Strader's Garden Center is an equal opportunity employer, supporting the Columbus area with 100 full-time and 200 seasonal positions.

Current Openings:

Northwest Location:


1. Assistant Nursery Manager. Responsibilities include the following: • Complete care and maintenance of all trees and shrubs (watering, fertilizing, pruning etc.) • Assisting customers in selecting the right plants for their landscape needs as well as identifying disease and insect problems in the landscape and offering the appropriate solutions. This position requires extensive knowledge of all shrubs and trees that grow well in Ohio. A horticulture degree is preferred. The ideal candidate will be easygoing, personable and able to work well with other employees and customers alike.

2. Nursery Associate. Responsibilities include the following: • Unloading trucks and placing trees and shrubs in their appropriate locations • Watering trees and shrubs • Weeding and spraying for weeds • Loading customer’s vehicles with plants and other landscape items

3. HR Manager (Part Time or Full Time). Responsibilities include the following: • Develop and administer human resource plans and procedures • Benefits administration • Maintaining department records and reports • Maintaining and revising the company handbook as needed • Consult with payroll and insurance companies on our behalf

4. Accounts Payable (Part Time or Full Time). We are currently seeking an experienced AP professional. Candidate must be extremely organized and able to handle accounting for nine different locations. Attention to detail is essential. Proficiency in QuickBooks, Microsoft Office and basic computer skills is required. Responsibilities include the following: • Review, verify and reconcile vendor invoices with packing lists and issue correct payment prior to due date • Charge expenses to the appropriate accounts and reimburse individuals • Maintain accounting ledgers and other historical records • Monitor vendor accounts and make sure payments are up to date • Correspond in a professional manner with vendors via email or telephone

To Apply: Please reference the job you are applying for and email a resume to and/or download an application from our website and scan to . Thank you

East Broad Location:

We are looking for new team members at our East Broad location!

Position 1 is for a nursery salesperson. The nursery sales position requires extensive knowledge of all trees and shrubs that grow well in Ohio. The primary responsibility will be to assist customers in selecting the right plants for their landscape. Other responsibilities will include watering, weeding, pruning and general plant maintenance. Equipment operators preferred. Please email a resume to and/or download an application from our website and scan to

Position 2 is for a supervisor/key holder position. Responsibilities will include store opening/closing duties and supervising other employees. Previous retail experience required. A professional, customer service oriented attitude is mandatory! A pleasant disposition and the ability to work well with others is essential. Please email a resume to and/or download an application from our website and scan to

Position 3 is for an outdoor nursery worker. Responsibilities will include heavy lifting, watering plants, assisting customers, loading mulch, trees and more. A positive attitude and a strong work ethic are required!

Position 4 is for an indoor multitasker. Responsibilities will include providing excellent customer service, cash register operation, houseplant maintenance and perhaps some light fairy gardening. A positive attitude and a flexible schedule are essential! Extroverts are preferred. Please download an application here and email to

Greenhouse Production Range

Now accepting applications for a Manager/Grower. Must have experience in growing Easter lilies, pansies, annuals, hanging baskets, mums, kale, asters, poinsettias, and foliage.

A pesticide license is required. Other responsibilities will include ordering supplies, sales, and managing staff. Benefits offered.

Send resume to Patty at or call 614-889-1314.

Wholesale Locations:

We are looking for new team members to join our staff at our Wholesale locations. At these locations we grow annuals, perennials, vegetables, herbs, and soon, nursery plants!

Jobs for both drivers and on-site work are available for full-time and seasonal. At our wholesale locations we pot, water, grow, and then ship out our plants. This is a labor intensive job and is great for those who like to stay moving throughout the day and be among plants!

Strader’s Garden Centers has three wholesale locations, in Grove City, Shawnee Hills, and Ostrander.

For the Ostrander wholesale, please apply at our Northwest Location.

For the Grove City and Shawnee Hills wholesales, please apply at their own locations.

Click here for downloadable form