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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 all of the following training dates:

Sales training July 1-3rd & July 7-9th

Design training July 11th-18th

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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Section Grower

Job status:  Full-time
Hours:  40 hours per week
Location:  4201 Creighton Rd Richmond VA 23223

The Strange’s wholesale greenhouse division is seeking a full time Section Grower. A Section Grower is responsible for the scheduling, tracking and management of a designated section of a wide variety of blooming plants. Hours vary throughout the year based on growing seasons, full time benefits offered, and blooming annual plant knowledge required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Controls plant growth, potting, and cutting plants for sale
  • Assists in determining the types and quantities of horticultural plants to be grown based on budget and projected sales volume
  • Manages the watering and planting of plants within a designated section
  • Develops weekly schedule for the greenhouse staff according to their employment status
  • Works closely with the Wholesale Division Operations Manager to develop plans for seasonal crops
  • Determines plant placement and organization
  • Monitors and controls greenhouse environments (i.e. climate control)
  • Accurately records production data
  • Ensures that all planting meets quality expectations
  • Manages chemical planning, application, recording, and inventory alongside other section growers
  • Applies pesticides and growth regulators to crops within a designated area
  • Interviews potential employees
  • Manages a team of greenhouse workers (training, task delegation, performance documentation etc.)
  • Completes additional tasks given by the Wholesale Division Operations Manager

Interested in this position?  Apply HERE or stop by our Creighton Road location to fill out an application in person

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Garden Gift Buyer & Merchandiser

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

Strange’s has a position opening for a Garden Gift Buyer & Merchandiser at the Short Pump garden center. The Garden Gift Buyer & Merchandiser is responsible for planning, purchasing, receiving and merchandising all garden gift and accessories based on customer demand, market trends and financial budgets in order to achieve maximum profitability.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Frequently processes and analyzes sales reports in order to make the appropriate buy
  • Enters promotions into the sales system accordingly
  • Tracks sales trends on an ongoing basis and predicts sales potential based on the season
  • Communicates frequently with vendors
  • Processes purchase orders
  • Maintains availability of garden decor products
  • Processes special orders
  • Creates retail floor displays on a rotating seasonal basis
  • Operates a cash register when needed
  • Handles customer issues with garden gift and accessories product
  • Manages the receiving and unpackaging of garden gift products
  • Handles special customer requests

Interested in this position?

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

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Warehouse Specialist

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

Strange’s has a position opening for a full time Warehouse Specialist at the Short Pump location. The Warehouse/Materials Handling Specialist is responsible for maintaining an organized warehouse layout and to ensure the safety, cleanliness, and order of the warehouse department. The Warehouse/Materials Handling Specialist is also responsible for receiving, storing, loading and unloading merchandise using various equipment (ex. pallet jack, forklift).

The essential candidate is organized and has experience in a warehouse environment.

This position is full time and comes with full time benefits to include healthcare coverage, 401k, tuition assistance, life insurance, and PTO. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Cleans and maintains work area to ensure warehouse safety
  • Unloads and sorts garden center product for distribution
  • Completes various preparation and inventory duties (I.e. consolidates product, retrieves product from shelves, etc)
  • Monitors daily warehouse activity by keeping clear records as goods enter and leave the warehouse
  • Coordinates efficient operation of the warehouse department
  • Organizes materials on shelves, racks and bins according to warehouse layout
  • Loads customers vehicles in a professional and courteous manner
  • Receives, handles and maintains bagged goods
  • Assists in outdoor maintenance and maintains warehouse equipment
  • Uses forklifts and warehouse equipment in a safe manner
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management

Interested in this position?

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

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