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About Tangletown Gardens

We offer a unique work environment in which our Tangletown Gardens Farm, Design Team, and Garden Center are intertwined to offer our guest the unique experience they find at Tangletown Gardens. We take pride in our holistic approach to running our Garden Center. We sustainably grow much of the outdoor plant material sold in our Garden Center at our 140 acre farm in Plato, MN, keeping it truly local, and offering guests the very best selection in the Upper Midwest. Our Garden Center is also brimming with distinctive pottery, unusual plants and trees, interesting houseplants and one of a kind pieces from near and far, that helps to set us apart from others. If you are looking for a truly rewarding and unique job, Tangletown Gardens is the right place for you. We are proud of our Tangletown Team that has evolved through the years and pride ourselves on providing our guests a unique and inspiring Garden Centerexperience, going beyond the ordinary, and constantly evolving to make Tangletown Gardens better each and every year.

How to Apply

If you feel confident in your ability to complement our team, we want to hear from you. Email your resume to info@tangletowngardens.com to apply. Please indicate which job you're interested in applying for.

Current Tangletown Gardens Career Opportunities

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Seasonal Garden Center Associate

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time (32-40 hour/week) seasonal positions starting immediately through late fall with potential for hours beyond this time frame.

ABOUT YOU:  You have a background or experience in horticulture, or working in a garden center or nursery. You are approachable, have a strong work ethic, and a willingness to learn. You have strong people skills and a positive can-do attitude.  Retail and customer service experience preferred.  

ABOUT THIS POSITION:

We offer a work environment in which our Tangletown Gardens Farm, Design Teams, and Garden Center are intertwined to offer our guest the unique experience they have come to expect at Tangletown Gardens. You will assist in helping customers with plant material (grown at our 140 acre farm in Plato, MN) keeping it truly local, and offering guests the very best selection in the Upper Midwest. You will assist in customer service and sales of distinctive pottery, unusual plants and trees, and garden art. As a seasonal garden center associate you will assist with processing (unloading and unpacking incoming new product and pricing as needed. Ability to lift 50 lbs, bend, stretch, stand for extended periods of time required). While not mandatory, some candidates with design experience will also assist as a maker (creating inspiring and sell-able potting bench items, succulent arrangements, and/or assisting as a potting bench attendant to help customers design and create window box and doorstep planters). Some candidates will merchandise (create approachable and creative indoor/outdoor displays).

If you are looking for a truly rewarding and unique garden center job, Tangletown Gardens is the right place for you. We are proud of our Tangletown Team that has evolved through the years and pride ourselves on providing our guests a unique and inspiring garden center experience, going beyond the ordinary, and constantly evolving to make Tangletown Gardens better each and every year.

 

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

  • Competitive hourly rate based on performance and experience
  • Tangletown Gardens & Wise Acre Eatery 25% off product discounts
  • Complimentary CSA membership (18 weeks during the growing season) $475 value
  • Flexible hours

 

NEXT STEPS: E-mail your interest to info@tangletowngardens.com In your note, please tell us what you know about Tangletown Gardens and what makes you a good fit for the position. Qualified candidates will be contacted by management.

 

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Landscape Crew Member

Landscape Crew Member:

The Landscape Crew member is an integral part of the installation process of landscape projects from inception to completion. Landscape Crew Members will work under the direction of the Landscape Foreman to complete landscape installations at client sites.

 

Crew Member Position Overview:

-Work under the direction of Landscape Foreman, Designer and/or Landscape Facilitator to complete landscape projects for clients.

-Assist in all facets of the landscape process, from demo, to hardscapes and planting.

-Ability to safely operate tools and equipment used on site.

 

Position Requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license and safe driving record.
  • Flexible work hours, Monday-Friday between 8am-5pm. Availability to work weekends or overtime as needed.
  • Ability to bend, kneel, walk, stand and crouch for long periods of time during workday; able to lift 60-80 lbs, and able to work in all outdoor conditions.
  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent preferred.

 

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