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Professional Florist
Summary
Title:Professional Florist
ID:1097
Location:Winchester, MA
Department:Retail
Description

Must have two to four years of continuous professional technical Florist experience. 

Part time in January and February, then full time starting in March or April. Compensation is $16 per hour. 

SUMMARY

Mahoney’s is a family-owned and operated independent garden center with 7 retail locations in the Greater Boston Area and Cape Cod. For over 60 years, we have taken pride in offering the highest selection of quality plants, yard products, and gardening accessories – with outstanding customer service to match!

We employ customer-driven people that are dedicated to creating a refreshing and helpful shopping experience. For our employees, we offer a fun, fast-paced, and challenging workplace with the opportunity for growth. We are committed to maintaining a work environment that encourages trust, hard work, efficiency, self-motivation, initiative, continuous improvement, and teamwork. We provide an opportunity for personal and professional growth and a great employee discount, as well!

Summary/Objective

The Floral Assistant will support the Floral Manager across various operational practices. 2-4 years of technical florist experience is required. Support will be focused around display and maintenance of floral inventory, as well as the engagement with customers both in-person and over the phone, in order to properly and efficiently communicate orders.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

· Assist customers with questions and the selection of floral arrangements

· Maintain health of floral inventory both on the floor and in the refrigerated storage through the watering, cutting, and displaying of flowers

· Communicate arrangement requests to Floral Manager from in-store customers and both phone and online orders

· Setup displays in accordance with company standards

· Assist the Floral Manager in the design of floral arrangements

· Complete other general maintenance tasks on the general floor as required

COMPETENCIES

· Communication

· Customer Focus

· Reliable

· Well Organized

· Initiative/Ability to Learn

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Work of personal experience in the horticultural, floral arrangement, or gardening fields preferred. Demonstrated ability to offer excellent customer service skills, phone etiquette and a strong work ethic

WORK ENVIRONMENT

This job operates in an active retail store environment. This job may be either indoors or outdoors or both.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

This position requires frequent standing, walking, climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching and / or crawling. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

POSITION TYPE / EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK

Flexible hours. Days and hours of work vary by schedule and season. Must be available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.

 

EEO STATEMENT

Mahoney’s provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, pregnancy, marital status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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