Posted on January 19th, 2017

Northey Street City Farm 

Permaculture in the Heart of Brisbane, Australia



Position:                      Nursery Retail Coordinator

Award:                         Northey Street City Farm (NSCF) Staff Agreement – permanent part time

Hours:                         35 hours per week (The applicant will be required to work weekends)

Pay rate:                      NSCF Award Agreement Level 3, $24.60p/hr, and entitlements as defined in the NSCF Staff Agreement

Contract Position:       Permanent Part-time

Responsible to:           Enterprise Manager

Purpose of Position

The Nursery Retail Coordinator will be responsible for operating the retail side of the ‘City Farm Nursery’ making it a profitable enterprise that provides a service to the community through providing useful plants and other permaculture elements/resources. The position will be responsible to ensure that nursery operations remain within the budget as provided by the Enterprise Manager. This role will be expected to create a customer experience and implement a marketing plan that ensures that sales remain on target. Co-ordinating the stock and day-to-day finances will be two important aspects in ensuring the nursery is a viable operation.


The Nursery Retail Coordinator should have a proven background in the running of a retail nursery and a passion for customer service, preferably with a practical working knowledge of “Permaculture” plants and their uses. They should also have demonstrated an ability to create a customer retail experience and implement a marketing plan. This role will be responsible for supervising and developing volunteers to assist on the nursery retail side. The successful candidate will ideally be reliable, passionate about plants and customers, an enthusiastic self-starter who is willing to work with our community to meet the financial, social and environmental objectives of the nursery. This person will have initiative and be open to sharing their practical skills and experiences with a broad range of people.

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January 2017 E-News

Posted on January 12th, 2017

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