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:

Customer Service, FT, PT, weekends

Join our team of outgoing plant enthusiasts and help customers find just what they need.  Candidate must have a positive attitude, enjoy problem-solving with customers, and be able to keep product stocked and looking good. Plant knowledge a plus.

Plant Delivery & Installation Specialist, FT, Tuesday-Saturday
We are looking for a dependable, customer-oriented individual to take our exceptional customer service into our customer's homes. Responsibilities include home delivery of a variety of products, along with container installation and planting of trees. Successful candidates will be professional and conscientious. Applicants must have a clean driving record, the ability to carry 50 lbs., and have plant knowledge or an interest in learning about plants. Driving experience preferred.

Carryout (customer service support), FT/PT, weekends

We are hiring active, independent individuals who like working outdoors. Must enjoy physical work, problem solving, multitasking, and helping customers! This job is great for those who like to stay active and enjoy variety in their work!

Cashier, PT, weekends

We are searching for outstanding individuals who exemplify great customer service. Candidates must have excellent customer service skills, be detail oriented, and adept at multitasking.  Cashier experience preferred. Gardening experience and/or plant knowledge a plus.

Cafe Open Positions

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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.