Seasonal Garden Shop Associate (Fall/Winter)

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Start Date: Immediate  Compensation: $15 - $18/hr, commensurate with experience

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

Availability for all weekends through January 2024

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.


  • 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


Skills Required

  • 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

  • Must be available all weekends through January 2024
  • Flexible schedule required, including evenings, weekends and days surrounding holidays. (Note that the shop is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.)
  • Part time hours
  • 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

Before applying, please confirm you are available to work all weekends and days surrounding holidays through January 2024. Please send your resume and be sure to tell us a little about how green your thumb is and what your working availability is. Looking forward to hearing from you!

Contact Information

Tend Greenpoint
Contact Name: Joe Ferrari
Website: Apply Online