Seasonal General Labor & Christmas Tree Help

Winchester, Massachusetts, United States Part-time

Now Hiring for General Labor & Christmas Tree Help!



The business of Mahoney's Garden Centers is distinctly influenced by seasons of the year. In all cases, each store location has its own unique needs relative to these seasons. To meet these needs, the company hires seasonal staff. The job description duties of seasonal staff are uniquely tailored to be highly flexible and available upon demand and shifts can be added, reduced or modified with little or no notice. The preferred candidate should have a basic understanding or quickly become familiarized of product categories and services offered through basic training, and has the ability to share this knowledge with our clients by suggesting products and merchandise that will meet the client’s needs.

This position will perform a variety of duties including but not limited to selling of product and services, answering the telephone, receiving, pricing and displaying of products and plant material and maintaining the product by watering, pruning and maintaining plant material.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Assist Customers in finding the perfect Christmas Tree!

  • Engage and assist customers in finding product, choosing products, loading customers cars or tying trees on top, etc.

  • Move, replace and improve the presentation of inventory.

  • Prepare property for incoming stock.

  • Support offloading of delivery trucks.

  • Be knowledgeable about product and its location on the property.

  • General maintenance (sweep, shovel, etc.).

  • Accept any assignment on the general floor (any location or department).


  • Requires frequent and consistent, heavy lifting (60 lbs-100 lbs)

  • Willing and able to serve in any weather condition, out of doors

  • Housekeeping and maintenance

  • Flexible as to shift, hours or employment duration

  • Able to interact pleasantly and courteously with customers

  • Willing to promote sales at any opportunity

Work Environment

This job operates in an indoor and outdoor retail business environment. You must be willing and able to serve in any weather condition, out of doors. No travel required.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling and climbing repetitively throughout the entire shift. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items that weigh 60 lbs to 100 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
Seasonal part-time positions available. Days and hours of work vary by schedule. Evening and weekend work may be required as schedule demands.


AAP/EEO Statement

At Mahoney’s Garden Center we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all team members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. Mahoney’s Garden Center hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the position to be filled.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.