Plant area supervisor

Posted: 9 Aug 2019
Location: Kesgrave, Ipswich, Suffolk. IP5 1BJ
Company: Kiln Farm Nursery
Salary: £20 - £22,000
Closing Date: 27th August 2019

We are a family run, friendly, independent nursery, garden centre and small coffee shop based just outside Ipswich. We are expanding year on year. We grow over 80% of our shrubs, perennials, trees, bedding plants and Christmas trees on site.

This is a full time position and you will be required to work alternate weekends.

The ideal candidate will;

  • Be passionate and knowledgeable about plants and enjoy being part of their care and maintenance.
  • Oversee the plant growing and retail areas, manage plant displays and merchandising.
  • Continue our high levels of customer service.
  • Have good interpersonal skills in order to work as part of a team but be able to supervise, train and develop staff members.
  • Have a commercial awareness of garden retail and want to be involved in taking our business forward to the next level.
  • Have a positive ‘can do’ attitude.

Candidates must have garden centre retail experience and/or horticultural qualifications.