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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
Retail Garden Centre Positions
 
Store Manager, Permanent, Full Time

Position Summary

The Store Manager will ensure that all operations are carried out in an efficient and profitable manner; will develop and implement processes, systems and activities pertaining to operations, marketing, guests and employees; and will ensure that guest service is maintained at the highest standards possible.

 

Accountabilities

This position involves overall supervision of the store operation including:
• Sales production
• Staff Supervision and Coaching
• Labour Utilization
• Inventory Control
• Budgeting
• Administration
• Operations and Expense Management
• Marketing and Store Presentation

 

Skills Required
• Quality experience in retailing
• Proven customer service and sales skills
• Demonstrate excellent leadership and supervision skills
• Computer literacy is an asset
• This person is required to work days, evenings and weekends as scheduled

 

Interested candidates are invited to apply in writing by June 15, 2015 to:

Gwen Ferris
Sheridan Nurseries
12302 10th Line
Georgetown, ON L7G 4S7
Fax: 905-873-1548
gferris@sheridannurseries.com


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

Kitchener/Waterloo  
Nursery Sales Associate, Seasonal, Part Time

Position Summary

The duties of this position include the selling, stocking, merchandising, and overall assistance with nursery plant categories (shrubs, trees, evergreens, vines, fruit and roses).
Accountabilities

Nursery Plant 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 nursery plants with an enthusiastic approach to customers. This position is required to work days, evenings, and weekends as scheduled.


Apply to:
Sheridan Nurseries
Attention: Michael Davis
Kitchener Sheridan Nurseries
100 Elmsdale Drive
Kitchener, Ontario
N2E 1H6

E-mail: mdavis@sheridannurseries.com


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

Kitchener/Waterloo  
Truck Driver, Seasonal, 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
Attention: Michael Davis
Kitchener Sheridan Nurseries
100 Elmsdale Drive
Kitchener, Ontario
N2E 1H6

E-mail: mdavis@sheridannurseries.com

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

Kitchener/Waterloo  
Custom Designer, Seasonal, Part Time

Position Summary

This position involves the daily operation of our Custom Design department including daily arranging of product pieces for sale of both floral and custom designs with fresh and everlasting products.
Accountabilities

Custom 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: Michael Davis
Kitchener Garden Centre
100 Elmsdale Drive
Kitchener, Ontario
N2E 1H6

E-mail: mdavis@sheridannurseries.com
 

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

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
 

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