Central Nurseries is looking for a manager for their garden center in Johnston, RI. Work with a family owned company that has been in business for over 80 years. Central Nurseries, Inc. is a multi-division company with career growth opportunities. The ideal candidate is an enthusiastic, determined, positive minded person with strong leadership and managerial skills who likes working outdoors and has an extensive plant knowledge as well as knowledge of common pests and diseases. This is an exceptional opportunity for a self-motivated individual with a desire to continue to grow with one of New England’s garden centers. This individual will be responsible for supervising daily operations which include opening and closing and management of staff. Will be responsible for improving sales and customer relations for both retail and wholesale customers and monitoring overall quality control. The garden center manager will also coordinate with the other division leaders to provide support, maintain inventory and schedule deliveries.
Must have managerial experience
Must have a valid driver’s license
Must have 4+ years of experience in a garden center or nursery
Available to work 6 days a week during peak season (Monday – Saturday)
Able to lift at least 50 lbs
Willing to work in inclement weather
A degree in horticulture or related field preferred
Certified horticulturalist or arborist preferred
Comprehensive employee benefit package. Salary commensurate with experience.
Qualified candidates please email your resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org