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.
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.
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.
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:
Maintaining inventory organization in retail and backstock areas
Weeding, potting, pruning, staking, irrigation and fertilization of both container production and field stock (all nursery sales areas are actual plant growing areas).
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
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