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At Gemmell's Garden Centre we provide a positive work environment that fosters creativity and growth. As a team of garden enthusiasts, we are always looking for top talent to help us provide our customers with the best products and service! If you are looking for a fulfilling position that nurtures your plant addiction, then we want to hear from you! See below for a list of our current open positions and apply by email to careers@gemmellsgardencentre.com 


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Sales Representative


Are you an outgoing professional with a passion for gardening? If your answer is yes then Gemmell’s Garden Centre wants to meet you! We are a locally owned garden centre based out of Smiths Falls, ON with another retail location in Brockville, ON. We provide a positive work environment that fosters creativity, development, and growth. As a team of garden enthusiasts, we are always looking for top talent to help us provide our customers with the best products and service! As a Sales Representative, you would help us manage the visual representation of our store and present a friendly and helpful sales and work environment. We are currently looking for Sales Associates to join both the Smiths Falls and Brockville teams. We provide a varying combination of seasonal full-time and part-time positions with flexible scheduling. We also provide opportunities for development and advancement to grow into management roles. If you are looking for a fulfilling position that nurtures your plant addiction, then apply below!

Tasks Involved

  • Greet and assist customers throughout their visit
  • Maintain in-depth product knowledge
  • Answer phone calls and respond to voicemails
  • Merchandise products
  • Support team members as required
  • Maintain a clean and safe workplace
  • Unload incoming deliveries
  • Ensure sales area is organized, clean, and unobstructed
  • Any other related tasks as determined by the Retail Manager

What You Offer

  • Adequate knowledge of various plants and their characteristics OR an ability and willingness to learn quickly
  • Comfortable working in a team setting and independently
  • Experience working in customer service
  • Capable of prioritizing and taking initiative
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to follow directions
  • Flexible schedule
  • Able to lift up to 50lbs
  • Able to stand for long hours
  • Able to work in all weather
  • Previous Sales experience is considered an asset
  • Horticultural education is considered an asset


What We Offer

  • Staff discount
  • Flexible hours
  • Free on-site parking
  • Training, advancement, and learning opportunities
  • A creative, positive, and supportive work environment
  • A beautiful, green environment to work in

Gemmell's Garden Centre | Careers | Sales Representative

Gemmell's Garden Centre | Careers | Sales Representative

Work With Us | Sales Representative | Gemmell's Garden Centre

Assistant Production Grower


Are you an energetic professional with a passion for gardening? If your answer is yes then Gemmell’s Garden Centre wants to meet you! We are a locally owned garden centre based out of Smiths Falls, ON with another retail location in Brockville, ON. We provide a positive work environment that fosters creativity, development, and growth. As a team of garden enthusiasts we are always looking for top talent to help us provide our customers with the best products and service! As a Production Grower you would help us manage the behind-the-scenes action of our garden centre and grow the quality plants we present to our customers. We are currently looking for Assistant Production Growers to join our Smiths Falls team. We provide a varying combination of seasonal full-time and part-time positions with flexible scheduling. We also provide opportunities for development and advancement to grow into management roles. If you are looking for a fulfilling position that nurtures your plant addiction, then apply below!

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Tasks Involved

  • Assist in the coordination of production schedules
  • Work with the lead grower in production areas while maintaining a safe and clean workplace
  • Diligent observations of plants, temperatures, and other conditions
  • Maintain production quality
  • Ensure compliance with company standards for cost control, waste reduction, quality, and safety
  • Any other tasks assigned by the lead grower

What You Offer

  • Adequate knowledge of various plants and their characteristics OR an ability and willingness to learn quickly
  • Comfortable working in a team setting and independently
  • Experience working in horticulture and/or production
  • Capable of prioritizing and taking initiative
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to follow directions
  • Flexible schedule
  • Able to lift up to 50lbs
  • Able to stand for long hours
  • Able to work in all weather
  • Horticultural education is considered an asset

What We Offer

  • Staff discount
  • Flexible hours
  • Free on-site parking
  • Training and learning opportunities
  • A creative, positive, and supportive work environment
  • A beautiful, green environment to work in

March Break Students


Are you an outgoing student looking to advance your skill set? If your answer is yes then Gemmell’s Garden Centre wants to meet you! As a March Break Student, you would help us transplant in a production line setting for the March Break. Tasks are repetitive demanding physical exertion.  Applicants need to be available from Monday to Saturday inclusive between 9am and 4pm to work in our Smiths Falls location. We also provide you with important job skills training and a professional reference upon completion of your time with us.  If you are looking for a fun position to occupy you during the March Break then follow the steps below!

Pick a time that works for you on  Wednesday, March 11th in the afternoon where a short 10-minute interview with Rob Gemmell will meet you and answer all your questions. Schedule a time by clicking this link.  https://calendly.com/rgemmell/march-break-interview

Bring your resume if you have one. 

Any questions beforehand, email rob@gemmellsgardencentre.com or call 613-283-6371

Tasks Involved

  • Transplant
  • Soil preparation & handling
  • Repair & maintenance help
  • Greenhouse production tasks
  • Support team members as required
  • Maintain a clean and safe workplace

What You Offer

  • Able to pay attention, follow directions, and be productive
  • An eagerness to help and learn
  • Comfortable working in a team setting and independently
  • Capable of prioritizing and taking initiative
  • Aged 15 and up
  • Able to lift up to 50lbs
  • Able to be on your feet all day
  • Able to undertake a variety of physical activities

What We Offer

  • Job skills
  • Learning opportunities
  • Professional references
  • A creative, positive, and supportive work environment
  • A beautiful, green environment to work in

Gemmell's Garden Centre | Careers | March Break Student

Gemmell's Garden Centre | Careers | March Break Student

Seasonal Spring Student 


Are you an outgoing student looking to advance your skill set? If your answer is yes then Gemmell’s Garden Centre wants to meet you! In the Seasonal Spring Student position, you would help us transplant in a production line setting from mid-April to the end of June. This position is a perfect fit for students with summer employment as camp counsellors, lifeguards or other summer jobs that start late in the season. Tasks demand physical exertion and we require applicants to be available for full-time hours to work in our Smiths Falls location. We also provide you with a professional reference upon completion of your time with us.  If you are looking for a fun position to occupy you after the end of this semester, then apply below!

Tasks Involved

  • Transplant
  • Soil preparation & handling
  • Repair & maintenance help
  • Greenhouse production tasks
  • Support team members as required
  • Maintain a clean and safe workplace

What You Offer

  • Able to pay attention, follow directions, and be productive
  • An eagerness to help and learn
  • Comfortable working in a team setting and independently
  • Capable of prioritizing and taking initiative
  • Aged 15 and up
  • Able to lift up to 50lbs
  • Able to be on your feet all day
  • Able to undertake a variety of physical activities

What We Offer

  • Job skills
  • Learning opportunities
  • Professional references
  • A creative, positive, and supportive work environment
  • A beautiful, green environment to work in

Gemmell's Garden Centre | Career Descriptions | Apply

Gemmell's Garden Centre | Career Descriptions | Apply


Apply today by visiting us in store or by emailing your resumé and cover letter to:

careers@gemmellsgardencentre.com

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