Piala's Nursery & Garden Shop, Inc. is a family-owned business and has been offering landscape services including design, construction, garden maintenance, and a retail nursery for over 40 years. We pride ourselves on our quality plant stock, experienced installation crews, and talented designers.


We are currently looking to fill multiple positions within our landscape construction team and garden center for the 2021 season. Our nursery is located in Waukesha and we service customers primarily within the southeast Wisconsin region. We offer a range of full and part-time positions, with the opportunity to work weekends and overtime (some positions require weekends/overtime.)



Interested in joining our team? Check out our open positions and apply today!


Text “GROW” to 262-205-1331 to apply!


Landscape Foreman

We are seeking Landscape Foremen with hardscape, softscape, and/or nursery experience. We offer a consistent work schedule with paid overtime, the possibility of year-round employment, and the potential for performance-based bonuses. Compensation package is based on experience.


The ideal candidate is a detail-oriented self-starter with a minimum of three years of landscape construction experience and requires the ability to:

  • Read blueprints and lay out job sites

  • Perform and supervise landscape construction. (Tasks vary depending on position, and may include grading, hardscaping, planting, and/or maintenance)

  • Train and supervise 3-5 landscape laborers

  • Track material and labor use on a daily basis

  • Safely operate equipment (including skid loader, mini-excavator and small engine equipment)

  • Perform daily equipment maintenance (check fluids, clean air filters, etc.)

  • English/Spanish bilingual is preferred but not required

  • Valid driver’s license is preferred but not required


Landscape Technician

We are seeking experienced Landscape Technicians to work with our construction team. We offer a consistent seasonal work schedule (April-November) with paid overtime, potential for performance-based bonuses and opportunities for advancement. Compensation package is based on experience.

The ideal candidate has a minimum of two years of landscape construction or maintenance experience and requires the ability to:


  • Perform landscape construction tasks (including grading, hardscaping, planting, etc.)

  • Safely operate equipment (including skid loader, mini-excavator and small engine equipment)

  • Assist the crew leader in job site lay out

  • Supervise the jobsite in the event of the crew leader's absence

  • English/Spanish bilingual is preferred but not required

  • Valid driver’s license is preferred but not required


Landscape Laborers

We are seeking Landscape Laborers of all levels. Positions run the duration of our operating season, which typically runs from April until weather turns inclement. This position offers 50+ hours per week, and overtime is required. Some part-time positions are available.

The ideal candidate has 1 to 2 years of labor experience, but entry level positions are available. Must be able to lift heavy materials repeatedly. Bilingual (English and Spanish) skills preferred, but English-only or Spanish-only skills are acceptable. Valid driver's license is required.


Garden Center Assistant Manager

We are seeking a responsible Garden Center Assistant Manager to undertake a variety of managerial tasks in collaboration with or in the absence of a higher-level manager. You will assist senior management in incorporating strategy and ensure department accomplishes defined objectives.


The ideal candidate will have a strong business mindset and leadership capabilities to guide our activities and staff in working more efficiently. This will be accomplished through the following job duties:

  • Assist the Garden Center Manager in organizing, planning and implementing strategy

  • Coordinate operations and ensure schedules, deadlines and objectives are met

  • Supervise and motivate staff by providing feedback and guidance

  • Communicate with clients and evaluate their needs and specifications

  • Drive the occasional recruitment process and the training and development of current colleagues

  • Secure adherence to company’s policies and guidelines

  • Willingness to perform any duties as needed, including light tractor operation


The following personnel report directly to the Garden Center Assistant Manager:

  • Garden Center Sales Associates

  • Front Desk Assistant

  • Cashiers


The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Proven experience as Assistant Manager or similar position

  • Familiar with financial and customer service principles and practices

  • Knowledge of data analysis procedures and good math skills

  • Proficient user of MS Office

  • Ability to obtain a Pesticide Applicator License as soon as possible

  • Plant knowledge strongly desired

  • Sales experience a plus

  • Retail display techniques and experience very helpful

  • Outstanding leadership and organizational abilities

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills



Garden Center Associate

We are seeking Garden Center Associates and offer full and part-time positions. Scheduled work hours include Saturdays and Sundays from April through August. Horticulture experience or education is a plus, but it is not required. Individuals will be responsible for:

  • Assisting customers

  • Maintaining the quality and appearance of plants and sales lots

  • Putting together displays


The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills

  • A positive attitude

  • Ability to maintain a professional appearance under all circumstances

  • Horticulture knowledge desired, but not required



To apply, submit your information via email to:

Sara @ pialasnursery.com

Contact us via phone (262-547-2677 x1500)

Text “GROW” to 262-205-1331 for our online application.


Visit www.pialasnursery.com to learn more.