Van Belle Greenhouse Sales Associate – Part Time / Weekends

Van Belle Greenhouse Sales Associate – Part Time / Weekends

Job Description:

We are looking for an enthusiastic and hardworking individual to join our sales team for the tropical plant greenhouse.  This fast-paced position offers various tasks throughout the season.

About Us:

At Van Belle’s, we are committed with offering the best possible customer service in all aspects of our business – from helping customers select the perfect plants for indoor and outdoor use to assisting in the merchandising of all of our products.  We are a family owned and operated business, serving our community for over 60 years, taking care to put quality into everything that we do.

About the Role: 

The Greenhouse Sales Associate would be responsible for maintaining the quality of our plants through properly unpacking, displaying, watering and fertilizing both green and flowering plants including tropical, annual, and perennial plants.  You eventually will be responsible for giving plant advice and recommendations to customers, and provide adequate knowledge for most products.    The ideal applicant must be outgoing, a team player, personable, and not be afraid to get a bit dirty with this job.  It is a physically demanding job, and be able to be on your feet all day, with possible heavy lifting of various items.  You must be detail-oriented, have the ability to take instruction and prioritize tasks, work well individually as well as part of a team.  You will be expected to work   most weekends during peak seasons, and possibly a few evenings.  The work environment is a greenhouse, with fluctuating climates, ranging from cool to warm and humid.  Prerequisites include a high school education or equivalent, proficient in written English, personal knowledge and experience with plants and gardening, and a hardworking, positive attitude.

How to Apply:

We ask that interested applicants drop off their resume package with cover letter, in person to: Van Belle Flowers & Garden Centre, 1979 Highway 2, Bowmanville, L1C 6E3.  Please ask for Carl Van Belle or Adrian Lee.    We will review applications and be in touch with candidate with any follow-up questions.

We thank all applicants for their interest.  Only those meeting the requirements of each position will be considered.