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Nursery Sales & Merchandise Assistant at Cloud Mountain Farm Center - 9621

Job Title: 
Nursery Sales & Merchandise Assistant
Cloud Mountain Farm Center
6906 Goodwin Rd
98247 Everson , WA
US
Job Type: 
Job
Employment Type: 
Part-Time
Job Description: 

Summary
Join the Cloud Mountain Farm Center retail nursery team! We are looking for an energetic and knowledgeable plant expert to support our unique nursery. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, has good communication skills, isn’t afraid to ask questions, and enjoys working with a small team. Our sales approach is through education. If you are a plant person and love working retail, we encourage you to apply.
Cloud Mountain Farm Center is a non-profit farm and education center, dedicated to providing hands-on learning opportunities to new and experienced farmers as well as home gardeners.

Working Conditions 
This position works routinely outdoors in all weather, as the nursery & backstock areas are outdoors in uncovered areas. There are indoor bathrooms and breakroom spaces available, cubbies for personal belongings, refrigerator/microwave etc.

Working Hours
3 - 4 days a week, about 8 hours a day, including weekends. Minimum of 24 hours per week. Possibility of additional hours (up to 40 per week) seasonally, and in other areas of farm production. 

Duties & Responsibilities: 

Sales:
Engaging with the public as a sales staff and as an educator
Collaborating with the nursery team to design attractive & functional nursery areas
Building plant displays
Ringing up customers using the point-of-sales (POS) system

Inventory organization & management:
Stocking plants
Maintaining inventory organization in retail and backstock areas

Nursery growing:
Weeding, potting, pruning, staking, irrigation and fertilization of both container production and field stock (all nursery sales areas are actual plant growing areas).

Education & Experience: 

Required Skills & Qualifications:
Knowledge of at least some groups of ornamental, native and fruit plants, ability to answer basic gardening queries
Experience operating a cash register and POS (point-of-sale)
Ability to lift 50 lbs. repeatedly
Ability to work outdoors in all weather

Preferred Skills & Qualifications:
Landscaping, light equipment, or tractor experience preferred but not required
Orchard experience

Application Instructions: 

See full job ad & applications instructions here: https://www.cloudmountainfarmcenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Nurse...

Job Categories: 
Horticulture/Gardening