Outdoor Garden Assistant

Outdoor Garden Assistant

Experienced Outdoor Garden Assistant

Do you have a passion for plants, enjoy working outdoors, and thrive in a fast-paced environment? We're seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Outdoor Garden Assistant to join our growing team! This role offers the perfect blend of physical activity, plant care, and customer interaction.

Responsibilities:

  • Plant Care:
    • Unload and organise incoming plants, ensuring their safe handling and storage.
    • Water and maintain a diverse variety of plants according to their specific needs.
    • Prune, trim, and deadhead plants to encourage healthy growth and maintain aesthetics.
    • Identify and address potential plant issues, such as pests and diseases.
  • Customer Service:
    • Assist customers with plant selection, offering knowledgeable advice and recommendations.
    • Answer questions about plant care, maintenance, and troubleshooting.
    • Upsell related products like fertilizers, tools, and gardening accessories.
    • Provide exceptional customer service, ensuring a positive and informative experience.
  • Other Duties:
    • Maintain a clean and organized garden area, including tools, displays, and walkways.
    • Assist with setting up and taking down seasonal displays and promotions.
    • Participate in inventory management and restocking tasks.
    • Contribute to a positive and collaborative team environment.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience working in a nursery, garden centre, or related environment.
  • Strong knowledge of common plants, their care requirements, and best practices.
  • Physical fitness to perform tasks like lifting, bending, and carrying moderate weights.
  • Sales experience a plus, with the ability to identify customer needs and offer relevant solutions.
  • Enthusiasm for learning and willingness to continuously expand plant knowledge.
  • Team player with a positive attitude and strong work ethic.

If you're ready to dive into the world of plants, sales, and physical activity, we encourage you to apply!

Please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your experience and why you're the perfect fit for this role.

We look forward to hearing from you!

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE EMAIL ALBANY@PALMERS.NET.NZ

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