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Corporate Positions
 
Receptionist - Head Office

Position Summary
The successful candidate will have the ability to multitask in a fast paced environment. Be able to handle guest and employee requests and provide information regarding activities conducted at Sheridan Nurseries with professionalism. This position reports to the Executive Assistant, Finance and Administration/Office Coordinator.


Accountabilities
Operate 18 line telephone switchboard systems. Greet and interact with internal staff, guests, visitors and vendors. Assist with administrative duties including data processing and entry, mail and fax distribution, supply orders, coordination of courier packages and projects as assigned.

Skills Required

Pleasant telephone manner, clear and professional communication skills, excellent keyboarding, data processing and entry skills, strong working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word. Previous experience in a similar capacity would be of benefit.


APPLY ONLINE at SheridanNurseries.com
or
Contact: Erika Eisenbichler, Executive Assistant/Office Coordinator

Sheridan Nurseries
R.R. #4 12302 10th Line Georgetown, ON L7G 4S7
eeisenbichler@sheridannurseries.com
Fax: 905-873-2478

Applicants are asked to respond by September 19, 2014

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

Date Posted: September 11, 2014
 

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
 

Mississauga/Oakville  
Home Decor Sales Associate, Seasonal, Full 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: Erica Lowartz Cozzarin
606 Southdown Rd
Mississauga, Ontario

E-mail: elcozzarin@sheridannurseries.com

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

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