Aquarium Retail & Reception Assistant

Aberdeenshire Council
£11,362 - £12,040 per year
13 Oct 2016
28 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on the attachments below. These explain the job role and the type of person we are looking for.

Macduff Marine Aquarium is looking for an enthusiastic person with excellent communication skills to join the team as aquarium retail/reception assistant. You would be responsible for delivering front of house customer service for aquarium visitors and ensuring smooth day to day operation of the gift shop, including merchandising, sales and stock control.

Experience of customer facing and retail work are essential, as is knowledge of POS equipment. You must also be able to work accurately with attention to detail, use your initiative and work with the aquarium management to maximise income from the gift shop. Retail stock control and merchandising experience are an advantage.

The majority of posts within Aberdeenshire Council fall into one of the categories as detailed on the Worksmart website -

This position will be an annualised contract of 1304.5 hours per year, with an average of 25 hours worked per week, including weekends. Please note that the work pattern will be seasonal therefore more hours would be worked each week during peak season and less in winter when the aquarium is closed for two days per week.

This post has a minimum requirement of one reference which must be your current or most recent employer.

Informal enquiries to Claire Matthews – 01261 833369.

Please see attached Job Profile and additional information for more details on this vacancy.

See also:
Aquarium Retail and Reception Assistant.pdf
Job Profile Retail Reception Assistant 2015-11-13.pdf
Applying for a job with Aberdeenshire Council.pdf

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