Southridge Farm and Nursery is a local, family owned, full service landscape supply center based out of Walpole, MA.
Landscape Supply Front Office Receptionist
*Unique Job Opening* Southridge Farm & Nursery is a local, family owned business located in Walpole, MA. We are a growing landscape and masonry supply company catering to contractors and homeowners. We sell a wide range of products such as: mulch, loam, pavers, retaining walls, bricks, cements, nursery stock and much more. We are looking for a retail sales counter person to help with day to day operations consisting of answering phones, taking orders, and writing up sales from walk in customers.
-Must have excellent phone presence and customer service
-Ability to multitask in a very fast paced work environment
-Computer skills, Counterpoint POS knowledge is a plus but we will train
-Ability to work with both contractors & homeowners with purchases or questions
-Excellent communication skills a must
-Must be a team player
-Must be able to lift 50 lbs
-MUST have strong math skills
-MUST have some experience in the landscape supply/ nursery industry
Garden Center Manager
Southridge Farm & Nursery is a rapidly-growing, family-owned nursery looking to add to its garden center this spring! For this position, we are looking for an experienced, knowledgeable, (seasonal) full-time Nursery Manager who will be running the day to day sales and operation of the nursery.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
-To lead, manage, organize, supervise, train and develop the Garden Center staff
-To prepare plans for the retail store, including, sales promotions, pricing, advertising, purchasing and inventory
-Will be in charge of ordering inventory stock for the entire store
-To ensure a high-quality retail layout and display
-To tour work areas to observe work being done, to inspect products, and to evaluate plant conditions
-Identify plants as well as problems such as diseases, weeds, and insect pests
-Assign work schedules and duties to nursery staff and supervise their work
-Select and purchase plant nutrients, disease control chemicals, garden and lawn care equipment, and nursery stock
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Ability to manage a retail operation effectively and efficiently
-Above average computer skills especially POS systems
-Knowledge of nursery stock
-Knowledge of plant diseases, pests and their solutions
-Exceptional customer service skills
-Excellent leadership, management and sales skills
-Ability to maintain excellent attendance and punctuality
-Ability to prioritize and manage own workload effectively
-Ability to manage conflict with customers and within team members
-Ability to work weekends
-Must be able to lift over 40 pounds
Garden Center Sales Associate
Southridge Farm & Nursery, a rapidly-growing, family-owned, landscape company is looking to add to its garden center crew this spring! For this position, we are looking for an enthusiastic, active, motivated individual to help with general garden center duties and retail customer interactions. Experience in the green industry is preferred, but we are willing to train the right hands-on candidate!
General Duties & Responsibilities
-Assisting retail customers, ringing out sales,coordinating deliveries, answering phone calls
-Unloading,organizing, counting, & tagging (labeling/pricing) plant material and other inventory
-Watering plant material
-General store up-keep
-restocking, organizing & rotating inventory & displays
-Working in all weather condition
-Working in and maintaining a team environment
-Taking direction & making suggestions for goals and tasks at hand
-Positive attitude and willingness to help & learn
-Must be available to work at least one weekend day
-Experience in a retail, garden center, or landscaping setting
-Ability to lift 40 lbs -Horticulture knowledge a plus
-Experience working around heavy equipment a plus Full time, seasonal position Hours will fluctuate based on season Opportunity for overtime.
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We Are Hiring!
We are currently hiring for the following positions:
-Landscape Supply Front Office Receptionist
-Garden Center Manager
-Garden Center Sales Associate