LOVE THE OUTDOORS

JOIN OUR TEAM

Working at Berns, you’re part of the family. Take on new challenges, learn new skills, and connect with the community through a rewarding job at Berns.

WE’RE LOOKING FOR PEOPLE WHO LOVE THE OUTDOORS

If you love gardening, plants, or working outdoors, and if you get excited by nature, seasons, and why plants thrive, you’ll love working at Berns. Our employees are all different, and they’re all part of the family. Whether you’re looking for seasonal or spring work, or a longer-term career, we have room for motivated, dependable team players who enjoy helping others.

STORE TEAM LEADER

This position is responsible for training, coordinating and supervising the retail store team to produce accurate, balanced register drawers and a smooth flowing checkout system while also providing knowledgeable customer service.

ANNUAL DEPARTMENT SUPERVISOR

This person is responsible for the overall performance of the garden center annual department. They are accountable for the performance of the merchandise categories assigned to that department, maintaining plant health and quality, customer service, and supervisory control to staff. This person will directly contribute to overall division performance and profitability.

HARDSCAPE FOREMAN

Hardscape Crew Leaders are responsible for the installation of paver patios, natural stone and/or segmental block retaining walls. Must be able to read landscape design and install accordingly. Possess the ability to train and lead other crew members in the daily job duties of hardscape. Delegate as needed, oversee all operations of the crew as well as communicate and cooperate with the customers and coworkers to be the liaison between the customer and the company. This job will be outdoors.

Annual Planting & Landscape Maintenance Team Member

This person is responsible to provide assistance performing Landscape/Horticultural services as directed by the Foreman; overall maintenance of residential and commercial properties according to established industry standards.

CURRENT OPPORTUNITES

Berns Greenhouse and Garden Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities.

These position are needed for our Spring Season. The typical need is 6-8 weeks of employment (April – June).

All positions are available in part-time (28 hours/week) and full-time (38 hours/week) capacity.

ATTENTION: BERNS WILL NOT BE CONDUCTING INTERVIEWS UNTIL THE END OF MARCH. PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS, BERNS WILL CONTACT APPLICANTS. THANK YOU!

TEAM MEMBERS (Annual Plant, Perennial Plant & Nursery Departments)

Primary Responsibilities:

• Stocking tables and benches with plant material

• Stocking shelves with merchandise

• Stocking bags of mulch or soil

• Pulling carts from trucks to assigned location

• Retrieving carts from parking area

• Providing excellent customer service with a smile

• Cleaning duties as assigned

This position description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of accountabilities, duties, responsibilities of requirements. Any individual may be required to perform any other job-related activities or functions requested by his or her manager, subject to reasonable accommodation. Berns Greenhouse and Garden Center has the right to modify this job description to reflect changes in essential job duties made necessary by changing organizational needs, subject to reasonable accommodation.

Qualifications

• Must be 15 years of age or older

• Positive attitude

• Must be polite, ethical, willing to work, dependable

• Must be able to lift up to 40-50 lbs frequently (waterer position an exception)

• Must be able to work outdoors, with exposure to all temperatures and weather conditions

• Must be able to take direction, and work in a fast paced environment

• Must be able to work the shift you are assigned

To apply

CASHIER

Primary Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for producing accurate, balanced register drawers and maintaining a smooth flowing checkout system while also providing competent and exceptional customer service.

Essential Functions:

• Checking customers out with their purchases

• Signing customers up for Berns Loyalty Program

• Cleaning duties as assigned, stocking, customer service

This position description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of accountabilities, duties, responsibilities of requirements. Any individual may be required to perform any other job-related activities or functions requested by his or her manager, subject to reasonable accommodation. Berns Greenhouse and Garden Center has the right to modify this job description to reflect changes in essential job duties made necessary by changing organizational needs, subject to reasonable accommodation.

Qualifications

• Dependable, honest and trustworthy

• Polite, courteous, patient, and the ability to handle difficult people with tact

• Strong attention to detail and accuracy

• Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide and figure percentages

• Excellent communication

• Previous retail experience a plus

• Initiative is important

• Ability to frequently lift up to 50 pounds

• Constant walking, bending, carrying, lifting, kneeling, pushing, pulling, etc.

To apply

LOADER

Essential Functions:

• Loading customers purchases into their vehicle

• Loading company vehicles with plant material for delivery

• Unloading plant material from trucks or company vehicles

• Cleaning duties as assigned

Requirements:

• Must be 15 years of age or older

• Must be polite, ethical, willing to work, dependable

• Must be able to lift up to 40-50 lbs frequently (waterer position an exception)

• Must be able to work outdoors, with exposure to all temperatures and weather conditions

• Must be able to take direction, and work in a fast paced environment

• Must be able to work the shift you are assigned

This position description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of accountabilities, duties, responsibilities of requirements. Any individual may be required to perform any other job-related activities or functions requested by his or her manager, subject to reasonable accommodation. Berns Greenhouse and Garden Center has the right to modify this job description to reflect changes in essential job duties made necessary by changing organizational needs, subject to reasonable accommodation.

To apply

WATERER

Essential Functions:

• Watering of all plant materials

• Possibility of opportunity to drive box truck for deliveries

• Early shifts available

• Cleaning duties as assigned

This position description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of accountabilities, duties, responsibilities of requirements. Any individual may be required to perform any other job-related activities or functions requested by his or her manager, subject to reasonable accommodation. Berns Greenhouse and Garden Center has the right to modify this job description to reflect changes in essential job duties made necessary by changing organizational needs, subject to reasonable accommodation.

To apply

LANDSCAPE FOREMAN

Essential Functions:

• Supervisor and delegate to team members

• Effective communication with designers, customers and team members

• Oversee and perform all landscape job duties as assigned

• Accurate documentation

• Follow all safety procedures and ensure team members are working in a safe manner

Requirements:

• Previous training/supervisor experience

• Valid driver license required

• Flexibility in work schedule, availability Monday – Saturday

• Ability to frequently lift 50 lbs

• Strong attention to detail and initiative

This position description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of accountabilities, duties, responsibilities of requirements. Any individual may be required to perform any other job-related activities or functions requested by his or her manager, subject to reasonable accommodation. Berns Greenhouse and Garden Center has the right to modify this job description to reflect changes in essential job duties made necessary by changing organizational needs, subject to reasonable accommodation.

To apply

APPLY AT ANY TIME

Know you’d like to work with us, but aren’t sure if we have an opening or don’t see a listing below? Contact us with your resume and background, and how you think you’d fit.

WE’RE YOUR LOCAL LANDSCAPE TEAM

Get in touch with us any time. We’d love to hear from you. 

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