Looking for suitable candidate to join our florist Team. Candidates with the following abilities:
1. must have a genuine passion and interest in flower arrangement.
2. able to work evening shifts from 5pm or 6pm to 10:30pm (weekdays)
3. able to commit to regular weekly schedule
5. approximately twice a week on long term basis (atleast 9 to 12months)
6. must be able to work (at least 8hours a day) on 12,13 & 14 Feb next year.
7. experience in flower arrangement and sales and customer service preferred
8. have initiative and ability to work independently
9. familiar with using PC/Android/ipad/internet.
10. possesses strong interpersonal skills
Candidates without experience but meet all the requirements listed above will be considered to undergo a florist apprentice program once selected.
Many flower shops in Singapore do not offer jobs to those without relevant flower arrangement experience. The main reason is because of the very high attrition rate for non-experience candidates. A majority of these candidates do not understand or appreciate what it takes to be a flower arranger or a florist working in a commercial/retail florist industry. It is a very expensive and time consuming exercise for any florist to train a new employee only to be told by the employee that he/she is no able to continue with the florist job.
As florist, we often hear candidates as saying that they wish to join the florist because ‘i have interest in flowers’ or ‘i like flowers’ worse – reasons such as “i want to give it a try”. As a florist shop like us, these reasons alone are not good enough. We are looking beyond just someone who have an ‘interest’ or ‘try it out first” attitude. We want someone who have a deep passion and a sense of seriousness to want to learn about flower arrangement.
We will consider all applications. However, we will only consider applicants who are able to meet the requirements listed above. Please email your resume containing the following information below to career(at)24hrscityflorist.com
Please specify your
1. Full name
4. Citizenship (note, we can only consider Singaporeans, PRs, DPs)
5. Current Job and location of office
People who wish to join the floristry industry must have the interest and passion but more importantly the deep sense of desire to want to learn flower arrangement. Pay will naturally NOT be your 1st priority if you see and appreciate the value you will obtained from the skills & experience you will cultivate and the variety of opportunities presented to you if you join 24hrs City Florist. We encourage our candidates to do some research and discover for themselves the course fees required to enrolled into professional flower arrangement course in Singapore. Some notable floral schools in Singapore include: Nobleman School of Floral Design
If you are shortlisted, you will be requested to come for an interview. If you are offered a position, a mutually agreed scheduled will be planned for you. You will be inducted into our flower apprentice programme and be called assistant florist hereafter.
The programme is essentially an on-the-job training. You will not only be taught flower arrangement but also other aspects of a retail-florist such as handling of day-to-day operations, customer inquiries, processing of orders and arrangement for deliveries. The handling of customer service is an essential part of our programme and every part timer is expected to be able to acquire this ability quickly and confidently.
All florists, be it junior of senior have to learn how to clear, condition and keep the flowers and foliages in a systematic manner. Different flowers are treated differently and are kept in the designated fridges. The proper handling and treatment of fresh cut flowers will determine the life span of flowers. Hence it is highly important, for all our assistant florists to understand the significance of treating flowers. At the same time, keeping any flowers wastage to the minimum.
How fast and how much you can learn from this programme very much depends on how much and how fast you can absorb. We have a minimum timeframe and standard for each apprentice to acquire flower arrangement skills. There are basically 3 broad categories of arrangement that are important for all assistant florist to quickly acquire :
1. hand bouquet
2. table arrangement
3. condolence/opening flower stand
our existing assistant florists have been achieving the ability to do all 3 categories on average within – 3 to 6 months from induction on a part time basis.
Opportunities to learn are aplenty at 24hrscityflorist.com – but opportunities are given to those who show initiative and their capabilities working in our florist shop.
Assistant florist who demonstrates the discipline, dedication to their work schedule, inquisitive, initiative and the ability to handle the day-to-day operations will be given unprecedented opportunities. We believe in nurturing people who deserved to be nurtured.
One has to learn how to crawl before learning how to walk and likewise, learning how to walk before learning how to run.
in turn you will learn how to create an eye-pleasing floral arrangement, how to care for flowers, how to match colours and flowers and greens, You will grow as a person as you overcome challenges, sharpen your interpersonal skills, learn to rise up and exceed to customer expectations. You will gain a meaningful working experience few flower shops are able to provide. The satisfaction of not just cultivating a skill set but a family of friends and colleagues.
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