Mobile Menu MENU

1-800-421-4070

Part-Time | Seasonal | Internships

Full-Time Positions

Greenhouse Team Member

Job status:  Full-time
Hours:  40 hours per week
Location:  Short Pump, VA 23233

Strange’s has position openings for full time Greenhouse Team Members at the Short Pump greenhouse.  The Greenhouse Team Member is responsible for maintaining greenhouse operations, maintenance, and organization as well as completing tasks given by management.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assists customers and presents them with product information
  • Communicates frequently with management regarding possible greenhouse product issues such as, disease or pest problems
  • Maintains plant material and distributes product/goods
  • Maintains cleanliness of greenhouse area
  • Assists in watering, fertilizing and, restocking greenhouse inventory
  • Performs other tasks as assigned by management

Interested in this position?

Apply Online or stop by our Short Pump location to fill out an application in person.

______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Warehouse Specialist

Job status:  Full-time
Hours:  40 hours per week
Location:  Short Pump, VA 23233

Strange’s has a position opening for a full time Warehouse Specialist at the Short Pump location. The Warehouse/Materials Handling Specialist is responsible for maintaining an organized warehouse layout and to ensure the safety, cleanliness, and order of the warehouse department. The Warehouse/Materials Handling Specialist is also responsible for receiving, storing, loading and unloading merchandise using various equipment (ex. pallet jack, forklift).

The essential candidate is organized and has experience in a warehouse environment.

This position is full time and comes with full time benefits to include healthcare coverage, 401k, tuition assistance, life insurance, and PTO. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Cleans and maintains work area to ensure warehouse safety
  • Unloads and sorts garden center product for distribution
  • Completes various preparation and inventory duties (I.e. consolidates product, retrieves product from shelves, etc)
  • Monitors daily warehouse activity by keeping clear records as goods enter and leave the warehouse
  • Coordinates efficient operation of the warehouse department
  • Organizes materials on shelves, racks and bins according to warehouse layout
  • Loads customers vehicles in a professional and courteous manner
  • Receives, handles and maintains bagged goods
  • Assists in outdoor maintenance and maintains warehouse equipment
  • Uses forklifts and warehouse equipment in a safe manner
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management

Interested in this position?

Apply Online or stop by our Short Pump location to fill out an application in person.

___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Retail Greenhouse Manager

Job status:  Full-time
Hours:  40 hours per week
Location:  Short Pump, VA 23233

Strange’s has a position opening for a full time Retail Greenhouse Manager at the Short Pump Garden Center.

The essential candidate has outstanding customer service skills and a proven ability to lead and manage teams. Candidates must have experience in crop production or greenhouse management. Buying experience preferred.  Pay rate to be discussed during the interview process. Candidates must have the ability to create sales projections, buying schedules, inventory controls, timelines, retail layouts and holiday planning.

The Greenhouse Manager is responsible for the development and performance of all greenhouse operations.

Job Responsibilities

•    Build and maintain seasonal department plans
•    Develop and implement greenhouse special events, displays, seminars and signage
•    Organize employee training within the greenhouse department (i.e. products knowledge,customer service, and safety)
•    Maintain cleanliness/safety of  water systems, temperature controls and equipment within the greenhouse
•    Develop a weekly schedule for department staff while maintaining department labor budget
•    Oversee daily openings and closings for the greenhouse Department
•    Plan, implement and produce seasonal crop schedules with the assistance of the greenhouse growers
•    Track sales trends on an ongoing basis and predict sales potential based on the use of all available data
•    Predict and secure seasonal product purchases through online budget programs
•    Frequently process and update sales/COG reports
•    Provides timely feedback to senior management regarding staff performance
•    Completes all appropriate employee relations paperwork on time
•    Supervise the watering, growing, maintenance ,and organization of all greenhouse inventory via greenhouse growers
•    Establish short/long term annual goals for the greenhouse department
•    Communicate with the greenhouse buyer and receiver regarding quality control of incoming plant material and future product orders

Apply Online or stop by our Short Pump location to fill out an application in person.

_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Greenhouse Coach

Job status:  Full-time
Hours:  40 hours per week
Location:  Mechanicsville, VA, 23223

Strange’s is looking for a full-time Greenhouse Coach for the Mechanicsville location. The Greenhouse Coach is responsible for training, guiding, and motivating a team of greenhouse workers to accomplish department goals while maintaining a team friendly work environment.

Scheduling for the Greenhouse Coach position is 5 days a week at 8 hours per day year round. Full time benefits to include healthcare, 401k, tuition assistance, life insurance and PTO. Pay rate to be discussed during the interview process.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Organizes department space to increase efficiency
  • Leads greenhouse projects that increase the organization and efficiency of the retail department
  • Assures greenhouse projects are completed in a timely manner (to include customer orders)
  • Identifies the strengths and weaknesses of all greenhouse team members and develops methods to better team members performance and productivity
  • Produces and follows a regular spraying schedule with the guidance of the sales team lead
  • Trains greenhouse team members using multiple resources
  • Disseminates important new information to team members
  • Ensures that all team members have the tools necessary to meet departmental goals and expectations
  • Maintains team environment between associates
  • Assists the Sales Team Leader in planning for holidays and special events
  • Spearheads seasonal preparations of the greenhouse (i.e. applying whitening, installing shade cloth)
  • Leads monthly and annual greenhouse maintenance (i.e. cleaning gutters, weeding, replacing glass etc.) with the support of the sales team lead & operations manager
  • Assists the Sales Team Leader with opening and closing procedures
  • Orders plants and plant products for the greenhouse
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management

Want to work in our Mechanicsville Greenhouse?  Apply HERE or stop by our Mechanicsville location to fill out an application in person

___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Houseplant Specialist

Job status:  Full-time
Hours:  40 hours per week
Location:  Mechanicsville VA, 23223

Strange’s has a position opening for a full-time Houseplant Specialist at the Mechanicsville location. The Houseplant Specialist is responsible for all houseplant operations and maintenance. The essential candidate has extensive houseplant knowledge, exceptional customer service and communication skills. Pay rate to be discussed during the interview process.

  • Assists customers and presents them with product information
  • Monitors and maintains safety concerns in the greenhouse
  • Receives houseplant product and maintains correctness of product tags
  • Investigates and determines what/how/why material came in incorrectly or damaged
  • Assists in training greenhouse staff on houseplant product
  • Assists the Greenhouse Coach in purchasing  houseplants and special orders per customer requests
  • Waters, fertilizes, spaces, prunes and maintains inventory of houseplant department

Interested in this position? Apply Online or stop by our Mechanicsville location to fill out an application in person.

_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Follow Us

Mastercard Visa American Express Discover McAfee SECURE sites help keep you safe from identity theft, credit card fraud, spyware, spam, viruses and online scams
RVA

©2019 Strange's Florists. All rights reserved.
Website design by Torx Media.