Outside Sales
Entry
Wholesale Gardens - Houston, TX
Full Time
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Day
General Labor
About Us

Wholesale Gardens has been serving the professional landscape industry in Houston since 1998. We offer a full selection of products and material to support independent landscapers whether they are refreshing a small residential garden or installing a large commercial project.

Our daily inventory ranges from specimen plants, trees, shrubs, color plants, and cut grasses. We also offer a wide variety of mulches, compost and soils, as well as a curated selection of beautiful pottery.

Description

Essential Tasks or Responsibilities of the Job: 

  • Assist walk-in customers with plant purchases.
  • Walk around with customer, load plants on wagon/customer vehicle, and write ticket for invoicing at register.
  • Maintaining of nursery grounds, garbage pickup, raking.
  • Move containerized shrubs, plants, and trees, using wheelbarrows or tractors.
  • Assist with unloading/loading product into customer vehicles.
  • Plant, spray, weed, water, and maintain plants, shrubs, and trees, using hand tools and gardening tools.
  • Clean work areas, and maintain grounds and landscaping.

Essential Skills to Perform Job: 

  • Physically able to move and lift heavy objects.
  • Team player.
  • Reading and writing skills.
  • Customer service skills.
  • Bilingual skills are preferred but not necessary.  
  • Critical thinking.
  • Interpersonal skills.
  • Service orientation.

Physical requirements of the job:

  •  Bending or twisting the body.
  • Keeping or regaining balance.
  • Standing.
  • Walking and/or running.
  • Kneeling, crouching, and squatting.
  • Pushing or pulling objects.
  • Bending/stooping.
  • Move/lift objects up to 50 pounds.
  • Load, unload, or stack containers, materials, or products.
  •  Maintain physical building or grounds

Environmental Elements of the job:  

  • Work outdoors in extreme heat or cold.
  • Sounds, noise levels that are distracting and uncomfortable.
  • Exposed to minor burns, cuts, bites, or stings.
  •  Extremely bright or inadequate lighting.

Tools, equipment, and technology utilized for job: 

  • Rakes.
  • Pruners and shears.
  •  Blowers.
  • Use hand or power tools.
  • Wheelbarrows/wagons.

What makes this position different from the next level up and/or down?

  •  Excellent Customer Service Skills.
  • Strong English skills:  Language, reading, and writing. 
  • Some plant knowledge.
  • Needs very little computer skills.
  • Needs professional demeanor.
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