Garden Centre Operator Needed in Antigonish, Canada

Garden Centre Operator Needed in Antigonish, Canada

Garden Centre Operator Needed in Antigonish, Canada

Join us in making a meaningful impact in communities throughout Canada where authenticity, trust and building connections are highly valued. Together, we are shaping the future of Canadian retail.

Our company with its unique position as one of the country’s largest employers, is committed to positively impacting the lives of all Canadians, offering our colleagues a range of opportunities and experiences to help Canadians Live Life Well®.

At Atlantic Superstore, we thrive on collaboration, commitment and setting high standards for ourselves and those around us. Whether you are beginning your career, re-entering the workforce, or seeking a fresh start, this is where you belong.

Job Description

At Atlantic Superstore, we are looking for passionate individuals to join us as Store Colleagues and Garden Centre Operators in various locations across Canada.

Store Colleague Responsibilities

  • Provide exceptional customer service by ensuring shelves are stocked and responding to customer needs.
  • Maintain and stock product displays according to company standards.
  • Ensure accurate product scanning, identify inventory needs and assist with ordering.
  • Execute company-directed promotions and programs.
  • Maintain department cleanliness and uphold health and safety standards.

Qualifications for Store Colleagues

  • Team player with attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Resourceful and courteous in resolving customer inquiries.
  • Motivated to learn and adapt.

Garden Centre Operator 2024 Responsibilities

  • Provide excellent customer service in the Garden Centre.
  • Train, motivate and direct Garden Centre Staff on plant knowledge.
  • Maintain attractive merchandising and conditions of the Garden Centre.
  • Collaborate with Assistant Store Manager on daily operations (staffing, ordering, standards).

Qualifications for Garden Centre Operators

  • Passion for gardening.
  • Self-motivated with a service-oriented mindset.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize workload.
  • Outgoing personality with the ability to approach customers and recommend products.
  • Knowledgeable about plant care, soil, lawn amendments and plant diseases.
  • Experience within the industry and forklift training are assets.

Why Choose Us?

1. Comprehensive Training: We provide training to equip you with the skills needed for success in your role.

2. Growth Opportunities: Our company offers progressive careers with opportunities for advancement.

3. Flexibility: We understand the importance of work-life balance and offer flexible working hours.

4. Competitive Benefits: We provide competitive benefits to support our colleagues’ well-being.

5. Commitment to Sustainability: Our focus on sustainability and social impact reflects our dedication to making a positive difference in the world.

6. Inclusive Environment: We value diversity, equity and inclusion and strive to create accessible environments for all.

7. Positive Company Culture: Our CORE Values – Care, Ownership, Respect and Excellence – guide our company culture and decision-making.

How to Apply

If you are interested in joining our team, please apply online through our website. We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds and experiences.

For candidates with disabilities, please inform us of any accommodation needs during the application process to ensure equitable opportunities.

Candidates who are 18 years or older may be required to complete a criminal background check as part of the application process. Details regarding the background check will be provided during the application process.


Q: What makes this role important?
A: Our Store Colleagues play a crucial role in providing a positive in-store shopping experience by ensuring the store is stocked with products that meet customer needs to live life well. They inspire customers through delightful conversation and product knowledge.

Q: What are the responsibilities of this role?
A: Responsibilities include providing great customer service, maintaining stocked product displays, ensuring accurate product scanning, assisting with ordering, setting up promotions and maintaining departmental cleanliness and safety standards.

Q: What qualifications or experience are required?
A: No previous experience is required. We provide training to set you up for success. Qualities we look for include attention to detail, the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment, resourcefulness in resolving customer queries and motivation to learn.

Q: What are the working hours and physical requirements?
A: The role may require flexibility to work various departments and shifts including days, evenings and weekends. Candidates should be able to lift up to 50lbs and maintain constant mobility during shifts.

Q: Is there room for growth in this role?
A: Yes, we offer progressive careers, comprehensive training, flexibility and competitive benefits. We encourage diverse perspectives and experiences to enrich our team.

Q: How do you support sustainability and social impact?
A: Our commitment to sustainability and social impact is demonstrated through our focus on the Environment, Sourcing and Community pillars. Our CORE Values – Care, Ownership, Respect and Excellence – guide our decision-making and are reflected in our Blue Culture.

Q: Is there support for candidates with disabilities?
A: Yes, we are committed to creating accessible environments for our colleagues, candidates and customers. Accommodation requests can be made at any stage of the application and employment process.

Q: Are background checks required?
A: Candidates who are 18 years or older may be required to complete a criminal background check with details provided during the application process.

Atlantic Superstore offers exciting opportunities for individuals who are passionate about retail, customer service and making a difference in their communities. Join us in shaping the future of Canadian retail and contributing to the well-being of Canadians across the country.

Apply today and be part of a team dedicated to living our CORE Values and making a positive impact!

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