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Join the #1 Lawn and Garden Company in the World! The grass is greener on our side!

Do you enjoy hands-on, physical work and being outdoors?

Do you want a job that keeps you busy, physically fit and challenged creatively?

Do you want to work for a tier-1 Consumer Packaged Goods company?

Do you want to have the winter months off for travel/leisure/school?

Do you have a passion for gardening/horticulture and/or lawn care?

If any of the above sound like you and you are interested in learning more, then we'd love to chat with you!

As a Merchandiser Counselor you will be merchandising in the Seasonal/Garden Centre department at The Home Depot, Lowe's, or Rona stores . You will be assigned 1

  • 3 stores to service regularly. A typical shift will be spent servicing one store

This a contract position to start as soon as possible in May, and end in September . Work hours are flexible in amount, and time of day. We are looking for someone who can work 15

  • 37.5 hours per week. You can expect to work hours closer to the top range in May and June, and trail off to the lower range towards the end of the contract in September. Weekday shifts are flexible. Saturday shifts will cover the hours between 10am
  • 2pm as the core of the shift but can extend before or after the 4 hour core.

Hourly wage: $17.25

Key Work Performed

Merchandise Scotts products including: restocking shelves, racks, and displays; cleaning and facing product; repairing or removing damaged items, etc.

Drive in-store sales in conjunction with Scotts Sales Manager

Assemble fixtures and displays in-store.

Install and maintain point of purchase materials.

Provide recommendations and product knowledge to both consumers and retail customer associates.

Provide consumer counselling sessions including lawn and garden educational clinics, promotional events and in-aisle consumer education as needed.

Job Specifications (Minimum Requirements)

Skill Factors (education, experience, communication, technical, etc.)

Strong initiative, self-directed and able to work independently with little supervision

Reliable

Good organization and planning skills

Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills due to interaction with retail partners and customers, selling

Ability to fluently read, write and speak English (fluency in French required for some territories)

Basic computer skills

Effort Factors (physical and mental demands)

Must be able to lift up to 20kg, push and pull up to 54 kg with assistance on a regular basis

Working Conditions

Early morning, evening and weekend work may be necessary

Ability to travel locally by car as needed

Works in "big box" retail stores with natural and artificial light exposure; forklifts and/or similar machinery is present

Will be exposed to changes in temperatures and humidity including indoor/outdoor working conditions

A few other things we'll expect from you:

Current valid Driver's License, Driver's Abstract/Record which meets Company Criteria

Must have full access to a car during work hrs (mileage reimbursed)

Must have access to a computer with high speed internet and printing capabilities

Must have daily use of a cell phone

Must have Steel Toe boots/shoes

THIS IS NOT AN EXCLUSIVE OR EXHAUSTIVE LIST OF ALL JOB FUNCTIONS AND DEMANDS THAT AN EMPLOYEE IN THIS JOB MAY BE ASKED TO PERFORM FROM TIME TO TIME.

COME GROW WITH US, WHERE THE GRASS REALLY IS GREENER!

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