Perennial Seasonal Sales - Osterville

Osterville, Massachusetts, United States Part-time


The preferred candidate must have some knowledge about Perennials and quickly become familiarized of product categories and services offered through training and has the ability to share this knowledge with our clients by suggesting products and merchandise that will meet the client’s needs.

Essential Functions

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

The Perennial Seasonal Sales position is generally intended to pro-actively engage and assist customers and support inventory maintenance.

  • Be knowledgeable about Perennial products and where they are located on the property.

  • Be aware of price changes, special sales.

  • Seek opportunities to [up]sell merchandise or services.

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

  • Move, replace and improve the presentation of inventory.

  • Load product onto carts or into vehicle.

  • Water, deadhead and maintain live inventory.

  • General maintenance (sweep, shovel, dust, clean- includes bathrooms.)

  • Unload delivery trucks; promptly and carefully.

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


  • Knowledgeable and interested in Perennial plants and related products

  • Able to interact pleasantly and courteously with customers

  • Willing to promote sales at any opportunity

  • Requires candidates to be able to frequently and consistently lift moderate to heavy materials up to up to 50 lbs.

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

  • Basic Math Aptitude

  • Light housekeeping and maintenance

  • Flexible as to shift, hours or employment duration

Work Environment

This job operates in an indoor and outdoor retail business environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers and phones. 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 up to 50 pounds. 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

This is a seasonal part-time position. 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.