Retail Sales Assistant - Galway

  • €28,000 - 32,000
  • Galway, Republic of Ireland

Retail Sales Assistant – Trade/Agri/DIY/Construction/Safety

Location: The east side Galway City, the shop is very close to bus routes and has plenty of free parking.

Type of contract: Permanent

Hours of work:  Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.30pm and Saturdays 8.30am to 2pm


Pay: €13 to €14.50 per hour depending on relevant experience

About Your New Employer:

  • This job opportunity is with an Irish-owned company with 350 employees across Galway, Kildare, Dublin and Cork. The majority of employees are in Galway.
  • Over 85,000 products are sold by this retailer and it will help if applicants have a genuine interest in; trade, agri or construction products and equipment etc
  • This company has a friendly culture where employees strive to be helpful and accommodating, everyone looks out for each other, and you don't feel like you are just a number.


About Your New Job

  • You will be greeting Customers entering the shop & assisting them with finding the goods they need 
  • Informing customers on the technical benefits of the products (these products will include; trade, building and DIY safety equipment)
  • Processing Cash & Card Payments 
  • Locating stock in the Warehouse on site
  • Reporting Discrepancies & Issues to Department Manager 
  • Dealing with Customer Refunds 
  • Experience operating a forklift is an advantage but this is not essential


(A more detailed job description and company information are available on request).


What Skills/Experience You Need

  • Previous experience working in Trades/Agriculture/Building/Safety/DIY or a similar role is desirable as you will be dealing with queries around related products.
  • Polite, patient & helpful, the ideal applicant will have excellent people skills and have a friendly & engaging personality 
  • Flexible, reliable and Proactive attitude with the ability to bring new ideas/initiatives to the store.


What’s on Offer

  • A competitive hourly rate (€13 to €14.50 depending on experience) plus good company benefits that include VHI and Pension after the 6 month probationary period, as well as free parking.


Why Apply Through Sigmar?

  • I’ll help you with managing your job hunt, strengthening your CV and if I get you an interview with one of my clients I’ll spend time giving you as much preparation as you need!
  • I’ll also be able to provide you with an overview of the jobs market within your industry and help you tailor your job search.
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What’s Next

  • Apply now by clicking the “Apply Now" button or call me, Keelan Murray at or on +353 86 102 4796.
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