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Garden Centre Retailer offering horticultural expertise, home and lifestyle products and experiences. A renown family owned national garden centre retailer with 18 garden centres across the country.

Vacancy Description

The role of a Horticultural Apprentice will include following job duties:

  • Plant care and housekeeping standards
  • Edging and shrub bed maintenance
  • Weeding/Sweeping
  • Litter Picking/Leaf collection
  • Chemical Application
  • Safely use grounds maintenance equipment including hand tools, strimmer’s, hedge-cutters, and any other machinery required
  • Carry out maintenance to grounds maintenance equipment
  • Compliance with all relevant legislation
  • Horticultural operations such as planting, pruning and maintenance of trees and shrubs
  • Work within the plant area - and complete plant watering duties
  • Warehouse duties involving manual handling
  • Product knowledge / Product location / Handle telephone enquiries
  • Efficient stock management - ensuring stock levels are correct
  • Pricing standards - stock always priced when displayed in Garden Centre
  • Maintain Garden Centre displays - Point of Sale & Merchandising standards
  • Ability to cross sell/up sell - introducing alternative products and Privilege Cards
  • Operate a till and handle cash
  • Flexible to work across all departments within the Garden Centre - transferable skills

Additional duties:

  • Undertake appropriate training & coaching relevant to role, demonstrating brand values of Passion, Inspiration and Expertise
  • Adheres to all Company policies and procedures as outlined in the Colleague Handbook
  • To carry out duties which are required within the role as it evolves within the development of the Company
  • Providing support to other Garden Centres as required for needs of the business 
  • Any other such reasonable duties as directed by Line Management as appropriate to the level of appointment
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Location

Dukeries

Date posted

10 June 2019

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number

VAC001541377

Positions

1

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