Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at Ego's!

We are a family-owned and operated garden centre, nursery and farm market operating since 1975 in beautiful Oro-Medonte.  

Our team members take great pride in offering our customers a unique and enjoyable experience.

Our staff are friendly, knowledgable and enjoy working in a fast paced environment.

If you think you would be a good candidate to join our team this season, here are a few things you should know...

  • All our positions require full work days on your feet (standing and walking) as well as repeated bending and lifting... your Fit Bit may blow up!
  • We work in a range of weather conditions... sunny, rainy, hot and cold days... so a tolerance of working in a variety of environments is a must.
  • Our garden centre is open 7 days per week with Friday, Saturday and Sunday being our busiest days so the ability to work weekends is mandatory.
  • We are located in a rural area with no public transportation so a reliable means of getting to work is essential.

 

 

We are currently accepting applications/resumes for the following areas:

Seasonal Garden Centre Sales

Responsibilities of this position include:  

  • providing excellent customer service to our guests
  • merchandising and maintaining appealing displays
  • plant care (watering, pruning, trimming, etc.)
  • maintaining a clean and safe environment

Ideal candidates have previous retail experience (garden centre experience a bonus), general knowledge of plants (trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, etc), a keen eye for maintaining a clean and orderly sales area, commitment to tackling multiple tasks with a positive and energetic attitude.  Experience operating a POS system also an asset. 

 

Landscape Installation and Maintenance

Responsibilities of this position include:

  • installation of trees, shrubs and perennials on landscape sites
  • delivery of plants and materials to residential and commercial sites
  • professional conduct and communication with customers
  • landscape maintenance of garden centre and farm (mowing, trimming, weeding, mulching, etc.)

Ideal candidates have previous landscaping experience and/or grounds maintenance experience, are competent at  operating mowers and trimmers, have a valid (minimum G) drivers licence with clean abstract, enjoy working outdoors in a range of environments with a positive and energetic attitude.  Ability to operate a tractor, skid steer and forklift also an asset.

 

If you believe you would be a good fit for a position on our team, please send a copy of your resume with cover letter to info@egosgardencentre.com

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.