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Corporate Positions
 
Social Media and Marketing Support

Under the direction of the Marketing Department, this position is responsible for representing the Sheridan Nurseries voice in social media by facilitating conversations around content that is meaningful to our customers. The role will also be responsible for providing administrative support for the Marketing department, including planning and facilitating our Event Program for our Retail Stores.

Duties include, but are not limited to:
• Work with internal team in the planning stages of campaigns and
programs for events & social media.
• Project management and execution of events & social media activities
• Management of social channels including but not specific to Facebook and Twitter
• Report customer feedback/questions to appropriate business areas
• Support overall event and social media goals, objectives and strategies
• Monitor audience related topics and other tools to report findings
• Maintain timely industry knowledge to ensure tools and channels are being used correctly
• Measuring the impact of social media on the overall marketing efforts.

The ideal candidate can multi-task, coordinate several projects at once, has experience and knowledge in social media tools and techniques and has excellent communication skills.

Reliable transportation is essential.


Apply in writing by J to:
Mary Beth Brown
R.R. #4 12302 10th Line
Georgetown, Ontario
L7G 4S7
Fax: 905-873-2478
E-mail: mbbrown@sheridannurseries.com

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
 

Nursery Positions
 
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
 

 
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
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
 

Kitchener/Waterloo  
Custom Designer, Part-Time

Position Summary

This part time position involves the operation of our Custom Design department including the arranging and creation of product pieces while maintaining the highest standards of customer service.
Accountabilities

Custom Designers are responsible for giving our guests excellent service, preparation of orders, 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 designer. This position will be required to work days, evenings, weekends and holidays as scheduled.


Apply to:
Sheridan Nurseries
Attention: Michael F Davis
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  
Nursery Plant Sales Supervisor, Permanent, Full Time

Position Summary

The duties of this position include the overall supervision of the hardy nursery stock product categories (shrubs, trees, evergreens, vines , roses and other categories as required, including ordering and receiving, maintenance, merchandising, sales and customer service.

Accountabilities

The ideal candidate will have quality experience in garden centre sales and supervision with extensive knowledge of plant material in the categories being considered and an enthusiastic attitude towards customers.

Skills Required

The ideal candidate has quality experience with nursery plants, and a keen eye and understanding towards merchandising. General computer skills are essential; POS experience is an asset. This person will be required to work days, evenings, and weekends as scheduled.

Apply to:

Sheridan Nurseries Kitchener.
Attention: Michael F Davis
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  
Seasonal Plant Sales Supervisor, Permanent, Full Time

Position Summary

The duties of this position includes the overall supervision of the seasonal plant categories (houseplants, annuals, perennials, bulbs, water plants, cut trees, wreaths and boughs and custom designer) including ordering and receiving, maintenance, merchandising, sales and customer service.


Accountabilities

The ideal candidate will have quality experience in garden centre sales and supervision with extensive knowledge of plant material in the categories being considered and an enthusiastic attitude towards customers.

Skills Required

The ideal candidate has quality experience with annuals, perennials, bulbs and other seasonal plants. Previous experience in retail merchandising and sales. Demonstrated customer service and problem solving abilities. Supervisory experience a strong asset. General computer skills are essential: POS experience is an asset. This person will be required to work days, evenings, weekends and holidays as scheduled.

Apply to
Sheridan Nurseries Kitchener.
Attention: Michael F. Davis
Store Manager.
100 Elmsdale Drive.
Kitchener, Ontario
N2E 1H6
Email: mdavis@sheridannurseries.com

 

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

Mississauga/Oakville  
Home Decor Sales Associate, Seasonal, Part Time

Position Summary

The duties of this position include the selling, stocking, merchandising, and overall assistance with seasonal product categories (includes patio furniture, pottery, gift and Christmas product lines).


Accountabilities

Home Décor 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 customers. This position is required to work days, evenings, and weekends as scheduled.


Apply to:
Sheridan Nurseries
Attention: Linda Frazer
606 Southdown Rd
Mississauga, Ontario

E-mail: missamm@sheridannurseries.com

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

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