Job Vacancies at Ongar Garden Centre

Welcome to our recruitment page, here you will find job vacancies at Ongar Garden Centre. We are always looking for new talent to join our team so if you think you would like to work for this forward thinking family owned business then why not apply for one of the job roles below. You can apply for jobs by sending in your CV to the addresses provided in the job descriptions.

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General Assistants

(Part Time – 16 hours per week – including weekends)

(Part Time- 20 hours per week – Including Weekends)

(2 x Part Time – 6 hours – Saturday)

Temporary contracts of 3 months

We are currently looking for 4 x temporary General Assistants to join our large Garden Centre Group. As an integral part of the team you will work in all areas of the Centre.  The successful candidates should be physically fit as this is a very hands on role. Experience in retail is desirable to the role as is good customer service, however, full training will be provided where necessary.

Duties include:

Pricing, displaying & merchandising a variety of products
Assisting customers with their purchases
Till operation
Plant care and maintenance
Plant watering
General housekeeping
Quality customer service

Requirements of the role:

Must be fully flexible and able to work weekends, cover shifts and occasional late nights
You will have a right first-time approach and a can-do attitude
Good communication skills and able to work as part of a team
Work well under pressure
Professional and reliable
Good time management
Excellent customer service skills
Highly motivated and enthusiastic with a drive to succeed
Able to work using own initiative

What We Offer:

We offer benefits including free parking and staff discounts for our Garden Centres and Restaurants including the Woodthorpe Leisure Park. If you would like to join our family run business and bring your ideas and talents to our fast growing company and forward thinking team we want to hear from you.

To apply:

Please send your CV and cover letter to: Helen Clay, Centre Manager

[email protected]

Applications close – Sunday 10th October 2021