We're Hiring!

We’re Hiring!

April 21, 2021
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Central Nurseries is hiring multiple positions in several of our divisions including our garden center, nursery, maintenance and landscape installation division.

We are looking for EXPERIENCED help.

Qualified candidates please send your resume to: jobs@centralnurseries.com

 

 

Garden Center Sales Associate/Yard Laborers for our Johnston location. We are hiring for both part time and full time seasonal positions (approximately April – November). We’re open Monday – Saturday.

Responsibilities include:

• Plant material sales to both retail and wholesale customers

• Register functions

• Loading customers

• Pulling customer orders

• Unloading shipments

• Maintain healthy nursery stock and assist with seasonal plant rotation in the yard

• Proper irrigation of plant material

• Greenhouse maintenance, pruning, trimming, clipping and fertilization of plant material.

The ideal candidate should have a valid driver’s license, prior experience working in the industry (preferably in a garden center) or a formal education in horticulture. Candidate must possess the ability to learn and retain information quickly. You must be willing to work throughout inclement weather, able to lift up to 50 lbs, climb ladders and able to be on your feet most of the work day. Individual should be familiar with safety training for handling yard and farm/garden center tools.

 

 

 

Sales Associate for our Chepachet Nursery. We are hiring for a full time seasonal position (approximately April – November). We’re open Monday – Saturday.

Responsibilities include:

• Plant material sales to both retail and wholesale customers

• Answering phone calls

• Register functions

• Loading customers

• Pulling customer orders

• Unloading shipments

• Maintain healthy nursery stock and assist with seasonal plant rotation in the yard

• Proper irrigation of plant material

• Pruning, trimming, clipping and fertilization of plant material.

The ideal candidate should have a valid driver’s license, prior experience working in the industry (preferably in a garden center or nursery) or a formal education in horticulture. Applicants should have a working knowledge of plant/horticultural material. Candidate must possess the ability to learn and retain information quickly. You must be willing to work throughout inclement weather, able to lift up to 50 lbs, climb ladders and able to be on your feet most of the work day. Individual should be familiar with safety training for handling yard and farm/nursery tools.

 

 

Central Nurseries is currently looking for a Landscape Maintenance Account Manager.

The Account Manager is responsible for creating and maintaining relationships with clients throughout RI, MA and CT and will serve as the primary contact for assigned accounts. This position will develop landscape maintenance estimates and enhancements for new and existing clients. The Account Manager works in conjunction with a Field Supervisor to deliver the highest quality of landscape maintenance services while keeping in line with contract specifications.

Responsibilities:

Communicate with clients on a regular basis making sure we are meeting and exceeding their expectations

Develop maintenance agreements and estimates using company templates

Proactively present site enhancement ideas to existing customers

Ensure renewals of each current account within the customer portfolio

Inspect properties ahead of scheduled service, identifying problems and developing strategies to fix any issues.

Manage all assigned jobs cost effectively and to the agreed budget, including scheduling labor hours and materials.

Monitor crew production in comparison to contracted figures

Participate in snow operations

When necessary, assist crews to meet work and scheduling demands

Communicate with the Maintenance Director regarding customer questions and concerns.

Follow proper procedures to ensure timely billing of completed jobs

Qualifications:

Valid driver’s license

Excellent customer relation and conflict resolution skills

Experienced use in Microsoft Office and the ability to learn industry programs quickly.

Ability to compose proposals, client communications, and evaluations of employees and assigned properties

5+ years of experience in landscape industry in a leadership position

2+ years of experience as an account manager

High attention to detail

Excellent leadership skills

Exceptional Plant ID skills

Plant /Turf disease/insect ID skills

Great professional communication skills

 

 

Central Nurseries, Inc. is looking for foremen to work in our landscape maintenance division on properties throughout RI, MA and parts of CT. Responsibilities include: crew management & leadership, vehicle & equipment management, record keeping, client relations, etc. This is a full time (but seasonal) position. Monday – Saturday during the season. Competitive salary depending on experience, plus benefits.

Experience required in all phases of landscape work including but not limited to: mowing, pruning, trimming, planting, equipment operation, etc. At least 3 years experience in supervisory capacity, valid commercial applicators license (or the ability to obtain one within 6 months), clean driving record, valid drivers license (CDL is preferred), the ability to drive a truck with a trailer, strong work ethic required. Knowledge of Spanish language is a plus.

 

 

Central Nurseries, Inc. is looking for foremen to work in our landscape maintenance and installation division(s) performing specialty projects on properties throughout RI, MA and parts of CT. Responsibilities include: crew management & leadership, vehicle & equipment management, record keeping, client relations, etc. This is a full time (but seasonal) position. Monday – Saturday during the season. Competitive salary depending on experience, plus benefits.

Experience required in all phases of landscape work including but not limited to: plantings; hardscapes; drainage work; pruning; turf renovation; light carpentry, etc. (3) years’ experience in supervisory capacity, clean driving record, valid driver’s license (CDL is preferred), the ability to drive a truck with a trailer, strong work ethic required. Knowledge of Spanish language is a plus.

 

 

 

 

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