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Newcastle Fruit & Produce is a family-owned full service nursery and produce market located in Newcastle, WA. Since 1992, we’ve been serving the greater Newcastle, Bellevue, and Renton communities with passion and pride. We offer a casual work environment, nice co-workers, and an employee discount.

Nursery Associate

Want to work outside with people who love plants? We’re hiring full time and part time associates in our nursery. This is a seasonal role that runs from April – December.

Job Description

  • Watering, cleaning plants, weeding, and overall nursery maintenance in all types of weather.

  • Plant identification, pest and disease diagnosis.

  • Help customers select plants and products; suggest design solutions; offer advice on plant care, as well as pest/disease control.

  • Ensure appropriate signage is posted for plants.

  • Unload delivery trucks.

  • Tag and merchandize plants.

 

Requirements

  • Must be 18 years or older.

  • Gardening experience (at least two years), and one year of retail experience.

  • A passion for plants and customer service.
  • Excellent communication skills: clear, thorough, and courteous.

  • Ability to lift 25 lbs. and stand, walk, bend, or lift items up to 100% of the day.

  • Punctual and reliable.
  • Comfortable with ambiguity.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Must know how to play well with others.

 

Experience/Education

  • Three or more years of gardening experience is strongly preferred.

  • Solid knowledge of Puget Sound horticultural and gardening practices as it relates to nursery plants, woody ornamentals, perennials and/or annuals, as well as insects and diseases is preferred.

 

We offer a casual work environment, nice co-workers, and an employee discount.

 

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