Employment Opportunities

Homestead Gardens is always recruiting!  If you enjoy retail, love plants and have excellent customer service skills, or maybe you have always wanted to work at Homestead Gardens, we want to hear from you!

Homestead Gardens is always seeking enthusiastic team members! Do you enjoy working with customers? Do you enjoy working with plants? Do you enjoy learning new things? How about a challenge? If you have a special interest in joining our team, please complete our online Employment Application. We would love to hear from you!

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If you have a specific interest in the opportunities listed below, please click the title to expand the job description and hiring details.

Facilities Maintenance Crew Member - Davidsonville

Homestead Gardens has an immediate opening for a full-time Facilities Maintenance Crew Member. Previous experience and/or knowledge of repair and maintenance of irrigation equipment and pumping stations, pipe and control systems repair related to irrigation, greenhouse heating systems, minor electrical systems and plumbing skills is preferred. This position does require physical labor. 

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

Custodian - Davidsonville

Homestead Gardens has an immediate opening for a full-time Custodian/Janitor who will be responsible for keeping the property clean at all times.  Responsibilities include vacuuming, cleaning restroom facilities, mopping, trash removal — keeping our facility spotless and in tip-top condition.  This candidate must be dependable and willing and able to perform the physical aspects of this job — including prolonged standing and lifting items up to 50 lbs.  Hours are currently 7 a.m.-Noon five days a week, including weekends.

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

Digital Media Specialist - Davidsonville

Homestead Gardens is looking for a full-time experienced Digital Media Specialist responsible for the management and monitoring of various online media.

Job responsibilities include content development for and management of our WordPress based website, various social media channels (HootSuite, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google Biz, Yelp), and the design and development of regular HTML email blasts (experience with email marketing platforms like Robly is desired). Other duties will include manipulation of pre-existing graphic material and photography for use online. The ideal candidate must be able to work with managers within our retail and landscape divisions to gather information and translate it into compelling content. Candidate must also have experience with Google Docs and Drive, eCommerce, Adobe Photoshop®, Illustrator®, and be familiar with HTML, CSS, Javascript/PHP and Google Analytics.

If you are qualified and interested, please complete our online Employment Application and send your resume to [email protected]  We look forward to hearing from you.

Nursery Production Labor - Wholesale Division

We are looking for someone to fill a full-time position in our Nursery Production Department at Homestead’s Horticultural Supply Division.  This individual will work with a small team to ensure the high quality standards of our container nursery stock are met.

Description:

  • prune shrubs and trees
  • sweep and clean plant debris from production areas
  • pull, load, and tag plant orders on a weekly basis
  • monitor irrigation of nursery stock
  • pot up new nursery stock

Requirements:

  • able to lift 50 lbs.
  • able to work outdoors in inclement weather of all seasons
  • able to be on your feet for 8 hours a day
  • able to take direction and complete tasks in a timely manner
  • able to adhere to safety protocols

This position requires performing all aspects of what is required to produce healthy, optimal plants. This is a great opportunity for an individual who is interested in growing plants and/or the horticulture industry in general. As it is a small team, you must be willing to work hard and efficiently alongside others. Ability to speak Spanish is preferred.

If you are qualified and interested, please complete our online Employment Application and send your resume to [email protected]  We look forward to hearing from you.

Outside Nursery Sales - Davidsonville

Homestead Gardens has an immediate opening for an Outside Nursery Sales Associate at our Davidsonville location.  Applicant must have excellent customer service skills and knowledge of nursery stock including trees, shrubs and other nursery material.  Must be available to work 3-4 days a week, 6-8 hours a day, including one weekend day.

If you are qualified and interested, please complete our online Employment Application and send your resume to [email protected]  We look forward to hearing from you.

Outside Sales - Wholesale Division

Homestead Gardens has an immediate opening for a full-time Outside Sales Associate who will assist our wholesale customers at our Horticultural Supply Division.  Must be knowledgeable of plant material and be able to lift and carry up to 50lbs.  This position requires working outdoors in all types of weather.  Applicant must have excellent customer service skills and be able to work a flexible schedule during peak seasons.

If you are qualified and interested, please complete our online Employment Application and send your resume to [email protected]  We look forward to hearing from you.

CDL A Driver

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 may at busy times include some weekends.

If you are qualified and interested, please complete our online Employment Application and send your resume to [email protected]  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 [email protected]  We look forward to hearing from you.

Landscape Maintenance Sales Professional

Homestead Gardens is seeking a full time, highly motivated and seasoned Landscape Maintenance Sales Professional.  Do you enjoy meeting people and providing them with options to improve and maintain the appearance of their entire outdoor property?  Do you pay close attention to details?  Does the idea of a position that rewards high achievement excite you?  If your answer is yes, we would love to hear from you.    

Essential Responsibilities:    

  • Develop a new customer base – both residential and commercial
  • Develop estimates and residential/commercial annual and multi-year maintenance contracts to current and prospective customers
  • Conducts follow-up of leads and customer retention/services calls
  • Responsible for ensuring delivery of quality services and complete customer satisfaction from the office to the field
  • Provide lawn care, including fertilization, weed control, insect control, disease control and seeding, customizing solutions based on customer needs
  • Ability to suggest tree and shrub care and give landscape advice to our customers
  • Assist customers with a range of horticultural decisions, when needed
  • Provide estimates for supplemental work & enhancements to improve the quality of landscape
  • Attend weekly Landscape Division meetings
  • Stay abreast of current trends in the industry
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Must have 5 years of current experience with green industry sales
  • Must have horticultural experience and/or C.P.H.
  • Ability to create new business through cold-calls and advertising
  • Great customer services skills and communication skills
  • Must have valid driver’s license
  • Must have proficient computer/technology skills, with a willingness to grow

Compensation:  Base plus commission
Benefits:  Comprehensive benefits package

If you are qualified and interested, please complete our online Employment Application and send your resume to [email protected]

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.

Part Time Sales Associate - Farm & Pet

Homestead Gardens has an immediate opportunity for a part time Sales Associate in its Farm & Pet area.   Some knowledge of pet products and animal nutrition is preferred, but not necessary – we will train.  This position also assists in the care of the animals in our Homestead Barnyard.  Customer Service is a priority.  This position requires standing for long periods of time, bending, stooping and lifting up to 50 lbs.  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.

 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.

 

We appreciate your interest in working at Homestead Gardens!