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Johnsons Garden Buildings are Kent’s largest independent retailer and installer of top quality garden rooms and timber buildings. We currently have 14 display villages, all situated in busy garden centres across Kent, Surrey, Essex, London and Hampshire exhibiting our vast range of our popular garden buildings. We specialise in offering our customers the perfect space solution, whether it’s for a home office, family chill out room, gym or even the more traditional summerhouse.

Due to continuous expansion and growth we are often looking to recruit additional staff, take a look below to see what open positions are currently available, we look forward to hearing from you.

Johnsons is a local Kent family run business that prides itself on supplying a good quality product at affordable prices. Even as Johnsons continue to grow, we strive to maintain the same family run values that transformed Johnsons into one of the leading garden room suppliers in the United Kingdom.

Johnsons strives to provide the highest quality service possible for customers from start to finish. This applies to installation teams, yard staff, sales, after-sales and also importantly the cabins themselves.

Johnsons continues to expand, within the last 12 months alone has seen the introduction of 3 new display villages in Kent & Essex as well as a new eCommerce facility offering its services online. Plans for growth across the rest of the United Kingdom continue, so watch this space.

POSITION: Assistant Sales Branch Manager

LOCATION: Chelsham, Surrey

Are you looking for your next challenge?

Why not come and join the ever-growing sales team at Johnsons?

Johnson’s Garden Buildings are the South’s largest independent retailer and installer of top-quality Garden rooms and hot tubs with 14 display villages across the Home Counties.

With unrivalled showroom display’s, innovative marketing campaigns and expert product knowledge, we strive to be the best in the market.

 

The Role:

Based at our display showrooms at Knights Garden Centre, Warlingham, 5 miles from Croydon and 6 miles from Biggin Hill, your day to day responsibilities will be assisting the Branch Sales Manager to achieve branch sales targets whilst ensuring the highest standards of customer service are delivered.

If you have the drive, enthusiasm and passion for sales and want to be recognised for your achievements, then this fantastic role could be the next step in your career path.

 

The Package:

Starting salary of £22,620 per annum plus uncapped commission O.T.E. £27,000

Full Time – 43.5 hours a week

Some weekend work essential

Comprehensive induction and full product training given

Career progression opportunities available

 

What have you got to lose? Send your CV to emma.peattie@johnsonsleisure.co.uk TODAY! for an immediate interview for candidates that meet the criteria.

POSITION: Aquatics Team Leader

LOCATION: Chestfield nr. Whitstable

Would you like to turn your hobby into a full-time job?

Do you have experience in all areas of fish keeping?

Do you enjoy speaking to individuals and building relationships?

If the answer is yes, then read on, your perfect job is just a click away.

Johnsons is a privately-owned family run business which is expanding fast and we are looking to recruit a Full Time Team Leader who is of a positive and knowledgeable attitude and has previous experience working within an Aquatics department.

On a day to day basis, the successful individual will be required to carry out the following:

  • Deliver excellent care to our livestock.
  • Demonstrate high standards on store presentation, keeping shelves stocked and tidy at all times.
  • Maintain a high level of customer care, greeting all customers and staff in an approachable and friendly manner.
  • Be knowledgeable and have a good understanding in all areas of fishkeeping (essential).
  • Complete sales swiftly and diligently.
  • Work efficiently as part of a team.
  • Be self-motivated when needed to work alone.
  • Be willing to go that extra mile to make sure the customers leave the store completely satisfied.

 

Package

  • Permanent 42.5 hours a week contract.
  • 5 days a week, which includes weekends and bank holidays
  • £9.00 an hour
  • Pension after 3 months
  • Staff discount available
  • Free parking on site

 

*** Please note, due to the nature of this role, you will require aquatic’s knowledge as you will need to answer customer questions and assist with the day to day care of the livestock. ***

 

What have you got to lose? Send your CV to emma.peattie@johnsonsleisure.co.uk TODAY! for an immediate interview for candidates that meet the criteria.

POSITION: Hot Tub Installers

LOCATION: Challock, nr. Ashford

Johnsons is a privately-owned family run business which has expanded and will continue to throughout 2019 and beyond. Due to this ongoing expansion and the growth of our Hot Tub division, we require 2x Hot Tub installers to join the Team.

The Installation team are based at our Distribution Centre in Challock, near Ashford and all members of the team are extremely driven, hardworking and close knit and we are looking for individuals with the same values who would like to join them.

On a day to day basis, you will report to the Distribution Centre and work within teams of 2 or 3, depending on the size of the job and carry out all Hot Tub Installations throughout the South East either on Customer premises or at one of our Outlets.

Due to the nature of these positions you would be required to demonstrate excellent customer service skills, can work to a managed diary and ensure each Installation is completed by given deadlines.

These positions would suit someone that is used to manual work, heavy lifting and whom takes pride in their work and the finished result.

You will be required to drive/travel in company vehicles from the Distribution Centre to the place of Installation, so a full driving license is essential.

Working hours will be Monday to Friday, 7.30am until 5pm, during busy periods, overtime will be offered.

 

Package

  • Starting hourly rate of £8.30, with a bonus structure in place.
  • 28 days holiday (To include bank holidays)
  • Free parking
  • Pension after 3 months
  • Discount on all Johnsons products

 

What have you got to lose? Send your CV to emma.peattie@johnsonsleisure.co.uk TODAY! for an immediate interview for candidates that meet the criteria.

POSITION: Woodchipper

LOCATION: Gillingham, Kent

Johnsons Garden Buildings are the South East’s largest independent retailer and installer of top quality log cabins and timber buildings with display villages across Kent, Essex, Surrey, Hampshire & London.  We specialise in offering our customers the perfect space solution, whether it’s for a home office, family chill out room, gym or even the more traditional summerhouse.

Due to continuous expansion and growth we are looking to recruit a Woodchipper to join our Gillingham based team.

On a day to day basis you will work in a team of two on a de-assembly line.

Currently the wood that is returned on a daily basis from our cabin fitters is being put into a skip, but we are looking to change this process and it will be your responsibility to ensure the wood is put into the correct place, where you will collect and load into a chipping machine, this will break down the wood and you will be required to ensure this is safely put into bags and loaded into the correct area.

The position will suit an individual who is looking for an ‘entry level’ position in an established company that continues to expand and offer opportunities for advancement to the right people. Johnsons often fast tracks suitable people to senior positions so this opportunity could be a steppingstone to a long and fulfilling career.

This is a Permanent, full time position working Monday to Friday and between the hours of 08.00hrs – 17.00hrs.

 

Package

  • Minimum wage (age depending)
  • 28 days annual leave (Including bank holidays)
  • Pension
  • Free parking

 

What have you got to lose? Send your CV to emma.peattie@johnsonsleisure.co.uk TODAY! for an immediate interview for candidates that meet the criteria.

POSITION: Showroom Manager

LOCATION: Wickford, Essex

Are you looking for your next challenge?

Why not come and join the ever-growing sales team at Johnsons?

We are the leading retailer of Hot Tubs, Swim Spas and accessories in the South of England. Are you looking for your next challenge?

With an unrivalled multi brand display, innovative marketing campaigns and expert product knowledge we strive to be the best in the market.

We are now looking for a showroom manager with previous Hot Tub sales experience to manage our brand-new Hot tub outlet in Wickford, on the outskirts of Chelmsford.

If you have the drive, enthusiasm and passion for hot tub sales and want to be recognised for your achievements, then this fantastic role may be the next step in your career path.

The Showroom Manager will have the opportunity to shine at our latest Johnsons Hot Tub outlet and with the potential of further career progression, we are confident the right candidate will enjoy being part of the hard working, successful sales team within our company.

Bring your hot tub experience to Johnsons and we will bring out the best in you!

 

The Package:

Salary is £27,000 per annum plus uncapped commission, OTE £35,000

Company vehicle provided to perform home site visits

Full time hours to include weekends

 

What have you got to lose? Send your CV to emma.peattie@johnsonsleisure.co.uk TODAY! for an immediate interview for candidates that meet the criteria.

POSITION: Garden Room Fitters

LOCATION: Wickford

Johnson’s Leisure are the UK’s leading supplier of top-quality garden buildings and due to this expansion will offer exciting employment opportunities for the right candidates to join our installation teams and become integral to the continued growth of our brand.

Successful applicants will be working as part of a team to install our garden buildings to customers across the Home Counties.

Full training will be given as the role will involve a varied range of construction techniques, from groundwork through to the finishing touches which make our buildings suitable for a multitude of purposes and concepts.

Johnson’s offer great rates of pay with an attractive bonus, fast track and pension schemes.

The vacancies are full-time, permanent positions with the full range of benefits you would expect from a market leader. Furthermore, Johnson’s offer a comprehensive programme of progression and advancement with many of our management team having been recruited internally from ‘shop-floor’ positions.

We are looking to recruit fitters to join our already operational team of fitters based in Wickford. This is an exciting opportunity to become part of an expanding family-based business.

 

Key Requirements

  • Groundwork and / or carpentry experience an advantage but not essential
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Pride in your quality and finish of work
  • Ability to communicate professionally with customers
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Full driving license essential, as is your own vehicle for your home to work commute
  • BE Towing Licence is preferred but training can be given

 

The Package

  • Full Time, Permanent, Monday to Friday
  • Uniform and correct PPE supplied
  • All necessary tools and equipment provided
  • Full induction programme provided
  • 28 days paid holiday (inclusive of Bank Holidays)
  • Company vehicle supplied for business use
  • Salary from £23,000 to £38,000 per annum subject to experience and bonuses

 

What have you got to lose? Send your CV to emma.peattie@johnsonsleisure.co.uk TODAY! for an immediate interview for candidates that meet the criteria.

POSITION: Painter & Decorator

LOCATION: Chestfield nr. Whitstable & Gillingham

Johnsons Garden Buildings are the South East’s largest independent provider of quality garden rooms and luxury outdoor goods, supplying buildings that are used for a multitude of purposes, including home offices, chill-out dens, man caves and summerhouses, across the South East and Home Counties.

We are currently looking to employ two painter and decorators to join our team and contribute to the completion and maintenance of our luxury log cabins and garden rooms, as well as working on the maintenance and upkeep of our various offices and display villages.

The correct applicants will be joining one of our experienced painter and decorators to operate throughout the South East and Home Counties although, on occasion, they will need to work alone. The role will be mobile but successful applicants will be effectively based at one of our operational headquarters at either Gillingham or Chestfield and transport between our operational bases and the jobs themselves will be provided to the team.

Due to the nature of the role, you will need to have the ability to work on your own and as part of a team, display a good attitude towards both colleagues and customers and have a strong work ethic.

 

Key Skills

  • Previous experience in a painting and decorating role would be preferable
  • Full driving licence
  • Demonstrate strong attention to detail and take pride in your work

 

This is a great opportunity to be part of the continued success within a friendly, family owned company and to join a team that will continue to expand.

This is a full-time position, Monday to Friday 8.00am – 17.00hrs

 

To apply please send a current CV with a covering letter to recruitment@johnsonsleisure.co.uk

POSITION: Landscape Gardeners

LOCATION: Kent

Johnsons Leisure Limited is a highly successful and rapidly expanding company. We are a family run business and the largest independent installer of top-quality garden rooms and hot tubs. We have numerous display villages across Kent, Essex, Surrey, Hampshire and London. With over 160 staff, and a diverse cross section of business needs we are proud to have a varied and extremely talented, multi-faceted employee family and due to most recently opening a new and exciting division under the Johnsons brand name “Garden X” we require experienced Landscape gardeners to join our ever growing and successful team.

 

As part of this new team you will be required to create a high outdoor living vision for our customers, who would have previously chosen materials, design and created the final appearance with our inhouse sales experts.

 

The ideal candidates will have the following experience:

 

  • Laying patio/block paving.
  • Experience laying artificial grass.
  • Erecting fencing.
  • Laying timber & composite decking.
  • Installing & manufactured gazebos, garden furniture and garden buildings.
  • Not essential, as training will be provided, installing Garden Buildings.

 

 

Due to the nature of the role, you will demonstrate the following:

 

  • Excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Be of a friendly and happy disposition.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on your own when required.
  • Excellent time management.

 

 

To undertake this position a full driving licence is essential and previous digger experience would be an advantage.

 

 

The Package

 

  • Permanent, full time position (42.5 hours a week)
  • Salary – £25 – £30k per annum
  • Pension after 3 months
  • 28 days holiday per annum (to include bank holidays)
  • Free parking
  • Staff discount across all of Johnsons/Garden X products
  • Job related bonuses where applicable
  • Tiered employment structure for further advancement

 

To apply please send a current CV with a covering letter to recruitment@johnsonsleisure.co.uk

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