Help Wanted

Help Wanted: Part Time
Nursery Associate
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.

 Job Functions:

  • 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.

Apply or contact us for more information: