Work at Garden Retreat

Garden Retreat is a fun, busy place to work. Everyone must be willing to work weekends, have a positive attitude, reliability, and good communication skills.

Please submit your resume to darcie[at] In your e-mail, briefly tell us what (if any) knowledge you have about gardening.

The following is a list of currently available seasonal positions:

Front End Store Staff (FT/PT)

If you love people and gardening, we want you at the front end of Garden Retreat!
Knowledge of plants is an asset but not required.

Duties will include:

  • Assist customers with retail sales and provide answers to plant and gardening-related questions
  • Answer store/greenhouse phone
  • Shipping and receiving, and pricing product as it arrives
  • Operate the cash register


Front End Staff / Office Admin (FT)

We’re looking for an organised, friendly person who can jump back and forth between retail and office work. This position has the potential to be extended to year-round with an opportunity for growth.

Duties will include:

  • Retail Tasks: Assist with retail sales, use cash register, answer phones, etc.
  • Office tasks: Invoicing, filing, data entry, etc. Knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) is a must.


Greenhouse Installer (FT/PT)
If you love to work outside, we are seeking motivated individuals able to do so in any of the unpredictable weather conditions in Calgary! Ability to use a forklift and class 5 licence are assets.

Duties will include:

  • Shipping and receiving
  • Installation and repairs of greenhouses
  • General Labour


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