Garden Centre Retail Sales

Mitre 10 continues to dominate the NZ DIY retail market through both its market share and number of stores throughout the country  and you can be part of our continuing success by joining the team at Mitre 10 Kerikeri.

Kiwis love to garden and we love to assist them with their gardening needs.    We are looking for an experienced retail sales professional with green fingers and a customer-focused attitude.    Your gardening passion may come from time in your own back-yard or you may have undertaken horticultural training  either way you will enjoy helping our customers select the right plants, along with all the dry goods and hardware, whether it's fertilizers and pest control or gardening gloves and a wheel barrow.   A sound knowledge of plants and plant care is required.  Our garden centre is a fast paced area and heavy lifting is required so a reasonable standard of physical fitness is also required

Ideally you will be experienced with the sale of both green and dry garden goods, although applicants with a proven retail background and who are eager to learn will be considered.

The Successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • Growing sales by providing exceptional customer service
  • Maintain high merchandising standards & manage stock
  • Work closely & provide assistance in other departments if required
  • Heavy lifting and physical movement is required
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be able to work on a roster including a weekend day
  • Promoting health and safety, ensuring safe work practices within your team at all times.
  • A good working knowledge of vegetable gardens, landscaping and products required to plant and grow healthy gardens
  • Experience and knowledge in green goods and garden varieties, garden hardware and associated products such as fertilizers and plant food are essential
This is a part time role with a minimum of 8 hours per week. This is a permanent Saturday shift.


Enthusiasm and team spirit;

A passion for customer service excellence;

Good time management;

A quick and alert mind, with the ability to adapt and be flexible

Willingness to learn; and

Excellent communication skills


Must have a work permit or visa

Fantastic learning and development and staff benefits

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Permanent (Part time)

Job no: k12 gc 28 12 21

Location: Northland, Rest of Northland, Mitre 10 Kerikeri

Closing Date: applications close 27 January 2022