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We Hire Smiling Faces!


We are excited that you are inquiring about career opportunities at Marcum's Nursery. Many have the perception that a nursery is a seasonal business but we are busy year-round. Marcum's is always looking for individuals that want to join our hard working team. As an award winning family-owned and operated nursery earning the trust and loyalty of customers for over 35 years, we believe our success in the nursery business is due to the relationships we have prospered over the years with our customers. Equally as important, we are committed to the belief that our employees are our most important asset.  We hire smiling faces and happy hearts!

Many of our employees have been with us since we opened our doors for business. We consider them as part of our family. Marcum's is building a culture that fosters not only continued learning and expertise in our industry, but the importance of quality and getting things completed "right the first time". We continually strive to improve, understand and seek ways to improve.

As you continue to read the following information, and prior to filling out a job application, Marcum's Nursery believes it's imperative that prospective employees understand our family business values, expected work ethic, and your responsibilities not only to Marcum's Nursery, but also the people we serve in our industry and communities.         

Marcum's Nursery Expectations in the Workplace:

Appropriate Conduct 

Marcum's expects their employees to conduct themselves in a professional and courteous manner towards co-workers, business associates, and customers. Any behavior considered disrespectful to Marcum's Nursery may be cause for corrective action up to and including termination.

Smiling Attitude

Regardless of where you work in our nursery, you are dealing with customers. We hire smiling faces and smiling voices. Who doesn't want to work with someone with a "smiling" attitude? Your customers are either internal (co-workers/teammates) or external customers (customers & vendors). Your  attitude and performance on the job is a reflection of you and Marcum's Nursery. We are in the business of "people".       

Professional  & Overall Appearance In The Workplace

The nursery business is a unique working environment. Whether our employees work in the office, greenhouses, or on our landscaping crews, our expectations are that our employees dress according to the safety in their work area while maintaining a professional appearance. You are representing a family-owned business and personal appearance should be a matter of concern for each employee. We prefer you wear a Marcum's Nursery shirt and a personalized name badge. These are provided upon employment. If your attire is not appropriate, you will be asked to leave and dress according to the accepted dress code.       

Note the following dress Code: 

Shirts, Shorts, Jeans, Pants:

  • Monogrammed/Printed Marcum's Nursery t-shirts are encouraged to be worn while working at the nursery and on job sites.
  • All attire should be neat in appearance. Not rumpled.
  • All attire must be clean, in good condition and of appropriate size.
  • All attire must be conservative.
  • Under garments should not  be visible.
  • Stylish attire is acceptable but may not be revealing.
  • Male employees may not wear sleeveless t-shirts/muscle shirts.
  • Jewelry must not interfere with job performance.

Shoes/Boots:  

  • Shoes should be appropriate to the employee's work area, not worn or tattered.
  • Exposed toes should be clean and neatly pedicured.
  • Flip flops and sandals aren't recommended.   

Personal Hygiene

  • Employees are responsible for daily hygiene. This includes body, oral, hair, and the use of deodorant.
  • Hair should be clean and should not interfere with job duties.
  • Extreme hair colors are not allowed. (Ex: Hot pink, Orange, Purple, etc.)
  • Facial hair should be well groomed.
  • -  Fingernails should be clean and not interfere with job performance.    

Smoking &Tobacco Use  

  • Smoking and tobacco use (including the new electric cigarettes) are not allowed on our premises or on contracted job sites. Marcum's Nursery is a non-smoking facility. Tobacco use/dipping while working with customers on the job site is not tolerated.  

Transportation 

It's your responsibility to have reliable transportation to and from work so that you may arrive on time when you are scheduled to work. 

Background Checks

If an offer of employment is extended, employment is contingent on a successful background check. 

Substance Abuse

We are committed to provide a safe environment for our employees and our customers. No employee shall work, report to work or be present on Marcum's Nursery property while "under the influence" of prescription drugs, alcohol, or any substance that could compromise your job performance or safety to yourself or others. Selling drugs or alcohol on company property is also strictly prohibited. Violation of this policy is grounds for immediate dismissal.

Foul Language   

Foul language in the work place is offensive to your team members and customers. One word can speak volumes about you. Foul language is not tolerated. Foul language may be cause for corrective action up to and including termination.

Store Operating Hours For July - February:

Goldsby Store
Monday -  Saturday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Saturday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
*Sunday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Oklahoma City Store
Monday Saturday 8:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday 8:30 - 5:30 p.m.
*Sunday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

*We extend our daily hours of operation during the spring and summer months. We are also open on Sundays beginning March 1 through June 30 and during special sales. Work hours vary with each employee depending whether you are a full-time, part-time, or hired as a temporary seasonal employee.  

Special Sales

October: Traditionally, we have a Fall Festival Sale in October that requires us to be open on a Sunday that may involve your participation.

June: We close out our busy season with our famous Moonlight Madness sale. The weekend of the sale varies depending on suggestions made by our advertising & marketing firm. This is a high energy all day event.  Our customers have come to look forward to this event and some attend both store locations.     

Additional sales are determined as needed by management and marketing.     

Marcum's Nursery strives to be the best nursery in the state of Oklahoma. The owners and Board of Directors have approved the previous expectations. We are committed to ensure our customers and employees are in a safe and professional work environment. Our commitment is to comply with the laws and regulations of Oklahoma as well as abide by the set forth previous expectations and ethical business practices.     

If our family-owned and operated business culture meets your work place profile and expectations, Marcum's Nursery may be the company in which you may wish to be affiliated.

Our job opportunities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Office Personnel
  • Sales
  • Carry Out (Pt. Time)
  • Cashier/Telephone Sales
  • Greenhouse Cultivators
  • Greenhouse Sales
  • Greenhouse Manager
  • Greenhouse Plant Care
  • Landscape Design & Architect   
  • Landscape Foreman
  • Landscaper
  • Landscaping Coordinator
  • Shrub Manager
  • Yard Foreman
  • Tree Nursery Foreman (Growing & Harvesting)

If you have further questions regarding open positions or employment with Marcum's Nursery please call either location.

Please apply for spring seasonal employment beginning mid January through February. We are open seven days a week beginning March 1 through June 30. Print Application Here.

Goldsby: 405-288-2368                          OKC: 405-691-9100

 


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