Perennial Focused Garden Center Staff

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Start Date: ASAP

Crest Hardware & Urban Garden Center is seeking a knowledgeable, professional to add to our garden center team. Crest is a family owned and operated business that has been in Williamsburg, Brooklyn since 1962.

We offer a year-round greenhouse full of houseplants and a garden center 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.

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Strong people skills
  • Experience working with a large array of plant varieties
  • Strong working knowledge of perennials plant care and identification.
  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs
  • Be willing to get dirty and work in the elements
  • Work collaboratively with a large team
  • Be able to approach daily tasks with a go-getter attitude and be able to thrive in an environment where no two days are the same.
  • Experience in retail sales a +

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Helping customers select plants that will fit their environments
  • Providing advice and tips on plant care to our customers
  • Pruning and watering and general maintenance of our ever changing retail stock
  • Helping receive plant orders and arranging / setting up retail displays in our greenhouse and garden center
  • Stocking hard & dry goods as well as keeping back stock organized
  • Helping with general cleaning and maintenance of the greenhouse, garden center and store.

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
Email: liza@crest.nyc