Greenhouse Manager- Falmouth

Falmouth, Massachusetts, United States Full-time

Greenhouse Supervisor

The business of Mahoney's Garden Centers is distinctly influenced by seasons of the year. The major peak is spring. In all cases, each store location has its own unique needs relative to these seasons. To meet these needs, the company hires seasonal staff. This position will start as soon as possible and work through until the end of the year.

Under supervision from the General Manager, Greenhouse Manager will perform a variety of duties including but not limited to assigning work schedules and duties to seasonal and permanent staff, along with planning, organizing, and directing the activities of the greenhouse.

Essential Functions

  • Assign work schedules and duties to greenhouse staff

  • Understand and advise employees and customers about the horticultural practices and gardening techniques necessary to maintain and grow tropicals and annuals

  • Cultivating and maintaining of horticultural crops including tropical plants and annuals

  • Identify plants as well as problems such as diseases, weeds and insect pests

  • Water, deadhead and maintain live inventory

  • Stay current on sales, discounts and special promotions

  • Recommend additional products and services based on customer’s needs

  • Demonstrate solid customer service skills when working with our customers, especially if there is a customer problem or concern


  • One year of supervisory experience, including assigning work schedules

  • Prior experience working in a retail horticulture environment

  • Specific knowledge of tropical plants, including orchids and annuals

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 40 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 full-time position, February-end of December. Days and hours of work vary by schedule. Weekend work is required.

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.