Job Opportunities

Do you look good in green?

Located in Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Kool Breeze Farms is a great place to work.

  Now hiring for the Spring 2022 season! Looking for great people to join our team as cashiers, plant caretakers, horticultural workers, stoneyard worker, and sales specialists. Read on for the job details and how to apply. Estimated start date is February 28, 2022.

Cashier

Job Description:

Full Time Seasonal 35-48 hours per week
Must be available morning, day, evening & weekends
Salary: Starting at $13.70 per hour
Willing to train

Key Responsibilities:
Operate point of sale system/cash register
Process sale and return transactions
Process, money, cheques, and credit/debit payments
Stocking shelves
Daily cleaning schedule
Greeting customers entering and leaving store
Provide excellent customer service
Direct customers to products
Maintain a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
Contribute to the team, assisting others when needed
Transplant seedlings and rooted cuttings
Answering phone calls

Qualifications & Skills:
Friendly and positive attitude
Excellent customer service
Excellent communication skills
Basic math skills
Attention to detail
Ability to multitask

Education and Experience Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalent desired
0-1 years of retail experience desired
Effective communication and customer service skills
Knowledge of gardening considered an asset but not required
Willing to train

Plant Caretaker

Job Description:

Full Time Seasonal 35-48 hours per week
Must be available morning, day, evening & weekends
Salary: Starting at $14.25 per hour
Willing to train

Key Responsibilities:
Ability to water plants by hand or using the irrigation system
Reading instructions and following policies to mix fertilizer for plants
Cleaning up work areas
Transplant seedlings and rooted cuttings
Working soil machine for soil trays, mixing, and preparing soils
Customer service
General repairs & maintenance
Stocking shelves
Daily cleaning schedules
Maintains a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
Contributes to the team

Qualifications & Skills:
Friendly and positive attitude
Excellent customer service
Excellent communication skills
Basic math skills
Attention to detail

Education and Experience Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalent desire
Effective communication and customer service skills
Forklift license or willing to obtain license
Knowledge of gardening and plant care taking considered an asset but not required
Willing to train

Horticultural Worker

Job Description:

Full Time Seasonal 35-48 hours per week
Must be available morning, day, evening & weekends
Salary: To be determined based on experience

Key Responsibilities:
Assist customers with plant selection/finding specific plants to meet their needs
Taking care of the plants
Watching for diseases & insects
Transplant seedlings and rooted cuttings
Ability to water plants by hand or using the irrigation system
Reading instructions and following policies to mix fertilizer for plants
Cleaning up work areas
Working soil machine for soil trays, mixing, and preparing soils
Customer service
Stocking shelves
Daily cleaning schedules
Maintain a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
Contributes to the team

Qualifications & Skills:
Friendly and positive attitude
Excellent customer service
Excellent communication skills
Basic math skills
Attention to detail

Education and Experience Requirements:
Post-secondary or equivalent experience
Effective communication and customer service skills
Knowledge of gardening, horticulture and plant care required

Stone Yard Worker

Job Description:

Full Time Seasonal 35-48 hours per week
Must be available morning, day, evening & weekends
Salary: Starting at $14.25 per hour + to be determined based on experience
Willing to train

Key Responsibilities:
Operate point of sale system/cash register
Assist customers with stone selection/finding specific stones to meet their needs
Operate a forklift
Organize stone yard
Unloading and loading trucks with product
Cleaning up work areas
Repairs and maintenance
Customer service
Daily cleaning schedules
Maintain a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
Contributes to the team

Qualifications & Skills:
Friendly and positive attitude
Excellent customer service
Excellent communication skills
Basic math skills
Attention to detail

Education and Experience Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalent experience
Forklift license or willing to obtain license
Effective communication and customer service skills
Knowledge of stones and landscaping considered an asset but not required
Willing to train

Sales Specialist

Job Description:

Full Time Seasonal 35-48 hours per week
Must be available morning, day, evening & weekends
Salary to be determined based on experience
Willing to train

Key Responsibilities:
Servicing and communication with existing customer base
Proactively growing the customer base
Cultivating positive business relationships
Ensuring product is in stock or ordering product
Preparing quotes and proposals
Prepare forecasting, sales, and profit reports as required
Operate point of sale system/cash register
Assist customers with stone selection/finding specific stones to meet their needs
Operate a forklift
Organizing stone yard
Cleaning up work areas
Repairs and maintenance
Customer service
Daily cleaning schedules
Maintains a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
Contributes to the team

Qualifications & Skills:
Friendly and positive attitude
Excellent customer service
Excellent communication skills
Excellent math skills
Attention to detail

Education and Experience Requirements:
Post-secondary or equivalent experience
Forklift license or willing to obtain license
Effective communication and customer service skills
Knowledge of gardening, stones and landscaping considered an asset but not required
Willing to train

To apply:

  • Email your resume to jobs@kbfarms.ca, send it to us in Facebook Messenger, or fax it to 902-436-1313

  • Include in the subject line the position for which you are applying

Current Store Hours

Tuesday to Friday 12 noon – 4 pm
Saturdays 9 am – 4 pm
Closed Sunday & Monday

Garden Centre Phone 902-436-1900

231 Read Drive
Summerside, PEI

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