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Plant Area Supervisor

As Plant Area Supervisor, you will be responsible for working with the Garden Centre Manager to set strategy for the outdoor area; to ensure that it is attractively presented and all plants are of the highest quality. You will be focused on ensuring the plant area is of the highest standard.

The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic supervisor capable of providing excellent customer service while training your team to do the same. Your will have the ability to create attractive displays and maintain stock levels relevant to each season. This role will give you the autonomy to source and buy plants directly from suppliers. You will control wastage and all health and safety aspects of outdoor area as well as the houseplants section.


Ideally, you will have experience working in a Garden Centre environment at supervisory level and be confident in your ability to manage budgets and drive increased sales.

Responsibilities will include:


· Managing the plant team to ensure that the outdoor area is safe and that Customers receive an excellent experience on each and every visit.

· Ordering high quality plant stock from a variety of suppliers according to the season

· Ensuring that all invoices match the deliveries

· Ongoing training for the plant team to ensure that can offer advice on plant choice and plant care

· Managing all aspects of Health and Safety in that area

· Supervising planting and maintenance of growing stock


Hours of working are 8:30 to 5pm with a half hour for lunch. You will be required to work one weekend day each week.

Salary will be discussed at interview.


Bernadette Hopkinson


Hopkinson & Sons Ltd

Steam & Moorland Garden Centre, Malton Road, Pickering.  YO18 7JW





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