Would you like to work in our award-winning Garden Centre at Donaghadee?

We are looking for an experienced and like-minded individual to join our gardening and hardware staff. At Donaghadee we are one of four centres which make up the Creative Gardens family.

We are looking for someone with excellent people skills who will be able to deliver a high standard of service to our customers. This person must be able to work well within a team, possess initiative to work on their own, love to smile and able to strike up a conversation with our lovely customers.

In your role you may be required to liaise with staff from other locations for stock queries and transfers. It is therefore important that you have good communication and  IT skills

Having and interest in gardening and outdoor living is not essential but is preferrable. As long as you are ambitious and hard working you will fit well into our team.

Some examples of duties include -

*Giving customers advice and guidance on products we sell, this can range from outdoor furniture, BBQ’s, garden chemicals and even bird seed.

* Ensuring the shop floor is presentable at all times, checking off orders, putting out stock and working on displays.

*Communicating with our customers face to face, by telephone or email to answer their queries.

*Helping to gather items for online orders ready for delivery.

*Maintaining an organised store area for overstock and incoming deliveries.

Retail experience in a similar environment will be an advantage as will excellent organisational and people skills.

Applicants should be flexible to work at least one weekend shift and be available to cover shifts when required.

Training will be provided.

Contract length – Permanent, potential for promotion to supervisory and management levels.

 

Pay will vary according to the applicant’s experience, with scope to earn more as the role develops.

This is a permanent position. 

 **Generous staff discount scheme**

**Applicants must be aged 16 or over**
**References will be required**
 

Apply here: https://form.jotform.com/creativegardens/employment-application

We can only accept CV’s when accompanied by an application form.  If you have difficulty completing the form or need assistance, please contact us on 028 91883603 or email jobs@creativegardens.com.  Sorry, but we are unable to accept Job Centre application forms.

Closing dates for all applications is Sunday 28th February. 

Please note: A waiting list may be created for this vacancy at the interview stage for any similar vacancies that may arise within the next 6 months. We reserve the right to apply enhanced shortlisting criteria.

Equality Statement: Creative Gardens is an equal opportunities employer.