Close
lock and key

Sign in to your account.

Account Login

Join a Winning Team at Four Star Greenhouse

Jessica Schuster

 

Located in Carleton, MI, Four Star Greenhouse has been producing high quality garden products since 1977 and is the largest partner/supplier of the nationally recognized #1 plant brand Proven Winners®. Proven Winners® is known for its unique varieties and high quality products that enable consumers to be successful gardeners. Proven Winners® has grown to be a substantial national brand with distribution in national retail chains as well as thousands of independent garden centers. As a team member of Four Star Greenhouse, you will join a highly successful growth company with a very pleasant and rewarding work environment.

Our commitment as a team is to honor our mission statement which is to: Provide the finest and most innovative products and services that make every Proven Winners experience easy, successful and inspiring.

Melissa O'Dell

Current Positions Available

Merchandiser (Seasonal)

Merchandisers are the ambassadors of the Proven Winners brand at local Independent “English Gardens” Garden Centers. Providing an experience to consumers that is “Easy, Successful and Inspiring” is a key goal. Representing Four Star by establishing and maintaining a positive working relationship with the staff at the garden center is also instrumental in the success of this valuable position. Tracking inventory and adjusting displays are other major components of the position.

You will be provided with a company car to drive to and from the stores from our headquarters in Carleton, MI.

If you have a passion for plants, gardening and customer service, this is an opportunity to join our successful team. We offer a competitive starting wage for this full time seasonal position. Pay range for this position is $15.25 to $16.00 based on education, skills and experience.

This is a seasonal position that starts at the beginning of April and ends around the end of July.  Other positions may be available at the end of the season based on your performance and interest in available positions as well as your qualifications.

Qualified candidates to provide a resume to: hr@pwfourstar.com

For a detailed job description please Download Click Here.

Marketing Specialist

Four Star Greenhouse produces and ships the number one plant brand, Proven Winners to wholesale customers all over the country including your hometown greenhouses and Independent Garden Centers. The Marketing team plays a critical role in sharing the benefits and value of choosing Proven Winners.

Four Star Greenhouse is looking to hire two Marketing Specialists due to the growth of the company and the department. These positions will focus on business-to-business communication. The Marketing Specialist’s will be highly collaborative on a variety of tasks, with other members of the marketing team.

The Marketing Department is looking for someone who is highly organized and will embrace new technology. A successful Marketing Specialist will create, pursue, and execute a schedule to meet all deadlines and to be on top of all assignments.

Roles are as follows: 

The first position will take the lead on Catalog Project Coordination. This lead role entails managing our three print catalogs, including gathering information, assisting with design, content, and scheduling. The Marketing Specialist will use their graphic design skills or creative eye to create flyers, brochures, and postcards to increase sales and promote our products. This position will also track KPI’s and adjust when needed, to additionally enhance our promotional efforts.

A priority for the second position, will be to maintain and continually update multiple company websites. This position will focus on content creation via social media marketing and email marketing to enhance our promotional efforts to our wholesale customers. The Marketing Specialist will assist in the creation and successful execution of the social media calendar, while keeping it up to date with drafted content. This role will also create and post content on our WordPress websites to keep our customers engaged and to meet traffic goals.

In these multi-faceted roles, you’ll be an integral part of a small, highly collaborative, and productive Marketing team. If you have a high attention to detail, are creative, and have effective written and communication skills then we look forward to hearing from you.

Compensation Range is $18.00 to $22.00 per hour.

Please Download CLICK HERE for the detailed job description for the Catalog Print Marketing Specialist position.

Please Download CLICK HERE for the detailed job description for the Digital Content Marketing Specialist position.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to hr@pwfourstar.com. Let us know if you are interested in our Catalog Print Marketing Specialist position, our Digital Content Marketing Specialist position or both!

Customer Relationship Representative

One of Carleton, Michigan’s best-kept secrets, Four Star Greenhouse Inc. is the co-founder and largest provider of Proven Winners® plants in the U.S. Over the past 7 years, we’ve built an eCommerce department, doing business online as Proven Winners Direct, and business is growing… that’s where you come in.

A Proven Winners Direct Customer Relationship Representative is one of the most important roles in our department’s success. They are the voice of our brand and represent the entire company through communications with customers over the phone and via email.

As Customer Relationship Representative, a typical day might include any of the following:

  • Help customers pick out plants for their gardens over the phone 
  • Order replacement plants for customers that have an issue with their shipment 
  • Respond to customer reviews to sustain trust in our brand 
  • Answer general customer questions on our product pages 
  • Experience with the #1 software for CRM and Statistical data reporting: Salesforce.

We want to hear from you if you are… 

  • Optimistic. Your positive and grateful attitude leaves customers better than you found them. 
  • Empathetic. You genuinely care about each customer and their experience with our brand. 
  • Responsible. You take ownership of your position and strive to improve every day. 
  • Creative. You love to brainstorm, collaborate, and create. 

We want to hear from you if you like… 

  • Solving problems. Figuring things out is a challenge you accept with gusto. 
  • Learning new things. There is a lot to learn about gardening and eCommerce and we need you to dig in (pun intended) right away. 
  • Varying work. You don’t mind rolling with the punches based on the needs of the day. 
  • Great coworkers. Work with professional people in a casual office setting.

We have three positions opening for seasonal Customer Relationship Representative. The time frame for employment will be from February through July. All positions will be fully remote, while two positions will be part time and the third will be a full time position.  

Compensation Range is $15.00 to $16.50 per hour.

For the detailed position description please Download Click Here.

Please send us your resume that highlights your experiences as it relates to this position.

Please send your resume to our HR Department at hr@pwfourstar.com.

We look forward to hearing from you! 

job

Regional Class-A Truck Driver

Four Star Greenhouse – Family Owned & Operated in Carleton, MI!!
Earn $90,000 - $100,000 Year-1 with $8,000 Signing Bonus!!

What We Offer

  • Compensation:
    • Mileage Rates: 
      • 75 CPM for Extended Distance Loads > 400 Miles/day
      • 65 CPM for Regional Loads Between 200 – 400 Miles/day
    • Base Hourly Rate: $27.50/Hr Worked for Less than 200 miles/day
    • Paid Detention at Hourly Rate
    • Safety Bonus - $1,200 paid out quarterly over each year.
  • Signing/Retention Bonus 
    • $8,000 paid out quarterly over the first 12 Months.
  • Home Time Minimums:
    • Peak Season (January–June): Weekly home minimum of two nights, often consecutive.
    • Off Season (July- December): Weekly home minimum of one night, usually more, often consecutive
  • Equipment:  
    • Brand New 2022 Freightliner Cascadia Sleeper Tractors and Vanguard Trailers.
  • Benefits:
    • Insurance: Full Package Including Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability & Other Options
    • Paid Time Off: Standard holidays, Vacation and Sick/Personal Time.
    • Retirement: 401K with match of 100% of first 3%, 50% from 3%-5%
    • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Requirements
    • A current CDL Class-A License is required along with the ability to meet DOT regulations for English proficiency.
    • Must have minimum 2-Yrs of verifiable Over-the-Road commercial driving experience.
    • Must have driving record clear of DUI/DWI or reckless driving charges in last five years.
    • Ability to pass DOT drug screening procedures including MVR, PSP, DOT physical, criminal background check.
    • Ability to move/pull carts on 4-wheel castors, weighing over 200 lbs.
    • Willing to assist dock teams with loading and unloading.
    • Lifting up to 35 lbs.
  • Others
    •  $1,000 Driver Referral Bonus

How Do I Get More Information?

For a detailed job description please Download Click Here.

Please send your resume to our HR Department at hr@pwfourstar.com.

When you leave a message, please include your name, a call back number and some times you may be available for an initial phone interview.

job

Section Grower

If you would like to turn your passion for growing into a career, we will train you to grow plants as a Section Grower inside our 25+ acre greenhouse complex. Section Growers are the caretakers for our crops. Once trained, this position is responsible to decide what to water, when to water and how much to water. Applying fertilizers and making other applications are additional functions you would learn. Growing quality crops in time to ship to our nationwide customer base is the end goal.

We offer a competitive wage and benefits package. We prefer to hire full-time year-round but we may also be open to a seasonal full-time schedule working from December through mid-June.

Job summary is to correctly perform the cultural requirements needed for each crop in such a way to produce quality plants, on a consistent basis, with minimal losses, and as efficiently as possible. Maintain the growing area to meet the sanitary and organizational standards of the company.

Qualified candidates please send your resume to our HR Department at hr@pwfourstar.com.

For a detailed job description please Download Click Here.

Greenhouse Growing Rotational Internship

Four Star Greenhouse is a growing, highly successful, family-owned company, founding partner in the premium national plant brand “Proven Winners”. We are recognized nationally for our strong investment in research and development, breeding, rigorous testing, and trials to ensure high garden performance and a user experience that is Easy, Successful, and Inspiring. You have likely seen our beautiful plants, hanging baskets, shrubs and other products at your local garden center, Home Depot, Lowes or online at Amazon.com. We have been operating in the horticulture industry since 1977 with state-of-the-art facilities headquartered on 30-acres in Carleton, MI, with an additional 4+ acres of outdoor growing area and a large display garden, about 15-minutes south of Detroit Metro Airport. Our company has a genuine middle market family-feel, highly cohesive and collaborative with a casual setting focused a team-success.

Four Star recognizes the importance of internships when starting a career. Our rotational growing internship will provide interns with the full scope of how greenhouse growing works at Four Star Greenhouse. Interns will gain knowledge in crop care, production, pest management, plant testing and sampling, greenhouse facilities, and the new technology that we have. Paid positions are available in the fall, winter, and spring/summer with specific dates flexible enough to fit your schedule.

This internship will primarily focus on gaining high levels of knowledge in:

  • Greenhouse Growing
    • Season Dependent
      • Stock and Mother Plants
      • Young Plants
      • Finished Crops
      • Color Choice Shrubs
  • Plant Health Identification
  • Multiple Irrigation Techniques
  • Greenhouse Equipment
  • Pesticide Applications and Growth Regulator Applications

This internship will also have the opportunity to gain knowledge in:

  • Young Plant Production
    • Propagation of Vegetative Tip Cuttings
  • Seed Sowing
  • Shipping of Young and Finished Plants
  • Finished Plant Production
  • Integrated Pest Management System including:
    • Pest Identification
    • Beneficial Insects
  • Tissue and Soil Sampling
  • Test, Read and Adjust Soil for pH and EC
  • Virus Testing
  • Greenhouse Environmental Control Systems
  • Inventory Management
  • Product Line Management
  • Four Star Greenhouses Display Garden

*All aspects of the internship are season and length of internship, dependent*

Requirements:

Submit an online application &
Brief essay/cover letter describing background, interest in field and career goals

Additional Details:

Full Time Paid Position
Program with flexible start and end dates
Fully Furnished House Provided- walking distance from the Greenhouse
Opportunity to attend “Cultivate” the largest all-industry trade show and conference in the horticulture industry

Email Resume with subject listed as: Greenhouse Growing Rotational Internship
Please send your resume to our HR Department at hr@pwfourstar.com.

or Mail to:

HR Department
c/o Greenhouse Growing Rotational Internship
Four Star Greenhouse, Inc.
1015 Indian Trail Road
Carleton, MI 48117-9316

For other general employment inquiries, submit your resume today via mail or email.

Mail to:
Four Star Greenhouse
Attn: Human Resources
1015 Indian Trail Road
Carleton, Michigan 48117-9316

Email to:
The Four Star Opportunity