Job Vacancies

Please send your application form with your CV and covering letter.

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We have a legal responsibility to ensure that only individuals who are entitled to work in the UK are employed. All offers of employment are subject to proof of eligibility to work in the UK, and successful applicants will be required to produce original documentary evidence.

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Seasonal Customer Service Assistant

We require a friendly, flexible and enthusiastic individual to work in our Customer Service Department.

Applicants with previous customer services experience would be an advantage but not essential as training will be given.

Hours will be Thursday 11am to 4pm, Friday 11am to 5pm plus two weekend days per month.

We envisage that this position will last until the end of July 2020, however there may be the chance for the position to become permanent.

Benefits

Discount

Workplace pension (Nest pension subject to eligibility)

Uniform

Free parking

Please send your application form with your CV and a covering letter to

Jill Wharfe, Burston Garden Centre, North Orbital Road, Chiswell Green, St Albans, AL2 2DS or via email to jill@burston.co.uk

Seasonal Weekend Vacancies

Customer Service Assistants (9am-5pm)

Furniture Sales Assistants (various hours)

We require a friendly, flexible and enthusiastic individual to work in our Customer Service Department.

Saturday and Sunday hours available (Applicants must be 16 or over to apply for the Saturday shifts and 17 or over for Sunday shifts).

Applicants with previous customer services experience would be an advantage but not essential as training will be given.

We envisage that these positions will last until the end of July 2020, however there may be the chance for a permanent position.

Benefits

Discount

Workplace pension (Nest pension subject to eligibility)

Uniform

Free parking

Please send your application form with your CV and a covering letter to

Jill Wharfe, Burston Garden Centre, North Orbital Road, Chiswell Green, St Albans, AL2 2DS or via email to jill@burston.co.uk

Indoor Living Sales Assistant

Job brief

We are looking for friendly, flexible, creative and enthusiastic personalities to join our Indoor/Outdoor Living Department. An exciting opportunity to join an award-winning garden centre.

Requirements

Proven work experience in retail sales and a desire to learn new skills

Customer service focus

Friendly, helpful, confident and engaging personality

Basic administration skills

Able to work alternate weekends.

Responsibilities

Ensuring high levels of customer satisfaction through excellent sales service

Maintaining outstanding store condition and visual merchandising standards

Assist in the processing of stock throughout all the departments, including furniture, barbecues, gifts, clothing, Christmas, foods and houseplants.

Benefits

Discount (First 6 months 15%, after 6 months 25% on majority of range)

Workplace pension (Nest pension subject to eligibility)

Uniform

Free parking

Please send your application form with your CV and a covering letter to

Lucy Parsons, Burston Garden Centre, North Orbital Road, Chiswell Green, St Albans, AL2 2DS or via email to lucy@burston.co.uk

Garden Care Sales Assistant Part-time

Job brief

We are looking for friendly, flexible and enthusiastic personality to join our Garden Care Department. An exciting opportunity to join an award-winning garden centre.

Requirements

Proven work experience in retail sales and a desire to learn new skills

Customer service focus

Friendly, helpful, confident and engaging personality

Basic administration skills

Able to work alternate weekends

Responsibilities

Assist in the processing of stock throughout the departments, including garden care

products, machinery, landscaping supplies, compost, containers and statuary.

Ensuring high levels of customer satisfaction through excellent sales service

Maintaining outstanding store condition and visual merchandising standards

Benefits

Discount (First 6 months 15%, after 6 months 25% on majority of range)

Workplace pension (Nest pension subject to eligibility)

Uniform

Free parking

Please send your application form with your CV and a covering letter to

Sam Stickland, Burston Garden Centre, North Orbital Road, Chiswell Green, St Albans, AL2 2DS or via email to sam@burston.co.uk

Seasonal Plant Area Sales Assistant

Full time including alternate weekends

We are looking for a friendly, flexible, creative and enthusiastic personality to join our Plant Department. An exciting opportunity to join an award-winning garden centre.

Candidates should be passionate about plants, self-motivated, possess excellent customer service skills. Some form of horticultural qualification or experience would be advantageous. The successful candidate will however need to have a passion for plants and gardening combined with previous retail experience.

Benefits

Discount (First 6 months 15%, after 6 months 25% on majority of range)

Workplace pension (Nest pension subject to eligibility)

Uniform

Free parking

Please send your application form with your CV and a covering letter to

Plant Area Manager, Burston Garden Centre, North Orbital Road, Chiswell Green, St Albans, AL2 2DS or via email to info@burston.co.uk

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