F/T OUTDOOR PLANT AREA ASSISTANT job vacancy at Carpenders

Little Oxhey Lane
WD19 5BA Watford
Tel: 0208 420 1959

Vacancy Carpenders

We are looking for an Outdoor Plant Area Assistant to join our friendly team in our newly refurbished plant area.

5 Days per Week (Alternate Weekends)                                                                     

Main duties:

  • Stock replenishment, pricing and merchandising
  • Maintaining plants and watering
  • Creating fantastic displays using all types of garden products to enthuse customers
  • Assiting customers to help identify the best products for their needs
  • Stock taking
  • General housekeeping duties including weeding and tidying outdoor areas
  • Answering the phone & taking customer orders
  • To regard stock as an investment – which needs to turn back into cash as quickly as possible
  • To record, monitor and control all wastage
  • To take an active role in plant care including; watering, pruning and other maintenance within the plant areas.

Skills / experience:

  • Have a real passion for providing 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

Applicants should be enthusiastic and self motivated. The individual should have a friendly outgoing manner and excellent customer service skills for our busy garden centre.

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!

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.

Fill in your details to apply for this vacancy. You can add your CV at the botttom. Your message will be forwarded to the garden centre and you’ll receive a confirmation of your application by e-mail.