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Middletown Garden Center - Middletown, OH



This position is responsible for the unloading and loading of bagged goods, hard goods and mulch into customer's vehicles with the guidance of the supervisor.


  • Loads bagged goods, hard goods and mulch into customer’s vehicles when necessary
  • Receives, tags and neatly displays container trees and shrubs
  • Assists in unloading delivery trucks when necessary
  • Maintains an awareness of all current sales and advertised items
  • Provides information to customers concerning company policies on delivery dates, availability of merchandise and any important tree or shrub cultural information.



  • Ethical, Dependable, honest and trustworthy
  • Knowledge of all trees and shrubs that can be successfully grown in this area a plus
  • Strong initiative and can work independently
  • Attention to detail and prioritization skills
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Customer service experience a plus
  • Enjoys working with the public
  • Willingness to learn, open minded and adaptable
  • Ability to frequently lift up to 50 pounds
  • Constant walking, bending, carrying, lifting, kneeling, pushing, pulling, etc.
  • Ability to talk, see and hear with or without reasonable accommodations


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The majority of this job is performed outside in all types of weather: heat, high humidity, rain and cold. The work environment is occasionally noisy, dusty and dirty. There is exposure to packaged soils and soil amendments, packaged chemicals, pollen, seeds and various types of plants. The physical demands of this job are moderate to high. While the job requires mostly standing and walking, there is also an equal amount of lifting, pulling, pushing and bending. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, see and hear.


Berns Greenhouse and Garden Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities.