GARDEN CENTER ASSISTANT MANAGER

Bedford Fields is a leading home and garden center located in Bedford N.H. We love what we do and are looking for enthusiastic, garden center assistant manager with a positive can-do attitude.

Responsibilities:
  • Work with existing manager and employees on a daily basis selling, maintaining and re-stocking our inventory of annuals, perennials, trees, shrubs and houseplants.

  • Maintenance of plant material on a daily basis (watering, pruning, fertilizing).

  • Set up merchandise displays as required by season.

  • Working with retail clients on a daily basis listening to their needs and making highly informed recommendations of plant material to them.

  • Ability to learn and use a Point-of-Sale System.

  • Willingness to work in an outdoor environment and perform lifting of plant material.

  • Assist Manager with procurement and receiving of all plant material on a daily basis.

  • Assist in the management of all inventory Coordinating deliveries of selected plant material as required.

  • Promote all services that our company has to offer.

Qualifications:
  • Two or four-year degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, or a Minimum of 3 years of active Retail Garden Center Sales experience with a proven track record.

  • Profound knowledge of Zone 5 plant material.

  • Job requires applicant to possess the ability to lift up to 40lbs.

  • Ability to work independently and willingness to learn the industry from seasoned professionals.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends / holidays during the spring and fall seasons.

This is a full-time hourly position with medical benefits, IRA with employer contribution, paid vacation and personal days.

All interested candidates are urged to apply no later than February 21st, 2021.

Only those candidates deemed qualified will be notified for an interview. All applicants will be expected to start full time employment no later than March 15, 2021

 

Cashier / Sales Associate

The primary function of this position include welcoming clients with a cheerful attitude, processing sales transactions, assisting in determining and choosing their products and labor and product maintenance. Will perform a variety of duties including but not limited to answering the telephone, performing cashier duties, receiving, pricing and displaying of products. Shifts Open: Monday - Friday 3-5 and weekends 10 -5. Approximately 20-25 hours per week.  Great for high school student

Essential Functions
  • Effectively use a cash register and collect and exchange money using Counterpoint.

  • Have a reasonable knowledge of our products and its whereabouts while being able to effectively communicate this product information to our customers.

  • Maintain an accurate inventory of products including replenishing items and moving items.

  • Light housekeeping (sweep, wipe, and clean.)

  • Engage and support customers in selecting items, answering questions and checking them out efficiently.

  • Stay current on our sales, discounts and special promotions.

  • Effectively able to demonstrate solid customer service skills when working with our customers, especially if there is a customer problem or concern.

  • Accept assignments either at register or out on the general floor (Any department.)

  • Assist customers with loading product into carts or into vehicles.

Competencies
  •  Customer/Client Focus

  •  Initiative

  • Teamwork Orientation

  • Communication Proficiency

  • Math aptitude and ability to collect & exchange money

  • Dependability

Salary Offered:

$8.00 to $10.00 per hour, to commensurate with skill set and experience.

Job Types: Part-time
Benefits:
  • Generous employee discount & Flexible schedule

Garden Center Positions - Full & Part Time

Are you someone that enjoys working with plants and people? Does the idea of selling plants and working outdoors interest you? Then come join the team at Bedford Fields.

Bedford Fields is a leading home and garden center located in Bedford N.H. We love what we do and are looking for enthusiastic, hardworking passionate people to help with general garden center duties and retail customer interactions during this upcoming season (April - December). Green Industry experience is preferred but we are willing to train the right candidates.

Full Job Description
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Greet and assist retail customers in a welcoming and professional manner.

  • Keep plants watered and healthy

  • Assist customers in finding the right plant for the right location

  • Assist customers to understand proper plant care & maintenance

  • Unloading trucks, restocking, organizing & rotating inventory & displays

  • Maintain a clean and organized working environment in and around the garden center.

Knowledge/Skills/Experience:
  • Knowledge of southern N.H. plant material, green industry experience and/or a degree in Horticulture, Master Gardener, a plus

  • Positive attitude and ability to work as part of a team

  • Excellent verbal communication skills

  • Must be willing to work some weekend days and in all weather conditions during the peak season .

  • Some overtime may be required

  • Able to lift up to 30 lbs on a consistent basis

Salary Offered:

$13.00 to $16.00 per hour, to commensurate with skill set and experience. Ability to work Saturdays and Sundays as required.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $13.00 - $16.00 per hour

Benefits:
  • Generous employee discount & Flexible schedule