CURRENT JOB VACANCIES

VIRGINIA HOME & GARDEN

Virginia Home & Garden is a family owned and run business and have been serving the local community for over 20 years. We have a vast outdoor nursery, along with a large range of indoor plants and an exclusive range of gardening accessories, pots and water features. We also have a café and kitchenware and giftware shops located within our centre.

We are continually striving to improve and grow as one of Australia's leading retail garden centres with an outstanding team of employees. Household gardens are an iconic part of the Australian life style and it is rewarding to observe the enthusiasm of our customers. If you are committed to a long term career and motivated to succeed, we encourage you to apply for a position within our company. Please note only successful candidates will be contacted. 



 


HORTICULTURAL TEAM MEMBER


We have new opportunities for horticultural team members to join Virginia Home & Garden. These roles will largely involve consulting customers on the technical aspects of a broad range of plants, pest & disease control and basic home garden design.

These roles require people who have a passion for quality customer service, a strong work ethic and the ability to thrive in a fast paced environment. Extensive horticultural experience or education is essential. Previous retail sales experience is preferred.

The successful applicants will have the following skills and attributes:

  • Experience in a retail garden centre/nursery production environment
  • Thorough understanding of pest & disease control
  • Strong communication skills
  • Creative merchandising skills
  • Great personal health & fitness

 

The roles may be from 20 - 38 hours per week including weekend shifts, in respect to the applicant's skills & experience.

 

Please apply by sending a copy of your resume & an introductory cover letter through the link below. 

 
 


POTS & WATER FEATURES ASSISTANT


An exciting opportunity exists for a personable, motivated and energetic person to join the team at Virginia Home & Garden. The role is based in our Pots & Water Features Department with the opportunity to expand your skills through out the garden centre. The successful applicant will have a current forklift licence and be available to always assist in our proactive team environment. A strong focus on customer service is essential and a can do attitude with a willingness to learn and grow with the business is required. 

This role is for up to 38 hours per week including both Saturday and Sunday shifts each week.


About you:

  • Basic computer literacy

  • Manual handling knowledge

  • Technical aptitude

  • Good problem solving

  • Friendly and cooperative attitude

  • Able to work unsupervised

  • Punctual and well presented

  • Honest and reliable


If you are committed to a long term career and motivated to succeed then apply now through the link below. 

 
 


CHEF/COOK IN DONCHO'S CAFE


Do you love creating delicious food and want to be part of an energetic café kitchen? Then we have an exciting opportunity for you.

Our Café, within Virginia Home & Garden, is open for breakfast and lunch only and offers customers a comprehensive café menu. We have a high volume / fast paced environment so you must be able to work well under pressure whilst maintaining an eye for detail and a professional attitude at all times.

You must be a positive, proactive individual with good communication skills, a team player who is focused on providing great food and maintaining a safe and hygienic kitchen environment. Flexible availability is essential as weekend work will be required.

Cook and Food Preparation:

We are looking for an experienced person who enjoys working in a busy environment. You will be responsible for the quality, preparation and delivery of our menu items.  

Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years in a restaurant or large café
  • A passion for the food industry
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Enjoy cooking
  • Be motivated and display a "can do attitude"
  • Be looking for a long term career opportunity
  • Able to work weekday and weekend shifts

No split shifts. 

Please apply by sending a copy of your resume through the link below. 
 
 


MANAGERS


Virginia Nursery is currently accepting expressions of interest for managerial roles across multiple aspects of the company; we are expanding our workforce and currently have opportunities for managers across several sectors of our business.

The successful Applicants must have the following skills and attributes:

  • Prior experience in a retail environment
  • The ability to convert advice into sales
  • POS Experience, including cash handling
  • The ability to work within time frames
  • Strong communication skills
  • Can provide exceptional customer service
  • Merchandising skills (displaying stock for sale)
  • Be physically fit and able to perform manual lifting / carrying as required
  • Work well within a team environment
  • Leadership skills & prior experience in managerial roles

Please apply by sending a copy of your resume through the link below.