Horticultural Assistant – Knutsford

  • Knutsford, Cheshire
  • Job Type Full time
  • Contract Type Permanent
  • Salary – £12.45 per hour
  • Hours 40 hours per week with part time hours also being available
  • Benefits Competitive
  • Closing date 6-07-2024

About Us:

Grasslands is a vibrant and thriving garden centre committed to providing exceptional customer service, selling a wide variety of high-quality plants and garden supplies. We pride ourselves on our knowledgeable staff and our dedication to helping customers create beautiful and sustainable gardens.

We are looking for a dedicated and hardworking Horticultural Assistant to join our plant nursery team. The successful candidate will be responsible for the care and maintenance of plants, manual handling tasks, and various outdoor activities to ensure the health and quality of our nursery stock.

In this role you will:

Water, fertilize, prune, and weed plants to ensure optimal growth and health.
Perform tasks in various weather conditions, including planting, watering, and general maintenance of outdoor areas.
Lift, carry, and move heavy plants, soil bags, and other gardening materials safely and efficiently.
Assist with planting, repotting, and transplanting activities.
Develop and maintain a thorough understanding of our products.
Process transactions accurately using the point-of-sale system.
Assist with stock replenishment and inventory management.

Our commitment to you:

Investment in personal development to progress your career within the business.
Free parking.
staff discount.

Who we’re looking for:

Someone with the ability to perform physically demanding tasks, including lifting, bending, and standing for extended periods.
Willingness to work outdoors in various weather conditions.
Passion for gardening and a willingness to learn.
Positive attitude and a proactive approach to problem-solving.

Working hours: 40 per week, Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm with one hour unpaid lunch.

Part-time hours considered.

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