Career Opportunities - We are always looking for good people The Perennial Farm, a year-round wholesale grower located in Glen Arm, is expanding and growing. We are looking for individuals to fill some key nursery positions. We've listed some of the opportunities below. Please download an employment application and email or fax it back to us. Horticultural experience is a definite plus.
We look forward to hearing from you!
Customer Service, Inside Sales
Assistant Growers - now hiring
Production Control, Planning & Management of Crop Flow
Horticultural plant maintenance & irrigation - now hiring
Plant growing, production and order pulling - now hiring
Licensed truck drivers & equipment operators - now hiring
Plant growing, production and order pulling (full time and part time) - Now hiring
The Perennial Farm offers year round employment. We are looking for individuals who are hardworking, energetic, and able to stand and bend for extended periods. Job duties include assisting in plant production, order processing and maintenance of plant material. Horticultural experience is a plus, but not required. We will train the right person. Overtime is required at times and you must have your own transportation.
We offer a casual work environment with a benefits package that includes, health, dental, paid holidays, vacation and participation in a profit sharing plan. Base salary is $10.50 per hour but can be commensurate with experience.
Licensed Truck drivers - Now hiring
DOT Physical card
Clean Driving record
Clean random drug test screening
Makes daily, long distance deliveries of racks of plant material to customer’s business and job sites up and down the East Coast of the United States.
Required to assist in loading and unloading of metal racks of plant material weighing up to 1200 lbs. at customer locations.
Maintains paperwork associated with deliveries for proper billing purposes.
Essential Job Functions:
Drives company truck in a safe manner, obeying all laws and regulations and arriving on time.
Inspects company vehicle to make sure it is in optimum mechanical order and is safe to operate.
Pushes, pulls, loads and unloads racks of plant material weighing up to 1200 lbs.
Climbs onto the back of the truck to lift the door to access plant material and begin unloading process.
Strong PC knowledge to include proficiency with MS Word and Excel.
Ability to work well independently and in a team.
Perform work on an open work area which during seasons of high call volume can be filled with background noise or distraction.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to handle customer related issues which involves researching, investigating, determining appropriate resolution and follow-through in action and communication to multiple parties.
Competency in Spanish and Horticulture experience would be looked upon favorably.
Multitasking and ability to work with large volumes of electronic information (i.e. emails, spreadsheets, etc) Exceptional organizational skills, interpersonal and follow-up skills in a fast paced, ever changing environment.
Provide support to customers regarding product selection, placement of orders, order confirmation, order changes and pricing information in a reliable and timely manner.
Perform order tracking and investigative work involving plant tags, freight, and backordered plant material with necessary follow-up to customers and other interested parties.
Establish and maintain a positive and professional relationship with all customers, colleagues and supporting personnel.
Make outbound sales and customer outreach calls. Identify upselling and/or cross selling opportunities with customers to help reach corporate goals.
Gather information and enter claims to resolve customer problems.
Monitor and take follow-up action in a timely manner. Conduct outgoing notification calls to customers on order changes as needed.
Nursery Sales Professional (full time and part time)
The Perennial Farm is looking for a sales professional who is knowledgeable in perennials. Responsibilities include maintaining positive relations with existing customer's and expanding our customer base. Travel throughout the Mid-Atlantic or New England regions with company vehicle visiting garden centers and landscapers. Applicants must be outgoing, friendly and goal/success oriented. Please provide work experience and references with your resume.