Southwood Landscape & Garden Center is a retail garden center and landscape design/build firm located in south Tulsa, where 91st Street, Lewis Avenue and Riverside Drive come together. Southwood is always looking for great people, and offers competitive wages and benefits as well as an exciting and enriching work environment. If you’re looking for a rewarding career in the garden retail and landscaping industry, Southwood could be the place for you. We are seeking friendly, happy applicants that enjoy working with both plants and people!
Applications are available in the Solutions Center at the retail store during normal business hours. Please apply in person or resumes may be faxed to 918-299-6118 or e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Horticultural Sales Person – Part-time position that has potential for full time position. Establishes customer relationships in person and on the phone through prompt and courteous service; maintains current knowledge of inventory, prices, horticulture practices, and sales techniques; and cares for, grooms, and displays stock to ensure quality.
Requirements include one to two years retail experience in horticulture or related industry and preferably an Associates or higher degree in horticulture, forestry, environmental science or related field.
Cashier – Greet and direct customers, assist customers with purchases utilizing a computerized cash register, handle a variety of payment methods, and maintain and clean the work area. Previous cashier experience preferred. Possess the ability to lift up to 40 pounds.
Sales Helper – Assist customers with purchases by loading them into customers’ vehicles and securing them properly to avoid damage, thank the customers, stock bagged goods, keep the parking lot and other areas of the retail facility clean. Forklift training/certification helpful. Able to lift and move up to 50 pounds repeatedly and maneuver up to 250 pounds with proper equipment and additional personnel.
Retail Sales Attendant or Bedding Plants Attendant – Assist sales persons with customers and merchandising.Care for plants by watering, pruning, and fertilizing. Maintain a neat and safe working environment. Organize and stock plants. Place proper signage for merchandise. Must be able to lift and move 50 pounds repeatedly and push/pull large rolling racks loaded with shelves of merchandise. Basic plant knowledge preferred.
Receiving Attendant – Load/unload plants and hard goods to/from trucks. Inspect quality of merchandise for defects, insects or disease. Stock, price and tag merchandise. Must be able to lift and move 50 pounds repeatedly, up to 75 pounds occasionally with assistance, and maneuver trees weighing up to 250 pounds with proper equipment and additional personnel. Forklift training/certification helpful.
Maintenance Attendant – Cleans the common areas of the property to include, but not limited to vacuuming, mopping, carpet cleaning, window washing, emptying trash containers, cleaning bathrooms and kitchen, replacing light bulbs, cleaning and mowing grounds, removing weeds, trimming shrubs, and removing snow and ice.
Nursery Attendant – Properly care for trees and shrubs by watering, controlling insects and disease, pruning, and fertilizing. Mix and bag potting soil and azalea mix. Must be able to repeatedly lift and move up to 50 pounds and use equipment to move larger loads. Forklift training/certification helpful.
Landscaper – Load and unload materials from truck. Remove existing material and debris from worksite. Prepare site for new landscape installation. Install new plant material. Able to lift and move 50 pounds repeatedly and over 100 pounds occasionally with proper equipment and assistance. Must also be able to haul loads up to 150 pounds in a wheelbarrow for distances up to 100 feet. Heavy equipment experience helpful.
Seasonal employees are hired for Southwood’s peak seasons of March-June and September-November. Southwood Landscape & Garden Center operates 7 days a week in many departments. Scheduled working hours and days vary based on the position, department, and season.
Work shifts vary between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. The working environment is outside in many cases and work continues in the heat, rain, and all types of weather. Must be willing to work weekends and overtime during peak times.
Unless otherwise noted, the positions currently available are temporary seasonal positions and the working hours fluctuate between 10 and 40 hours per week.