Garden Shop Associate

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Start Date: 8/6/22  Compensation: to be discussed

The Garden/Shop Associate supports the overall customer experience. This role obsesses over the customer, has extensive knowledge of plant species/care and a passion for working in a small business environment. 


  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Share deep knowledge of both plant species and care
  • Care for in-stock plants - both houseplants and annuals/perennials in the Shop Yard
  • Multitask, while making the customer the priority
  • Process deliveries, replenish Shop floor, back stock
  • Maintain overall Shop cleanliness and organization
  • Execute daily task list


  • Deep knowledge of plants and their care
  • Gardening and houseplant experience
  • Strong communication skills
  • Positive attitude
  • Ability to manage time; to complete tasks and support customers’ needs simultaneously
  • Action oriented and enjoys working hard
  • Able to work independently

Additional Requirements

  • Part time hours
  • Flexible schedule required, including evenings, weekends and select holidays
  • Standing for extended periods of time
  • Ability to safely lift boxes up to 40 pounds
  • Occasional outdoor work in inclement weather
  • Ability and comfortability to climb ladders

Additional Information

About the Shop
Tend Greenpoint is an urban garden shop in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. We aim to help North Brooklyn’s small space gardeners - and aspiring gardeners - solve their planting needs. Our shop holds a large collection of houseplants. Our shelves are stocked with containers, soils, tools, supplies, and gifts. Our yard is brimming with just the right plants for our neighbors’ stoops, windowsills, balconies, patios, and terraces (and the rare yard too!). We love to talk plants. 

Contact Information

Tend Greenpoint
Contact Name: Joe
Website: Apply Online