Retail Garden Center/Greenhouse Internship

Hiring Organization: Jonker’s Garden
Employment type: Internship
Job Location: Holland, Michigan
Application Deadline: March 11, 2019

Retail Garden Center/Greenhouse Internship

Location: Jonker’s Garden, Holland, Michigan Deadline: March 11, 2019

Compensation: Based on experience, any level considered

Timing: The internship would begin as early as mid-March and last until the end of summer. Further employment a possibility if desired.

Jonker’s Garden is a 65+ year-old family-owned garden center currently managed by a third-generation family member. Located in beautiful West Michigan, we grow annuals, perennials and rose bushes in our 35,000-square foot of greenhouses and cold frames. These we sell retail in our indoor/outdoor garden center, along with lots more that we purchase from local growers, as well as nursery stock, tropical plants (year-round) and indoor and outdoor garden art and gifts. As Holland’s premier garden center, we enjoy a sterling reputation regionally for quality, value, selection and fun, thanks in large part to our many long-term employees. Click www.jonkersgarden.com for a tour of our Garden Center.

The qualified candidate will:

  • Provide customer service.
  • Act as cashier.
  • Be involved in watering and plant maintenance. Assist in planting and growing plants.
  • Assist in designing and planting combination pots and hanging baskets.
  • Assist in displaying and selling annuals, perennials and nursery stock in our retail garden center.
  • Assist in displaying and selling garden art, gifts, soil amendments, fertilizer, and insect and disease solutions.

Internship Requirements:

  • Be able to be on your feet for 8 hours per day
  • Be able to work in an indoor/outdoor environment
  • Be able to lift/move up to 40 lbs.
  • Be able/willing to some weekends and holiday hours seasonally

This is an internship that has potential for growth for the right person. We offer a great work environment with lots of flexibility. If interested in job opportunity submit resume to Dirk Jonker: dirk@jonkersgarden.com. For more information, please click here.

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