Employment Opportunities

Get to know Homestead Gardens & learn more about joining our team!

Homestead Gardens is always seeking enthusiastic team members who enjoy retail, love plants, have excellent customer service/ organizational skills and love to smile!  Homestead Gardens is recognized as one of the most progressive green industry businesses in the United States and is committed to excellence in every phase of its operation.  We strive to maintain a highly professional staff who understands and responds to our customers’ needs in a friendly, knowledgeable and personal manner.  Homestead Gardens provides an opportunity for education, growth and use of the newest technology.

We are seeking team-oriented Associates who enjoy working at a fast pace, who are committed to develop and maintain an environment that encourages trust, self-motivation, initiative, and excellence, with a willingness to learn!

How about joining our team!  We look forward to hearing from you!

Now Accepting Applications For:

Perennials Buyer

Homestead Gardens, the largest enclosed garden center in the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. metropolitan area and one of the country’s leading garden centers, has a job opportunity for an experienced Perennials Buyer.  This full-time position is responsible for planning, purchasing and ensuring availability of all Perennials and seasonal bulbs for our Retail locations, while monitoring and managing inventory control for the Perennials Sales.

Essential Duties:

  • Full responsibility as a Perennials Category Manager (Buyer) for the retail stores, wholesale and production facilities, including traveling to industry trade shows, growers, garden centers and other sources to select and purchase top quality Perennials and seasonal bulbs, and other related products as approved.  
  • Analyze selling trends and develop strategies and product assortment in the Department to decide what items to sell.  
  • Review inventory levels regularly and make adjustments in pricing as needed to sell through seasonal products in a timely manner.
  • Coordinate merchandising and pricing strategies with the Nursery/Perennials Manager.  Also apprise of all shipping and special orders.  
  • Oversee the delivery of material and directs the placement of plant material on the sales floor, while working with the Nursery/Perennials Manager.
  • Develops and administers Perennials sales budget. 
  • Assist with merchandising the Perennials sales area and developing marketing programs, advertising, promotions and workshops with the aid of the Marketing Department. 
  • Apply acquired knowledge to enhance the products sold in Perennials. 
  • Must possess excellent knowledge of Perennials and seasonal bulbs, including the ability to identify and buy Perennials and seasonal bulbs related to their growth and sales.
  • Excellent negotiation skills and the ability to create and maintain good vendor relationships.
  • Plant care knowledge and all aspects of perennials plant material upkeep.
  • Experience in budgetary management, developing and meeting annual sales goals.
  • Highly organized, with good analytical skills.
  • Attention to detail with the ability to think creatively and operate with some flexibility. 
  • Good computer/technology skills, with a willingness to grow.
  • Great customer service skills and communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment as a leader and a member of the team.
  • Ability to work flexible schedules during busy periods and availability to travel to industry-related events as required.  

Education & Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in an Agricultural discipline or minimum of three-five years equivalent work experience in a retail garden center or horticultural environment preferred.

Full-time employees are eligible for Health, Dental, Vision, Retirement, and Paid Time Off benefits.

Location:
Davidsonville Retail Store
743 W Central Avenue
Davidsonville, MD 20135

If you are qualified and interested, please complete our Online Employment Application and Questionnaire.

We look forward to hearing from you.
Posted: 1/22/2020

Job Fair @ Homestead Gardens, Davidsonville, MD

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Get to know Homestead Gardens & learn more about joining our team
Homestead Gardens is holding Job Fairs on:

February 15, 2020
Davidsonville Location
743 West Central Ave., Davidsonville, MD10:30 am to 3:00 pm

February 22, 2020 
Severna Park Location
522 Ritchie Highway, Severna Park, MD10:30 am to 3:00 pm

We have Spring opportunities in the areas of:

  • Store Associates
  • Customer Service
  • Cashier, Loaders
  • Delivery Drivers
  • Landscape Production
  • Nursery Production Sales

Our ideal candidate will have:  

  • Positive & Cheerful Attitude
  • Customer Service Skills
  • Ability to Work a Flexible Schedule
  • Willingness to Learn & Grow
  • Computer/Technology Skills
  • Tree/Shrub/Plan Knowledge a Plus

Homestead Gardens offers professional development and an employee discount to all employees.  In addition, full-time employees are eligible for Health, Dental, Vision, Paid time Off, and a 401k Retirement Plan.

Location:
Davidsonville, MD

If you are qualified and interested, please complete our Online Employment Application and Questionnaire.

We look forward to hearing from you.
Posted: 1/8/2020

Store General Manager

Homestead Gardens, the largest enclosed garden center in the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. metropolitan area and one of the country’s leading garden centers, has a job opportunity for an experienced General Manager. If you are a strong retail manager with years of success in a high volume business who is skilled at managing, motivating and empowering Associates in a fast-paced environment, we would like to hear from you.

The ideal candidate:

  • Ensures results by building a team, mentoring, delegating, giving feedback, planning, monitoring and reinforcing performance standards.
  • Can demonstrate strong leadership skills and serve as a role model for building relationships with customers.
  • Achieves financial objectives by increasing sales, controlling expenditures, executing loss prevention and safety protocols and initiating corrective actions.
  • Identifies current and future customer trends by establishing rapport, maintaining inventories, evaluating merchandising strategies, sales promotions and customer events.

If you are interested in this position, please let us hear from you.

Required Experience:  Retail Store Management - Minimum Experience: 5 years

Location:
Davidsonville Retail Store
743 W Central Avenue
Davidsonville, MD 20135

If you are qualified and interested, please complete our Online Employment Application and Questionnaire.

We look forward to hearing from you.
Posted: 10/16/2019

CDL A Driver/Delivery Drivers

Homestead Garden is hiring a full-time CDL A Driver.  Driver must be 21 years of age and able to comply with all CDL requirements, including Medical Examiner’s Certificate. This position includes manual labor (loading and unloading trucks). Applicant must be reliable and have an insurable driving record.  This position at busy times includes some weekends.

We are also hiring seasonal, part-time delivery drivers.  This position includes manual labor.  Applicant must be reliable and have an insurable driving record.  This position during busy times does include some weekends.

Location:
Davidsonville Retail Store
743 W Central Avenue
Davidsonville, MD 20135

If you are qualified and interested, please complete our Online Employment Application and Questionnaire.

We look forward to hearing from you.
Posted: 10/7/2019

Landscape Maintenance Sales - Landscape Division

Homestead Gardens is recognized as one of the most progressive green industry businesses in the United States and is committed to excellence in every phase of its operation.  As a retail garden center, it was an easy transition to start fulfilling our customer’s desires to take our service to the next level.  In 1980 our landscape division was born with one truck and a couple men for installation. We have since grown into a full-scale design, build and maintenance division and we are currently looking to add a Landscape Maintenance Sales person.

The Landscape Maintenance Sales person will:

  • Create, develop and implement landscape maintenance plans to meet the specific needs and requests of the Landscape Division customer.
  • Estimate, sell and manage the installation of maintenance projects from initial consultation to completion. 
  • Produce quality sales, both residential and commercial.  
  • Develop new customer base obtaining leads from departmental calls, existing clients and solicit new leads from outside sources. 

LCA certification preferred.  Three to five (3-5) years sales experience preferred.

Location:
Landscape Division Office
771 W Central Avenue
Davidsonville, MD 21035

If you are qualified and interested, please complete our Online Employment Application and Questionnaire.

We look forward to hearing from you.
Posted: 9/6/2019

Store Associate - Severna Park

Homestead Gardens is always seeking enthusiastic team members who enjoy retail, love plants, have excellent customer service/ organizational skills and love to smile! Homestead Gardens is recognized as one of the most progressive green industry businesses in the United States and is committed to excellence in every phase of its operation. We strive to maintain a highly professional staff who understand and respond to our customers’ needs in a friendly, knowledgeable and personal manner. Homestead Gardens provides an opportunity for education, growth and use of the newest technology.

So, if you have always wanted to work at Homestead Gardens, we want to hear from you! We offer part-time, and full-time opportunities with daytime, evening and weekend hours in the following positions:

  • Annuals / Greenhouse Sales
  • Customer Service / Cashiers
  • Loaders (daytime, evening and weekends)
  • Deco/Patio/Homestyles
  • Farm & Pet
  • Garden Supply
  • Nursery Sales
  • Perennial Sales

Associates who:

  • Are team-oriented
  • Enjoy working at a fast pace
  • Are committed to develop and maintain an environment that encourages trust, self-motivation, initiative, and excellence
  • Have a willingness to learn
  • Have flexible schedules and who are able to work some evenings and weekends

How about joining our team! We look forward to hearing from you!

Because life should be beautiful!

Location:
Severna Park Retail Store
522 Ritchie Highway
Severna Park, MD 21146

If you are qualified and interested, please complete our Online Employment Application and Questionnaire.

We look forward to hearing from you.
Posted: 8/23/2019

Store Associate - Davidsonville Location

Homestead Gardens is always seeking enthusiastic team members who enjoy retail, love plants, have excellent customer service/ organizational skills and love to smile! Homestead Gardens is recognized as one of the most progressive green industry businesses in the United States and is committed to excellence in every phase of its operation. We strive to maintain a highly professional staff who understand and respond to our customers’ needs in a friendly, knowledgeable and personal manner. Homestead Gardens provides an opportunity for education, growth and use of the newest technology.

So, if you have always wanted to work at Homestead Gardens, we want to hear from you! We offer part-time, and full-time opportunities with daytime, evening and weekend hours in the following positions:

  • Annuals / Greenhouse Sales
  • Customer Service / Cashiers
  • Loaders (daytime, evening and weekends)
  • Deco/Patio/Homestyles
  • Farm & Pet
  • Garden Supply
  • Nursery Sales
  • Perennial Sales

Associates who:

  • Are team-oriented
  • Enjoy working at a fast pace
  • Are committed to develop and maintain an environment that encourages trust, self-motivation, initiative, and excellence
  • Have a willingness to learn
  • Have have a flexible schedule and are able to work some evenings and weekends
  • Love Plants!

How about joining our team! We look forward to hearing from you!

Because Life Should Be Beautiful!

Location:
Davidsonville Retail Store
743 W Central Avenue
Davidsonville, MD 20135

If you are qualified and interested, please complete our Online Employment Application and Questionnaire.

We look forward to hearing from you.
Posted: 8/23/2019

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