Why Join the Hicks Team?

For 160 years, Hicks Nurseries has arguably been the most trusted source on Long Island to help gardeners grow and nurture the plants they love to make their homes and lives more beautiful. For six generations, Hicks has been a family-run business. And although most of our employees are not named Hicks, they are all treated like family. It’s no wonder then that many of them have been with us for years and years. Hicks Nurseries offers competitive salaries and benefits and the real opportunity to work for a business that is growing – both literally and figuratively.

 

If you are interested in a career at Hicks Nurseries, we would be interested in hearing from you at any time of the year. Feel free to email your cover letter and resume to us at recruit@hicksnurseries.com.

EmploymentPagePAM472Seasonal Hiring at Hicks
Our business is highly seasonal. We typically begin hiring for our busy spring season in mid-March; our spring season runs from early April through mid-June.

Our fall/Christmas seasonal hiring begins in mid-to-late September.

Seasonal work typically includes cashiering, helping customers with sales, and many positions that involve lifting and carrying merchandise.

If you are interested in applying for a seasonal position, we recommend that you come in during the times of year indicated above and fill out an application. Our main office is located in our retail store and is open from 9am-5pm.

Thanks for your interest in possible employment at Hicks Nurseries. Please check back regularly for new job postings.

 

Hicks Landscapes - Landscape Design Jobs & Employment

LANDSCAPE DESIGNER/SALESPERSON view more info

We are seeking energetic, enthusiastic and customer-focused person for an exceptional opportunity in our growing landscape services division.

Work includes meeting with clients, designing projects, generating and selling proposals as well as handling administrative tasks for all jobs. The ability to manage and organize multiple projects and activities is crucial to success in this position.

The ideal candidate will be ethical, detail-oriented, approachable and innovative with a positive attitude, and have:

  • Enthusiasm and passion for our industry with excellent communication skills
  • A landscape design degree and/or 3-5 years of design/sales experience is required
  • A solid knowledge of horticulture on Long Island is preferred
  • A problem solver with good decision-making abilities
  • Assertive, self-motivated an a goal-oriented team player
  • A valid, clean driver’s license is required
  • Familiarity with Dynascapes and/or AutoCad is preferred
  • MS Office experience is required
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing

This is a full time, year-round position with competitive salary and benefits, including health insurance and 401k.

To apply, please email us at recruit@hicksnurseries.com your resume and a cover letter telling us why you think this is a great opportunity for you.

Hicks Nurseries - Commercial Sales Job Openings

GENERAL LABOR – SEASONAL POSITIONS view more info

Hicks Nurseries, the largest garden center on Long Island, has multiple seasonal openings.

Known as a “great place to work with nice people”, Hicks Nurseries offers a friendly, team-oriented work environment and an employee discount from the first day.
Positions include:
RECEIVING TEAM MEMBER – Labor
CUSTOMER SUPPORT – Labor
INVENTORY ASSOCIATES – Labor
STOCKING – Labor
* Willingness to work hard with enthusiasm and a smile required.
* Dependability important.
* Heavy lifting required for most positions – including loading/unloading plants/trees/shrubs from trucks, into customer vehicles, etc.
* Forklift experience helpful for some positions; will train.Positions are seasonal with up to 40 hours per week from March through late June.Email us at recruit@hicksnurseries.com or visit us at 100 Jericho Tpke, Westbury, NY 11590 and apply today!

WHOLESALE GREENHOUSE SALESPEOPLE and MERCHANDISERS view more info

Seasonal positions available.

Focusing on annuals and tropical plants, assist clients, build client relationships, maintain displays and care for plants.

Seasonal positions available for our WHOLESALE DIVISION.  There is the potential for up to 40 hours/week during the busy season, which runs from mid-March through late June.

Focusing on sales in the greenhouse, build customer relationships, maintain displays, care for plants and provide excellent customer service.

Knowledge of annuals, tropical plants and houseplants needed.

To Apply:

Email us including a cover letter telling us why you think this is a great opportunity for you and your resume to recruit@hicksnurseries.com.

NURSERY SALESPEOPLE – TREES/SHRUBS and/or PERENNIALS view more info

Seasonal positions available for our WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DIVISIONS.  There is the potential for up to 40 hours/week during the busy season, which runs from mid-March through late June.

Focusing on sales in the nursery yard, build customer relationships and provide excellent customer service.

Knowledge of trees & shrubs and/or perennials required.

To Apply:

Email us including a cover letter telling us why you think this is a great opportunity for you and your resume to recruit@hicksnurseries.com.

SEASONAL CASHIERS view more info

Friendly, customer-focused individuals needed for seasonal positions.

Detail-oriented people to cashier and assist customers with transactions and questions.

Hours are often flexible, but we do have evening hours and weekends are almost always required.

To Apply:

Visit our Main Office (in retail store) Mon-Fri 9am-5pm and fill out an application or email us at recruit@hicksnurseries.com.

Hicks Nurseries - Retail Job Openings

CAFE SHIFT SUPERVISOR view more info

Hicks Nurseries Gardener’s Cafe (located within our garden center) is looking for an experienced person.

Known as a “great place to work with nice people”, Hicks offers an excellent and beautiful working environment. Our Cafe is within our retail and gardening enter and caters to our customers.

Customer service is very important to us and we are seeking someone who will uphold our standards while adding to the positive experience of being at Hicks Nurseries.

Job Objective: Supervise the operations of the Café to ensure sales growth and a positive customer experience.

• Nassau County DOH Food Service Managers Training Course Certificate required.

• Maintain, clean, and organize café area by DOH standards.
• Replenish, maintain, operate all food and beverage preparation and display equipment.
• Comfort w/computers/electronic equipment (cashier, scanners, etc.) required.
• Enthusiasm, strong customer service and communication skills are required.

Competitive salary; this position is eligible for health insurance.

Email us your cover letter and resume.

CUSTODIAL – SEASONAL view more info

Hicks Nurseries, the largest garden center on Long Island, has multiple seasonal openings.

Known as a “great place to work with nice people”, Hicks Nurseries offers a friendly, team-oriented work environment and an employee discount from the first day.
Positions include:Custodial – Labor
* Willingness to work hard with enthusiasm and a smile required.
* Dependability important.
* Cleaning store, grounds and bathrooms, emptying and taking out garbage, etc.
* Lifting required for this position including cleaning store and bathrooms, emptying and taking out garbages, etc.
Position is evening and weekends required and is seasonal from March through late June.Email us at recruit@hicksnurseries.com or visit us at 100 Jericho Tpke, Westbury, NY 11590 and apply today!
GENERAL LABOR – SEASONAL POSITIONS view more info

Hicks Nurseries, the largest garden center on Long Island, has multiple seasonal openings.

Known as a “great place to work with nice people”, Hicks Nurseries offers a friendly, team-oriented work environment and an employee discount from the first day.
Positions include:
RECEIVING TEAM MEMBER – Labor
CUSTOMER SUPPORT – Labor
INVENTORY ASSOCIATES – Labor
STOCKING – Labor
* Willingness to work hard with enthusiasm and a smile required.
* Dependability important.
* Heavy lifting required for most positions – including loading/unloading plants/trees/shrubs from trucks, into customer vehicles, etc.
* Forklift experience helpful for some positions; will train.Positions are seasonal with up to 40 hours per week from March through late June.Email us at recruit@hicksnurseries.com or visit us at 100 Jericho Tpke, Westbury, NY 11590 and apply today!

SEASONAL RETAIL TELEPHONE OPERATORS view more info

Hicks Nurseries is looking for friendly, enthusiastic, customer-focused people for a multifaceted seasonal position.  Customer service is very important to us and we are seeking someone who will uphold our standards while adding to the positive experience of Hicks Nurseries.

  • Be courteous, professional and have a smile in your voice
  • Answer incoming telephone calls
  • Direct callers appropriately, primarily to sales areas within the store
  • Handle multiple callers simultaneously
Employee discount begins on your first day!
Our Season begins March 1 and goes through approximately mid-June.
Shifts to fill are:
     Mon-Fri 5-9pm
     Sat and Sun – 8am-4pm
     Sat and Sun – 4-9pm.
Email us your resume at recruit@hicksnurseries.com or come in to fill out an application today! 
GARDEN CARE SALESPERSON AND DIAGNOSTICIAN view more info

Full time, year-round position with a competitive salary and full benefits including health insurance and 401k.

This is a great opportunity for a friendly, customer-focused individual ready to be a leader in a team of garden care diagnosticians.

  • With a focus on Garden Care merchandise, sell products to customers
  • Educate customers on product choices and usage
  • Participate in sales training and product knowledge training
  • Sell holiday products
  • Replenish and maintain store merchandise.

Job Requirements:

  • Specialized knowledge in plant identification, pests and garden remedies
  • Enthusiasm, strong customer service and communication skills

To apply:

Email your resume and a cover letter telling us why you think this is a great opportunity for you to recruit@hicksnurseries.com.

NURSERY SALESPEOPLE – TREES/SHRUBS and/or PERENNIALS view more info

Seasonal positions available for our WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DIVISIONS.  There is the potential for up to 40 hours/week during the busy season, which runs from mid-March through late June.

Focusing on sales in the nursery yard, build customer relationships and provide excellent customer service.

Knowledge of trees & shrubs and/or perennials required.

To Apply:

Email us including a cover letter telling us why you think this is a great opportunity for you and your resume to recruit@hicksnurseries.com.

SEASONAL CASHIERS view more info

Friendly, customer-focused individuals needed for seasonal positions.

Detail-oriented people to cashier and assist customers with transactions and questions.

Hours are often flexible, but we do have evening hours and weekends are almost always required.

To Apply:

Visit our Main Office (in retail store) Mon-Fri 9am-5pm and fill out an application or email us at recruit@hicksnurseries.com.

Hicks Nurseries - Administrative Job Openings

Facilities Leader view more info

We have a great opportunity with our growing business for someone to lead our facilities department.

This person would be responsible for:

  • Ensuring the maintenance of the facilities, equipment, vehicles and grounds
  • Overseeing compliance with governmental regulations
  • Safety programs and training
  • Related budgets and staff

 

Qualifications:

  • 5- 7 years’ hands-on experience with multiple disciplines (plumbing, electrical, carpentry, security, etc) and/or facilities management
  • 2- or 4-year college degree preferred
  • Strong computer skills including experience with Excel required
  • Valid, clean driver’s license required

 

This is a full time position with full benefits, including health, dental, disability, 401(k).

 

To apply, send your cover letter and resume to recruit@hicksnurseries.com.