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Corporate Positions
 
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.

 
Assistant Nursery Plant Product Manager

Position Summary
Reporting to the Nursery Plant Product Manager, the Assistant Nursery Plant Product Manager is responsible for the buying cycle of plants for the nursery sales division, as well as providing buying support for the trade and retail locations.

Working with our Nursery Sales staff and Nursery Plant buying team this position will include: recommending quantities, sourcing products, negotiating buying terms, issuing purchase orders, arranging transportation, through to receiving, quality control and claim management process.

Accountabilities
• Analyze sales, margins and other information to maximize sell through and profitability
• Analyze marketplace to ensure pricing is competitive
• Maintain accurate records and reporting
• Identify the ideal vendor(s) for each product group
• Develop positive relationships with current and new suppliers

 

Skills Required
• Strong negotiating and communication skills
• Well developed analytical and Excel spreadsheet skills
• Well organized with good attention to detail is essential
• Adaptable, enjoy working independently to specific and demanding deadlines
• Knowledge of ornamental plants an asset

Apply in writing to
Grace Williams
Sheridan Nurseries
12302 10th Line RR#4
Georgetown, ON L7G 4S7
gwilliams@sheridannurseries.com


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

Nursery Positions
 
Operations Analyst/Purchaser

Position Summary

The Operations Analyst/Purchaser is responsible for the buying cycle of plants for the nursery.  Working with our Sales staff, this person is responsible for sourcing and purchasing plants to arrive in time for the planting cycle.

Accountabilities

  • Analyze sales and growing information to develop Production Plan
  • Coordinate the internally produced plants and source/purchase remainder
  • Inspect incoming plants for quality

Skills Required

  • Strong negotiating and communication skills
  • Well developed analytical skills
  • Enjoy working in an outdoor setting
  • Knowledge of woody ornamental plants as asset
 
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
Scarborough  
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.


Apply to:

Sheridan Nurseries
Attention: Andrew Jinkinson
1774 Ellesmere Road
Scarborough, ON
M1H 2V5

E-mail:ajinkinson@sheridannurseries.com
 

Toronto  
Sales Associate, Seasonal, Full Time, Toronto

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  
Head Cashier, Full Time, Toronto

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  
Office Supervisor, Full Time, Toronto

Position Summary

The duties of this position involves accounting and administrative functions of the store business such as daily summaries, perpetual inventory maintenance, invoice processing and period end summaries as well as general office duties such as clerical work, phone answering, computer supervision and equipment maintenance.
Accountabilities

Office Supervisors are responsible to ensure all administrative tasks are accurately completed within the required timeframe. They supervise additional office staff throughout the year and report directly to the management.

Skills Required

The ideal candidate will have quality experience in accounting, is detail oriented and has good interpersonal skills. A working knowledge of Excel, Microsoft Word and Outlook is required. POS experience is an asset. This person will be required to work days, evenings and weekends as scheduled.

Apply to:
Sheridan Nurseries
Attention 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, Toronto

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.
 

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