Gardening and Stock Assistant

Posted 6 June by Personnel Selection
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We require an additional Gardening and Stock Assistant ideally to start asap to join our busy wholesale team working Mon to Fri 8am to 4.30pm with an early finish on a Friday and with free parking. The role would suit candidates who enjoy working outdoors and would like to work with plants for a company who provide a range of plants, flowers, etc to a range of trade customers. We are a leading commercial horticultural and plant supplier to the trade and as such operate from our large scale and professional site in Chobham. This role would suit candidates who simply have an interest in gardening or who have previous landscaping or gardening experience who enjoy working outdoors in a busy and hands on role. You will be assisting across the site, working as part of a friendly team for a professional commercial garden nursery.

The role of Gardening Assistant will involve:

Initially assisting with the weeding of the outdoor commercial garden areas and general tidying up of the site ready for our new season of plants.

In addition, you will also be assisting with the following:-

•             Pick up the individual order sheets and labels from the tray.

•             Collect the plants for the order from the nursery beds.

•             Ensure that all plants in the order are cleaned ready for delivery and with the correct customer label and allocated to the correct delivery bed.

•             Complete and return discrepancy forms accurately.

•             Communicate any quality or quantity issues discovered with the sales team.

•             Assist in the maintenance of the orders prior to dispatch.

•             Preparing plants and potting using the machine or by hand.

•             Helping to check plants for water and irrigating as required. 

•             Assisting in the Maintenance of accurate stock control and ensuring all plant batches are correctly labelled.

•             Assisting in ensuring that all beds and areas are tidy, weed free and prepared for use.

•             Setting down of plants is carried out tidily and correct spacing maintained.

•             Trimming plants to maintain quality and saleability

•             Ensuring quality and standards are maintained.

The role of Gardening Assistant, is the perfect opportunity for someone who enjoys working outdoors, doesn’t mind getting dirty and is happy to carry out a range of gardening tasks to ensure our client orders are fulfilled in an accurate and timely manner. Ideally you will have worked with plants or in a garden or nursery environment but you may just enjoy gardening as a hobby and be familiar with plants or simply want a role based outside.

In return we can offer a friendly working environment, Mon to Fri hours, free parking, staff discount and the opportunity to secure a weekly paid role starting asap.

Please submit your CV asap for immediate consideration.

Reference: 52811440

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