Now Hiring: Garden Center Sales Associate

Now Hiring: Garden Center Sales Associate

July 22, 2020

Central Nurseries is looking for a Sales Associate/Yard Laborer 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 and have a working knowledge of plant material. 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.



We are looking for someone who will be a good fit to our team, who can work alongside our multiple divisions.


Qualified candidates please send resume to: or apply in person Monday – Friday 7:00-4:00.