Garden Center Manager

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Green industry leader seeks Garden Center Manager with a minimum of three years of experience. Consider building your career with Chelsea Garden Center, in business since 1984. We are a dedicated group of plant enthusiasts in business over thirty years. We operate two retail garden centers in Brooklyn, along with providing design build installation services. This position will only be filled by a candidate who has had green industry management experience. We offer our employees growth opportunities through diligence and consistent work ethic.

Responsibilities/Duties

This key position is responsible for overseeing the day to day operation of a busy urban garden center. Candidate will be responsible for opening and closing, setting employee scheduling, oversight of shipping & receiving, coordination of displays with staff, liaison with designers and dispatcher to prepare orders for planting crew pick up; In addition, you will submit daily and weekly sales and employee reports to management.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • At least 3 years green industry management.
  • Strong sales and customer relations (written and verbal communication skills).
  • Mature decision-making skills, organizational and problem solving skills.
  • Proven ability to profitably manage employee hours.
  • Must have excellent plant background and have thorough knowledge of nursery stock.
  • Paperwork flow/handling of purchase orders, change orders, and work orders.
  • Computer skills are essential. (MS Word and Excel and beyond).
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative to exceed the customer’s expectations.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Additional Information

Contact Information

Chelsea Garden Center
Email: david@chelseagardencenter.com