Join our Team at Mill Creek

Who We Are

Mill Creek Gardens believes in treating people well & that flowers make people happy. Our 5-acre greenhouse growing operation prides itself in growing 98% of everything it sells. We not only offer a welcoming retail experience for our local customers but also offer wholesale opportunities for Wisconsin garden centers & florists. Annual potted plants are started in early January for spring sales, fall crops are started in the summer, and holiday items are prepared late fall/early winter. We also grow indoor plants year-round.

Retail Assistant 

About this position: We are seeking a confident individual who is ready to serve our retail customers and enthusiastically continue to offer a fun & exciting experience for all who visit our establishment. We are seeking an individual who enjoys working with others & serving others’ needs. No prior plant knowledge is required but a desire to learn is of the highest importance. Our Retail Assistant will work with plants; planting, plant care, & maintenance.

Duties (include but not limited to):

  • facilitating seasonal retail (spring, early summer, fall, winter)
  • greeting customers, answering questions, offering assistance, & checking out customers
  • assisting in seasonal workshops (some weekend hours will be necessary)
  • keeping the retail floor stocked with merchandise
  • keeping retail environment clean; trimming & organizing plants
  • assisting in spring planting (Jan – April)
  • assisting in processing winter greens (wreaths, garland, etc)


  • basic understanding of retail environment
  • ability to carry 40lbs & stand over 2 hours at a time
  • minimum high school diploma
  • proficient in verbal and written English
  • Ability to multi-task, while being attentive to customers and other employees
  • strong communication & people skills


  • flexible schedule
  • competitive hourly rate based on performance
  • safe and respectful workplace

Job Types: Part-time

Next Steps: Email your interest to In your email, please tell us what you know about Mill Creek Gardens and what makes you a great fit for this position. Please attach a current resume, as well. You are also welcome to set up an appointment to drop off your resume and cover letter.