Jobs in Wincanton

We are recruiting for a Yard Sales Advisor/Goods In Operative. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to join the team at Otter Garden Centre Wincanton.

Otter Garden Centres is a leading independent garden centre with seven branches across the South of England. We pride ourselves on our wide range of high-quality products and the excellent customer service standards provided in our garden centres.

The successful applicant will be responsible for yard products including garden buildings, landscaping, fencing, ornamental/pots and compost, where previous knowledge in these areas would be desirable. You will also manage retail deliveries for the whole branch.

You will have exceptional customer service skills and experience of working under pressure in a retail environment. Using your detailed knowledge of the premium products in your department you will drive sales whilst ensuring product layout is maintained to high standards.


  • Providing exemplary customer assistance with our premium garden building products and other specialised products
  • Managing stock: stock taking, maintenance of stock, re-ordering, stocking up
  • Responsibility for goods-in deliveries for the whole branch
  • Loading customer purchases as required

Applicants must:

  • Be a strong team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Have a customer focused attitude with good selling experience
  • Have experience in goods-in, loading/unloading
  • Be physically fit and capable of lifting and moving heavy items
  • Have basic assembly skills
  • Have a full driving licence. A valid forklift licence would be beneficial


This role is full-time and permanent, 39 hours per week

  • Monday 9am – 5.45pm
  • Tuesday 9am – 4.45pm
  • Wednesday 7.45am – 4.30pm
  • Friday 7.45am – 4.30pm
  • Saturday 9am – 5.45pm

If you would like to join our friendly team in Wincanton as Yard Sales Advisor & Goods-in Operative, please get in touch.

How to apply

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


Post: Alex Provis, Branch Manager, Otter Garden Centre, Bruton Road, Wincanton, Somerset BA9 8HA