Working at Sun Nurseries

We’re always looking for smart, hard-working, friendly people to join our team. If you’re interested in working at Sun Nurseries, send us your résumé and/or stop by for an employment application.

Our Dedicated Staff

Certified Professional Horticulturists

Many of our employees have distinguished themselves in the industry. In addition to earning degrees in the field, they have completed the Maryland Nursery & Landscape Association’s qualifications to become a Certified Professional Horticulturist. They are a fantastic resource for plant identification and other questions, and are available to assist our customers whenever we’re open for business.

Nursery Associates

When you are in the nursery or the store, look for our employees in gray t-shirts and sweatshirts with the Sun Nurseries logo. They can provide expert advice regarding plant selection. Questions regarding plant availability and other issues can be answered quickly using our nursery radio system.

Landscape Designers

Our designers are knowledgeable, talented, and educated professionals. The department is staffed by four full-time, year-round designers and managed by a licensed landscape architect, with over 35 years combined experience in the horticulture field. Our CAD landscape plans are customized, precise, and creative, and frequently receive glowing reviews from our customers. For more information about our plans and process, visit the landscape design page.

Landscapers

Our foremen, crews, and production managers work year-round, installing new landscapes in neighborhoods throughout the area. These dedicated and experienced professionals make us proud by doing high-quality work at each landscaping job

Current Openings

Junior Nursery Associate

Now accepting applications for junior nursery associate.

This position is responsible for retail sales and customer service, as well as nursery production. An educational background or experience in horticulture is helpful, but not required.

We offer overtime pay, vacation, year-round employment, educational reimbursement, health insurance, 401k, and a friendly, casual work environment.

Please mail, fax, or drop off your resume, or visit us to fill out an employment application:

ATTN: Daniel Zielinski
Sun Nurseries
14790 Bushy Park Road
Woodbine, MD 21797
Fax: 410-489-9578

Senior Nursery Associate

Now accepting applications for senior nursery associate.

This position is responsible for retail sales and customer service, as well as nursery production. Nursery experience and knowledge of plant material are required. An educational background in horticulture or a related field is helpful.

We offer overtime pay, vacation, year-round employment, educational reimbursement, health insurance, 401k, and a friendly, casual work environment.

Please mail, fax, or drop off your resume, or visit us to fill out an employment application:

ATTN: Daniel Zielinski
Sun Nurseries
14790 Bushy Park Road
Woodbine, MD 21797
Fax: 410-489-9578

Landscape Designer: Entry level or experienced

Now accepting applications for entry level or experienced designers.

Successful candidates will have a 2-year or 4-year degree in Horticulture, Landscape Architecture, Landscape Design, or similar. Industry experience may be combined with CPH or other certificate programs to satisfy degree requirements. Knowledge of plant material is required, but CAD experience is not necessary.

General skills required:

  • Time Management: Designers arrange their own schedules, balancing responsibilities at the nursery and on-site appointments with customers.
  • Listening, verbal, and written communication.
  • Organization: Priorities change on a daily basis, particularly during the busiest seasons, and must constantly be reevaluated.
  • Flexibility: The ability to accept new tasks and integrate them into current workload is essential.
  • Teamwork: To be successful at Sun Nurseries, employees must be able to function as a team.

General responsibilities:

  • Meet with Customers
  • Create CAD landscape plans and estimates
  • Assist retail and landscape customers, show plans, and create sketches
  • Oversee and coordinate paperwork for installations
  • Ensure that job sites are properly prepared for installation crews
  • Coordinate “stop-bys” to assess health of plants under warranty
  • Answer phones
  • Represent Sun Nurseries to customers, industry professionals, and the community
  • Work as a team with all nursery employees

Benefits include mileage reimbursement, 401k health insurance, education reimbursement, year-round employment, vacation, and overtime pay.

Please submit the following: cover letter, resume, and work samples. Hard copies preferred. Emailed PDF files are acceptable.

Mail Attn:
Steve Arrington
Sun Nurseries
14790 Bushy Park Rd
Woodbine, MD 21797
Email: sarrington@sunnurseries.com
Fax: 410-489-9578