Come Work With Us At Annie's!

Garden Bee

We gladly accept resumes at any time. If you are a passionate, hard-working garden lover, please email your in-line resume to jobs@anniesannuals.com. Attachments will not be opened. No phone calls please!

Annie’s is a one-of-a-kind, 2.5 acre retail, wholesale and mail order nursery. We specialize in rare and unusual annual & perennial plants, including cottage garden heirlooms & hard to find California native wildflowers. An industry leader, "Annie’s" has been featured on HGTV, numerous national and international gardening magazines and was chosen a Martha Stewart "American Made" winner for 2015.

PART TIME / SEASONAL RETAIL NURSERY SALESPERSON

Annie's is seeking passionate, knowledgeable, and industrious salespeople to add to our retail staff. We are interested in candidates who are personable, have excellent communication skills, are highly service oriented and love to garden and learn! We strive to provide the highest standard of customer service to our adept gardening clientele.

Candidates should demonstrate a thirst for plant knowledge and will be expected to learn a great number of plant varieties as quickly as possible, as well as learn all of the plants in our demonstration gardens and mail order catalog. Must be able to make proper recommendations to customers and answer questions efficiently and personably in person and by phone.

Requirements:

  • Two years previous retail experience, nursery experience preferred.
  • Physical fitness – ability to lift 50 lbs. and work out of doors – rain or shine.
  • Experience in cash register procedures including opening and closing.
  • Must be able to work quickly and efficiently in a very busy outdoor environment.
  • Must be available to work both weekend days (Saturday and Sunday), and be available for special events.
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to multi-task and stay focused through interruptions of work flow.
  • Knowledge of our diverse selection of rare and unusual plants a plus!
  • All applicants must have reliable transportation.

Nursery work is strenuous and requires focus, dedication and grace under fire. It’s also fun and an opportunity to learn more about gardening and the fascinating array of plants we grow!

P/T Seasonal position available. Starting salary $15 hour, compensation DOE. We give equal opportunity without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. Please email in-line resume to retail@anniesannuals.com. Attachments will not be opened. No phone calls, please.

ASSISTANT GARDENER FOR NURSERY DEMONSTRATION GARDENS

We have an opportunity for a creative, organized and self-sufficient gardener. We are looking for someone with previous gardening experience who can listen and take direction from the owner and management while also being able to work independently. This position is almost exclusively outdoors, rain or shine.

Job Description:

  • Work directly with owner to prep, plant, and maintain nursery beds.
  • Keep all garden beds weeded, composted, and pruned.
  • Insect and disease identification and management.
  • Monitor watering and soil quality of demonstration, Market Street and parking lot beds.
  • Stake and clean debris around plants.
  • Answer customer questions about demo beds, including but not limited to plant identification.
  • Work with propagation department to coordinate harvest of seed and cutting material.
  • Coordinate with owner to ensure replacement plants are potted up as needed.
  • Maintain 'Annie's plant table' and any additional plants held for her in back.

Desired Qualifications and Skills:

  • Previous gardening or landscaping experience.
  • Ability to make decisions without supervision.
  • Must be able to listen and take direction well.
  • Must have strong attention to detail.
  • Must be able to lift 30 lbs.
  • Must be able to work outside and be on your feet for long periods of time.
  • Knowledge of different plants and their botanical or common names. Knowledge of Annie’s plants is a plus.

Salary & Benefits:

This is a Full Time position. Salary DOE. After a probationary period, this position can include health and dental insurance, health savings account participation, PTO, and generous product discounts.

Please email in-line resume to jobs@anniesannuals.com.

Attachments will not be opened. No phone calls, please.

ASSISTANT RETAIL MANAGER

We have an opportunity for an organized and forward-thinking individual with a minimum of one year retail management or keyholder experience. We are looking for someone who is assertive, a fast learner, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. The candidate must have customer service prowess and creative aptitude that will enhance our unique brand and shopping experience.

Job Description:

  • Supervise and coach retail employees to ensure superior customer service.
  • Create daily assignment sheet and track completion of tasks.
  • Perform bi-monthly nursery walk to record maintenance, safety and cleanliness issues.
  • Oversee and direct the receiving and storing of deliveries as needed.
  • Monitor watering and maintain records of the demonstration, Market Street parking lot beds.
  • Arrange group visits and manage school donations.
  • Assist Retail Manager with work schedule and hiring new employees.
  • Assist with maintaining data in POS system and troubleshooting issues when needed.

Desired Qualifications and Skills:

  • One year supervisor experience.
  • Ability to guide and motivate a staff, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
  • Organized and efficient with a patient and friendly can-do attitude.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Must be able to lift 25 pounds.
  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • Must have excellent written & computer skills. Experience with Excel, Word, and POS a plus.
  • Horticulture or landscaping experience, or retail experience with a strong interest in horticulture. Bring a desire to learn about Annie’s plants.

Salary & Benefits:

This is a Full-time position. Salary DOE. After a probationary period, this position can include health and dental insurance, health savings account participation, PTO, and generous product discounts.

Please email in-line resume to jobs@anniesannuals.com.

Attachments will not be opened. No phone calls, please.