• Cashier

    Tree Valley Garden Centre 4431 Stouffville Road 


    We are hiring for our 2019 season! With the nature of the industry, during parts of the season successful candidates must be willing to work weekdays, some weekends and/or holidays. Work terms do vary depending on the job position and time of year.  We will work with college and university students for start dates to begin after last exams. High school students and retirees are also encouraged to apply with consideration of modified hours  


    We are looking for experienced cashiers who have excellent customer service skills and can keep up with our fast paced environment while still maintaining attention to detail.

    We are a team-orientated company and successful candidates will be willing to work in alternative positions/perform different tasks as requested by upper management.

    The ideal candidate displays a positive attitude when interacting with customers and co-workers as well as being a dependable and hardworking member of the team.


    Responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to:

    • Perform basic math functions to collect payments and make change
    • Operate registers, scanners & credit card/debit card terminals
    • Maintain accurate cash drawer
    • Handle refunds in a quick, efficient manner
    • Determine delivery costs accurately by using guide 
    • Answer the main telephone line and direct the call in a timely fashion 
    • Unloading and stocking displays 
    • Merchandising
    • Plant sales
    • Keep the greenhouse in a clean and orderly manner ensuring areas are maintaining with AODA standards 

    *and other tasks as assigned by upper management 


    Qualifications and skills

    • High school graduate or experience as a cashier
    • Mathematical skills and the ability to handle transactions quickly and accurately
    • Ability to process refunds and gift cards
    • Capable of lifting up to 30 pounds, bending,twisting and standing for long periods of times 
    • Candidates should have strong knowledge or willingness to learn about plants & gardening (horticulture) to inform customers about plant selection and care 
    • Willingness to learn and help where they can 
    • Previous experience in a garden centre, retail store or as a cashier is an asset
    • Positive helpful attitude towards customers  
    • Willingness and openness to learn and ask for help when you encounter a challenge 
    • Capable of working long shifts 
    • Past experience with POS system is an asset 
    • First aid certificate is an asset


    Benefits of working at Tree Valley Garden Centre

    • Weekly paychecks
    • ++ hours available
    • Working in an outdoor environment
    • Past college and university students were able to save enough money for the entire school year
    • Potential to be invited to work back next season  
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