Help Wanted: Part Time
Carnivorous Plant Nursery, Smithsburg Maryland
$10.25/hour, Mondays-Thursdays; 9-4 (some flexibility)
Seasonal for September and October
Do you love working with plants and staying active? This position offers the opportunity to work with the owner on a variety of tasks from greenhouse to outdoor work including: potting, watering, weeding, propagating, and fulfilling shipping orders, as well as, assisting customers in a friendly manner. Work with plants that eat insects.
- Ensure that beds and plants are watered in a timely and proper manner at all times.
- Assist with the proper potting and maintenance of plants.
- Assist with propagation techniques for multiplying plants.
- Assist with customer orders in selecting, packing in a proper and timely manner.
- Assist customers with plants and supplies in a friendly and professional manner.
- Complete assigned tasks in a timely manner.
- Ensure work areas and tools are always maintained in a clean and safe manner.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.
- Ability to stay on task and work independently.
- Ability to walk, bend, stoop and climb stairs.
- Ability to lift and move items weighing up to 50 pounds.
- Ability to communicate, be friendly and work well with others.
- Ability to work outdoors in various weather.
- Be reliable in attendance and punctuality.
Education and Experience:
- Training provided.
- Working knowledge of plants and gardening preferred.
- Previous plant nursery experience helpful.
About Carnivorous Plant Nursery:
We cultivate and sell carnivorous plants from around the world, and provide educational materials as well as support environmental stewardship. We are a family-run business.
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