Employment Opportunities

Inspiration Truly Blooms at Dufferin Garden Centre!

Dufferin Garden Centre is an independent Garden Centre offering quality plant material, a seasonal gift shop and garden necessities.  We are looking for energetic people who love to work with plants to join our team. 

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Garden Centre procedures are in compliance with COVID-19, employees and customers safety.

Please submit all resumes to grow@dufferingarden.ca

Front Cash Associate (May – June)

This role within the Dufferin Garden Centre is key to assisting customers in a courteous and respective manner with an enthusiastic attitude!  Do you enjoy working with plants?  Do you have a positive, team-oriented attitude?  If this describes you – we would like to meet you!

  • quality experience in customer service and cash handling with good organizational skills and an enthusiastic and professional approach to customers
  • this position involves filling customer orders, operating cash registers, record keeping and answering phone inquires, as well as sweeping, dusting and pricing products
  • the successful candidate will be able to work well under pressure, be a team player and pay close attention to detail
  • some lifting will be required to load customer cars
  • experience in garden centres and knowledge of plant material is an asset
  • work hours include days, evenings and weekends as scheduled
    Garden Centre procedures are in compliance with COVID-19, employees and customers safety.

Nursery Sales and Maintenance Associate (Seasonal)

This role within the Dufferin Garden Centre is key to assisting customers in finding the perfect plant for their garden.  Do you enjoy working with plants?  Do you have a positive, team-oriented attitude?  If this describes you – we would like to meet you!

  • experience in garden centres and knowledge of plant material is an asset
  • experience in sales with an enthusiastic attitude towards customers in assisting their plant choices

Responsibilities:

  • the ideal candidate is able to work independently to ensure the Nursery Plant Material is organized, watered, weeded, and pruned as directed
  • outside work is expected and some lifting will be required
  • work hours include days, evenings and weekends as scheduled

Garden Centre procedures are in compliance with COVID-19, employees and customers safety.

Plant Sales and Maintenance Associate (Seasonal)

This role within the Dufferin Garden Centre is key to assisting customers in finding the perfect plant for their garden.  Do you enjoy working with plants?  Do you have a positive, team-oriented attitude?  If this describes you – we would like to meet you!

  • experience in garden centres and knowledge of plant material is an asset
  • quality experience in sales with an enthusiastic attitude towards customer inquires in assisting their plant choices

Responsibilities:

  • the ideal candidate is able to ensure the annuals or perennials, hanging baskets and herbs is organized, watered and maintained as directed
  • outside work is expected and some lifting will be required
  • work hours include days, evenings and weekends as scheduled

Garden Centre procedures are in compliance with COVID-19, employees and customers safety.

Delivery Personnel and Handy-Person (part-time)

  • the ideal candidate will have an enthusiastic attitude towards assisting customers
  • drivers must possess a valid G driver’s license at a minimum and have a good driving record.
  • (Copy of current drivers abstract from Ministry of Transportation is required) 
  • the ideal candidate is responsible for representing the Dufferin Garden Centre while loading and delivering soil, mulch, plant material and other products using a 1-ton dump truck and skid steer
  • the successful candidate will also be responsible for garden maintenance of our Display Gardens and general repairs
  • outside work is expected and some lifting will be required
  • this person will be required to work days, evenings and weekends as scheduled

Garden Centre procedures are in compliance with COVID-19, employees and customers safety.

Email your resume complete with a cover letter attached indicating any special interests to grow@dufferingarden.ca

We thank you for your interest in becoming a Dufferin Garden Centre employee, however, only those candidates that are selected for an interview will be contacted.