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Nursery Positions
 
Head Grower, Perennials, Permanent

Your Accountabilities
• Oversee and/or execute the production planning for all perennial sales programs, including liner sourcing, purchasing, and receiving, as well as all scheduling for potting, growing activities, and readiness.
• Oversee and/or execute all growing and production activities, such as potting, temperature and irrigation regimes, spacing, pruning, and IPM.
• Ensure accurate inventory maintenance through continuous crop assessment.
• Effectively manage labour pool to work within budget while meeting production and operational targets.
• Accountable for divisional financial and operational results, and reporting frequently to Vice-President, Nursery Operations.
• Develop annual business plans, as well as quarterly reviews, and present to Executive panel.
• Participate in departmental hiring activities, as well as employee performance management.
• Uphold and increase the Sheridan Brand and high Standards of Excellence at all times.

Your Qualifications
• 5+ years of growing experience, preferably with Perennials or Annuals.
• Experience with Argus or other greenhouse control systems as well as inventory control systems would be an asset.
• Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office.
• Excellent communication, leadership and problem solving skills.
• Greenhouse Exterminator license or willingness to obtain.
• Plant identification of perennial and weed species is a definite asset.
• A diploma or degree in Horticulture or equivalent is preferred, or equivalent experience.
• G class driver’s license, or equivalent, is required.

Physical Demands of the Job
• Must be able to lift up to 50lbs and work in a greenhouse and outdoor environment.
• Standing up and walking for the majority of the shift with bending and squatting at various times required.

Apply to:
Mary Jane Ash
Sheridan Nurseries
Fax: 905-452-7641
mjash@sheridannurseries.com


We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If selected, please advise if you require special accommodation to attend the interview.
 

 
Shipping Supervisor, Permanent

Your Accountabilities
• Oversees all aspects of assembly and shipping to Sheridan Nurseries’ Garden Centres, Mass Merchants and other external guests, and a team of office, traffic, and other related staff.
• Interpret and enforce the truck schedule, ensuring all shipments are properly prepared for the appropriate method of transport and ready on time.
• Prepare, process, and file paperwork including pick slips and processing delivery forms.
• Purchase shipping supplies, and manage and report inventory levels.
• Hire, train, coordinate, and manage assembly and shipping crews, and seasonal office staff.
• Work in other areas of the operation during non-shipping periods.

Your Qualifications
• Strong leadership qualities are a must. The incumbent must be able to remain level headed and excel in a demanding seasonal business.
• Team player, but also a strong leader. Able to resolve potential conflicts quickly and effectively.
• Excellent organization and good record keeping skills.
• Effective communication and problem solving skills. Able to think on your feet, and adapt easily to rapidly changing priorities.
• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite. Experience using Inventory and Shipping software would be a strong asset.
• G class driver’s license, or equivalent, is required.
• Plant identification and knowledge of Perennials and Vines would be an asset.
• Able to work days, evenings, weekends, and be on call for select holidays.

Physical Demands of the Job
• Must be able to lift up to 50lbs and work in a greenhouse and outdoor environment.
• Standing up and walking for the majority of the shift with bending and squatting at various times required.


Apply to:
Mary Jane Ash

Sheridan Nurseries
Fax: 905-452-7641
mjash@sheridannurseries.com


We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If selected, please advise if you require special accommodation to attend the interview.
 

 
Analyst/Purchaser, 1 Year Contract

Your Accountabilities
• Analyze sales, growing and other information to develop Production plan for the coming year
• Coordinate the internally produced plants and purchase in remainder to meet the plan
• Maintain accurate records and reporting
• Coordinate incoming plants to check for quality and prepare for potting/planting
• Develop positive relationships with current and new suppliers

 

Your Qualifications
• Strong negotiating and communication skills
• Well developed analytical and Excel spreadsheet skills
• Well organized with good attention to detail is essential
• Adaptable, enjoy working in a Nursery setting that includes outdoor work
• Knowledge of woody ornamental plants an asset

Apply to
Yvonne Devogel-Anderson, Assistant Manager, Container Farm
Sheridan Nurseries
12302 10th Line, Georgetown ON L7G 4S7
Fax: 905 873-1695
E-mail: yanderson@sheridannurseries.com


We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
If selected, please advise if you require special accommodation to attend the interview.
 

 
General Farm Labour, Seasonal

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

Physical demands of the job include:
- Must be able to lift up to 50lbs.
- Standing up and walking for the majority of the shift with bending and squatting at various times required.


We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If selected, please advise if you require special accommodation to attend the interview.
 

Retail Garden Centre Positions
Mississauga/Oakville  
Pond Specialist, Seasonal

Your Accountabilities

- Responsible for selling our guests the complete solution and providing them excellent guest service.
- Implementing sales strategies.
- Assist in all other areas as assigned.

Your Qualifications

- Experience in retailing.
- Enthusiastic approach to guests.
- This position is required to work days, evenings, and weekends as scheduled.

Physical demands of the job include:
- Must be able to lift up to 50lbs.
- Standing up for the majority of the shift with bending and squatting at various times required.


Apply to:
Sheridan Nurseries
Attention to: Sandra Braid
606 Southdown Road
Mississauga, Ontario
L5J 2Y4

E-mail: sbraid@sheirdannurseries.com

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
If selected, please advise if you require special accommodation to attend the interview.

Mississauga/Oakville  
Home Decor Sales Supervisor, Permanent

Your Accountabilities
- Responsible for executing sales techniques and meeting sales goals.
- Being a leader, demonstrating corporate standards and holding staff accountable.
- Training staff to ensure new products, strategies and other relevant departmental information is understood and adhered to.
- Execute and coordinate merchandising according to Sheridan Nurseries standards.
- Complete appropriate paperwork as needed.
- Other duties as assigned.

Your Qualifications
- Knowledge of the retail environment with an enthusiastic approach to selling.
- Proven leadership abilities.
- Exceptional guest service.
- Ability to work individually and as part of a team.
- Effective communication skills (written, electronic and verbal).
- Keen eye and understanding towards merchandising.
- POS experience is an asset.

Physical demands of the job include:
- Must be able to lift up to 50lbs.
- Standing up for the majority of the shift with bending and squatting at various times required.

Apply to:
Sheridan Nurseries
Attention: Erica Lowartz-Cozzarin
12302 10th Line
Georgetown, Ontario
L7G 4S7
E-mail: elcozzarin@sheridannurseries.com

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If selected, please advise if you require special accommodation to attend the interview.
 

Toronto  
Nursery Plant Sales Supervisor, Permanent

Your Accountabilities

- Responsible for selling the complete solution while providing excellent service to guests.
- Leading and training the Nursery Plant Sales team in sales skills and product knowledge.
- Managing inventory of Nursery Plants while minimizing scrap and shrink.
- Merchandising and ensuring the floor presentation is meeting the corporate Standards of Excellence.
- All paperwork associated with Nursery Plants.
- Other duties as assigned by Management.

Your Qualifications

- Quality leadership and retailing experience.
- Enthusiastic approach to selling and guests.
- This position is required to work days, evenings, and weekends as scheduled.


Physical demands of the job include:
- Must be able to lift up to 50lbs.
- Standing up for the majority of the shift with bending and squatting at various times required.

Apply to:
Sheridan Nurseries
Attention: Erica Lowartz-Cozzarin
12302 10th Line
Georgetown, Ontario
L7G 4S7
E-mail: elcozzarin@sheridannurseries.com

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If selected, please advise if you require special accommodation to attend the interview.
 

Toronto  
Receiver

Your Accountabilities
- Responsible for maintaining internal record-keeping system, recording shipping and receiving variances.
- Packing and unpacking all the merchandise, rejecting damaged goods and maintaining the storage facilities. 
- Drive a forklift in accordance with the procedures and policies of the organization.
- General Maintenance and housekeeping.
- Other duties as requested.

Your Qualifications
- Excellent organizational and communication skills.
- Experienced forklift operator.
- G class driving license with a clean driving abstract.
- Experience in logistics, retail set up or general maintenance.
- This position is required to work nights, evenings, and weekends as scheduled.


Physical demands of the job include:
- Must be able to lift a minimum of 50lbs.
- Standing up for the majority of the shift with bending and squatting at various times is required.

Apply to:
Sheridan Nurseries
Attention: Erica Lowartz-Cozzarin
12302 10th Line
Georgetown, Ontario
L7G 4S7

E-mail: elcozzarin@sheridannurseries.com

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
If selected, please advise if you require special accommodation to attend the interview.
 

Toronto  
Assistant Manager Sales and Merchandising

Your Accountabilities
- Being a leader, driving top line sales, demonstrating and executing corporate standards
- Hiring and Training of staff
- Executing store events and implementing corporate marketing directives
- Developing, coaching and holding staff accountable
- Responsible for human resources, equipment and facility maintenance and policy enforcement
- Scheduling and assigning labour to meet the needs of the business
- Complete appropriate paperwork and reports as needed
- Other duties as assigned.

Your Qualifications
- Experience in training, developing and supervising a team of employees
- Retailing experience and computer literacy
- Proven sales leadership abilities
- Exceptional guest service with an enthusiastic approach to selling
- Ability to work individually and as part of a team
- Effective communication skills (written, electronic and verbal)
- Keen eye and understanding towards efficiencies
- POS experience is an asset

Physical demands of the job include:
- Must be able to lift a minimum of 50lbs.
- Standing up for the majority of the shift with bending and squatting at various times required.

Apply to:
Sheridan Nurseries
Attention: Erica Lowartz-Cozzarin
12302 10th Line
Georgetown, Ontario
L7G 4S7
E-mail: elcozzarin@sheridannurseries.com
We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If selected, please advise if you require special accommodation to attend the interview.
 

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