Job Opportunities

Want to bring some of your skills to Zocalo? Check out these job postings!

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HORTCULTURIST/GARDEN CENTRE LEAD

Do you love plants? Do you have experience in horticulture or greenhouse operations? If you like people, love plants, enjoy great variety, awesome atmosphere and opportunities for new challenges, Zocalo is the place for you.

Zocalo’s high energy team needs an experienced horticulturist, plant stylist or garden centre team leader who is keen to do everything from taking care of indoor and outdoor plants, planting containers, helping customers with plant questions, overall care and maintenance of the greenhouse. Truly a highly varied position in a fun, busy, urban environment. Zocalo is a growing plant and flower gallery nestled in Edmonton’s Little Italy.

Some of your responsibilities will include:

    • Leading a team of 3-4 people.
    • Plant care (e.g., watering, deadheading, pest control)
    • Assisting customers with plant and garden questions
    • Receiving inventory, building displays
    • Overall maintenance and cleanliness of greenhouse, yard and storage areas
    • Plant arrangements and custom orders
    • Develop and foster relationships with customers

The successful candidate will:

    • Have 3-5 years of related experience
    • Have extensive knowledge of gardening, plants and/or landscaping
    • Have at least 3-5 years experience working in a greenhouse
    • Enjoy a fast-paced work environment
    • Be able to lift 25lbs+ and be physically fit
    • Enjoy physical work and working with people

This is a full-time position, but we would consider a part-time position for the right applicant. You would have very little evening work, but you must be able to work weekends. Salary, bonuses and benefits commensurate with experience.

Please email resume AND cover letter to [email protected] explaining why you would be a great fit with the folks at Zocalo.

Apply on Indeed: shorturl.at/tzCGS

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CUSTOMER SERVICE PROFESSIONAL/TEAM LEAD

Are you a great people-person? Do you love the challenge of retail? As an energetic people-helper and proven retail professional, you’re needed for a growing lifestyle and décor store located near downtown Edmonton. Zocalo is a funky plant, floral and gift gallery with café that is unlike any in the mall strip, but promises you many opportunities to expand your skills and develop your leadership abilities in an interesting, fun and fast-paced environment. You can catch a glimpse about Zocalo, in business since 2003, on our website at www.zocalo.ca. An exciting opportunity, this position promises growth and challenges as an integral part of a lively and creative team.

You will be responsible for cash desk and coffee bar service, helping customers and all ‘round friendly service. We invite you to tie your best bow, employ your inner green thumb, and expand your learning with us in the plant and gift business. An exciting opportunity, this position promises growth and challenges as an integral part of a lively and creative team. Potential for advancement includes an open position as floor leader.

Essential skills:

    • Must have customer-service and sales excellence and experience
    • Demonstrated people skills
    • Ability to multi-task and pay attention to detail
    • Ability to communicate effectively and work well with a diverse team.

Helpful experience:

    • Visual display experience with a quirky and careful eye for detail
    • Leadership skills
    • Plant or greenhouse experience
    • Barista experience
    • Ability to work independently with initiative and an insatiable drive for excellence.

Assets: Retail sales experience and product knowledge/excellence in tableware, textiles, floral or courtyard/garden. Barista/food-service experience. Sense of humour. Interest in promoting and developing independent retail.

Salary, bonuses and benefits commensurate with experience, escalation with proven success. Must be able to work weekends. Part-time and full-time positions available. Submit resume and cover letter to [email protected] explaining what you would bring to the Zocalo team.

Apply on Indeed: shorturl.at/ctELS

 

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