Employment Opportunities

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

Homestead Gardens is always seeking enthusiastic team members who have great customer service/ organizational skills and love to smile!  Homestead Gardens is committed to excellence in every phase of our operations.  We strive to maintain a highly professional staff who understands and responds to our customers’ needs in a friendly and knowledgeable 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, are committed to develop and maintain an environment that encourages trust, self-motivation, initiative, and excellence, and have a willingness to learn!

Thinking of joining our team?  Check out our FaceBook page for our virtual job fairs and hiring event updates. We look forward to hearing from you!

Now Accepting Applications For:

Hiring Event Application - Smyrna, DE Location

We're Hiring - Join Our Team!

Get to know Homestead Gardens & learn more about joining our team at our Virtual Hiring Event for the Smyrna, DE location.

February 19, 2022 - 10:30 am to 3:00 pm (Note: via Zoom, not in person)

We have Spring opportunities in:

  • Cashier
  • Sales
  • Customer Service
  • Loaders

Homestead Gardens offers its Associates:

  • Competitive wages and flexibility with shift options
  • A great work environment and culture
  • Professional development and career growth potential
  • Employee discounts
  • Full-time benefits for employees working 30+hours per week
  • Positive contribution to the environment and community

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Positive and cheerful attitude
  • Great customer service skills
  • Tree/shrub/plant knowledge and/or a willingness to learn
  • Sales skills
  • Computer/Technology Skills
  • Ability to Work Evenings, Weekends, and Holidays

Location:
Smyrna, DE
5580 Dupont Parkway
Smyrna, DE 19977

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

We look forward to hearing from you.
Posted: 1/14/2022

Hiring Event Application - Davidsonville, MD Location

We're Hiring - Join Our Team!

Get to know Homestead Gardens & learn more about joining our team at our Virtual Hiring Event for the Davidsonville, MD location.

February 12, 2022 - 10:30 am to 3:00 pm (Note: via Zoom, not in person)

We have Spring opportunities in :

  • Cashier
  • Sales
  • Customer Service
  • Loaders

Homestead Gardens offers its Associates:

  • Competitive wages and flexibility with shift options
  • A great work environment and culture
  • Professional development and career growth potential
  • Employee discounts
  • Full-time benefits for employees working 30+hours per week
  • Positive contribution to the environment and community

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Positive and cheerful attitude
  • Great customer service skills
  • Tree/shrub/plant knowledge and/or a willingness to learn
  • Sales skills
  • Computer/Technology Skills
  • Ability to Work Evenings, Weekends, and Holidays

Location:
Davidsonville Retail Store
743 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: 1/14/2022

Hiring Event Application - Severna Park, MD Location

We're Hiring - Join Our Team!

Get to know Homestead Gardens & learn more about joining our team at our Virtual Hiring Event for the Severna Park, MD location.

February 20, 2022 - 10:30 am to 3:00 pm (Note: via Zoom, not in person)

We have Spring opportunities in:

  • Cashier
  • Sales
  • Customer Service
  • Loaders

Homestead Gardens offers its Associates:

  • Competitive wages and flexibility with shift options
  • A great work environment and culture
  • Professional development and career growth potential
  • Employee discounts
  • Full-time benefits for employees working 30+hours per week
  • Positive contribution to the environment and community

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Positive and cheerful attitude
  • Great customer service skills
  • Tree/shrub/plant knowledge and/or a willingness to learn
  • Sales skills
  • Computer/Technology Skills
  • Ability to Work Evenings, Weekends, and Holidays

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: 1/14/2022

Customer Service Associate

Homestead Gardens is the region's premier garden center with our headquarters located in Davidsonville, Maryland.  We are a family owned and operated business that serves the community as a destination for celebrating outdoor living for over 50 years. 

Homestead Gardens has an immediate job opportunity for a Customer Service Associate in our Davidsonville, MD location.

The Customer Service Associate is responsible for ensuring the highest level of customer service. This includes working closely with the cashiers and loaders and other store associates.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Excellent customer interaction and satisfaction, responding quickly to customer needs in a friendly and personal manner, while maintaining outstanding standards and solid product knowledge.
  • Experience with POS systems, Epicor Eagle POS a plus.
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, organization and follow-through skills.
  • Computer/technology skills, including cash register operations (POS).

This position operates in a retail garden center, with indoor and outdoor areas. The performance of this position does include exposure to extremes of weather and temperature. Must have the ability to lift/move product weighing up to 30 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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: 12/20/2021

Inventory Control Associate

Homestead Gardens is seeking a full-time, energetic, detail-oriented individual to maintain an accurate inventory of all products in our Horticultural Supply Division.

  • Receiving:  Daily receiving of all inventory in the computer which includes:
    • Comparing packing slips and PO’s and note discrepancies.  Follow up with appropriate person to resolve discrepancies
    • Receive on the system and provide Mgmt with documentation of goods received
    • Creating PO’s as necessary
    • Assist with delivery and store transfers
  • Inventory Control
    • Following process for “dumping” and providing management with appropriate paperwork.
    • Regular cycle counts frequently; perform physical inventory twice a year.
  • Deposits
    • Settling cash bags and assisting and handling bank deposits
  • Pricing and SKU’s
    • Updating and creating pricing in system; collaborate with buyers on pricing
    • Creating SKU’s as needed
    • Creating and making sure “sale” signs have accurate information.  Interact with Marketing for sales.
    • Assist with rental paperwork with customers
  • Office/Clerical
    • Delivery and pick-up of interoffice mail
    • Assist Cashier with breaks and during busy times
    • Answer phones
    • Order Office supplies for location
    • Ordering uniforms for staff
    • Maintain appearance of store as needed
    • Scheduling and approving time
  • Bulk Ordering:
    • Occasional order placement with vendors and keeping track of what is currently on order.
    • Create PO’s for bulk orders and then receiving and making sure pricing is correct.
  • Some Saturdays are required during the peak season.  

Skills required:

  • Clerical
  • Organization
  • Computer Skills
  • Multi Task and able to work in fast paced environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication and Interpersonal skills
  • Able to lift 30lbs consistently
  • Able to work in all weather conditions 

Location:
Horticultural Supply
1238 Governor Bridge Road
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: 12/8/2021

Store Associate - Davidsonville, MD location

Homestead Gardens is the region's premier garden center with our headquarters located in Davidsonville, Maryland.  We are a family owned and operated business that serves the community as a destination for celebrating outdoor living for over 50 years.  In addition, we have several store locations throughout Maryland and Delaware including open-air shopping and event spaces.

Homestead Gardens is seeking enthusiastic and motivated team members who:

  • Have plant knowledge or are interested in gaining plant knowledge
  • Posses excellent customer service, sales, or cashier knowledge
  • Enjoy working outdoors
  • Willingness to connect people with solutions to facilitate successful outdoor living

A few reasons to join our team:

  • We are committed to excellence in every phase of our operations
  • We have a focus on teaching sustainability best horticultural practices
  • We offer opportunities for education and growth with great mentors and coaches
  • Have a positive company culture that fosters creativity and learning
  • Schedules including daytime, evenings, and weekends that can work with your availability
  • Team-focused and enjoy working with others
  • Strong work ethic with a "can-do" attitude
  • Willingness to learn and share knowledge
  • Good communication skills with customers and teammates
  • Able to adapt and work in all types of weather and temperatures
  • Most roles require the ability to lift/move at least 30 lbs. frequently
  • Most roles require standing for long periods of time

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: 10/22/2021

Supervisor, Cashier/Customer Service

Homestead Gardens is recognized as one of the most progressive green industry businesses in the United States and has an immediate job opportunity for a Full-time Head Cashier/Customer Service in our Severna Park, MD location.

Essential Duties:

  • Responds to customer service issues in a professional manner, escalating the situation as needed.
  • Rings customer and Associate sales accurately, providing excellent customer service.
  • Responds to questions from the customers, directing them to the appropriate department.
  • Demonstrates a professional demeanor at all times.

To qualify for this job you must:

  • Display excellent customer service skills at all times.
  • Must have above average knowledge of computers and the ability to learn new programs.
  • Ability to supervise other team members in a positive and effective manner.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment.
  • Proven sound judgement in dealing with customers and other Associates.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include weekends.
  • Honesty and professionalism are a must.
  • Must be able to communicate in a clear, polite and professional manner at all times.

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: 10/22/2021

Store Associate - Smyrna, DE location

Homestead Gardens is the region's premier garden center is hiring for our new location in Smyrna, DE. We are a family owned and operated business that serves the community as a destination for celebrating outdoor living for almost 50 years.

Homestead Gardens is seeking enthusiastic and motivated team members for our Nursery, Perennials, Gardens Supply, and Outdoor Living departments.

Nursery/Perennials (Greengoods) departments are a good fit if you have: 

  • Have plant knowledge or are interested in gaining plant knowledge 
  • Enjoy working outdoors
  • Posses excellent customer service and sales experience

Gardens Supply or Outdoor Living (Hardgoods) departments are a good fit if you have:

  • Willingness to connect people with solutions to facilitate successful outdoor living
  • Posses excellent customer service and retail sales experience
  • Understand what is required for a successful garden

A few reasons to join our team:

  • We have a focus on teaching sustainability best horticultural practices
  • We offer opportunities for education and growth with great mentors and coaches
  • Have a positive company culture that fosters creativity and learning
  • Schedules including daytime, evenings, and weekends that can work with your availability
  • Are team-focused and enjoy working with others
  • Strong work ethic with a "can-do" attitude
  • Willingness to learn and share knowledge
  • Good communication skills with customers and teammates
  • Able to adapt and work in all types of weather and temperatures
  • Most roles require the ability to lift/move at least 30 lbs. frequently
  • Most roles require standing for long periods of time

Location:
Smyrna, DE
5580 Dupont Parkway
Smyrna, DE 19977

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

We look forward to hearing from you.
Posted: 10/16/2021

Store Associate - Severna Park, MD location

Homestead Gardens is the region's premier garden center with our headquarters located in Davidsonville, Maryland. We are a family owned and operated business that serves the community as a destination for celebrating outdoor living for almost 50 years. In addition, we have several store locations throughout Maryland and Delaware including open-air shopping and event spaces.

Homestead Gardens is seeking enthusiastic and motivated team members who:

  • Have plant knowledge or are interested in gaining plant knowledge
  • Posses excellent customer service, sales, or cashier knowledge
  • Enjoy working outdoors
  • Willingness to connect people with solutions to facilitate successful outdoor living

A few reasons to join our team:

  • We are committed to excellence in every phase of our operations
  • We have a focus on teaching sustainability best horticultural practices
  • We offer opportunities for education and growth with great mentors and coaches
  • Have a positive company culture that fosters creativity and learning
  • Schedules including daytime, evenings, and weekends that can work with your availability
  • Committed to maintaining an environment that encourages trust, self-motivation, initiative, and excellence
  • Are team-focused and enjoy working with others
  • Strong work ethic with a "can-do" attitude
  • Willingness to learn and share knowledge
  • Good communication skills with customers and teammates
  • Able to adapt and work in all types of weather and temperatures
  • Most roles require the ability to lift/move at least 30 lbs. frequently
  • Some roles require standing for long periods of time

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: 10/16/2021

Landscape Design & Sales

As a retail garden center, it was an easy transition for Homestead Gardens to start fulfilling our customer’s desires to take our service to the next level.  Our Landscape Division now has a proven track record in all areas of the landscape industry. We have been trusted by many high profile facilities to design, install or maintain their landscape.

We are currently hiring for a Landscape Design/Sales position.  This role would ensure the creation, development and implementation of landscape designs to meet the specific needs and requests of the Landscape Division customers.   If you enjoy designing, selling, and managing the installation of landscape projects from lead generation to completion please apply!

  • Applicant must have five (5) years experience in design and sales
  • Ability to do hand renderings or CAD is a must. 
  • Must have knowledge of current construction best practices. 
  • C.P.H. is preferred. 

Homestead Gardens offers employee benefits to all full-time employees.

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: 10/8/2021

Deliver Driver/Facilities Maintenance

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 an immediate opening for a full time Delivery Driver/Facilities Maintenance Associate.

We are looking for a Class A CDL driver for local routes that also has facility maintenance skills and experience. This position includes manual labor (loading and unloading trucks) and at busy times and may includes working some weekends.

Homestead Gardens offers Medical, Dental, Vision, Voluntary Benefits, and 401k to Full-time employees.

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Class A or Class B license and DOT physical
  • No Manual Restrictions 
  •  Pre-employment drug screen 
  • Must be able to load and unload deliveries
  • Dump Truck and Moffitt forklift experience a plus 
  • Applicants must be reliable and have an insurable driving record for all Driver positions
  • Driver experience and Excellent Customer Service is required
  • Experienced Facilities maintenance experience and skills

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: 9/24/2021

Landscape Design & Sales

We are currently hiring for a Landscape Design/Sales position. This role would ensure the creation, development and implementation of landscape designs to meet the specific needs and requests of our customers. If you enjoy designing, selling, and managing the installation of landscape projects from lead generation to completion please apply!  

Homestead Gardens does offer benefits to full-time employees.

  • Applicant must have three (3) to five (5) years experience in landscape design 
  • Sales experience preferred.
  • Ability to do hand renderings or CAD is a must.
  • Must have knowledge of current construction best practices.
  • Landscape Design and/or Horticulture degree or 5+ years experience.

Homestead Gardens offers employee benefits to all full-time employees.

Location:
Smyrna, DE
5580 Dupont Parkway
Smyrna, DE 19977

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

We look forward to hearing from you.
Posted: 6/18/2021

Landscape Production Associate

Homestead Gardens Landscape Division has immediate openings for hardworking dedicated individuals to ensure the efficient installation of landscape designs and projects (including plants, maintenance and construction) under the direction and supervision of the Landscape Crew Leader/Foreman.

  • Ability to operate various mowing and finishing equipment, performing labor functions, mulching, installation, etc.
  • Takes care of equipment and tools, is self-motivated, has a desire to learn and improve
  • Valid driver’s license and safe driving records.
  • Experience operating a medium duty truck, skid steers and mini excavator a plus.
  • Knowledge of safe loading and transport procedures for equipment, plants, bagged materials, brick and natural stone.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs routinely and stand/walk most of the work day
  • Ability to work flexible hours to meet the needs of the landscape customer
  • Work will be outside in a variety of weather conditions across all seasons
  • Fluency in English a plus

Ideal candidates will have previous industry experience, a willingness to deliver quality workmanship, and a strong work ethic.  Homestead Gardens offers health, dental, vision, and paid time off benefits to all full-time employees.

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: 1/8/2021

Landscape Foreman - Landscape Division

Homestead Gardens, the largest and one of the most prestigious garden centers in the East Coast, has an exciting career opportunity for an experienced Landscaping Foreman with expertise in performing high-quality hardscaping, planting, and maintenance jobs.  

This individual will be responsible for overseeing and working on patios, walkways and other landscaping construction jobs.  We are looking for a leader and motivator who is passionate about his/her profession and cares about providing excellent customer service.  

  • Applicant must have 3-5 years experience in landscaping and hardscaping
  • Crew supervision
  • Valid driver's license
  • LCA certification is preferred 
  • Bilingual Spanish and English is preferred

 We offer a competitive compensation package that includes medical/dental insurance, vacation, participation in the company’s 401K plan, and a generous employee discount.  

Homestead Gardens is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We welcome diversity. 

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: 4/24/2020

We appreciate your interest in working at Homestead Gardens!