CURRENT POSITIONS :
Retail assistant :
We are looking for a talented and cheerful person to join us in our Spa Terminus premises. Some experience in fruit & vegetables is preferred but we’re happy to consider keen candidates enthusiastic to learn to work professionally with fruit & vegetables and provide excellent customer service.
- Arranging and stocking the retail area.
- Checking stocks of dry goods, bags, etc and listing items to be ordered.
- Selling vegetables, fruit, dry goods and other retail lines. Proactively seeking to learn about the seasonality and source of fruit & vegetables and how they can be cooked/prepared in order to be able to advise customers.
- Learning prices and recording sales.
- Being pleasant and helping customers and other members of the team.
- Help to pack up at close of business.
- Assist generally as required/directed.
Required Skills and Qualities:
- Previous experience in food, hospitality or a kitchen is preferred.
- Genuine interest in learning about food/vegetables/fruit and looking after people, in equal measure.
- Ability to provide consistently great customer service.
- Organisational skills are preferred.
- Experience of working well as a member of a busy team.
- Self-motivated, focused, but with an eye to the future.
- Fluent spoken English with the ability to listen.
- Used to handling cash.
- Good mental arithmetic.
- This position is 2 days per week, Friday and Saturday.
- Availability is critical as the team is small. We close for two weeks per year - last week of August and week after Christmas.
- Hours: Fridays 8am to 2pm; Saturdays 7am to 3pm.
- A minimum commitment of 1 year is expected.
- You will receive vegetable trade theory training
For the right candidate, more hours may be available and possibly additional responsibility.
Remuneration: We pay a competitive hourly rate.
Please send a covering letter and a CV to firstname.lastname@example.org with the job title. We will only consider those applications that include both a tailored covering letter and a current CV. We aim to reply to everyone who applies, but there may be occasions when we are only able to reply to short-listed candidates.