Receiving Associates – Waterdown

Terraathome TERRA

Where Colour Lives

Receiving Associates

At TERRA, we are thinking Spring.  The hiring process starts early for us, so this is our call out to all those looking for Spring/Summer employment.  Our Waterdown store is looking to fill positions in our Shipping/Receiving department.  This role is responsible for receiving live and dry product, property and facility maintenance, customer carry out and assistance, pick up lane and general “heavy lifting” jobs.

Company Overview:

TERRA is on of Southern Ontario’s premier destinations for everything for the garden and beyond. Recognized as a leader in innovative merchandising and retailing of products and services designed for today’s styles and lifestyles. If you want to be a part of the future of retailing consider joining our high performance team.

Position Fundamentals:

As a TERRA team member, you will be responsible for providing noteworthy customer service to all of our valued guests.  This position will provide you with the opportunity to work on an innovative and high performance team dedicated to engaging and inspiring our customers, promoting our high quality products, services and events, and overall, creating the very best shopping experience for our guests.  TERRA provides in-depth and continuous training so you can grow your knowledge and skill base.  We also offer many advancement opportunities, whether you are starting your career or changing your career.

What you bring to the TERRA team:

  • Internal gratification from working in a fast-paced, guest focused environment.
  • Desire for continuous improvement.
  • An excellent communication style with all organizational levels and customer profiles.
  • Retail experience is preferred.
  • Physically capable of working in/outdoors in all weather conditions year round and with live plant material.
  • Physically capable of lifting up to 30 lbs, repeated movements, bending, crouching, kneeling, and capable of being on your feet for extended periods.
  • Availability to work various shifts, including days, evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • A passion for our product and for people.
  • Energy, enthusiasm, and drive.


  • Individualized and comprehensive training and development program.
  • Growth opportunities in career development.
  • Variety of perks, incentives, and Employee Discount Program.
  • Fun, creative, positive work environment.

TERRA embraces diversity.  We are an equal opportunity employer and invite any and all qualified applicants.  We are pleased to accommodate individual needs in accordance with the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, within our recruitment process.  If you require accommodation at any time throughout the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources or 905-689-8665 x285.

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