A CHALLENGING, REWARDING JOB

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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 summer work, or a longer-term career, we have room for motivated, dependable team players who enjoy helping others.

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.

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!

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

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

LAWN MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

Essential Functions:

• Performs lawn maintenance: grass cutting, edging, weed pulling, etc.

• Maintains equipment

• Customer service

• Effective communication

• Apply pre & post emergent

Requirements:

• Working knowledge of walk behind and zero turn mowers

• Valid driver license required

• Flexibility in work schedule, availability Monday – Saturday

• Follow safety standards at all times

• 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

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

HARDSCAPE FOREMAN

Essential Functions:

• Installation of paver patios, natural stone, or block walls

• Train and lead team members

• Supervise, perform and delegate tasks

• Effective communication with all levels within the company

Requirements:

• Ability to operate equipment: bobcat, dingo, forklift, tiller, etc.

• Knowledge of grading and elevations

• Attention to detail and initiative

• CDL a plus

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

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