Plant/Flower Shop Retail Associate

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PlantShed has been immersed in the floral and botanical community since the 1950’s. We strive to make our community stronger and have developed a deep understanding and appreciation for staying current with changing trends and technology, continuing to set the standard for quality and affordability.

An ideal candidate for this role:

  • Comfortable up-selling accessories to clients, offering and execution of additional services eg: in-store repotting.
  • Works well on their own or in assisting other team members.
  • A customer Service professional with a work history including Hospitality, Luxury Retail.
  • Flexible, willing to lend a hand on projects as needed.


  • Explain care and planting instructions to customers thoroughly.
  • Communicate needs to Store Manager involving store restocks, needs, and deficiencies.
  • Engage customers and be an authority on plants in the retail store environment.
  • Understand and be able to educate customers on a range of plant and flower varieties.
  • Assist customers in choosing plants based on customer preference and household conditions.
  • Be comfortable creating custom floral arrangements based on the needs and input from our clientele.
  • Maintain plants in storefront; including watering schedules, sun rotations, and pruning.
  • Facilitate transactions on our Point-of-Sale system in a friendly and timely manner.
  • Ensuring product is fresh while out on the floor, cycling out imperfect and ill plants to be disposed of or returned to greenhouse.
  • Responsible for store upkeep; sweeping floors and cleaning as needed.
  • Available to assist during our in-house seminars and workshops.
  • Maintaining store appearance set by our Creative Director.


  • Horticulture knowledge is highly preferred!
  • Ability to climb stairs and ladders.
  • Experience with computer systems.
  • Ability to lift, carry, and move up to 50 lbs.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Customer service skills for face-to-face customer interaction.
  • Problem-solving skills and ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to read and write in English.
  • Capable of passing a background check.
  • Ability to work at multiple locations as needed.
  • Candidate must be available to work weekends.

Additional Information

    Paid Training: Yes
    Pay frequency: Weekly
    Management: Store Manager, Shift lead
    Shifts announced: Weekly
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off


  • 8 hour shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

  • Experience:
  • Indoor Plants: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Floral design: 2 years (Preferred)

Contact Information

Plantshed New York Flowers
Contact Name: Clare Roop
Website: Apply Online