Fred Meyer Florist in Bend, Oregon

Position Summary:

Direct all functions and activities of the Floral department to achieve established sales and goals and provide exceptional customer service. Role model and demonstrate the Company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of self and others.

Fred Meyer also requires that all associates perform all tasks in a safe manner consistent with corporate policies and state and federal laws.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Model "Customer 1st" behavior; deliver and encourage other associates to deliver excellent customer service
  • Engage with customers and assist with their floral needs and questions
  • Build/create floral bouquets and arrangements for store selling and upon customer request
  • Merchandise product to reflect the season and maintain department visual standards
  • Adhere to floral training and store procedures according to Company policies and procedures and as directed by the Food Manager and Floral Specialist
  • Assist the Food Manager and Store Director on special promotions for local events and holidays
  • Promote and follow Company initiatives
  • Maintain a clean, fresh, floral department at all times
  • Maintain excellent quality and saleable condition of indoor plant and cut floral merchandise
  • Stock and maintain merchandise displays, including watering, grooming, pruning, and rotating
  • Plan and prepare merchandising for holidays and seasons
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation **
Minimum Position Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED), plus one year experience in florist/floral arranging duties; or combination of relevant education and experience
  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Ability to pass drug test
  • Knowledge of plants, cut flowers and arrangements
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work all floral holidays, weekends/overtime occasionally, and any shift
  • Ability to work within strict time frames/resolute deadlines
  • Ability to operate: scissors, stem clippers, wire, box cutters, helium tanks, floral foam/tape, watering can, soil, decorator cubes, flower containers, refrigeration coolers, telephone, office supplies, knife, spray paint
  • Accuracy/attention to detail
  • Ability to organize/prioritize tasks/projects
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to continue education
  • Any licenses or certificates required by federal and/or state
  • Valid driver's license
Desired Previous Job Experience:
  • Knowledge of Fred Meyer policies, procedures, and organizational structure

*Jobs at Fred Meyer: *Based in Portland, Oregon with over 130 stores throughout Oregon, Washington, Idaho & Alaska, Fred Meyer offers one-stop shopping with store employment opportunities in apparel, home, food, pharmacy and home electronics as well as opportunities in our division office in merchandise and product development, store operations, customer communications, public affairs, food and pharmacy. We are always searching for individuals who share our passion for service, leadership, honesty and diversity. Whether you like working with people, numbers or ideas, you can find a home at Fred Meyer. And with stores and offices across the Pacific Northwest, we have opportunities for talented individuals if you prefer to be closer to the mountains, ocean, or city.

Company Overview Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly 443,000 associates who serve customers in 2,796 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states and the District of Columbia. Kroger and its subsidiaries operate an expanding ClickList offering – a personalized, order online, pick up at the store service – in addition to 2,253 pharmacies, 787 convenience stores, 324 fine jewelry stores, 1,439 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States. Kroger is recognized as one of America’s most generous companies for its support of more than 100 Feeding America food bank partners, breast cancer research and awareness, the military and their families, and more than 145,000 community organizations including schools. Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

Date: Jul 17, 2017

Location: Bend, OR, US, 97702

Job Segment: Pharmacy, Bank, Banking, Merchandising, Healthcare, Retail, Finance, Part Time

Nearest Major Market: Bend

Education Level: None

Required Certifications/Licenses: None

Position Type: Part-Time

Shift(s): Day; Evening

Regions: West

States: Oregon