Full and Part time Vacancies

We currently have opportunities available for Sales and Site Assistants at Smith’s.

We are a friendly, family run company and many of our staff have been with us for years.

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.