Nursery & Garden Center Assistant Manager

Nursery & Garden Center Assistant Manager

Rock & Rose, Inc.
10739 Glenshire Drive
(530) 550-7744
About Rock & Rose, Inc.

Job Description:

Rock & Rose, a retail nursery and landscape company, is seeking an Assistant Manager that is positive, self-motivated, passionate, and knowledgeable about plants, gardening, landscaping, and home projects. Through leadership, the candidate will oversee the day-to-day operations and be responsible for running weekend operations. The ideal candidate will promote a fun, friendly, and energetic work environment by offering on-the-job training while focusing on proper plant maintenance and dedicated to providing excellent customer service. It is important to be able to work in a fast-paced environment with strong attention to detail.


  • Manage weekend operations and assist the nursery manager on weekdays
  • Supervise staff by clearly communicating directions and providing training
  • Oversee daily duties and ensure they are completed properly
  • Assist customers with plant sales and provide information and plant suggestions
  • Help ensure plant health through proper care and placement
  • Ensure the nursery is fully stocked, and items are priced properly.
  • Rotate plants to ensure our displays are always fresh while creating new ways to promote and market our product
  • Receive, unload, and organize incoming deliveries
  • Load customers with bulk material, which will require operating equipment (will train)
  • Supervise daily plant maintenance, watering, pruning, and fertilization
  • Property maintenance by keeping all areas clean, neat, and organized with close attention to detail
  • Assist in ordering material
  • Balance cash register and daily sales
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a high level of accuracy and professional courtesy

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Plant knowledge and experience required
  • Nursery retail sales experience (2+ years preferable)
  • Flexibility to work various shifts – Weekends are mandatory
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills
  • Develop a solid knowledge and understanding of company products and procedures
  • Heavy equipment experience or willingness to be trained is a plus
  • Prepared to work outside in various weather environments – hot or cold, rain or shine
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs. and stand on feet for hours at a time
  • Perform physical work throughout the day this position requires physical demands such as lifting heavy objects, bending, squatting, and kneeling

Salary: $22 – $25 DOE

Job Type: Full-time / Seasonal

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $22.00 – $25.00 per hour


  • Employee discount


  • 8 hour shift
  • Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Truckee, CA 96161: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)

Application Question(s):

  • Are you available to work weekends?


  • Retail Nursery / Farming or Plant Knowledge: 1 year (Required)
  • Supervising Experience: 1 year (Preferred)


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