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Retail Garden Center Manager

Job Number: 2

Permanent   |  Halifax/Dartmouth, Nova Scotia   |  Posted on Feb 03, 2021 ← Back


  General Manager Posting


Lakeland Plant World is a unique family run Retail Garden Centre and Nursery, nestled in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Our team is passionate about plants, people, gardening, professional landscaping and so much more.


We are looking for a General Manager to lead our dynamic team. The General Manger will work along side of the Centre Owner who will assist and mentor.


Great thing about being the GM is the job diversity. Which is why we are looking for an energetic and charismatic manger to lead the day to day operations, engage customers, keep sound records, and coach our team. If you have a background in retail and horticulture, are able to achieve results, lead and inspire those around you then this job is for you!


Responsibilities and Duties

Set the professional standard throughout all departments.
Manager, maintain and organize Health and Safety procedures.
Manage, recruit, develop, coach and schedule the retail sales team.
Order and control live and hard good inventories, have attention to detail
Maintain store standards and elevate customer experience through merchandising.
Create and maintain professional relationships with vendors and internal partners.
Have a sound knowledge of plant material ranging from perennials to trees and shrubs.
Have a sound knowledge of products benefiting plants such as soil and fertilizers.
Create and maintain an outstanding shopping experience for customers, providing the best of customer service.



Formal horticulture training
3 + years at a senior management level
3 + years in a retail environment
Proven track record of achieving sale goals and managing successful teams
Physical able to maintain a full work day of lifting, standing, and walking
Must be available and flexible to work weekdays, weekends and holiday.



This positing also holds the opportunity for additional training, certification as well as a health benefit package. Salary will be based upon experi

Job summary


Lakeland Plant World

Job Type



Halifax/Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Start Date

Mar 18, 2002

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