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3738 42nd Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN, 55406

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Mother Earth Gardens is hiring for the 2018 spring season! 

If you are interested in applying, please use the 'APPLY NOW' button below.
We will begin interviewing in mid March. 

Please write both the position you are interested in, and the location you are applying for, on the Subject Line.
If you are interested in working at both of our locations, please specify “Both”. Include a one page resume with information relevant to the position. The three positions we are hiring for, with brief descriptions, are listed below.

The locations, with addresses, are:

 

LONGFELLOW
3738 42nd Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55406

NORTHEAST
2318 NE Lowry Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55418

 

• MANAGER • 
Full Time Year Round
Hiring for Longfellow location

Requirements:

  • Excellent plant knowledge, including one are of plant or garden expertise
  • Must have basic organic gardening skill set
  • Ability to lift and carry 40 pounds
  • Ability to work long hours seasonally
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work both independently and with a team
  • Ability to handle pressures of very fast-paced environment
  • Garden center or other relevant experience
  • Must work weekends during high season
  • Able to see big picture and prioritize

Basic job:

  • Helping customers, answering questions, and recommending plants and products
  • Working both inside and outside in many different weather situations
  • Managing staff and daily operations
  • Coordinating plant and product flow over seasons
  • Working with owners on planning and training
  • Assisting all store functions

Extra

  • Experience using Mac computers
  • Sense of humor

• CASHIER • 
Part time seasonal (approximately April 15 - June 30)
HIRING FOR BOTH LOCATIONS - DAYTIME and EVENINGS

Requirements:

  • Ability to stand, pack wagons and ring sales for at least six hours per day, with required breaks
  • Friendly and personable, skilled with customer service
  • Ability to handle money and make change
  • Ability to handle pressures of very fast paced environment
  • Team worker 
  • Must work weekends during high season

Basic job:

  • Setting up and running cash register
  • Working both inside and outside in many different weather situations
  • Packing and bagging plants and products 
  • Assisting customers 
  • Cleaning, restocking and pricing 
  • Assisting sales staff 

Extra:

  • Experience in retail or garden center
  • Experience using Mac computers
  • Self starter, ability to work alone

• SALES • 
Part Time Seasonal (at least April 15-June 30, possibly longer)
Full Time Seasonal (at least April 15-June 30, possibly longer)
HIRING FOR BOTH LOCATIONS - PRIMARILY EVENINGS

Requirements:

  • Excellent plant knowledge, including one area of plant or garden expertise
  • Must have organic gardening basic skill set
  • Ability to lift and carry 40 pounds
  • Ability to work long hours seasonally
  • Excellent customer service skills 
  • Ability to work both independently and with a team
  • Ability to handle pressures of very fast paced environment
  • Garden center or other relevant experience
  • Must work weekends during high season

Basic job:

  • Helping customers, answering questions, and recommending plants and products
  • Working both inside and outside in many different weather situations
  • Packing and bagging plants and products
  • Setting up and running cash register 
  • Cleaning, restocking and pricing
  • Spot watering, plant care and plant maintenance
  • Assisting in unloading plant deliveries and stocking plants

Extra:

  • Experience using Mac computers
  • Able to see big picture and prioritize

• WATERER •
Part time seasonal (April 1 - Sept 30)
HIRING FOR LONGFELLOW LOCATION - MORNINGS

Requirements:

  • Extremely dependable and even keel morning person
  • Capable of hauling hoses and climbing ladders
  • Perceptive and flexible with good plant knowledge
  • Able to work independently 
  • Must work weekends

Basic job:

  • Watering all outdoor plants, working outside in all weather
  • Working independently, in early morning hours
  • Communicating with watering and management staff