Full and Part time Vacancies

We now have opportunities available for Sales and Site Assistants at Smith’s. Please see below for the roles and requirements.

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals with a passion for customer service and great people skills.

Full time positions require candidates working a rolling rota of 5 out of 7 days a week, including weekend work.

Part time positions are a minimum 20 hours per week and we ideally require candidates who can work weekends.

Sales Assistant Smith’s Garden Centre;

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Provide excellent customer service including operation of tills
  • General shop floor support to include; Re-stocking, pricing, tidying, sweeping, watering

Candidates must show evidence of the following:

  • Good communication skills and a friendly manner
  • Being capable of working on their feet for long periods of time, in a busy working environment
  • Must be well presented, punctual and willing to learn
  • Must have excellent spoken English

Preferable (but not essential)

  • Experience of working in a garden centre or retail/sales environment
  • An interest in plants
  • Customer Service Skills

Site Assistant Smith’s Garden Centre;

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Working mainly outside, you will be required to support the Site Manager in
    • Maintaining stock levels of compost/aggregates and other bulky products which are sold at the garden centre
    • Keeping the site clean and tidy at all times
    • Serving customers by taking bulky items to their cars after purchase
    • Supporting the plant team in unloading, pricing, restocking, maintaining and watering when required

Candidates must show evidence of the following:

  • Good communication skills and a friendly manner
  • Enthusiasm and a willingness to be flexible to reflect the changes in the day to day requirements of the business
  • Being capable of working on their feet for long periods of time in a busy working environment
  • Must be well presented, punctual and willing to learn
  • Must have excellent spoken English

Preferable (but not essential)

  • Experience of working in a garden centre or retail/sales environment
  • An interest in plants
  • Customer Service Skills

If you are interested in either position, please send your CV, FAO; Peter at info@smiths-nurseries.co.uk 

Please also state which post you’re interested in. Thank you.