JOIN OUR TEAM!
 
Do you enjoy plants and people? Do you have a sunny disposition? Are you energetic, flexible, and outgoing? Not afraid of physical work or getting dirty?
 

Ritters Garden and Gift appreciates enthusiastic people with a good understanding of Northwest plants and gardening. Previous retail experience is preferred and plant knowledge is helpful. Nursery work is seasonal, with some shifts starting early morning and several shifts on weekends. We are especially interested in hearing from horticulture students looking for part-time work while they’re in school. But even if you’re not a student, we want to hear from plant lovers who want to work at ritters.

 

Our goal is to provide our customers with the best possible shopping experience, and we rely on our employees to help achieve this goal. To apply, please fill out the application below and submit it with your resume and a cover letter telling us why you would like to join our team. 

 

Current Open Positions:

Garden Center Associate  ~ Full Time & Part Time ~ Weekends

Join our team of outstanding individuals who exemplify great customer service. Candidates must have 2+ years of computer cash register experience, 2+ years of customer service experience, excellent people skills, be detail-oriented, and ability to work independently. Gardening experience a plus. This is a seasonal with potential of becoming a permanent positions

Greenhouse Associate  ~ Full Time & Part Time ~ Weekends

Join our team of outstanding individuals who exemplify great customer service. Candidates must have 2+ years of manual labor experience, excellent people skills, be detail-oriented, and ability to work independently in high heat all day. Some gardening experience needed. 

Customer Service Associate  ~ Full Time & Part Time ~ Weekends

Join our team of outstanding individuals who exemplify great customer service. Candidates must have 2+ years of computer cash register experience, 2+ years experience in retail, excellent people skills, be detail-oriented, and ability to work independently. Gardening experience a plus. This is permanent position.

Custom Planters/Container Designer  ~ Full Time ~ Weekends

Join our team of outstanding individuals who exemplify great customer service. Candidates must have 2+ years of plant design/garden design experience, 2+ years manual labor, 2+ years of computer cash register experience, excellent people skills, be detail-oriented, and ability to work independently and in high heat all day. Gardening experience needed. This is a seasonal position.

Greenhouse Grower Assistant ~ Full Time ~ Weekends

Join our team of outstanding individuals who exemplify great customer service. Candidates must have minimum of 1+ years of greenhouse labor experience, 1+ year or greenhouse education, 2+ computer cash register experience, pesticide knowledge, 2+ years manual labor, excellent people skills, be detail-oriented, and ability to work independently and ability to work in high heat and inclement weather. Gardening experience needed. This is permanent position.

Nursery Sales Associate  ~ Full-Time ~ Weekends

Join our team of outstanding individuals who exemplify great customer service. Candidates must have 2+ years of nursery (trees, evergreens, roses, etc.) experience, 2+ years manual labor, excellent people skills, implement sale strategies, and ability to work in high heat and inclement weather, with the ability to lift over 60+ lbs. Landcape or gardening experience a must. This is a seasonal position.

Perennial Sales Associate  ~ Full-Time ~ Weekends

Join our team of outstanding individuals who exemplify great customer service. Candidates must have 2+ years of nursery (perennials, shrubs, annuals, etc.) experience, watering and care knowledge of multiple types of perennials, 2+ years manual labor, excellent people skills, implement sale strategies, and ability to work in heat and inclement weather. Gardening experience a must. This is a seasonal position.

Store Manager  ~ Full Time ~ Weekends

Lead our team of outstanding individuals who exemplify great customer service to keep our store a leading garden center.  Gardening experience a plus.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of management experience

  • 10+ years computer cash register experience or any POS systems

  • excellent leadership skills

  • be detail-oriented

  • excellent problem solving 

  • ability to work independently as well as with many different types of personalities

 

Physical Demands

  • ability to work in heat and inclement weather

  • Must have the ability to lift 50lbs plus and be on feet all day

HOW TO APPLY
 

Download an Employment Application or pick one up from any cashier. Return it with a cover letter detailing your contact information, training, employment history, and outside interests, even if you don’t think they’re relevant to a nursery. Let us know what kind of job you’re interested in and any scheduling limitations. All submissions will be filed and reviewed when we need additional staff.

 

You may apply in person, by email, or mail. No phone calls, please.

 

Email: maria@4ritter.com

 

Mail:
Attention: General Manager
Ritters Garden and Gift
10120 N. Division Street
Spokane, WA 99218

 

 

Ritters Garden and Gift is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.