Thursday, August 11, 2016

Job Opening

Job Opening Posted

Thyme in the Garden, a retail garden center in the North Asheville area off of Merrimon Avenue has the following openings:
Local Garden and Gift Store Hiring Part-time Sales Clerk
6-20 hours; although this is not a seasonal position, hours fluctuate greatly with seasonal increases/decreases in business.   
Great environment. Ideal candidate will enjoy helping customers select product combinations from our unique selection of gifts and plants.  This type of sales engages your creativity! It also presents an opportunity for you to learn with the customer both about the plants and different products offered. 
Must Have:
·         Plant knowledge and enthusiasm for learning.  Experience of 2-3 years working with plants in a professional setting such as landscaping, horticulture, or agriculture is important.
·         Retail or other customer service experience preferred. Ability to engage customers in friendly, hospitable manner, good at reading customer signals.
·         Flexibility on amount of hours (the needs of the business fluctuate with the seasons)
·         Sense of design and confidence helping customers with creative tasks (plant arrangements, unique gifts, home and garden d├ęcor).
·         Ability to regularly lift 20-50 pounds and knowledge of safe lifting practices

·         Experience in a trade such as carpentry, welding, plumbing a plus

Contact Laura Carter at 828-628-3700 or visit their website at:

For more information contact your local Cooperative Extension Center and ask for the Commercial Horticulture Agent.