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Part Time Outdoor Plant Area Assistant

HOW TO APPLY:

Please send a copy of your CV to info@carpenders.co.uk or hand it in to us and note for the attention of the 'HR Department'. Due to the high number of applicants we receive sadly we cannot reply to everyone, therefore if you do not hear back from us within 2 weeks please assume you have been unsuccessful this time.

We are looking for an Outdoor Plant Area Assistant to join our friendly team in our Garden Centre
- 3 Days Per Week (Wednesday + Saturday & Sunday)
- In-Season (March-July)
- Bank Holiday Cover Required

Main duties:
• Stock replenishment, pricing and merchandising
• Maintaining plants and watering
• Creating simple yet effective displays using all types of garden products to enthuse customers
• Assisting customers to help identify the best products for their needs
• Stock taking
• General housekeeping duties including weeding and tidying outdoor areas
• To take an active role in plant care including; watering, pruning and other maintenance within the plant areas.

Essential Skills / Experience:
• Have a real passion for plants
• Provide outstanding customer service
• Maturity and attention to detail
• Excellent organisational skills
• Be IT literate (Use of email and basic Microsoft Office programs)
• Be physically fit & capable to lift and position heavy stock
• Have a high level of integrity and honesty
• Have good numeric and literacy skills
• Have a very good phone manner
• Be self-motivated and able to work well under pressure
• Work well as part of a team
• Maintaining stock/stock rotation

Desirable Attributes:
• Have worked in a similar position
• Have good plant & general horticultural knowledge
• Have experience of merchandising and supplier ordering
• Have sales experience

We offer a competitive salary, staff discount, free uniform and free staff car parking. 

This is a fab opportunity within a fun & friendly company. If you fit the criteria above, then apply now!

Our Garden Centre

Carpenders Park Garden Centre, Little Oxhey Lane, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD19 5BA

Mon - Sat: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 4.00pm


BANK HOLIDAY OPENING HOURS

Saturday 9am-5.30pm

Sunday 10am-4.00pm

Monday 9am-5.30pm