Employment Opportunities at Edward’s Garden Center and Edward’s Landscaping Service, Inc.
We are currently staffed well for the season but changes happen and we do regularly seek seasonal help here at the garden center. Please feel free to submit an application that we will keep on file.
What we are looking for in every candidate:
An applicant with a positive attitude and willingness to help customers and fellow employees.
Someone who is able to communicate and work well with others as a team member.
Wage is commensurate with experience.
As Wyoming Valley’s premier garden center, appearance is important to us. To create and project a professional company image, we supply uniform garments in accordance with each person’s role in the company. Our customers have long come to recognize and appreciate the Edward’s mark of quality.
We are interested in people who like working with – and helping – other people, and we are interested in those who care enough about what they do and about our company and customers to go that extra mile each day. We encourage our employees to take time to offer ideas and suggestions that might make our company run more efficiently, better service customers, increase business or save time and money. We are looking for quality people who understand, appreciate and accept our philosophy. In return, we nurture and support their growth – both professionally and personally.
Our Physical Work Environment:
As in any garden center/landscape and maintenance service business, staff may work indoors, outdoors or both in all types of weather conditions including sun, heat, cold, rain, wind and snow. Many jobs may be physical and require frequent bending, grabbing and lifting. They may require staff to be on their feet all day, standing or walking and throughout it all; staff needs to be both pleasant and energetic. We encourage our staff to maintain good physical and mental preparedness to enable them to perform their work duties in a consistent high performance manner.
Our Social Work Environment:
We have a very social, caring and outgoing staff. It is important that all employees get along well with our customers, suppliers and staff and are a cohesive part of our team. We give employees freedom to express their creativity and encourage them to create an environment of visual excitement and overall a memorable shopping experience for our customers. Every employee carries their fair share and performs their responsibilities in an appropriate manner.
Our Customer Service:
Edward’s employees offer polite, prompt, courteous, knowledgeable and enthusiastic service with a smile. Our staff must have the ability to determine customer needs, offer solutions to their problems, have the ability to be patient when confronted with a challenge and continually seek knowledge of all of our products. Our customers time is valuable (as is ours) and the help they receive from our staff is nothing less than immediate and nothing short of excellent.
Applying For A Position:
If you believe you have the qualities to become an Edward’s employee, have the proper credentials for any of the positions we seek to fill and believe that Edward’s is a company that you would like to work and grow with, we would like to hear from you. A valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License is a requirement for all positions.
Please email your resume and cover letter to Trudi Kopec at Edwardsretail@frontier.com. If you do not have a resume, please print out our application and mail it to Edward’s Landscaping Service, Inc., 11 West Turner Street, Forty Fort PA 18704.