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Retail Greenhouse Manager

Job status:  Full-time
Hours:  40 hours per week
Location:  Short Pump, VA 23233

Strange’s has a position opening for a full time Retail Greenhouse Manager at the Short Pump Garden Center.

The essential candidate has proven ability to lead and manage teams. Candidates must have experience in the green industry, or equivalent education with management experience. Buying experience preferred.  Pay rate to be discussed during the interview process. Candidates must have the ability to create sales projections, buying schedules, inventory controls, timelines, and holiday planning.

The Greenhouse Manager is responsible for the development and performance of all greenhouse operations.

Job Responsibilities

•    Build and maintain seasonal department plans
•    Develop and implement greenhouse special events, displays, seminars and signage
•    Organize employee training within the greenhouse department (i.e. products knowledge,customer service, and safety)
•    Maintain cleanliness/safety of  water systems, temperature controls and equipment within the greenhouse
•    Develop a weekly schedule for greenhouse team
•    Oversee daily openings and closings for the greenhouse department
•    Plan, implement and produce seasonal crop schedules with the assistance of the greenhouse growers
•    Track sales trends on an ongoing basis and predict sales potential based on the use of all available data
•    Predict and secure seasonal product purchases through online budget programs
•    Frequently process and update sales/COG reports
•    Provides timely feedback to senior management regarding staff performance
•    Supervise the watering, growing, maintenance ,and organization of all greenhouse inventory via greenhouse growers
•    Establish short/long term annual goals for the greenhouse department
•    Communicate with the greenhouse buyer and receiver regarding quality control of incoming plant material and future product orders

*The candidate for this position will need to obtain a VA Pesticide Applicator’s License

Apply Online or stop by our Short Pump location to fill out an application in person.

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Floral Design Trainee

Job status:  Full-time
Hours:  40 hours per week
Location:  Short Pump, VA 23233

Strange’s at Short Pump is looking for creative and artistic minds to join our Floral Design Trainee program. No floral design experience required (although welcome) but love for flowers expected!

Here is a list of the day to day duties expected of a Floral Design Trainee:

  • Greets and assists customers with their floral selections and shopping experience
  • Answers phones and completes cash register transactions
  • Takes customer orders both over the phone and in store
  • Creates floral designs to fulfill customer orders or cash and carry purchase
  • Wraps bouquets and plants
  • Cleans and organizes the floral cooler
  • Other duties involve making bows, pricing new product, and cleaning floral buckets

Training is imperative to the success of our new team members. In order to be considered for this position, applicants must be able to attend 1 of the following training sessions:

January 18th-22nd or January 25th-29th

Applicants accepted for the program must be available to work full time hours (40 hrs/week) year round.

Want to become a floral designer with us? Apply HERE or stop by our Short Pump location to fill out an application in person

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