Mahoneys Garden Center Department Manager - Greenhouse in East Falmouth, Massachusetts
The Department Manager is responsible for the quality of department related products, merchandise and display appearance in accordance with company standards. The continual evaluation of inventory is required to make informed product order recommendations to the General Manager. The Department Manager will also be responsible in coordinating staffing needs with the Operations Manager in order to effectively and efficiently receive trucks. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. ? Coordinate staffing and inventory needs with Operations Manager to efficiently and effectively receive product, execute displays and conduct floor moves related to the department ? Build employee and customer relationships through routine interactions and the transfer of department specific product knowledge and usage to answer questions and inquires ? Maintain inventory health and appearance of all department products in accordance with company standards ? Maintain and communicate all administrative tasks and documentation related to department needs including seasonal staffing needs, payroll approval, signed product orders, invoices and all other documents needed by the store controller ? Routinely communicate department trends and recommendations to the General Manager to help make informed purchase orders. ? Effectively utilize the space of the department to produce improved displays and make recommended floor moves and product placement ideas to the GM, Operations Manager and company Buyers ? Support associates in the movement of department specific inventory through the unloading of trucks ? Assist other Department Managers with special tasks and functions as directed by store management COMPETENCIES ? Leadership and Coaching ? Written and Verbal Communication ? Maintenance of Productive Team Relationships ? Strong Work Ethic ? Well Organized ? Problem Solving Skills PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Minimum of 3 years of progressive responsibility in retail store operations. Work or personal experience in the horticultural or gardening fields preferred. Demonstrated project management skills with the ability to hold self and others accountable for high-quality, timely and effective results. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel and Outlook. WORK ENVIRONMENT This job operates in an active retail store environment. This job may be either indoors or outdoors or both. PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This position requires frequent standing, walking, climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching and / or crawling. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. POSITION TYPE / EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK Flexible hours. Days and hours of work vary by schedule and season. Must be available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.