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2016 Fall Festival Workers

Homestead Gardens is seeking responsible workers to assist with the games and events at our annual Fall Festival on the weekends starting on Saturday, September 24th and ending on Sunday, October 30th.  Work permits are required for all minors.

We also need workers in our food service area, help with making the fresh apple cider donuts and candy cotton, as well as tractor drivers for the hayride and pumpkin patch train.

If you are 14 years or older and would like to earn some money for the holidays while working in a fun-filled environment, we are looking for you!

If you are interested, please complete our online Employment Application.  Under the section Position(s) Applying For, please check Other and then type in Fall Festival Worker.  We look forward to hearing from you!  We will be contacting all applicants for interviews after August 15th.    

Junior Design Sales Associate - Landscape Division

 Homestead Gardens has an immediate opening for a full time Junior Design Sales Associate in our Landscape Division.  This position is responsible for learning to provide site consultations, base plans, takeoffs and estimates, along with preparation of documents for presentation to customers. Junior Design Sales Associate will shadow a Design Sales Associate to learn all aspects of Design Sales.  A Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Design is preferred and/or three to five years of related experience.  Must be available to work Monday through Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, with an occasional Saturday as the busy season dictates.  If you are qualified and interested, please complete our online Employment Application.  

Part-time Data Entry Assistant

Homestead Gardens is looking for a part-time Data Entry Assistant to collect and organize data for e-commerce.  Must be detail-oriented and efficient in Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets.  An ideal candidate must be able to work independently.  Position will require at least 10-20 hours a week until major data imports have been accomplished. After the initial data import is complete, the job will develop to include maintenance of our e-commerce inventory online. At that time the weekly hours will be reduced as necessary.  If you are qualified and interested, please complete our online Employment Application.  

Pet Department - Farm & Pet Sales Associates

Homestead Gardens has immediate openings for Sales Associates in our Pet Department. Knowledge of pet products and animal nutrition is preferred, but not necessary – we will train.  Must be willing to learn and utilize product knowledge proactively engaging and educating customers. You will also assist in the care of the animals in our Homestead Barnyard.  You must be available to work a flexible schedule, including some weekends and evenings.  If you are qualified and interested, please complete our online Employment Application.

Retail Sales Associate - Indoor Gardening/Hydroponics

Homestead Gardens in Davidsonville has an immediate opening for a FT and/or PT Retail Sales Associate in our Hydroponics and Indoor Gardening area.  Hydroponics and indoor gardening are two of the fastest growing industries in the country.  Knowledge of indoor or outdoor growing/gardening, organic gardening, food fermentation, beer and/or wine production with hands on experience is preferred.  Must have 1-2 years of retail customer service experience and at least 2 years of indoor gardening experience.  We are looking for someone who is passionate about learning and growing in this field.  Must be available some evenings and weekends.  If you are qualified and interested, please complete our online Employment Application.

Bulk Loader

Homestead Gardens has an immediate opening for a Bulk Loader.  The Bulk Loader uses a front end loader to move products to and from the Warehouse to the Store, to the load line and moves product into trucks and vehicles.   This individual must be over 18 years of age and have a valid driver’s license.  You must be available to work a flexible schedule, including some weekends and evenings. Experience preferred, but we will train.  If you are qualified and interested, please complete our online Employment Application.

 

Full Time Sales Associate - Concrete and Pottery

Homestead Gardens has an immediate opportunity for a full time Sales Associate in its Concrete and Pottery area in the Deco/Patio/Homestyles Department.   Associate will be responsible for overseeing and maintaining the indoor and outdoor pottery, planters, concrete fountains and statuary, including but not limited to setup, inventory, stocking, maintenance, selling and repricing.  Customer Service is a priority – interacting with customers from sale to delivery, ensuring complete satisfaction.  This position requires standing for long periods of time, bending, stooping and lifting up to 50 lbs. Experience operating a forklift is required.  Must be available to work some evenings and weekends as needed.  

If you are qualified and interested, please complete our online Employment Application.  We look forward to hearing from you.

 

Landscape Division Crew Leader/Maintenance Foreman

Homestead Gardens has an immediate job opportunity for an experienced Landscape Crew Leader/Maintenance Foreman to be responsible for leading, motivating and overseeing landscape crews on commercial and residential projects.  This position requires at least three years experience as a crew leader, producing high-quality projects that are completed in a timely manner, to the customer’s full satisfaction.  Great leadership and customer service skills are a must. 

If you are qualified and interested, please complete our online Employment Application and send your resume to HR@homesteadgardens.com.  We look forward to hearing from you.

Landscape Division Crew/Maintenance Members

Homestead Gardens has immediate opportunities for experienced and non-experienced landscape crew/maintenance members.  If you are experienced, or have a willingness to learn and a strong work ethic, we would love to hear from you.       

If you are qualified and interested, please complete our online Employment Application and send your resume to HR@homesteadgardens.com.  

Garden Supply/Hard Goods - All Positions

Homestead Gardens has immediate openings in our Garden Supply/Hard Goods area for a Manager and Sales Associates.  Applicants must have excellent customer services skills and have some knowledge of goods sold; i.e., fertilizers, weed control products, bird seed, garden tools, etc.  Must be able to work a flexible schedule that includes some weekends and evenings.  If you are interested in this opportunity, please complete our online Employment Application.

Nursery/Perennials - Outside Sales Associates

Homestead Gardens is seeking part-time outside Sales Associates in our Nursery/Perennials Department. Applicants must have excellent customer service skills and a basic knowledge of Nursery/Perennials stock including trees and shrubs is preferred.  Must be available to work 3-4 days a week, including weekends.  If you are interested in this opportunity, please complete our online Employment Application.

 Landscape Division Design Sales Associate

Homestead Gardens is seeking a full time Design Sales Associate experienced in landscape design and sales for residential and commercial clients. We offer a broad range of landscape design/build and maintenance services. If you enjoy working with a team of dedicated professionals serving clients, and possess the ability to create professional proposals that accurately estimate the cost and timeline of the project, we would love to hear from you. Horticulture knowledge, experience with Landscape Construction methods and techniques, strong customer service skills and computer skills are essential. Building professional relationships with your customers, co-workers, contractors and members of the community are an important part of this position.  If you are qualified and interested, please complete our online Employment Application.

 

Small Engine Mechanic

Homestead Gardens has a full-time position available immediately for a small engine mechanic. This individual will be responsible for the repair and maintenance of the Company’s small engine equipment (i.e. blowers, trimmers, sod cutters, chain saws, weed eaters, etc.)  Applicant must have at least three years experience and be very proficient in this craft.  

If you are qualified and interested, please complete our online Employment Application and send your resume to HR@homesteadgardens.com.  We look forward to hearing from you.

Retail Department Managers

Homestead Gardens is seeking experienced retail Managers in the following Departments: Annuals/Greenhouse; Customer Service/OPs; Deco/Patio/Homestyles; Farm & Pet; Garden Supply; and Nursery/Perennials.   These positions are responsible for ensuring the highest level of customer service, as well as the day-to-day management of staff and department responsibilities.  Applicants must be available to work a full-time schedule, including some evenings, weekends and holidays.  If you are interested and qualify, please complete our online Employment Application.