Position: Full-time Garden Centre Salesperson (Seasonal)

Duration: February through June 30, 2021, with possibility of an extension based on seniority and performance.

Please note: This position requires Saturday and Sunday shifts as well as 2 evening shifts per week. Due to the seasonal nature of our business, time off outside of regularly scheduled shifts cannot be considered. Availability for Victoria Day weekend is required. 

Please note:

- The job location is not on a bus route so reliable all-weather transportation, such as a car, is a must.

- Due to the threat of Tobacco Mosaic Virus, smoking is not allowed on site. Tobacco Mosaic Virus may be transferred from smokers to plants and is a threat to our livelihood.

- Personal use of cell-phones on the job is not permitted.

Job Description:

- Acknowledge and appropriately greet and assist every customer in a timely manner. 

- Answer each gardening question thoughtfully and accurately.

- Show genuine interest in customer needs and gardening success.

- Maintain information resources for customers.

- Maintain attractive plant, gardening product and gift displays. Groom, weed and prune plants as required.

- Restock plant and gardening products as required.

- Manage telephone calls and elecronic communication professionally and efficiently with polished communication skills.

- Attend to customer questions, complaints and concerns immediately, and facilitate satisfactory resolutions.

Key qualifications:

- Display a willingness to make the most of the short gardening season that we have to work with in Manitoba.  

- Keen knowledge of zone 3 gardening and plants

- Passion for organic gardening and interest in organic gardening methods (fertilizers, amendments,etc.)

- Excellent interpersonal skills

- Energetic and friendly personality

- Ability to work in a fast paced, small business environment.

Applicants must be physically fit and able to keep a fast pace in a hot and humid environment.

 Please complete the following on-line application (required - we do not accept resumes unless submitted as part of this application form):

 

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