Seasonal Route Manager- Local Routes, Home Every Night

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Company: 
Fernlea Flowers Ltd.
Fernlea Flowers
Work Type: 
Seasonal
City / Location: 
Delhi
Region: 
Simcoe/Norfolk
Rate of Pay: 
Average range $18,000 to $24,000 total commission
Work Schedule: 
60 hours per week, Saturdays and Holidays included, for 11 weeks
Contact Info: 

Stacey Carson

staceyc@fernlea.com

Posting Date: 
Friday, March 8, 2019 to Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Category: 
Agricultural/Horticultural
Customer Service
Other
Agency: 
Community Career & Employment Services - Fanshawe, Simcoe/Norfolk Regional Campus

Lisa Savoy (Job Developer)

The Employment Centre - 5 Queensway Drive East - Unit # 2 -  Simcoe, ON  N3Y 5K2

(519)428-1135 x 232 (office) or (519)709-1178 (cell)

lsavoy@fanshawec.ca

NOTE: Please apply in accordance with the Contact Information in the posting

Requirements: 

Fernlea Flowers Ltd., based out of the Delhi (Simcoe) and Smiths Falls (Ottawa) areas, is looking for Truck Drivers/Merchandisers who are directly responsible for the merchandising, maintenance, display, general housekeeping, and customer relations for his/her assigned retailer locations.  Route Managers are also responsible for effective communication with garden center staff and head office.

Merchandisers must be able to drive a 26’ straight truck to transport goods and materials.  All trucks are late model units with automatic transmission and hydraulic lift gate.  Candidates must be at least 21 years of age, possess a valid “D” Class Driver’s License (no air brake endorsement required) and a relatively clean driver’s abstract.  Routes are available throughout different regions in Ontario. 

Some of the duties are as follows:

  • Load and unload racks of plant material using a hydraulic lift gate
  • Ability to lift approximately 30 pounds and move a full rack of plants
  • Create displays and merchandise plant material on benches or racks
  • Maintenance of plant material, watering as needed
  • Inputting inventory at each store using an Android handheld device
  • Working with sales staff to ensure that the garden centers are well stocked with the appropriate quantities and varieties of plants
  • Proper plant rotation and discarding plant material
  • Must be self motivated and work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Very organized and detail oriented
  • Must be available from the beginning of April until the end of June
  • Ability and willingness work 60 hours per week for the duration of the season, including weekends and holidays
  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule to meet the changing needs of the garden centers

Commission Sales with a Guaranteed Weekly Draw

Drivers average $18,000.00-$24,000.00 for 11 weeks of work

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