Jeffery's Greenhouses Plant II Limited is a wholesale distributor of spring bedding and potted plants to a major retail box store chain throughout Ontario. We supply and service multiple garden centers throughout Ontario. A “Star” Candidate will be energetic and creative, with a flair for merchandising and plants.
Job Summary /Key Responsibilities:
Display and maintain spring bedding and potted plants in a big box store setting while driving sales and exceeding customer expectations.
Meet weekly deliveries and unpack product as outlined per a provided plan-o-gram in a timely manner.
Ensure product displays are customer focused, signed and shoppable.
Consolidate, maintain and groom product as needed.
Build and develop strong relationships with garden center staff and management.
Provide excellent customer service by assisting customers with purchases of spring bedding and potted plants.
Support inventory control by providing detailed and constructive feedback to supervisors.
Skills and Knowledge:
Previous garden center experience and/or spring bedding and potted plant knowledge is a strong asset.
Attention to detail, effective organization and planning skills.
Exceptional verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
Self-driven with the ability to work independently and as a team player.
Efficient worker, fast pace and highly motivated.
Intermediate computer skills with the ability to navigate basic computer software (Internet Explorer & Jeffery’s Website).
The position involves considerable physical work including; walking, lifting (light to moderate), moving, pulling and pushing of carts
Ability to work in the outdoors and adjust to climate changes.
Work Environment & Requirements:
Local travel may be required between garden centers
Access to email and/or phone for scheduling and communication purposes is a strong asset
Steel-toed safety boots is required
Longer hours will be required during peak season.
Part Time Hours Runs into fulltime in May and early June then tapers off end of June early July to part time again. It is day shifts only, weekend work included you must be available to work a flexible schedule in the month of May working 40-50 hours a week.