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:

Retail Operations & Customer Service Manager

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 Retail Operations/Customer Service Manager in our Davidsonville, MD location.

The Retail Operations/Customer Service Manager is responsible for the efficient day-to-day management of the front-end retail operations of the Homestead Gardens retail store as well as ensuring the highest level of customer service throughout. This includes planning, budgeting, staffing and facilities management, as well as overseeing the Customer Service Desk, cashiers and loaders.

  • Excellent customer interaction and satisfaction, responding quickly to customer needs in a friendly and personal manner, while maintaining outstanding standards and solid product knowledge.
  • Solid leadership with an attention to detail coupled with the ability to provide direction in matters of prioritizing projects, effective utilization of labor, training of new personnel, customer service issues, and the desire to elevate present standards of operation.
  • Experience with POS systems, specifically Epicor Eagle POS.
  • Ability to work a full-time schedule, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Leadership, training and communication skills, with the ability to lead by example.
  • Must have the ability to lift/move product weighing up to 30 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds.
  • 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.

Education/Experience

Bachelor's degree or a minimum of 3 years of management and customer service experience in a retail environment, preferably in the garden center industry.

Homestead Gardens offers health, paid time off, and retirement benefits to full time employees. We would love to hear 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: 8/10/2020

Store Associate - Davidsonville Location

Homestead Gardens is always seeking enthusiastic team members who have excellent customer service, possess a passion for plants, enjoy working outdoors, and love to smile!

A few reasons to join our team:

  • We are recognized as one of the most progressive green industry businesses in the United States and our talented staff are great mentors and coaches.
  • We are committed to excellence in every phase of our operation.
  • We strive to maintain a highly professional staff and provide an opportunity for education and growth.
  • Have a great company culture that fosters creativity and learning.

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 areas:

  • 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: 8/5/2020

Farm Manager

Homestead Gardens, one of the most progressive green industry businesses in the US, is looking for a full-time Farm Manager for it's Davidsonville, MD location.  

This position is responsible for oversight of daily care of resident animals and farm facilities and equipment.  This role also works with the retail store departments to achieve shared business objectives, including lending a hand when needed. The Farm Manager  provides animal and plant knowledge to the public via community programs.  

  • Responsible for oversight of and daily care of resident animals, including cows, alpacas, goats, chickens, ducks, and pigs.
  • Raise and manage our breeding flock for chick season and collect, wash, deliver eggs daily from pastured-raised flock of chickens for sale in retail store.
  • Maintain different types of fencing (both electric polywire and field fencing) at farm.
  • Operate lawn mower and weed wacker, keeping lawns mowed
  • Annual fertilizing, liming, overseeding of pastures
  • Provide training to other staff; give feedback and review goals
  • Collaborate with local farms and businesses to generate interest in agriculture for youth in the community.  
  • On-call for animal emergencies 24/7.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Need a driver's license and ability to drive livestock trailer and transport animals.
  • Must be available to work flexible hours if needed during peak times of the year. 
  • Ability to work in a team environment as a leader and a member of the team. 
  • Experience performing duties of an experienced beekeeper is a plus.

Education/Experience:

Education in Agriculture or a minimum of three years equivalent work experience as a Farm Manager.

Homestead Gardens offers Health, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off, 401(k) Plan, and Voluntary benefits to all Full-time employees.

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: 7/28/2020

Equipment Operator

Homestead Gardens has an immediate opening for a full-time Equipment Operator at our Horticulture Supply Division in Davidsonville, MD. 

  • Experience driving a front end loader, large tractor, rubber tire Loader, or equivalent
  • Maintenance of such equipment
  • Able to work independently
  • Able to work in outdoors and in extreme weather conditions.
  • Able to lift 50 lbs.

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: 7/24/2020

Custodian/Janitor

Homestead Gardens has an immediate opening for a 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.  

Homestead Gardens is located in Davidsonville, Maryland; 20 minutes South of Annapolis.  To find out more about our organization, we invite you to log on to our website: www.homesteadgardens.com

  • This candidate must be dependable with a strong work ethic and friendly personality
  • Must be willing and able to perform the physical aspects of this job -- including prolonged standing and lifting items up to 50 lbs.
  • Work hours may include evenings and weekends.
  • Previous custodial experience preferred

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: 7/2/2020

Wholesale Sales Associate - Horticultural Supply Division

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 Sales Associate who will assist our wholesale customers with their plant purchases. 

  • Must be knowledgeable of plant material
  • Must have excellent customer service skills and able to build relationships with area landscape customers
  • Great communication skills in person, on the phone, and through email
  • Sales background preferred
  • Able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Positive attitude and be willing to learn and be part of a team
  • Basic computer skills
  • Position requires working outdoors in all types of weather when required
  • Able to work a flexible Monday - Saturday schedule during peak season

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: 7/2/2020

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: 6/23/2020

Sales Associate - Plant Specialist

Homestead Gardens, one of the most progressive green industry businesses in the US, is in need of a plant-focused Sales Associate with horticultural knowledge and a passion for connecting people with plants.  If you have an environmental or botanical-based education or strong career experience WE WANT YOU!

Our Associates enjoy a team-oriented work environment with a focus on Customer Service and of course working in the outdoors and beauty of a garden center.  Benefits are available for full-time Associate.

  • Knowledge of plant material including annuals, perennials, tropicals, shrubs and trees as well as best practices for placing and planting. 
  • Knowledge of garden maintenance practices including care and planting
  • Should be familiar with with both common and botanical names.
  • Experience in Garden Design a plus.
  • Outstanding customer service and Sales experience

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: 6/2/2020

CDL Driver

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 CDL Class A or Class B driver.

This position includes manual labor (loading and unloading trucks) and at busy times, includes working some weekends.

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

  • Must be 21 years of age 
  • CDL Applicants must be able to comply with all CDL requirements, including Medical Examiner’s Certificate
  • Applicants must be reliable and have an insurable driving record for all Driver positions
  • Driver experience is required

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: 5/28/2020

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

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: 4/21/2020

Landscape Design/Sales

This position ensures the creation, development and implementation of landscape designs to meet the specific needs and requests of the Landscape Division customers. Designs, sells and manages the installation of landscape projects from lead generation to completion. Must produce quality designs which generate sales and in return, profits. 

  • 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. 

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: 2/5/2020

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