Employment Opportunities - Jobs at Ravenna Gardens, Local Urban Garden Center

Join the Ravenna Gardens Team!

Ravenna Gardens, located in the University Village, has been procuring quality plants to delight customers for over 20 years. Join our friendly and people-oriented team.

Specific job openings will be posted below. In the absence of a specific opening, we are always happy to receive your resume and keep it on file for the next employment opportunity. 


Join our team at Ravenna Gardens                      Posted 12/29/22

Ravenna Gardens is looking for an enthusiastic and energetic person with a creative eye to join our team! Are you outgoing, plant knowledgeable & flexible? If helping folks create the plantscapes of their dreams while working with an optimistic & encouraging team appeals to you, we may just have what you’re looking for.

Job Requirements:

Customer Service:

• Possess the ability and willingness to discuss plants & help customers find the perfect plants & containers for their space; Assist customers in creatively bringing the outdoors inside to achieve the interior jungle of their hearts desire; Connect and listen to customers to serve their needs; Maintain a working knowledge of inventory (plants, pots, home goods); Easily work with several customers skillfully at once.

Plant Knowledge:

• Know the Latin and common names of the plants we carry; Know the basics of plant physiology

• Retail nursery experience helpful. Understand and have experience with plants’ cultural requirements including watering, common pests/diseases & general plant care.


· Must be able to work evenings and one weekend day

Everyday Responsibilities:

• Sales: Offer exceptional customer service to all folks while promoting a positive & supportive work environment.

• Plant Health: Minimize losses by appropriately taking care of our plant material. Watering, grooming and general maintenance. Attention to detail.

• Follow Direction: Work closely with other team members and store managers to ensure a successful experience for our guests. Possess the ability to work autonomously, once given direction.

• Knowledge of Store Operations: The ability to learn & work with our point-of-sale system, as well as learning and completing daily tasks while always following store policy.

Physical Demands:

• Ability to focus on repetitive tasks such as pricing, watering, & moving flats of plants; Have the strength to lift 50lbs with minimal help.

Salary- D.O.E

30-40 hours per week

Please email your resume to ravennagardens.uv@gmail.com

We look forward to hearing from you!

    2600 NE University Village St,
    Seattle, WA 98105

    Mon-Sat 9:30am - 8pm
    Sunday 10am - 7pm

    (206) 729-7388
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