Horticultural Sales Associate
Mahoney’s is a family-owned and operated independent garden center with 7 retail locations in the Boston area and on Cape Cod. For over 60 years, we have taken pride in offering the best selection of the highest quality plants, garden products and accessories around- with outstanding customer service to match!
We employ customer-driven people that are dedicated to creating a refreshing and extraordinary shopping experience. For our employees, we offer a fun, fast-paced, challenging environment and the opportunity for growth and success. We are committed to maintaining a work environment that encourages trust, hard work, efficiency, self-motivation, initiative, continuous improvement and teamwork. We provide an opportunity for personal and professional growth and a great employee discount too!
· Be knowledgeable about product and its location on the property.
· Be aware of price changes, special sales.
· Identify plants as well as problems such as diseases, weeds and insect pests.
· Seek opportunities to upsell merchandise or services.
· Accept any assignment on the general floor (any location or department.)
· Move, replace and improve the presentation of inventory.
· Water, deadhead and maintain live inventory.
· The minimum requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in horticulture, agriculture or related field or foreign degree equivalent
· One year of experience in high volume horticultural growing; and specialized knowledge of plant inspection techniques.
· Possess broad horticulture experience (trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, etc.)
· Able to interact pleasantly and courteously with customers
· Willing to promote sales at any opportunity
· Requires frequent and consistent, moderate to heavy, lifting (up to 50 lbs.)
· Willing and able to serve in any weather condition, out of door
· Flexible as to shift, hours or employment duration
What We Offer:
· Flexible hours
· Advancement opportunities
· Paid training
· 25% Employee discount, some exclusions apply
· Indoor/Outdoor working environment
· Healthy work atmosphere