Greenhouse Manager in Concord, MA 01742

Mahoney's Garden Center

Mahoney’s is a family-owned and operated independent garden center with 7 retail locations in the Greater Boston Area and Cape Cod. For over 60 years, we have taken pride in offering the highest selection of quality plants, yard products, and gardening accessories – with outstanding customer service to match!
We employ customer-driven people that are dedicated to creating a refreshing and helpful shopping experience. For our employees, we offer a fun, fast-paced, and challenging workplace with the opportunity for growth. We are committed to maintaining a work environment that encourages trust, hard work, efficiency, self-motivation, initiative, continuous improvement, and teamwork. We provide an opportunity for personal and professional growth and a great employee discount, as well!
The Department Manager is responsible for the quality and appearance of related products, merchandise, and display appearance in accordance with company standards. The continual evaluation of inventory is required to make informed product order recommendations to the General Manager. The Department Manager will also be responsible in coordinating staffing needs with the Operations Manager in order to effectively and efficiently receive trucks.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Coordinate staffing and inventory needs with Operations Manager to efficiently and effectively receive product, execute displays and conduct floor moves related to the department
Build employee and customer relationships through routine interactions and the transfer of department specific product knowledge and usage to answer questions and inquires
Maintain the health, vitality and appearance of all department inventory in accordance with company standards
Maintain and communicate all administrative tasks and documentation related to department needs including seasonal staffing needs, signed product orders, invoices and all other documents needed by the Inventory Control Associate
Routinely communicate department trends and recommendations to the General Manager to help make informed purchase orders
Utilize the point of sale (POS) system to accurately review inventory levels and complete purchase orders in support of the General Manager as needed
Effectively utilize the space of the department to produce improved displays and make recommended floor moves and product placement ideas to the GM, Operations Manager and company Buyers
Develop effective floor plans and layouts based on seasonal trends, reviewing plan documents with the GM and Operations manager in preparation for seasonal changes in product lines and weekly promotions
Support associates in the movement of department specific inventory through the unloading of trucks
Assist other Department Managers with special tasks and functions as directed by store management


Leadership and Coaching
Written and Verbal Communication
Maintenance of Productive Team Relationships
Strong Work Ethic
Well Organized
Problem Solving Skills

Minimum of 3 years of progressive responsibility in retail store operations required. Associates degree or higher in horticulture, agriculture management or other related field and 2+ years’ experience working experience in the horticultural or garden center preferred. Demonstrated project management skills with the ability to hold self and others accountable for high-quality, timely and effective results. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel and Outlook.
This job operates in an active retail store environment. This job may be either indoors or outdoors or both.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
This position requires frequent standing, walking, climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching and / or crawling. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Flexible hours. Days and hours of work vary by schedule and season. Must be available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.
Mahoney’s provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, pregnancy, marital status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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