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Heeman's
20422 Nissouri Rd.
Thorndale, ON
N0M 2P0 Get directions to Heeman's.
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

About Us:
At Heeman’s, we are obsessed with offering the best possible customer service in all aspects of our business, from helping select the perfect plants, to uniting customers with our delicious berries and sundaes, and every detail in between. It is our mission to be your local connection to flowers, flavour and fun, and regardless of the role at Heeman’s, each staff member is titled a “Daymaker” first and foremost. We believe our amazing staff is the key to continuing to fulfill our vision of making our space a “Happy Place” for everyone that enters! As a family business, the quality and care put into everything we do is at the heart of our company and we look to work with like-minded individuals that represent everything it means to be a Daymaker.

About the Role:
As a Houseplant Associate, you will be responsible to maintain the care and quality of the plants in the houseplant department, while assisting customers with any and every question they may have. Our houseplant department is diverse and ever-growing. This requires you to be passionate about plants and committed to continually enhancing your plant knowledge. In addition to providing exceptional customer service, you will be responsible for the overall operation of the houseplant department. You will be receiving shipments, watering, pricing, displaying, inspecting, and further caring for each and every houseplant.

Employment Type:
● Seasonal position

Responsibilities:
● Assist customers on the floor with questions and concerns in a positive demeanor, communicating with other departments as necessary
● Communicate across departments via radio when houseplant questions arise
● Water applicable plants daily and monitor all departmental plants
● Inspect plants; immediately inform supervisor of any concerns or required treatments
● Unload, unpack, and conduct an inventory of new stock from shipments
● Price and perform thorough inspections of each new plant from every shipment
● Maintain an organized and well displayed department
● Condense and rearrange floor displays to best present plant products
● Bring new stock from the back and display as necessary
● Further personal development in the knowledge of plants and sharing of knowledge with customers
● Perform tasks assigned by manager and follow any given instructions

Qualifications:
● Strong customer service experience
● Strong existing houseplant knowledge, including plant identification and proper care (being a member of the 100+ plant club is a bonus)
o If you don’t know the difference between a rhapis excelsa, rhipsalis and rhaphidophora tetrasperma then this likely isn’t a job for you.
● Reliable form of transportation (public transit is not available to this location)
● Capability to perform physically demanding work, repetitive tasks and lift up to 50lbs
● Ability to greenhouse conditions (hot/cold environments depending on the season)
● Willingness to work 6 days a week during peak seasons (April-June)
● Availability to work weekends and evenings when required

Benefits:
● Great mentors who are willing to support and enhance your plant knowledge
● Staff discounts (to fuel that personal houseplant collection)
● Benefits package available after 1 (one) year of full-time

How to Apply:
Please drop off your resume package in-person during our hours of operation at:
Heeman Greenhouses Limited, 20422 Nissouri Road, Thorndale ON
Phone: 519-461-1416

Heeman’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Heeman’s provides accommodations for persons with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. Any inquiries can be sent to h r @ h e e m a n . c a or via the phone number provided above.

We thank you for your interest in obtaining employment with our organization, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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