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 [email protected]. 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.

VEGETABLE COORDINATOR AND PROPAGATION ASSISTANT

We are looking for a knowledgeable and enthusiastic person to join our propagation department. The ideal candidate would have experience growing vegetables and would be familiar with nursery and/or retail work. This person’s primary focus would be to oversee all of our edibles from seed to sales floor. During the off-season when the demands of this department are not as high, they would assist with propagation.

Duties:


Seed Sowing:

  • Filling pots and trays with soil and sowing vegetable seed.
  • Watering and maintenance of young plants while growing.

Retail:

  • Consolidating and up-stocking edibles section daily.
  • Moving young plants from propagation area to retail tables, and keeping area organized and shop-able
  • Weekly fertilization and maintenance of edibles.
  • Ability to assist and advise customers in the edibles department.

Propagation:

  • Assisting with other propagation duties including seed sowing, cutting, potting up mother stock, as well as weeding and other grounds maintenance

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Be available to work full time during the week. Be available to work three weekend days during the year.
  • Be able and willing to work in all weather conditions.
  • Be able to lift 35 pounds – This is a physical job.
  • Spanish speaking skills are a plus.

Salary & Benefits:

This is a Full-Time position. Starting salary is $17.00/hr. 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 [email protected]. No phone calls, please.

GARDENER FOR DEMOSTRATION 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 while also being able to work independently. This position is almost exclusively outdoors, rain or shine.

Job Description:


  • Work directly with grounds crew to prep, plant, and maintain demonstration, Market Street and parking lot beds.
  • Keep all garden beds and walkways weeded, composted, fertilized, deadheaded, and pruned.
  • Insect and disease identification and management.
  • Monitor watering and soil quality of all beds.
  • Stake and clean debris around plants. Rebuild rock walls when needed.
  • Answer customer questions about demo beds, including but not limited to plant identification. Be available to assist retail staff with gardening knowledge.
  • Work with propagation department to coordinate harvest of seed and cutting material.
  • Coordinate with grounds crew to ensure replacement plants are potted up as needed and back up plant area is maintained.
  • Maintain tool cleaning, sharpening, and storage areas.
  • Winterize and bird proof the beds when required.
  • Maintain organized records of garden bed layouts, planting calendars and budget/supply list.

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 in all weather 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 includes health and dental insurance, PTO, and generous product discounts.

Please email in-line resume to [email protected]. No phone calls, please.

RETAIL NURSERY SALESPERSON

Annie’s is seeking a personable and hard-working salesperson to add to our retail staff. We are interested in candidates with excellent communication skills who are highly service oriented and love to garden and learn! We strive to provide the highest standard of customer service to our 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 the plants in our demonstration gardens and mail order catalog. Candidates 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 50lbs and work out of doors – rain or shine.
  • Experience with POS and cash register procedures, including opening and closing.
  • Must be able to work quickly and efficiently in a 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, complete assignments and stay focused through interruptions of work flow.
  • All applicants must have reliable transportation.
  • Must be punctual.
  • Knowledge of Annie’s plants is a plus.

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

Full-time, part-time, and seasonal positions available. Compensation DOE. Please email in-line resume to [email protected]. Please include salary requirements. No phone calls, please.