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Mar 05, 2018




         Sunstar Nurseries Ltd., a recognized grower and supplier of quality plants, is currently seeking motivated individuals to work at our Garden Center located in Edmonton.  Full-time and part-time positions are available.  Preference will be given to applicants who have a working knowledge through education and/or experience in horticulture with an emphasis on landscape ornamentals.  Previous sales and customer relations experience is a definite asset. These characteristics are not required but would be very helpful.  Full Time and Part Time required.


Responsibilities include:

  1. a) Customer Service and Sales:

               - providing information and recommendations.

               - recording purchase transactions

               - communication and general public relations.

  1. b) Garden Center Maintenance and Appearance:

               - organizing, weeding, pruning, watering of plants.

               - maintaining general cleanliness/ tidiness of selling lot and store area.

               - signage, tagging, and pricing.

  1. c) Assisting in Other Related Activities as Required.


  1. a) A positive work ethic and attitude and a willingness to learn are essential.
  2. b) Good working knowledge of ornamental horticulture applicable to Alberta, including plant identification, biology and landscape design. This is an asset but not required.
  3. c) Effective communication skills and attention to detail.
  4. d) The ability to take responsibility and work with a minimum of supervision.
  5. e) Good physical condition and mindful of personal appearance.
  6. f) Those who are presently enrolled in or have completed the Landscape Gardener Apprenticeship Program or other post-secondary horticultural programs are encouraged to apply.


Wages: $16 ph starting - Higher wages considered for education in horticulture

Start Date: April/May 2018

Candidates should apply by submitting a current resume in confidence to:

         Att:  Personnel Department                            Fax#: 780 – 472 - 9218

         Sunstar Nurseries Ltd.                                  E-mail:

         810 - 167 ave N.E.                                     

         Edmonton, AB T5Y 6K9


Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest.

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