Retail Garden Center/Greenhouse Internship

Hiring Organization: Jonker's Garden
Employment type: Internship
Job Location: Holland, MI
Application Deadline: March 15, 2017

Retail Garden Center/Greenhouse Internship 

Location: Jonker’s Garden, Holland, Michigan

Deadline: March 15, 2017 

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 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: