Retail Assistant (Weekdays)

About the Job

This is a role within a team at one of Derbyshire's leading tourist attractions.  The Retail Assistant will assist with the running of 3 outlets at The Heights of Abraham.  These are the Gift Shop & The Tavern (selling general gifts, drinks and ice-creams) and The Rock Shop (selling a range of rocks, minerals, gemstones and fossils)

Duties include:

Opening up and morning preparations.  Ensuring the outlet is clean, tidy, well stocked and ready for opening.

Providing a warm, friendly and informed welcome to all visitors. 

Till operation and cash handling.

At The Gift Shop, answering some telephone queries.

Conducting fridge and freezer temperature checks and stock rotation.  Maintaining excellent hygiene standards.

Selling a wide range of gifts, rocks and fossils.

Packing down, cleaning and re-stocking at the end of day.


About you:

You’ll be a friendly, outgoing and enthusiastic team player who enjoys engaging with a wide variety of visitors.  Due to the selling of alcohol, you’ll be over 18 and educated to GCSE level or above with fantastic communication skills.  

You’ll have experience in working in an environment where the customer always comes first.  Some retail or catering experience is desirable.

Due to the terrain at The Heights, you’ll be of reasonable physical fitness and mobility

If needed, you won’t be afraid to get stuck in and help other visitor-facing departments across the estate.


Contract Dates:

9th February until 3rd November 2019


5 days a week 10am – Closing (This depends on the time of year)


Opportunities to earn above the national living wage.


To Apply:

Please send an email with a cover letter and your CV to