Horticultural Advisor /or Trainee Assistant

Employer : Majestic Trees

Location : Flamstead, St Albans, Hertfordshire

Salary : Industry leading competitive package

Closing date : 28 Dec 2023

Majestic Trees has just become an Employee Owned Trust (EOT) so this is an exciting time for us.  We have a great opportunity for someone to join our team of horticultural advisors.

We are looking for someone who is:

Horticultural Advisor /or Trainee Assistant

Horticultural Advisor /or Trainee Assistant

  • Enthusiastic
  • Driven
  • Strong initiative
  • Works well under pressure
  • Works well in a team as well as independently
  • Excellent communication face to face and over the phone,
  • IT and admin skills with attention to detail is important with dedication to serving customers on the nursery, whatever the weather plus be dedicated to excellent customer service.

The Role

The successful candidate will be working 5 days per week, scheduled over a 6 day week, Monday to Saturday, working every other Saturday, except during Christmas/New Year we are shut. The role will involve you assisting our customers with their planting schemes and making recommendations for their selection of trees.  You will be involved with helping customers who visit the nursery, and providing information by phone and email.  Developing a good customer relationship is important; and you will be preparing quotes and discussing how to achieve the best outcome for supply, delivery and planting in each case.  Our ideal candidate will have a passion for horticulture, good knowledge of trees and sound commercial awareness..

If you have previously worked in landscaping or have planted trees this will be a real benefit to understanding the logistical side of moving big trees.

Benefits

  • We offer an industry leading pay package of base plus commission.
  • There are outstanding benefits including our industry’s leading profit sharing program where 25% of the profits are shared equally with the whole team
  • Life assurance and group income protection.
  • For our long service employees we also offer medical insurance and dental cover as well as additional holiday.
  • Being an EOT means that we have an even greater incentive of future dividends.
  • Temporary accommodation may be available.

Sounds interesting? If you don’t think you have the above experience, we will consider the right candidate for a the trainee position. More information upon interview.

We also consider students completing their horticultural studies as well as those working in garden design, landscape contracting and at other production nurseries, who are most welcome.

Apply Here : https://www.horticulturejobs.co.uk/job/343676/horticultural-advisor-or-trainee-assistant/?LinkSource=PremiumListing#application-form