Join our team!

Do you enjoy plants and people? Do you have a sunny disposition? Are you energetic, flexible, and outgoing? Not afraid of physical work or getting dirty?

Swansons Nursery appreciates enthusiastic people with a good understanding of Northwest plants and gardening. Previous retail experience is preferred and plant knowledge is helpful. Nursery work is seasonal, with some shifts starting early morning and several shifts on weekends. We are especially interested in hearing from horticulture students looking for part time work while they’re in school. But even if you’re not a student, we want to hear from plant lovers who want to work at Swansons.

Our goal is to provide our customers with the best possible shopping experience, and we rely on our employees to help achieve this goal. If you share our passion for helping Swansons’ shoppers become successful gardeners, join our team!

Open Positions

Cashier, FT/PT, weekend availability
We are looking for outstanding individuals who desire to provide unmatched customer
service. The ideal position for an outgoing person adept at multi-tasking. Attention to
detail and accuracy a must, cashier experience preferred.

Santa, PT, seasonal, weekend availability (mid-November-December 23)
Do you want to bring joy to children this holiday season? We are looking for a part-time Santa to pose for photos with children and families. Must be good with children. patient, merry, and jovial! Ability to sit for long periods with children on your lap is a must. Previous Santa experience a plus, but not required.

See application instructions below.

Cafe Open Positions

Barn & Field, Kitchen & Bakery is hiring part-time baristas and dishwashers. Click here for descriptions and application instructions.

How to Apply for a job at swansons

Download an Employment Application or pick one up from any cashier. Return it with a cover letter detailing your contact information, training, employment history, and outside interests, even if you don’t think they’re relevant to a nursery. Let us know what kind of job you’re interested in and any scheduling limitations. All submissions will be filed and reviewed when we need additional staff.

You may apply in person, by email, or mail. No phone calls, please.


Attention: General Manager
Swansons Nursery
9701 15th Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98117

Swansons Nursery is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.