Employment Opportunities

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OUR MISSION: We provide our community with quality plants, products, services and experiences that rejuvenate and inspire.


We are always looking for good people! We accept applications anytime, and sometimes hire employees in the summer and fall. However, we hire the majority of our employees for the busy spring season. 

We will review your application and contact you only if we have a position for you or if we would like to schedule a follow up interview. We keep all applications on file and review them as positions become available. If we don’t contact you right away, it does not mean we might not contact you in the future.

Download and print our Employment Application (PDF)  or fill out an application online EOE

  • Email your application to jobs@bednersgreenhouse.com
  • Mail to Bedner’s Farm and Greenhouse, Attn: Human Resources, 315 Coleman Road, McDonald PA 15057. 

Retail Manager

Responsibilities
  • Leadership Team: Upholding Our Mission, Values & Standards; Strategic Planning
  • Retail Operations: Cash Handling; Customer Service; Safety + Security
  • Personnel: Hiring; Onboarding; Training + Development; Scheduling; Corrective Action
  • Inventory: Buying; Receiving; Merchandising; Pricing; Promotions
Education, Experience, Skills + Strengths
  • Love of plants, people, and getting your hands dirty!
  • BS in Horticulture or closely related field; or the equivalent combination of education and green industry experience.
  • Minimum of 5+ years in a supervisory or leadership role.
  • Minimum of 5+ years in retail operations.
  • Computer savvy.
  • Forward-thinking and optimistic.
  • Inspiring and fun in leading the Retail Team.
  • Time Management and delegation finesse to prioritize customers, staff, and inventory responsibilities.
  • A life passion for the horticulture industry, and for hard work + enjoying the results!
  • Our Values match your own life Values— Quality, Dedication, Teamwork, Integrity + Education.
Work + Pay
  • A salaried position of 2,000+ hours per year, that ebbs + flows with the demands of the seasons.
  • Retail store hours, including evenings/weekends/holidays, April 1 thru October 31.
  • Store Discount
  • Paid Time Off
  • Health Insurance and Retirement Savings Plan available
  • Profit Sharing Bonus Plan

Landscape Foreman

The Landscape Foreman is a working supervisor of one or more crews in the planning, organizing and development of plant and hardscape installations at a job site. A seasonal position, March – November, with the possibility of intermittent work December – February.

Required Skills and Experience

At least 3+ years of landscape and hardscape experience in a supervisory role.

Verbal and written communication skills to be an effective team member, to provide excellent customer service, and to maintain job documentation.

Extensive gardening experience with knowledge of perennial and woody plants, as well as landscape/hardscape design concepts and applications.

Able to work independently in the comprehension and implementation of a design.

Knowledge of techniques and equipment for planting, growing, and maintaining plants in a landscape, gardening tools and equipment, including their designs, uses, repair and maintenance.

Ability to drive a skid steer and dump truck.

Landscape Crew Leader

The Landscape Crew Leader directs crew members in daily operations, including quality control, training, punctuality and safety. A seasonal position, March – November, with the possibility of intermittent work December – February.

Required Skills and Experience

At least 3+ years of landscape and hardscape experience.

Verbal and written communication skills to be an effective team member, to provide excellent customer service, and to maintain job documentation.

Thorough knowledge of standard practices, materials, tools, and equipment utilized in landscaping work.

Working knowledge of horticultural practices, annuals, perennials, trees and shrubs.

Ability to assign and supervise the work of others, provide instruction and leadership.

Ability to drive a skid steer and dump truck.

Landscape Designer

The Landscape Designer organizes and creates exterior spaces using plant materials and hardscape elements. The Designer works closely with clients from initial contact, site evaluation, closing the sale, to project completion.

Required Education, Skills and Experience

A Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Design, Horticulture, Landscape Architecture, or other related area.

Expertise in horticulture understanding and plant identification.

Thorough knowledge of standard practices, materials, tools and equipment utilized in landscape work.

Ability to perform a thorough site analysis to determine current vegetation, grading, and environmental factors.

Sales and marketing experience.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the Landscape Team and clients.

Nursery Sales Assistant

The Nursery Sales Assistant is a customer service and labor position responsible for plant sales and care, as well as loading/receiving plant orders. A seasonal position, March – November.

Required Skills and Experience

Extensive horticultural understanding and plant identification of perennials and woody plants.

Customer service and sales skills.

At least one year of greenhouse, landscaping, and/or garden center experience preferred.

Ability to move plant material in order to restock merchandise displays, load customer vehicles, and pulling landscape orders.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the Nursery Manager, Garden Center staff, Greenhouse Production Manager, Landscape Team and customers.

Sales Clerk

The Sales Clerk is a customer service position responsible for plant sales and care. A seasonal position, spring through fall.

Required Skills and Experience

Two or more years of sales and retail experience required. Previous garden center experience preferred.

Ability to accurately use a point of sale computer system to complete a sale, accounting for all plants and merchandise, and receiving payments/giving change.

Verbal and written communication skills to be an effective team member and to provide excellent customer service.

Ability to assist customers to their car with purchases, perform plant maintenance tasks, store cleanliness, and help restock merchandise displays.

Landscape Crew

The Landscape Crew Member works with the Landscape Team to implement landscape and hardscape designs, as well as landscape maintenance work.

Required Skills and Experience

Previous landscaping background essential. Basic horticulture knowledge and understanding required.

PA Drivers License

Thorough knowledge of standard practices, materials, tools, and equipment utilized in landscaping work.

Working knowledge of horticultural practices, annuals, perennials, trees and shrubs.

Ability to drive a skid steer and dump truck.

Contact Us

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    315 Coleman Road
    McDonald, PA 15057
    (724) 926-2541
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Store Hours

Garden Center is Closed until April 2018

Please Call for Landscape Services or to Purchase Firewood