Job title: Indoor Sales Assistant / Houseplant Assistant
This will be a permanent full-time position, which includes working alternate weekends and half of the Bank Holidays that we are open. The working pattern is 10 days per fortnight on a rota basis, with Tuesday being the initial weekly day off (however please note this is subject to change).
The position includes some involvement in our houseplant department and greenhouse with bedding plants, tomato plants etc during the months of March, April, May and June. Therefore, knowledge and interest in both houseplants and bedding plants would be useful.
Hours of work
Monday to Saturday
October to February – 9.00am to 5.30pm
March to September – 9.00am to 6.00pm
We have a late night opening on a Tuesday, the Garden Centre is open until 8.00pm.
10.15am to 4.30pm/4.45pm
Personal skills & Requirements
As being a sales assistant requires a lot of customer interaction, being helpful and polite is a vital requirement, in addition to this you will need:
Main Responsibilities & Duties
- Advising customers on plants
- Watering and maintaining the plants
- Observing for any pests and diseases
- Keeping the department clean and tidy
- Receiving incoming deliveries of plants, and to check the items received against the delivery note and to record and - report any shortages or discrepancies.
This list is not exhaustive and as part of your job you may be asked to carry out some duties that are not listed.
Application forms are available on our website:
Completed application forms, CV and covering letter to be returned to:
Mrs H Jones
Dean’s Garden Centre
York. YO32 9UE
The closing date for applications is Monday 27th January 2020.