Employment

Knecht’s Nurseries & Landscaping is looking for people who have a passion for plants, gardening or all things associated with gardens, yards & landscapes! Do you enjoy the changing seasons, working outdoors, meeting people and doing something that says “I really love my job!”? If so, Knecht’s Nurseries & Landscaping is looking for you!

We have permanent career opportunities, and seasonal full-time and part-time positions available. Now is the time to get on board with the Knecht’s team! If you want to work in our retail division, or plant production area or with the landscape crew – apply now! We will train you so you are comfortable with what you will be doing. Most of our positions do require some weekend hours, typically on a rotating schedule.

We are looking for individuals with the talent and people skills who can bring new ideas and a positive outlook to our team.


RETAIL SALES ASSISTANT/PLANT MAINTENANCE
Full-time and part-time openings

We offer competitive pay paid training, retirement plan, discount on plants, and clothing allowance.  Our work is enjoyable and satisfying, working outdoors, working with beautiful plants, friendly co-workers, and a loyal and expanding group of customers who are fans of Knecht’s Nurseries and Landscaping.

This position requires:

  • Some weekend shifts and some weekdays til 6 pm.
  • Ability to guide and work with fellow employees to maximize productivity
  • Preparedness to work outdoors exposed to the elements (ie. rain, heat and cold).
  • The physical ability to safely load customers’ plant purchases and other lifting
  • Previous experience with customers in a retail environment.

Pay is commensurate with experience. Full-time includes retirement benefits after one year. We offer a clothing allowance. We also have an employee discount.

Why should you apply?

  • You love working outdoors.
  • You love working with all types of people.
  • You need a spring/summer/fall job.
  • You enjoy being a productive, contributing member of a team.

LANDSCAPE LABORER

We offer competitive pay paid training, retirement plan, discount on plants, and clothing allowance.  Our work is enjoyable and satisfying, working outdoors, working with beautiful plants, friendly co-workers, and a loyal and expanding group of customers who are fans of Knecht’s Nurseries and Landscaping.

This position requires:

  • Some weekend shifts and some weekdays til 6 pm.
  • Ability to guide and work with fellow employees to maximize productivity
  • Preparedness to work outdoors exposed to the elements (ie. rain, heat and cold).
  • The physical ability to safely load customers’ plant purchases and other lifting.
  • Previous experience with landscape installation a plus.

Why should you apply?

  • You love working outdoors.
  • You love working with all types of people.
  • You need a spring/summer/fall job.
  • You enjoy being a productive, contributing member of a team.

If you think you have what it takes:

  1. Download the PDF of our employment application
  2. Print it out and fill it in
  3. Bring it in. We’d like to meet you! (Check our hours to make sure we’re here)
  4. If bringing it in isn’t practical, mail it to us:

Knecht’s Nurseries & Landscaping
P.O. Box 241
Northfield, MN 55057-0241

Employment Application - Knecht's Nurseries & Landscaping

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