and communication skills
  • Must be able to work collaboratively with a large, diverse team of people
  • Must be able to lift 30 lbs and be capable and willing to be on their feet for long durations of time
  • Be willing to get dirty with the team and work in the elements (Sun, Rain, Snow, Hot, Cold)
  • Experience in retail sales a + but not require

Additional Information

Full-time employees (40+ hours a week) are eligible to enroll in a full benefits package. Health, Vision, Dental & 401K options.
Paid vacation time is also offered to full time employees.

Contact Information

Crest Hardware & Urban Garden Center
Contact Name: Liza Franquinha