20 Mar, 2024

Garden Centre/Nursery Assistant

  • HortiRecruit
Full time, Permanent Gardener Garden Retail Horticulturist Nurseries Retail Horticulturist

Job Description

Do you have a  passion for plants engaging with people with a keen eye for detail and a flexible approach and adaptability to change?

Our client is seeking to hire a full time hands on Garden Centre/Nursery Assistant for their established bespoke garden centre in Co. Cork. This is a fantastic opportunity for a dynamic and passionate gardener with a minimum of 3 years experience to  assist with the day to day busy life of a family friendly run successful business.

The Role:

This is a retail garden centre and nursery position and candidates should have excellent customer interface with experience caring for plants, a team player where further training will be provided to develop skills.

The role will involve:

  • Assisting the garden centre manager and garden centre team
  • Helping with display set up and merchandising
  • Nursery duties include potting up, pruning and general upkeep and maintenance as required
  • Assisting with deliveries and intake of new stock
  • Dealing with customer queries and customer deliveries
  • Providing excellent and friendly quality customer service 
  • Making sure health and safety is upheld and adhered to
  • Maintaining good housekeeping in all areas of the garden centre and nursery

Role Requirements:

  • Full driving licence essential
  • Ideally the candidate has at least 3 years’ experience with a passion for plants
  • Interest in the horticulture sector
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as working on your own initiative to a high standard in a busy environment
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent listener as well as a good communicator

Job Benefits

What you will get:

  • You will be working as part of a dynamic established successful company with opportunities for progression
  • Excellent working environment
  • You will be working across 5 days out of 7 including weekends on a rota basis
  • 20 Days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays
  • Overtime Available
  • Salary €33.000 -  €38.000 annual salary DOE

Interested? Apply now!
Shortlisting is taking place on a rolling basis, so early applications are recommended.
If you require any special assistance to make an application to HortiRecruit, please email us and a member of our Recruitment Team will be happy to support you.
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