Garden Service Merchandiser Representative
Altman Plants, Inc.
Join our growing sales team and represent the country’s leading succulent grower in a fast-paced, outdoor environment. We’re looking for career minded individuals who want to learn and grow with a company who cares about people, plants, and doing the right thing.
Full-Time (FT) Merchandiser
Altman Plants, Inc. – Fairfield
Altman Plants, Inc. (altmanplants.com) is a family owned wholesale nursery with 3,000+ employees. We’re looking for reliable teammates to merchandise our industry leading plants. Which we deliver to our big box retail partners throughout the Greater Sacramento area. We have one regular full-time position available. We are passionate about open communications, customer service, people development, and long-term growth of the company. We have operations in California, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, and Texas. We provide competitive compensation and benefits.
Our entire sales team has the same goal of effectively merchandising our plants at various store locations so we can drive sales. You will be part of a team in your territory that includes a District Sales Lead, multiple Sales Reps, and other Merchandiser teammates.
The position involves physical outdoor work. Some shifts start as early as 5:00am on both weekdays and weekends. Teammates must be dependable and able to travel between stores during shifts in their own vehicle. A reliable vehicle, valid driver’s license, and auto insurance are a must for this job.
We are looking to train self-motivated teammates with a positive attitude and willingness to learn.
– Efficiently merchandise fresh plants from our delivery racks to retail displays
– Care for our plant displays by watering, pruning, reorganizing, etc.
– Push and pull heavy plant racks while frequently bending and lifting up to 25 lbs.
– Condense and cull unsellable product from store displays
– Reposition product based on consistently changing store needs
– Sweep and cleanup after merchandising
– Accurately generate and place price signs
– Communicate with store-level personnel and company teammates regularly
Required license or certification:
- California Driver’s License
- Clean driving record
Requirements Enjoy working outdoors! Earn $12/HR starting wage as a self-starter who wants to be part of a team that leads the wholesale nursery industry in service excellence. Must be willing to travel from store to store and have a dependable vehicle, valid driver license, and insurance.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
High school diploma or GED. Merchandising experience is a plus
Bi-lingual (English / Spanish) is a plus. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, basic job instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to interact effectively with customers and employees of our organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide basic units of measure.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a number of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Must possess a valid State Driver’s License and have an acceptable DMV driving record. Must have and maintain current automobile insurance.
Other Skills and Abilities
Dependability and punctuality are mandatory. Must be able to work a varied schedule which includes weekends and some holidays. Must have professional demeanor and appearance. Must observe and comply with all company policies and safety practices.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, use hands, lift, pull, lift overhead, walk, stand for long periods of time on concrete, stoop, kneel, talk, and hear.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. Employee must be able to drive distances between accounts. It some case long distances. Employee must be able to tolerate outdoor weather changes, rain, wind, cold and heat.
To apply please email Jeremy Hurst at firstname.lastname@example.org