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Nursery Positions
 
Shipping Supervisor, Permanent, Full Time

Position Summary
Managing sales order execution, assembly, and shipping of all Norval Perennials to our guests, being it: Sheridan Garden Centres, Mass Merchants, Landscapers or Independent Garden Centres. This includes hiring, organizing and supervising seasonal staff, organizing and overseeing cart and equipment rental, use and return, liaison with guests and internal sales and growing staff to co-ordinate timely shipments of top-quality product. Monitoring and troubleshooting office activities and equipment related to shipping. Co-operatively overseeing transport and logistics to and from the Norval location. Helping in growing, potting, and other farm activities during off-peak times.

Accountabilities
Actively managing a team of seasonal and permanent staff to process and deliver top quality Perennials to all the afore-mentioned guests cost-effectively whilst consistently adhering to our quality Standards of Excellence in support of the Sheridan Brand. These deliverables must be met within the budgetary framework of costs and efficiency.

Skills Required
Proven team leadership is important. Incumbent must have the disposition to excel in a demanding seasonal environment. Sound organizational and communication skills, whilst a calm, decisive capability is crucial in regards to priority setting in this ever-changing environment.

A G-Level Driver's license, Microsoft Office suite familiarity, and a commitment to work long hours in the peak season, including evenings and week-ends is paramount. Familiarity with Perennials and Vines would be a definite asset.

Apply in writing by June 19, 2015 to:
Mary Jane Ash, Sheridan Nurseries,
9674 Winston Churchill Blvd, Norval ON, L0P1K0
Fax: 905-452-7641
E-mail : mjash@sheridannurseries.com

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

 
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
Etobicoke/East Mississauga  
Assistant Manager, Permanent, Full Time

Position Summary

This management position involves the daily supervision, training and monitoring of staff as well as the implementation of sales strategies, marketing programs, merchandising, inventory control, and store presentation standards.

Accountabilities

The Assistant Manager is responsible for daily supervision, training and monitoring of staff. They oversee events, employee development, administration, human resources, health and safety, inventory control, equipment and facility maintenance, and policy enforcement in the garden centre.

Skills Required

The ideal candidate has quality experience in administration, training, systems development, operations and demonstrates excellent leadership and supervision skills. Computer literacy is essential. Retailing experience is an asset but not essential. The candidate will work days, evenings and weekends as required.

Apply to:

Sheridan Nurseries
Attention: Art Vanden Enden

E-mail: artvan@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.
 

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