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Accounts Payable Clerk - 5 Month Contract (March 30 to August 28, 2015)

Position Summary:  

The Accounts Payable Clerk is directly responsible for performing data entry and other administrative office duties. This individual will be required to work between 30 to 40 hours per week.

Responsibilities
• Data entry and filing of invoices
• Preparation and matching of cheques and invoices
• New vendor file set-up
• Statement maintenance
• Other office administration duties and projects as assigned


Skills Required
• Basic Accounts Payable skills
• Microsoft Office experience
• Flexible with strong ability to multi-task

Apply to:   Laurie Paulikot,
Sheridan Nurseries

12302 10th Line
Georgetown, ON L7G 4S7
Fax: 905-873-2478
E-mail:  lpaulikot@sheridannurseries.com

Georgetown  
Data Entry Assistant - 6-Month Contract Position

Position Summary

Reporting to the Garden Centre Inventory Manager in a support role, this position involves accurate entry, updates and administration of the data in the POS system.

Accountabilities

The Data Entry Assistant will not only be responsible for correction to and accurate entry of product details but will also administer new OMNI product code requests, enter purchase orders, produce labels and complete filing. Other duties include providing administrative support to the Product Managers as required and providing timely information to the retail management team.


Skills Required

The ideal candidate will demonstrate effective communication, organization and time management skills. Strong skill set in Microsoft Excel required. Accuracy to detail is paramount. Ability to liaise and communicate with vendors and familiarity with OMNI system an asset but not required.
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Apply to:
Sheridan Nurseries
Attention: Christina Buck
12302 Tenth Line
Georgetown, ON L7G 4S7

E-mail: sales@sheridannurseries.com
 

 
Wholesale Sales Representative

Position Summary

Reporting to the Vice President, Nursery Sales and based out of the Head Office in Georgetown, the Wholesale Sales Representative will be responsible for sales activities to our Landscape Contractor house accounts.

Accountabilities

The Sales Representative responsibilities include, but are not limited to, contacting existing guests to solicit orders, travelling to jobsites, recommending new products and services offered by Sheridan Nurseries, cold-call prospective guests and switch them to Sheridan Nurseries, prepare quotes for various landscape orders, follow up on past orders, prepare weekly sales reports and monitor competitor activities and prices.

Skills Required

The ideal candidate will have strong written and verbal skills, the ability to build strong interpersonal relationships and work to tight deadlines. A solid background in ornamental horticulture would be considered a strong asset as well as strong computer skills including Outlook, Word and Excel. As the role will involve some travel, a valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle will be required.


Apply to:
Sheridan Nurseries
Attention: Rob Naraj
12302 10th Line, R.R. #4
Georgetown, Ontario
L7G 4S7

E-mail: rnaraj@sheridannurseries.com

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Nursery Positions
 
Receiving Clerk - Seasonal, Full Time

Position Summary

Reporting to the Receiving Supervisor in a support role providing data entry; this is a seasonal, full time position required to work between 30-40 hours per week as well as work on some weekends as per business demands.
 

Responsibilities

• Accurate entry of received product into our computer system.
• Adhere to 24 hour timeline for data entry of received product.
• Assist with greeting drivers and instructing them to proper offloading location as they arrive for their deliveries.
• Active communication with people from various departments.
• Filing of receiving reports and related documents.
• Other administrative duties as required.

 

Skills Required

• The ideal candidate is enthusiastic and organized.
• Attention to detail and reliability is key.
• Basic Microsoft Office experience.
• Access to own transportation.

Apply to:

Sheridan Nurseries
Attention: Samantha Hawkins
12266 Tenth Line
Georgetown, ON L7G 4S7
E-mail: shawkins@sheridannurseries.com
 

 
General Farm Labour

Position Summary

These full time seasonal positions are in Gerogetown Ontario. The positions involve repetitive work which may include pruning, potting, and plant maintenance up to and including early spring.  Must be able to work in a fast paced and physically demanding environment often outside in inclement weather conditions. Will require evening and weekend work, depending on seasonal weather patterns.

Accountabilities

  • Communicate effectively for job requirements and safety
  • Meet daily targets for quality and productivity

Requirements

  • Work well with others in a team environment
  • Must be in good physical condition and enjoy work in outdoor conditions
  • Requires your own transportation arrangements to the Nursery
 
Potting Foreperson

Position Summary:

This full time position involves leading and motivating a crew to work efficiently and safely to meet production targets. During spring and summer supervise the potting of close to 1 million plants, then other growing activities throughout the year.

Skills Required:

•Good leadership qualities
•Organized with accurate record keeping and reporting
•Excellent communication skills
•Problem solving skills - ability to resolve conflicts quickly and effectively
•Ability to work well in a team environment as well as individually
•Attention to detail
 

Retail Garden Centre Positions
Markham/Unionville  
Yard Crew / Seasonal Full and Part Time

Position Summary:

The duties of this position include the overall maintenance of the nursery yard while selling, off loading, restocking, and maintaining the nursery and seasonal plants.
 

Accountabilities:

Yard Crew workers are responsible for ensuring that standards are maintained and all activities are completed throughout the yard and property including all necessary raking, pruning, weeding, pest control, irrigation, and garbage collection. They will ensure all storage areas and loading docks are clean and clear. They will also work in conjunction with Product Supervisors, to assist with stocking, pricing or placement of plants and products.
 

Skills Required:

The ideal candidate has quality experience in identifying and maintaining nursery plants with an enthusiastic approach to guests. The ability to gain certification on operating forklifts and other equipment is required. The ideal candidate will have working knowledge of yard equipment and must have experience in supervising staff. This position is required to work days, evenings, and weekends as scheduled and have the ability to lift up to 50 lbs (23kg) continuously during an 8 hour day in all types of weather.
 

Apply to: 

Phoebe Lee
Assistant Manager, Operations

4077 Highway #7
Unionville, Ontario L3R 1L5
unionamo@sheridannurseries.com

 

Markham/Unionville  
Landscape Designers

Position Summary

We are looking for experienced landscape designers to assist with our guests on various sized projects. Designers are required to make their own appointments and travelling to design sites is a requirement. Communication with our design guests, garden centres and our authorized contractors is essential.
 

Accountabilities

Connects with clients and sets up appointments in a timely manner. Collects all monies derived from the consultation. Provide sketches, plant lists and estimates on projects. You will be responsible to contact contractors to coordinate installations and completion of projects. Designers must provide bi-weekly status reports to the Landscape Design Services Office.


Skills Required

Must be knowledgeable in residential landscape design. Position requires excellent communication skills and ability to provide superior customer service. Must be proficient in MS Word, Excel and Outlook. Must be well organized - attention to detail is essential. Looking for someone who is adaptable and enjoys working independently with various guests. Must have knowledge of plant material and be sales driven.
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Apply in writing to:
Sheridan Nurseries
Attention: Fred Paiva
Sheridan Nurseries LDS
4077 Highway #7
Unionville, ON L3R 1L5
fpaiva@sheridannurseries.com
 

Markham/Unionville  
Truck Driver Assistant - Seasonal Full and Part Time

Position Summary: The duties of this position include driving up to a 5 ton truck in rural and urban areas including downtown Toronto, loading and unloading of product and overall assistance in the garden centre
Accountabilities: Truck Drivers are responsible for delivering and receiving product in excellent condition, obeying all MTO requirements and keeping organized documentation of all trucking and delivery related information.
Skills Required: The ideal candidate has quality experience in driving in the city with an enthusiastic approach to guests. Holds a G class license with a clean driving abstract. This position is required to work days, evenings, and weekends as scheduled.
Apply to:

Sheridan Nurseries

Attn To: Phoebe Lee

4077 Highway #7

Unionville, Ontario

L3R 1L5

Email to: unionamo@sheridannurseries.com

Markham/Unionville  
Truck Driver - Seasonal Full and Part Time

Position Summary: The duties of this position include driving up to a 5 ton truck in rural and urban areas including downtown Toronto, loading and unloading of product and overall assistance in the garden centre
Accountabilities: Truck Drivers are responsible for delivering and receiving product in excellent condition, obeying all MTO requirements and keeping organized documentation of all trucking and delivery related information.
Skills Required: The ideal candidate has quality experience in driving in the city with an enthusiastic approach to guests. Holds a G class license with a clean driving abstract. This position is required to work days, evenings, and weekends as scheduled.

Apply to:

Sheridan Nurseries

Attn To: Phoebe Lee

4077 Highway #7

Unionville, Ontario

L3R 1L5

Email to: unionamo@sheridannurseries.com


 

Scarborough  
Seasonal Plant Sales Associate - Seasonal Full Time

Position Summary: The duties of this position include the selling, stocking, merchandising, and overall assistance with seasonal plant categories (annuals, perennials, houseplants, bulbs, poinsettias).
Accountabilities: Sales Associates are responsible for giving our guests excellent service and quality advice in the categories assigned to them.
Skills Required: ideal candidate has quality experience in retailing with an enthusiastic approach to guests, with a keen eye and understanding towards merchandising. This position is required to work days, evenings, and weekends as scheduled.

Apply to:

Sheridan Nurseries

1774 Ellesmere Road

Scarborough, Ont

M1H 2V5

Email to: ajinkinson@sheridannurseries.com
 

Scarborough  
Custom Floral Designers - Seasonal Full and Part Time

Position Summary: This position involves the daily operation of our Custom Floral Design department including daily arranging of product pieces for sale of both floral and custom designs with fresh and everlasting products.
Accountabilities: Custom Floral Designers are responsible for giving our guests excellent service, preparation of orders, use of Teleflora service, as well as the implementation of sales strategies, merchandising and store presentation standards. This position will also be responsible for the execution of the custom design classes that are offered to our guests.
Skills Required: The ideal candidate has quality experience in retailing with an enthusiastic approach to guests and a keen eye and understanding towards design. They will have experience as a custom floral designer and will be familiar with use of automated floral services. This position will be required to work days, evenings, weekends and holidays as scheduled.
 

Apply to:

Sheridan Nurseries

Attention to: Andrew Jinkinson

1774 Ellesmere Road

Scarborough, Ontario

M1H 2V5

Email: ajinkinson@sheridannurseries.com
 

Scarborough  
Cashier - Seasonal

Position Summary: The primary responsibility of our cashiers is to process our guests’ transactions in a friendly, accurate and efficient manner through our POS system.
Accountabilities: Cashiers are responsible for keeping their work area clean and organized, as well as promoting our products and services as well as upcoming events. They assist with other duties such as pricing, housekeeping, answering phones etc.
Skills Required: Ideal candidates will have previous cash handling and/or retail experience and a focus on guest service. This position is required to work days, evenings, and weekends as scheduled.
Apply to:

Sheridan Nurseries

Attention to: Andrew Jinkinson

1774 Ellesmere Road

Scarborough, Ontario

M1H 2V5

Email: ajinkinson@sheridannurseries.com

Mississauga/Oakville  
Job Fair

Thursday February 19th 2015  11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Sunday February 22nd 2015  11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Seasonal Positions include:

  • Cashiers
  • Water Gardening Sales
  • After hours Maintenance and Stocking
  • Patio and Home decor Sales
  • Annuals and Perennial Sales
  • Nursery Plant Sales
  • Professional Supply Centre Sales
  • General Office Assistant
  • Yard Maintenance
  • Guest services
  • Nursery Receiver

Address:

Sheridan Nurseries

606 Southdown Road

Mississauga, Ontario

Toronto  
Head Cashier, Full Time

Position Summary

The duties of this position involves the overall supervision and training of all store cashiers; record keeping in relation to cash procedures; customer service; and custodial tasks as required.


Accountabilities

Head Cashiers are responsible for ensuring that every guest transaction is done with excellent service and all cash tills balance in accordance with our POS systems.

Skills Required

The ideal candidate will have experience in guest service and cash handling, with excellent organizational skills and an enthusiastic approach to guests. POS experience is an asset. This position will be required to work days, evenings and weekends as scheduled.


Apply to:
Sheridan Nurseries
Attention: Amin Datoo
E-mail: adatoo@sheridannurseries.com


We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
 

Toronto  
POS Assistant, Seasonal, Full Time

Position Summary

The duties of this position are to coordinate, organize and handle various administrative duties on behalf of the store management including overseeing inventory accuracy with regards to purchase orders and receivables.


Accountabilities

POS Assistants are responsible for accurate entry and administration of inventory receivables and purchase orders in the POS system and to assist the office supervisor and management in administrative tasks as well as general office duties such as clerical work, phone answering, computer supervision and equipment maintenance.

Skills Required

The ideal candidate has administrative experience, is detail oriented and has good interpersonal skills. A working knowledge of Excel, Word, Outlook and general computer techniques is required. Good mathematical and typing skills are a must. POS experience is an asset. This position will be required to work days, evenings and weekends as scheduled.


Apply to:
Sheridan Nurseries Toronto
Attn: Amin Datoo
adatoo@sheridannurseries.com


We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
 

Toronto  
Sales Associate, Seasonal, Full Time

Position Summary

The duties of this position include the selling, stocking, merchandising, and overall assistance with our any product lines and categories around the store.


Accountabilities

Sales Associates are responsible for giving our guests excellent service and quality advice in the categories assigned to them.

Skills Required

The ideal candidate has quality experience in retailing with an enthusiastic approach to guests, with a keen eye and understanding towards merchandising. This position is required to work days, evenings, and weekends as scheduled.


Apply to:
Sheridan Nurseries
Attention: Amin Datoo

E-mail: adatoo@sheridannurseries.com

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
 

Toronto  
Cashiers/ Seasonal Full and Part Time

Position Summary:

The primary responsibility of our cashiers is to process our guests’ transactions in a friendly, accurate and efficient manner through our POS system.
 

Accountabilities:

Cashiers are responsible for keeping their work area clean and organized, as well as promoting our products and services as well as upcoming events. They assist with other duties such as pricing, housekeeping, answering phones etc.
 

Skills Required:

Ideal candidates will have previous cash handling and/or retail experience and a focus on guest service. This position is required to work days, evenings, and weekends as scheduled.
 

Please send resumes to:
Yolanda Lloyd
2827 Yonge Street
Toronto, Ontario
M4N 2J4
toamsm@sheridannursries.com
 

Toronto  
Guest Services/ Seasonal Full and Part Time

Position Summary:

The duties of this position are to provide a helpful and sales oriented attitude towards the guests. They ensure guests are greeted and provided with a high level of service in different areas of the store and parking lots while assisting other staff with additional duties.
 

Accountabilities:

Guest Service staff are responsible to assist guests or direct them to another staff member who can better service to them. They ensure cleanliness is maintained in all areas of the store. They provide service to all guests by offering carry-out assistance with their purchases, loading or unloading their vehicles.
 

Skills Required:

Experience is not required however candidates must be capable of presenting a service oriented attitude with the ability to lift up to 50 lbs (23kg) continuously during an 8 hour day. These positions will be required to work days, evenings and weekends as scheduled.
 

Please send resumes to:
Yolanda Lloyd
2827 Yonge Street
Toronto, Ontario
M4N 2J4
toamsm@sheridannursries.com
 

Toronto  
Home Décor Sales Supervisor

Position Summary

The duties of this position include the ordering, merchandising, marketing, selling and overall supervision of the Home Decor categories (includes patio furniture, gift, and Christmas product lines).

Accountabilities

The Home Décor Sales Supervisor is also responsible for the completion of associated paperwork/invoicing, and for the training of department staff to ensure new products, strategies, and other relevant departmental information is understood and adhered to.

 Skills Required

The ideal candidate has quality experience in retailing with an enthusiastic approach to customers, with a keen eye and understanding towards merchandising. General computer skills are essential; POS experience is an asset. This position is required to work days, evenings, and weekends as scheduled.

Apply to:
Sheridan Nurseries
Attention: Amin Datoo
2827 Yonge Street
Toronto, Ontario
M4N 2J4

E-mail: adatoo@sheridannurseries.com
 

Etobicoke/East Mississauga  
Guest Services/ Seasonal Part Time

Position Summary:
The duties of this position are to provide a helpful and sales oriented attitude towards the guests. They ensure guests are greeted and provided with a high level of service in different areas of the store and parking lots while assisting other staff with additional duties.
 

Accountabilities:
Guest Service staff are responsible to assist guests or direct them to another staff member who can better service to them. They ensure cleanliness is maintained in all areas of the store. They provide service to all guests by offering carry-out assistance with their purchases, loading or unloading their vehicles.
 

Skills Required:
Experience is not required however candidates must be capable of presenting a service oriented attitude with the ability to lift up to 50 lbs (23kg) continuously during an 8 hour day. These positions will be required to work days, evenings and weekends as scheduled.
 

Send resumes to:
etobicoke@sheridannurseries.com
Attn. Larry Parr, Manager
 

Kitchener/Waterloo  
Sales associates - Seasonal Full Time

Position Summary: The duties of this position include the selling, stocking, merchandising, and maintenance of our product lines. Positions available in Nursery (tree, shrubs etc.) and Annuals/Perennials.
Accountabilities: Sales Associates are responsible for giving our guests excellent service and quality advice in the categories assigned to them.
Skills Required: ideal candidate has quality experience in retailing with an enthusiastic approach to guests, with a keen eye and understanding towards merchandising. This position is required to work days, evenings, and weekends as scheduled.

Send Resumes to:

Martina Reckl

kitchamsm@sheridannurseries.com

Kitchener/Waterloo  
Cashiers - Seasonal Full and Part Time

Position Summary: The primary responsibility of our cashiers is to process our guests’ transactions in a friendly, accurate and efficient manner through our POS system.
Accountabilities: Cashiers are responsible for keeping their work area clean and organized, as well as promoting our products and services as well as upcoming events. They assist with other duties such as pricing, housekeeping, answering phones etc.
Skills Required: Ideal candidates will have previous cash handling and/or retail experience and a focus on guest service. This position is required to work days, evenings, and weekends as scheduled.
Send Resumes to:
Martina Reckl
kitchamsm@sheridannurseries.com
 

Kitchener/Waterloo  
Home Decor Sales Supervisor, Permanent, Full time

Position Summary

The duties of this position include the ordering, merchandising, marketing, selling and overall supervision of the Home Decor categories
(includes patio furniture, gift, and Christmas product lines).

Accountabilities

The Home Décor Sales Supervisor is also responsible for the completion of associated paperwork/invoicing, and for the training of department staff to ensure new products, strategies, and other relevant departmental information is understood and adhered to.

Skills Required

The ideal candidate has quality experience in retailing with an enthusiastic approach to customers, with a keen eye and understanding towards merchandising. General computer skills are essential; POS experience is an asset. This position is required to work days, evenings, and weekends as scheduled.


Apply to:
Sheridan Nurseries
Attention: Nadine Reeves

E-mail: nreeves@sheridannurseries.com

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
 

Kitchener/Waterloo  
Guest Services/ Seasonal Full and Part Time

Position Summary: The duties of this position are to provide a helpful and sales oriented attitude towards the guests. They ensure guests are greeted and provided with a high level of service in different areas of the store and parking lots while assisting other staff with additional duties.
Accountabilities: Guest Service staff are responsible to assist guests or direct them to another staff member who can better service to them. They ensure cleanliness is maintained in all areas of the store. They provide service to all guests by offering carry-out assistance with their purchases, loading or unloading their vehicles.
Skills Required: Experience is not required however candidates must be capable of presenting a service oriented attitude with the ability to lift up to 50 lbs (23kg) continuously during an 8 hour day. These positions will be required to work days, evenings and weekends as scheduled.
Send Resumes to:
Martina Reckl
kitchamsm@sheridannurseries.com
 

Whitby  
Receiver

Position Summary

The duties of this position include inspecting and verifying incoming and outgoing goods against invoices or other documents at the garden centre while safely loading and unloading product from transport vehicles to and from their storage areas.

Accountabilities

This Receiver is responsible for maintaining an internal record-keeping system, recording shipping and receiving variances, rejecting damaged goods, packing and unpacking goods, maintaining the storage facilities to protect product from damage and operating a forklift safely in accordance to the Occupational Health and Safety Act.. 

Skills Required

The ideal candidate has excellent organizational and communication skills. Holds a valid G class driver’s license with a clean driving abstract. Must be computer proficient with POS experience as an asset. Has experience in shipping/receiving with the ability to lift up to 50 lbs (23kg) continuously during an 8 hour day and is certified to operate a forklift. This person will be required to work evenings, weekends and holidays as scheduled.
 

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