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Vacancies at Esher

Garsons is an award-winning family-run independent business currently operating two sites at Esher, Surrey and Titchfield, Hampshire. Our philosophy is to develop our team and ensure that the right level of autonomy is given to each individual so that they can enjoy their role.

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SALES ADVISOR, PLANTERIA 

We have an exciting opportunity for a Sales Advisor to join the Planteria department team at our Garden Centre in Esher.

HOURS: Full time (rota basis to include alternate weekends)

SALARY: £18,732 - £21,720 (depending on experience)

LOCATION: Esher, Surrey

The responsibilities of the role are to:

  • Ensure merchandising and housekeeping standards are kept to the Garsons standards
  • Ensure displays are innovative, practical and maintained, and that these are refreshed on a regular basis
  • Maintaining and watering of the plant stock
  • Assist customers with physical tasks such as carrying purchased products to cars
  • Use the retail EPOS system to process newly delivered stock, create new orders and print labels
  • General shop floor maintenance and housekeeping
  • Be able and willing to answer customer enquiries and give advice

Please note, good physical fitness is required as the position will involve working on your feet for extended periods of time, working outdoors in all weathers and will involve lifting

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Relevant horticulture training: City and Guilds Horticulture Level 2 or 3, BTEC First or National Diploma or RHS General Certificate in Horticulture or other similar relevant qualification
  • Previous experience in a similar role and will either currently hold a Planteria position or have recently held a similar role in garden centre retail

Garsons offers the following staff benefits as part of its package:

  • Staff discount card
  • Holiday entitlement of 28 days rising to 31 days with length of service (pro-rata)
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Long service award
  • Company events
  • Discounted PYO fruit and veg staff picking at designated times
  • Free parking on site

Garsons are an Investors in People accredited organisation.

 

Closing date for completed applications: 30th April 2021

Please be aware we may close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of applications. Therefore, we recommend you apply early.

 

 

 

 

SALES ADVISOR, PYO 

We have an exciting opportunity for a Sales Advisor to join the Pick Your Own Farm team in Esher.

HOURS: Every weekend plus four mornings or afternoons a week (average of 35 hours)

SALARY: £7.73p/h to £9.23p/h 

LOCATION: Esher, Surrey

The responsibilities of the role are to:

  • Provide our customers with an exceptional level of service
  • Communicate effectively at all levels
  • Work not only on retail sales but farm security to ensure the smooth running of the site

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience of previously working as part of a highly motivated team
  • Excellent one-to-one customer service skills
  • Experience in a busy retail environment
  • Previous experience of use of till systems

Please note: 

  • For this role, candidates will be required to work every weekend (Saturdays and Sundays) and either 4 mornings or 4 afternoons during the week
  • We are looking for candidates to start towards the end of May (the exact start date depends on the season) working through to 31st October
  • The work is outdoors-based, and candidates will work in all weather conditions
  • We need candidates who can commit for the full duration of the season without holiday commitments

Garsons offers the following staff benefits as part of its package:

  • Staff discount card
  • 28 days paid holiday (pro-rata)
  • Company events
  • Discounted PYO fruit and veg staff picking at designated times
  • Free parking on site

Garsons are an Investors in People accredited organisation.

 

Closing date for completed applications: 30th April 2021

Please be aware we may close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of applications. Therefore, we recommend you apply early.