Garden Centre/ Nursery Assistant - Seasonal Part Time

  • Larch Cottage Nurseries
  • Melkinthorpe, Penrith, UK
  • Mar 20, 2019
Full time Customer Service Garden Centre Horticultural

Job Description

Our renowned nursery is looking for a Nursery Assistant.

This is an excellent opportunity for a highly customer focused individual that enjoys working outdoors and has a genuine interest in plants. The right applicant will have a can-do attitude and is looking for a new challenge and personal growth. Any horticultural qualifications would be desirable but not essential.

The Nursery Assistants are responsible for the day to day work in the retail areas as well as delivering high standards of customer service. You will work as part of the team to ensure a smooth and efficient operation.

Main duties include:

  • Assisting customers and maintaining a high standard of customer service at all times, which includes answering questions and enquiries.
  • Replenishing stock as necessary.
  • Maintaining plants and other products and ensuring good rotation.
  • Operating the tills.
  • Helping out with deliveries of goods in.
  • Becoming competent with our in-house stock system for labelling, plant look up etc.

We operate as a family business giving the ‘personal touch’ and dealing with customer’s needs on an individual basis, trying to achieve a quality experience for all.

Normal hours 8am-5pm (maybe slightly longer during busy periods). We are looking to cover Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sundays.

This position is seasonal however it has the potential to become permanent.

It would also be preferred if you could submit a letter or email with your application explaining what interests you to the role and describing your relevant experience. Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

Please note we are located outside of Penrith and are not on a public transport route and therefore your own transport is essential.