Floral Designer

Winchester, Massachusetts, United States Full-time

 

Summary/Objective

The business of Mahoney's Garden Centers is distinctly influenced by seasons of the year.  In all cases, each store location has its own unique needs relative to these seasons. To meet these needs, the company hires seasonal and full time staff. The Florist at Mahoney's is a fast paced working environment that requires a candidate who is quick on their feet and who doesn't shy away from physical work. 

Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Build/create floral bouquets and arrangements for store selling and upon customer request.

  • Merchandise products to reflect the season and maintain department visual standards.

  • Stock and maintain merchandise displays, including watering, grooming, pruning, and rotating.

  • Have a reasonable knowledge of our products and its whereabouts while being able to effectively communicate this product information to our customers.

  • Stay current on sales, discounts and special promotions.

  • Recommend additional products and services based on customer’s needs.

  • Effectively able to demonstrate solid customer service skills when working with our customers, especially if there is a customer problem or concern.

 

Competencies

  • Prior Florist/Floral arranging duties experience

  • Requires frequent and consistent, moderate to heavy, lifting (up to 50 lbs)

  • Customer/Client Focus

  • Self-starter who takes initiative

  • Knowledge of plants, cut flowers and arrangements

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to work all floral holidays, weekends/overtime occasionally, and any shift

  • Ability to operate: scissors, stem clippers, wire, box cutters, floral foam/tape, watering can, soil, decorator cubes, flower containers, refrigeration coolers, telephone, office supplies, knife, spray paint

  • Accuracy/attention to detail

  • Ability to organize/prioritize tasks/projects

Work Environment

This job operates in an indoor and outdoor retail business environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers and phones. You must be willing and able to serve in any weather condition, out of doors. No travel required.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling and climbing repetitively throughout the entire shift. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items that weigh up to 40 pounds. 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 and Expected Hours of Work

Currently, we are seeking a Full time Floral Designer who is available to work weekends, evenings and all major floral holidays. 

AAP/EEO Statement

At Mahoney’s Garden Center we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all team members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. Mahoney’s Garden Center hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the position to be filled.

Other Duties

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.