Horticultural assistant

Posted: 23 Feb 2018
Location: Longacres Bagshot
Company: Longacres Garden Centres

Plant Assistant full time – Monday to Friday with a rota’d day off, and alternate weekends.

We are looking for an assistant to help in all areas of our vibrant and thriving Plant Department. You should have a passion for plants, good plant knowledge to back this up, and the enthusiasm to use these
qualities to provide excellent service to our customers.

The successful applicant will be part of a friendly and knowledgeable team, assisting with key responsibilities including but not limited to:

  • Helping customers with enquiries and questions, including help and advice on plant care in relation to the seasons, planting advice in general etc.
  • Ensuring the general housekeeping of the area is maintained
  • including watering as directed by the Line Manager
  • Replenishing and merchandise of stock, ensuring that all the products are correctly priced, clearly marked and displayed safely.

The successful candidate should ideally have a Horticulture qualification or 2-3 years’ work experience in this area. If you have enthusiasm for plants, good plant knowledge and a desire to give excellent service to customers in a fast paced and lively Plant department then we would be delighted to receive your application.