Altman Plants, Inc. (altmanplants.com) is a family owned wholesale nursery with operations in California, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, New Jersey, and Texas. We’re looking for reliable sales representatives to sell and merchandise the industry leading plants that we deliver to our big box retail partners. We have multiple regular full-time positions available starting over the next 90 days. We’re passionate about plants and specialize as the country’s top provider of cacti and succulents. With over 3,000 employees we’re also passionate about people development, open communications, customer service, and the long term growth of the company. We provide competitive compensation and benefits.
Our entire sales team has the same goal of effectively replenishing and merchandising our top quality plants at big box store locations to drive sales. You’ll be part of a team in your territory that includes a District Sales Manager and Divisional Sales Manager, as well as support from our driver merchandisers.
The position involves some analytical skills and physical outdoor work. If you enjoy working outdoors and being on the move throughout the day, this could be a great position for you! 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’re looking to train a self-motivated teammate with a positive attitude and willingness to learn.
Currently we are looking to fill this position in the following states
- Effectively merchandise fresh plants from our delivery racks to retail displays
- Efficiently maintain beautiful displays, and drive sales
- Care for our plant displays by watering, pruning, reorganizing, etc
- Push and pull plant racks while frequently bending and lifting up to 25 lbs
- Condense and cull unsellable product from store displays
- Enter data to our mobile portal regarding scrap and inventory adjustments
- 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
- Drivers licence in the State you are applying for
Enjoy working outdoors! We are looking for a self-starter who wants to be part of a team that leads the wholesale nursery industry in quality plants and 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
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. Bi-lingual (English / Spanish) is a plus.
- 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. Please advise upon receipt of this job description if you require an accommodation to review and set in place if possible.