Sales Trainee

Altman Plants is seeking entry-level sales trainees to service our large retail chain clients with garden centers – merchandising our products, growing our brand and client base. Our sales trainees are self-starters, with a good base of plant knowledge, dependable/punctual and professional in appearance and demeanor.

All qualified candidates must have a dependable vehicle with proof of insurance, must possess a valid State Drivers License and have an acceptable DMV driving record. We are looking for candidates with strong computer skills with access to internet/ email, enjoy working outdoors, and can be able to lift 50 lbs

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Sales Trainees will efficiently order product line (plants) to replenish store inventory, maintain beautiful displays, and drive sales.
  • Sales Trainees will effectively merchandise fresh plants from our delivery racks to retail displays, as well as, reposition product based on consistently changing store needs.
  • Sales Trainees will care for our plant displays by watering, pruning, reorganizing, and condensing and culling unsellable product from store displays.
  • Sales Trainees will sweep and cleanup after merchandising.
  • Sales Trainees will need to accurately generate and place price signs.
  • Sales Trainees need to have ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Sales Trainees will possess the 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.
  • Sales Trainees need to be able to communicate with store-level personnel and company teammates regularly.


High school diploma or GED. Merchandising experience is a plus.
About Altman Plants:

Altman Specialty Plants, Inc. is a dynamic family-owned wholesale nursery that produces and distributes a wide range of plants for major retailers throughout the country from facilities in CA, AZ, CO, TX and FL.
We are a privately held company, routinely recognized for innovation, marketing, high quality products and creative sales programs.
We are in partnership with several of the key retail customers to supply color, flowering, cactus and specialty plants. We are passionate about open communications, customer service, people development and long term growth of the company.

Physical Demands

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. Employee must be able to tolerate outdoor weather changes, rain, wind, cold and heat.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 the job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes (traffic smog) and airborne particles (dust and dirt). The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee may be exposed to additional environmental conditions present at retail centers.

To apply, email resume and cover letter to Brendan Harada at

Contact Information

To apply, please email resume and cover letter to
Santa Rosa, CA