Careers

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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 services! 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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Planting Crew – positions available now 


We need your help! We're behind in planting and looking for people to help in the greenhouses. Many types of positions available. Full, part-time and even casual 

We are currently looking for people to work behind the scenes at our garden center with our Production Team. This position is perfect for physically fit individuals who enjoy a diverse work environment. The production crew is responsible for planting all the flowers grown at our Smiths Falls greenhouse facility. In spring, this rock star team picks & ships out our plant orders. If you love plants, working hard and being outdoors this job is for you.

Tasks Involved

  • Assist in all aspects of planting & growing: cuttings, transplanting, soil preparation
  • Assist in watering and care
  • Labeling and tracking of plants
  • Picking and shipping racks of plants in the busy season (May-June)
  • Helping retail staff when required

What You Offer

  • Comfortable working in a team setting and independently
  • Physically fit
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to follow directions
  • Flexible schedule/ some weekends required in the busy season
  • Able to lift up to 50lbs
  • Able to stand for long hours
  • Able to work in all weather

What We Offer

  • Staff discount
  • Flexible hours
  • Training and learning opportunities
  • A fun, creative, positive, and supportive work environment
  • A beautiful, green environment to work in

Garden Centre | Sales Staff - Smiths Falls / Brockville - Spring 2022


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

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

Nursery and Perennial Sales Staff- Spring 2022 – Smiths Falls / Brockville


Join our team! Gemmell’s is looking for knowledgeable plant people to work outdoors in our nursery and perennial areas at both of our locations in Smiths Falls & Brockville. If you have an extensive knowledge of trees, shrubs, evergreens, roses and perennials or a combination of any of the above then we would love to meet you. As the Nursery and/or Perennial Sales staff you would work outdoors helping customers find the perfect plants for their gardens.  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

  • customer service
  • watering & maintenance of plants
  • restocking and reorganizing
  • unloading plant deliveries
  • assisting customers in loading their purchases into vehicles

What You Offer

  • Knowledge of various plants and their characteristics
  • Comfortable working in a team setting and independently
  • Experience working in horticulture
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience working in retail customer service
  • Capable of prioritizing and taking initiative
  • Flexible schedule, weekends included
  • Able to lift up to 50lbs
  • Able to work in all weather

What We Offer

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

Seasonal Spring Student - Smiths Falls & Brockville



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 Assistant

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 available 


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!

Careers | Work With Us

Work With Us

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


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

careers@gemmellsgardencentre.com

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