Employment Opportunities

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!  

We enjoy creating a “Sense of Place” in which our customers and Associates may celebrate the seasons! 

“BECAUSE LIFE SHOULD BE BEAUTIFUL” 

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Specific opportunities are listed below.  Please click on the position to expand the job description and hiring details.  However, if you are interested in an opportunity not listed, please complete our online Employment Application and Willingness Checklist, and state your area of interest.  As opportunities arise, you may be considered.   

General Manager - Davidsonville

Homestead Gardens is looking for a full time 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. They achieve financial objectives by increasing sales, controlling expenditures, executing loss prevention and safety protocols and initiating corrective actions. They identify current and future customer trends by establishing rapport, maintaining inventories, evaluating merchandising strategies, evaluating sales promotions and customer events. 

Required Experience:  

  • Retail Store Management – Minimum Experience:  5 years

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

Full Time Merchandising Support Associate - Davidsonville

Homestead Gardens is now recruiting for a full time Merchandising Support Associate in the Deco/Patio/Homestyles Department.   This position provides merchandising support for the Department Manager and the Visual Merchandising Team including:  assembly and merchandising of patio furniture; overseeing merchandising and setup of pottery and fountain displays; maintaining standards of housekeeping within the Department; willingness to operate a forklift and all equipment in a safe manner and per Company policies and procedures; monitoring and maintaining inventory to ensure a safe and pleasing shopping environment and minimize shrink; and communicating clearly and pleasantly with customers and team members.  Must be available to work some evenings and weekends as needed.

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

Part-time/Cashiers, Customer Service Reps, Daytime Loaders and Sales Associates - Davidsonville

The holidays are right around the corner!  Homestead Gardens in Davidsonville is now recruiting part-time / seasonal Associates in the following areas:

  • Patio / Deco / Homestyles
  • Sales / Merchandising Support Associate
  • Customer Service / Cashiers
  • Daytime Loaders
  • Nursery Sales
  • Annuals / Greenhouse Sales
  • Farm & Pet

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!  Day, evening and weekend hours available. Flexibility is a plus.

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

Wreath Decorators - Davidsonville

The holidays are right around the corner!  

Homestead Gardens is recruiting Associates with florist experience to work in our Greens area decorating wreaths for the holidays.  This position is part-time/seasonal and the work period is approximately mid-November to mid-December. Decorators must be able to stand at all times.  Previous florist experience in wreath decorating is required. 20-40 hours per week.

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

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 and Willingness Checklist.  We look forward to hearing from you.

Retail Sales - Hydroponics and Indoor Gardening - Davidsonville

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 and Willingness Checklist We look forward to hearing from you.

Custodian - Davidsonville

Homestead Gardens has an immediate opening for a Custodian/Janitor who will be responsible for keeping the facilities 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, which includes prolonged standing and lifting items up to 50 lbs. Hours are currently 7 a.m.-4:00 p.m., five days a week, including weekends.

Job Type: Full-time

If you are qualified and interested, please complete our online Employment Application and Willingness Checklist 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 Willingness Checklist.  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 Willingness Checklist.  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 Willingness Checklist 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 Willingness Checklist.  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 Willingness Checklist.

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 and Willingness Checklist.

 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 and Willingness Checklist.

We appreciate your interest in working at Homestead Gardens!