Garden Center Sales Associate

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Start Date: March 27, 2023  Compensation: $18/hour-$20/hour

Established in 1984 Chelsea Garden Center operates two Brooklyn, NY garden centers, one in Red Hook, and the second in Williamsburg. We specialize in the design, delivery, and installation of both residential and commercial landscapes. We have a diversified portfolio of work from residential gardens on rooftops and backyards to large scale commercial projects of every description.

This is a full-time position as we continue to build our team of associates. This position calls for an individual who loves plants, has a depth of horticultural knowledge, and loves selling. If you haven’t already done so, please visit to view our wide selection of product offerings. 


  • Help set up and open store daily which consists of rolling display carts and feature plant displays.
  • Interact with customers and help them with plant selections and gardening advice.
  • Help in unloading fresh nursery and flower shipments, help load outgoing orders onto our trucks.
  • Help maintain bedding plants and nursery stock displays as required.
  • Pricing of new plant material as required.
  • Ensure that incoming plants are free of insects and disease and notify a manager of any issues.
  • Assisting customers with all aspects of the garden center products


  • Knowledge of our products including trees, shrubs, topicals, annuals and perennials.
  • This position requires the ability to lift 50lbs, work outdoors in inclement weather occasionally.
  • Our garden centers are shopper friendly retail environments; you must love working with people.
  • Cashiering experience and strong customer service phone skills are a plus.

Additional Information

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Contact Information

Chelsea Garden Center
Contact Name: Alex Protell