Employment Opportunities

Native_CollectionNatureworks is a small, cutting edge, destination organic garden center, landscaping installation and maintenance business. We are leaders in organic growing methods and education is a key aspect of our business. We are looking for outstanding team members who are willing to work hard in all types of weather, learn a ton and provide excellent customer service. Our growth as a company is dependent on repeat customers who respond to our excellent service, quality products and plants.

We are hiring for 2019 for both landscape and retail positions.

 

Job Descriptions for the 2019 Season

 

Landscape Team Member

 

We are looking to add to our landscape installation crew. Candidates should have some experience landscaping or in a similar field, but most importantly a willingness to learn. The right candidate should be able to lift 50lbs and be willing to do manual labor rain or shine. Knowledge with perennials and shrubs is a plus. Familiarity with motorized equipment such as chainsaws and hedge trimmers is preferred, but not required. This seasonal position runs from March-November/December (depending on weather). Work hours are 7am-3:30pm, Monday through Friday. Overtime may be required during the busy season. The pay for this position will be negotiated based on experience. Benefits package (sick, vacation, health insurance contribution, Simple IRA pension plan) available after one year of work.

Candidates must have a positive attitude, an excellent work ethic, and a love of the outdoors. If you are an energetic, fast learning, detail oriented person who can work independently and as part of a team, email crew@naturework.com and we will send you an application.

 

Retail Customer Service Associate

 

We are currently looking to hire happy people to work during the gardening season in our retail store.  Full time and part time hours are available, and one weekend day is required. The season runs March through December. We are looking for positive, energetic, creative people with a good work ethic and who enjoy customers and hard work. We want people who have an interest in plants, and want to garden 100% organically. A knowledge of perennials, annuals, shrubs and organic gardening methods are a plus, but not required. We are ready to train the right person.

Associates will be involved in all aspects of our daily duties which include: Selling and loading customer vehicles with plants, mulch, soil and fertilizer, unloading plant truck deliveries, tagging and displaying plants, watering and tending plants, ringing a computerized cash register and basically anything else needed during the course of the day.

Benefits package (sick, vacation days, health insurance contribution, Simple IRA pension plan) available after one year of work.

If this describes you, please email retail@naturework.com and we will send you an application.

 

 

WHAT WE EXPECT FROM OUR TEAM MEMBERS

As an employee of Natureworks:

 

Our image and reputation are very important to us. We wear clean clothing and Natureworks t-shirts are available for a small fee and preferred for the retail staff. Revealing or excessively baggy clothing is not acceptable. Good hygiene is a must.

 

Our employees are expected to show up for work on time. At the end of each shift we expect our employees to ask us “Is there anything else that needs to be done before I go?”

 

We encourage employees to ask a lot of questions, learn a lot and offer any ideas or suggestions that could help us be more efficient, service our customers better, or anything that could increase business.

 

We have a company handbook and we expect employees to read it and follow and respect our procedures.

 

A job at Natureworks is very physical. Employees work indoors and outdoors in all types of weather. Sun, heat, cold, rain-we work in it all. You will be on your feet all day and we expect you to be energetic and smiling. Loading plants, soil, mulch and fertilizer for our customers is an expected part of everyone’s job description.

 

We have a very social, caring, hardworking staff. It is important that you are able to get along and work well with other people to be a cohesive part of the team. We expect every employee to perform their responsibilities as best they can and we will teach and support you both personally and professionally.

 

As an employee of Natureworks you are expected to offer courteous, prompt, energetic service with a smile. We need you to learn to anticipate customer’s needs before they ask and be patient when confronted with a challenge. We expect you to seek out information and learn about our plants and products every shift and share that with the customers you will help.

 

If this sounds like a place you would like to work,

For a retail position-email retail@naturework.com

For a landscape position-email crew@naturework.com

We will email you an application. We will then schedule a time to meet you briefly when you drop off the application for review. If we are interested, we will call you for a more thorough interview. 

 

We look forward to meeting you!