Retail Sales Associate – Plants

Join our team at a thriving native plant nursery in Fairfield, CT, dedicated to promoting local biodiversity and natural environments. We specialize in providing the community with a diverse range of native plants, contributing to sustainable landscaping and ecological preservation.


Position Overview:

We are seeking a passionate and knowledgeable Retail Associate to join our native plant nursery. If you have a minimum of 1 year of retail experience and a genuine interest or educational background in horticulture, agriculture, or biology, we want to hear from you. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team that is committed to promoting native plant growth and environmental sustainability.

Retail Sales Associate Responsibilities:

  • Provide excellent customer service, assisting customers with plant selection and gardening advice.
  • Handle retail transactions, including cash handling and using point-of-sale systems.
  • Maintain the nursery’s visual appearance, ensuring plants are well-displayed and the store is clean.
  • Learn and share knowledge about native plants, their care, and their benefits to the local ecosystem.
  • Assist in receiving, stocking, and organizing plant inventory.
  • Answer customer inquiries in person, over the phone, and via email.
  • Collaborate with the team to organize events, workshops, and promotions.
  • Contribute to creating a welcoming and educational environment for customers.


Retail Sales Associate Requirements:

  • Minimum of 1 year of retail experience.
  • Genuine interest or educational background in horticulture, agriculture, or biology.
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced retail environment.
  • Basic knowledge of native plants or a willingness to learn.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Physical ability to lift and move plants.



  • Competitive hourly wage.
  • Employee discounts on native plants.
  • Opportunities for ongoing learning and development in horticulture.
  • Be part of a team contributing to environmental sustainability.


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Fairfield, CT, USA


$20-$30 per hour DOE


1 Year


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