FLORAL PREP CLERK

Part Time

Location:

2020 Oregon Street

 

Purpose:  
 

To ensure that floral product is processed, priced and merchandised for sale.  Assists the floral department manager/buyer in all necessary operations to ensure department is prepared for daily sales activities.


Status:

 

Reports to Floral Manager/Buyer

Responsibilities:

 

Customer Service

  • Assist customers in selecting and purchasing merchandise. Creating bouquets as needed.

  • Maintain floral department including sales floor, sink area, shelves, and storage in an attractive, clean, safe, and orderly manner.

  • Ensure product is properly labeled and accurately priced.

  • Ensure buckets are full and all products are represented, and consolidate as needed.

  • Assist with staging and maintaining seasonal displays.

  • Answer customer questions regarding department and have overall knowledge of the store and policies.

  • Participate in monthly Safety Committee meetings.


Receiving and Processing

  • Receive, unload, unpack, and divide products to each store.

  • Process flowers. This includes cleaning and stripping of foliage, division of product, sleeving, and price/UPC labeling as determined by manager/buyer.

  • Prioritize processing so that all products are represented on sales floor in a timely manner.

  • Ensure excess product is stored in appropriate location, in appropriate containers and with correct water level.


Department Maintenance

  • Maintain the floral processing area in clean, organized, and safe condition at all times. This includes public walkways, coolers, floral room and work stations.

  • Clean and rinse all buckets before each market day.

  • Clean and maintain all equipment including carts, shears, loppers, sinks and drains. Notify supervisor of any equipment in need of repair.

  • Maintain signage box. Remove card from empty buckets and file, and always check the signage box prior to writing a new card.

  • Maintain floral department sales floor in a clean, organized and safe condition by removing empty buckets, sweep/mop floor, water plants, keep displays looking fresh and keep sink area neat.

  • Perform any additional duties as assigned by management.

 

Qualification:

  • Knowledge of flowers and arrangement desired

  • Experience and interest in serving the public.

  • Experience working individually and in a team in a fast-paced setting.

  • Detail-oriented and good organizational skills.

 

Requirements:

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time.

  • Able to work varying shifts including early mornings, evenings, and weekends.

  • Able to understand written and spoken English.

  • Basic math and computer skills required.