Native Plant Nursery Sales Associate

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Start Date: On or about 4/1/2023  Compensation: $18-$25/hour

NATIVE LLC is a native plant nursery where we grow, sell and install a wide diversity of healthy, superior-quality, regionally-native plants to support local wildlife, improve our natural environment and create beautiful landscapes. NATIVE does this in partnership and collaboration with our parent company, William Kenny Associates LLC, which provides Ecological Consulting and Landscape Architecture services. NATIVE is looking to hire a retail sales associate. 


  • Sell plants
  • Assist with overseeing and improving the daily functions of the nursery
  • Create attractive garden and plant displays.
  • Load and unload trucks with live plant material
  • Consult with and assist retail customers
  • Examine and monitor nursery plants for disease, insects, wildlife damage, and weeds to protect their health
  • Monitor watering times, soil conditions, and plant positions and take proper actions to ensure nursery plants are healthy
  • Monitor weather patterns and take proper precautions to ensure the nursery plants are not distressed by unfavorable weather conditions
  • Assist with the maintenance of the nursery property
  • Drive truck with trailer (preferred)
  • Operate equipment (preferred)


  • Safety-focused
  • Knowledgeable and experienced in the cultivation and maintenance of trees, shrubs, grasses and perennials, and the health of plants native to the northeast
  • Ability to identify native and non-native plants
  • Familiarity with pests and diseases of common landscape plants
  • Ability to build strong customer relationships
  • Thorough and respectful team player
  • Must be able to lift 30 lbs repeatedly, daily
  • Proficient communication skills
  • Familiarity with POS software systems
  • Responsible and punctual
  • Valid CT Driver's License and auto insurance (Required)  Must have US Passport or Social Security Card
  • Must consent to a background check

Contact Information

Native LLC
Contact Name: Barbara Wells
Phone: 203-257-8177