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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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Garden Centre Cashier | Sales Staff - Smiths Falls / Brockville


Are you a friendly outgoing individual? If your answer is yes, then Gemmell’s Garden Centre wants to meet you! We are a locally owned garden center 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 Cashier / 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 Cashiers/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. If you are looking to work somewhere fun & fast paced surrounded by plants, then apply below!

Tasks Involved

  • Greet and assist customers throughout their visit
  • Help customers process orders through the cash
  • Maintain in-depth product knowledge
  • Answer phone calls and respond to voicemails
  • 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
  • Confidence to learn our POS sales system
  • Comfortable working in a team setting and independently
  • Experience working in retail customer service
  • Capable of prioritizing and taking initiative
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to follow directions
  • Flexible schedule, weekends included
  • 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 knowledge is considered an asset but not required


What We Offer

  • Staff discount
  • Flexible hours
  • Free on-site parking
  • Fun fast paced work days
  • 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

Front Door Greeter – Seasonal (May-July with Possible Extension)  | Smiths Falls & Brockville Locations


Are you a friendly outgoing individual? If your answer is yes, then Gemmell’s Garden Centre wants to meet you! We are a locally owned garden center based out of Smiths Falls, ON with a new retail location in Brockville, ON. This season we are looking for front door greeters. This is a perfect job for retired individuals who love plants. We provide a varying combination of seasonal full-time and part-time positions with flexible scheduling. If you are looking to work somewhere fun while surrounded by plants, then apply below!

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Tasks Involved

  • Greet and assist customers as they enter the garden center
  • Retrieve and clean carts
  • Manage the customer count numbers
  • Support team members as required
  • Maintain a clean and safe workplace

What You Offer

  • Experience working in retail customer service considered an asset
  • An outgoing and friendly personality
  • Capable of prioritizing and taking initiative
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to follow directions
  • Flexible schedule, weekends included
  • Able to stand for extended periods
  • Able to work in all weather

What We Offer

  • Staff discount on all plants/products
  • Flexible hours
  • Free on-site parking
  • Fun, fast-paced, work days
  • A creative, positive, and supportive work environment
  • A beautiful, green environment to work in

 

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

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!

Repair & Maintenance / Handyman

Gemmell’s has an opening for a repair and maintenance handyperson for a variety of jobs at the garden centre in Smiths Falls. Full-time position. Tasks would include various construction projects including greenhouses, benches, displays and more. Maintenance of various equipment as well as property maintenance. You will also be support to the retail staff for seasonal setup. Working in a team as well as individually to accomplish tasks. This is a job that's rewarding and diverse that changes with the seasons. See how great it is working with plants, directly and indirectly. Some delivery and/or driving involved. G licence with clean abstract required. Experience driving with trailers would be an asset. Physically fit and able to work onsite. Apply with a short letter of application letting us know why this job would be the right fit for you, and resume by email. 

Assistant Production Grower - (Position currently filled)


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 (Positions currently filled)


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


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

careers@gemmellsgardencentre.com

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