Outdoor Plant Sales – Oak Bay

GARDENWORKS is British Columbia’s largest independently owned garden centre company with 10 locations across Vancouver’s lower mainland, Vancouver Island, and South Okanagan.

At GARDENWORKS we are unapologetic about our love of plants and want to share this passion with every person who crosses our path.

Join GARDENWORKS and play a key role in our shared mission of connecting people to our natural world through plants.

We are looking for an energetic and passionate gardening enthusiast who is customer service focused and enjoys sharing knowledge with others! This is a full-time position with weekend availability required – you want to work when our guests’ shop!

Overview of role:

  • Building sales and supporting the GARDENWORKS Brand by providing outstanding service to our guests
  • Sharing your gardening knowledge - informing guests about care & maintenance, asking questions to help solve gardening concerns.
  • Assist the department manager with ordering & sourcing of quality products for our guests.
  • Receiving plant material, ensuring product is priced, and in good health prior to putting out on the sales floor – we only sell top quality plants!
  • Contributing towards a positive & fun work environment where our team can be proud of their work and are recognized for their contribution.

Is this you?

  • A strong passion for providing an outstanding & memorable guest experience.
  • Solid knowledge of outdoor plants (trees, shrubs, annuals, perennials), including proper growing and maintenance requirements
  • 3+ years customer service experience, preferably in a retail setting.
  • Flexibility to work a variety of shifts including weekends, and holidays as seasonal peaks require.
  • This job requires extended periods of walking and standing, the ability to perform regular lifting, and work in in various weather conditions and environments.
  • You love working & collaborating within a team environment, as well as independently.

We offer a culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work/life balance, benefits package for all eligible full-time employees (including medical, vision and dental), an amazing employee discount, and a team environment where you can share and learn from one another!

GARDENWORKS is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Interested applicants should forward resume and cover letter Attn: Amber Castro, Director of Human Resources to careers@gardenworks.ca