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Garden Centre Assistant


The Range

19d ago

  • Job
    Entry Level
  • Hospitality & Retail
  • York

AI generated summary

  • You must love fast-paced retail environments and be dedicated to providing exceptional customer service. Experience with plants and garden care is preferred. Flexibility and a friendly personality are key to success in this role.
  • You will promote top-selling products, manage stock availability, maintain plant care, implement pricing strategies, follow shop floor procedures, and uphold high standards of housekeeping.


  • To be successful in this role you will love working in a fast-paced retail environment and must be willing to give the very best customer service experience to our customers.
  • The emphasis will be on service. This is not just a standing filling shelves type of job. If you have the personality that our customers will appreciate, and if you enjoy an environment where you can really engage with the customer, then this could be the role for you.
  • Your day will be varied, from delivering service with a smile at the till to engaging with customers to help them find their ideal products.
  • You will need to have to have a flexible approach as there will be times when you will be supporting other areas of the Store to meet the business needs.
  • Previous experience working with plants and garden care is preferred.


  • The following details the main responsibilities for this position. However, this is not a definitive list and a flexible approach to work duties is expected from all members of our team.
  • Actively promote bestselling lines and key products.
  • Ensure stock is available across all ranges.
  • Ensure smooth transition of range changes to minimise disruption.
  • Ensure the department is correctly priced across all products.
  • Ensure live plants are correctly watered and cared for
  • Adhere to, and correctly implement shop floor processes, policies, and procedures.
  • Adhere to, and correctly implement reduced and waste processes.
  • High standards of housekeeping across the department.


What skills are necessary for this role as a Garden Centre Assistant?

Successful candidates for this role will have excellent customer service skills, be able to work in a fast-paced retail environment, have a flexible approach to work duties, and preferably have experience working with plants and garden care.

What are the main responsibilities of a Garden Centre Assistant?

The main responsibilities include promoting key products, ensuring stock availability, managing range changes, pricing products correctly, caring for live plants, implementing shop floor processes, waste management, and maintaining high standards of housekeeping.

Will I be required to help customers find products in the store?

Yes, providing exceptional customer service is a key aspect of this role, and assisting customers in finding their ideal products is part of the daily responsibilities of a Garden Centre Assistant.

What is the work environment like for a Garden Centre Assistant?

The work environment is fast-paced, engaging, and customer-focused. You will have the opportunity to interact with customers, work with plants, and contribute to maintaining a well-organized and attractive garden centre.

Are there opportunities for career advancement within the company as a Garden Centre Assistant?

While the primary focus of this role is on delivering exceptional customer service and supporting the operations of the garden centre, there may be opportunities for career advancement within the company based on performance and demonstrated skills.

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Mission & Purpose

Thank you for visiting The Range LinkedIn page. With enormous product diversity, The Range has over 65,000 products across 16 departments including DIY, Kitchen & Dining, Furniture, Lighting, Arts & Crafts and Textiles. The Range was founded in 1989 by Chris Dawson in his home town of Plymouth as an open air market trader. Fast forward to the present day and The Range has over 160 stores across the United Kingdom and Ireland, not to mention an ever expanding website offering a home delivery service.