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Garden Coach

Company Overview

Are you the person everyone comes to with their plant questions? Do you brag that you have the greenest thumb? Do you get excited talking about plants, gardening, soil, sun, and water? Would you thrive in an environment where you can inspire and educate customers every day to do more of what they love in their landscape and gardening endeavors? 

At Fossil Creek Tree Farm, a family-owned tree farm and nursery, we strive to provide inspiration and an understanding of plants to every homeowner and plant seeker who steps into our store. Located on 8.5 acres with Fossil Creek running along the back of our property, we are known for our stock of over 3,000 trees. Recently winning the honors of being one of the 2020 Best Companies to Work For in Fort Worth and The Top 100 Garden Centers, we know that being a great place to work starts with having a great team.  

Join us! We’re looking to add a Garden Center Sales Associate (Garden Coach) to our growing team. 

Job Overview 

The Garden Coach is responsible for connecting with and assisting customers throughout their shopping experience and caring for plants to ensure the nursery stock stays healthy and beautiful. The ideal candidate has intermediate to advance knowledge of regional shrubs and flowers. 

This position is for you if you want to work in an environment that combines your desire to interact with customers with your knowledge of the horticulture industry. 

Job Details 

  • Welcomes and engages with customers throughout their shopping experience
  • Assists customers with their plant selection by uncovering their needs and presenting options
  • Explains products and services to customers
  • Ensures customers understand plant care instructions
  • Maintains plant health within the Garden Center by correct care and placement
  • Builds displays by following the provided design and set up instructions
  • Keeps backstock organized and restocks Garden Center products
  • Monitors inventory to ensure products stay in stock
  • Helps unload incoming shipments and organizes products upon their arrival
  • Helps load outbound deliveries
  • Maintains the Garden Center’s cleanliness and organization
  • Performs other duties as assigned 


  • Horticulture Experience (Required)
  • Customer Service Experience (Required)
  • TNLA Certification (Preferred)
  • Retail Experience (Preferred)
  • Full-Time or Part Time Position
  • Availability to work Monday through Saturday shifts (Saturday shift required)
  • Ability to lift 50lbs
  • Ability to walk or maneuver around the store for 6+ hours per shifts 


  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Closed on Sundays
  • Paid Vacation from Christmas to New Years
  • Industry Personal Development Opportunities
  • Allowance for Non-Work-Related Personal Development
  • Employee discount 

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