We are glad that you have decided to apply for a position at The Great Outdoors. We are always looking for energetic, outgoing and talented applicants. However, there are a few things you should know about our industry.

We work outdoors, in all kinds of conditions. While no employee is expected to risk their safety, we are often required to work in any or all of the following: rain, snow, extreme cold, extreme heat, sunshine, dirty conditions, dusty areas. In addition, the job is very physical and any or all the following may be required: heavy lifting and carrying (50 plus lbs ), continuous standing on hard surfaces, lots of walking, etc.

The garden center industry is very much driven by the seasons. ALL NEW EMPLOYEES ARE HIRED AS SEASONAL HELP, unless otherwise specified at the time of your hire. Because we are in the retail industry, weekends will be required of all new employees.

On the upside, we will provide:

  • An environment where you will be treated with respect
  • The tools, on-going education and training to allow you to do a great job
  • Competitive pay and benefits for eligible employees


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