13 Mar, 2024

Nursery Retail / Sales Management

  • HortiRecruit
  • Kildare, County Kildare, Ireland
Full time Garden Retail Grower Ornamental Horticulturist Nurseries Retail Horticulturist Sales

Job Description

Our client, a retail nursery based in North Kilare are seeking to hire suitable retail staff for their operation. The Succesful candidate will take the lead in the nursery and take on some aspects of managment. This role will be varying and the candidate will be required to adapt to curcumstances as required. 

What you will be required to do:

  • You will be involved in managing the Nursery, reporting to the MD and other senior managment. Ensuring a clean and tidy environment, liaising with other colleagues, 
  • Plant husbandry. You will liaise with the Nursery production manager to ensure that all stock is  produced to high stadard, and that best industry practices are implemented.
  • Pruning and training of stock to the desired outcome and standard and to ensure mazimum growth.
  • Records and reporting. You will maintain all records in relation to the plants, for in house purposes and to satisfy any statutory purposes.
  • Picking and Packing. You will be involved in selecting stock for customer orders and also ensuring quality control is adhered to at all times.
  • Health and Safety. You will ensure a safe environment for staff at all times
  • Management of the team. You will liaise with and manage your colleagues on site in a collaborative and productive manner.
  • Plant sales and customer care. You will be involved in selling to customers and in taking care of all customer needs. 

 

Skills and Attributes you will require:

  • Qualifications in horticulture are desired, however some experience is expected.
  • Previous experience working in a nursery or garden centre is required
  • Average level IT and admin ability will be useful.
  • Leadership and management experience would be useful plus the ability to work both alone and as part of a team
  • Good communication skills, a pleasant friendly manner and ability to coordinate and cooperate with colleagues and customers.

Job Benefits

Excellent opportunity for the right person. 

Excellent pay rates on offer (DOE)

opportunities for advancement within the organisation


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