Featured Job Opening: Yard Associate

Yard Associates assist customers with plant selection and maintain nursery stock at our Tucson garden center. Cashier experience preferred. Watch this page for more details or stop by our garden center.

Employment Opportunities at Rillito Nursery and Garden Center

Are you passionate about plants, gardening, and the outdoors? If so, we’d love to meet you! At Rillito, we are always on the lookout to hire dedicated, hardworking, and enthusiastic individuals for a variety of job openings. We offer a welcoming work environment, where you’ll be surrounded by the beauty of nature and have the chance to make a difference in our customers’ lives.

Employment Requirements and Job Descriptions

Employees must understand working at a nursery and garden center is a physically demanding job. Daily work may include bending and heavy lifting. You will be on your feet a lot so it is advisable to wear good shoes. Employees are expected to dress appropriately for the weather and dress with no visible tattoos. Employees are expected to be drug-free.

Nursery employees are expected to perform the following duties:

  • Greet customers
  • Assist customers with plant selection
  • Help load customer purchases
  • Water nursery stock
  • Maintain nursery stock, for example, pruning, fertilizing, and blocking
  • Price and put away merchandise
  • Be on your feet for 4-8 hours per day
  • Work outdoors in all types of weather conditions
  • Walk on uneven surfaces
  • Be able to lift 50 lbs regularly
  • Bend at the waist often throughout the day

The job requirements listed above are not complete. They are intended to give prospective employees an idea of the duties they will be expected to perform daily. Specific job descriptions are available for each position. Please ask for a specific job description before your first interview.

Apply in person at Rillito Garden Center

  • Rillito Nursery & Garden Center
  • 6303 N. La Cholla Blvd.
  • Tucson, Arizona 85741
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Join the Rillito family where your love for nature can flourish!

If you think you’d be a great fit for our team, we invite you to apply in person at Rillito Nursery and Garden Center. If you have a resume, bring it along, and be prepared to share your passion for plants with us. We can’t wait to meet you and explore how your skills and talents can help us grow together.

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