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General Information


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Job location: Canton, OH  44721 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 07/12/13
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: Base Salary of 45K plus bonus
Benefits package with medical and 401K
Job Category:Spacer ImageManagement
Garden Center
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Job Description

Job description:
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Rice’s Nursery & Landscaping Inc. has been in business for 70 plus years and we are in need for a retail Garden Center Manager. You will be in charge of our nursery/garden center and areas related to this department. The job will be very customer focused with all the duties required to oversee and maintain a garden center and related departments. This will include soils, mulches, chemicals, herbicides, insecticides, tools and outdoor living items. Knowledge of plants, shrubs and flowers is a must. This includes knowledge of growing conditions, soils, insects, disease and other topics related to this area of expertise. Degree and/or experience in these fields a must. Our management team handles all of the duties that our regular team members are responsible for including customer service, cashiering, answering phone calls, watering plants, unloading and properly documenting plant and product shipments, loading customer cars, creating product displays and etc..
Job Description:
• Daily care and maintenance of the garden center – includes purchasing, displaying, care and selling of items
• Exceptional customer service
• Able to grow sales in all assigned areas
• Good communication skills with management, customers and employees
• Merchandising products and creating displays
• Setting up seminars and events
• Able to grow a team spirit and work in a team environment
• Be involved with or able to communicate with local organizations related to these departments
• Budgeting, inventory and yearly event planning
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Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
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• Degree in Horticultural preferred. A combination of training and experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
• Horticultural background preferred
• Previous retail sales management experience preferred
• Knowledge of plant supply products preferred
• Strong relationship/sales abilities
• PC Skill Proficiency
• Effective communication, organizational, multi-tasking and analytical skills
• Team player, great attitude, flexible, customer oriented and driven to be successful - personally and professionally
• Ability to work extended hours during busy season
• Valid Driver’s License – Satisfactory Driving Record
• Able to lift up to 50 lbs.
• Able to pass drug screen and background check
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