Vacancy Details

We are an equal opportunities employer and pride ourselves on a fair and transparent process. We welcome applications from everyone and if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process please let one of our recruiters know so we can help and advise.

Whatever the assessment process you will be given guidance from our Recruitment Team as to what to expect and prepare, we are always on hand to answer your questions.

Sales Assistant


Location : Charleston, Paisley
Region : Scotland
Posted : May 14, 2018
Closing Date : Jun 11, 2018


We currently have an opportunity for a Sales Assistant to work at our outlet at Charleston, Paisley. This position is for 16 hours and we offer a competitive rate of pay for this position.

As a Sales Assistant you will be operating the till, serving customers, taking payments and tracking levels of fuel in storage tanks. The role also includes the restacking of shelves, keeping all facilities including the forecourt & store clean, tidy and clear of obstructions.

The role may also involve the preparation and sale of hot food products.

Full training is also provided, inclusive of eLearning modules for health and safety, food preparation and age restrictions on store products.

This role is key in providing exemplary customer service to all customers and as a result constant professionalism is expected of you.

A general day in the life of our sales assistants, are 6 hour shifts which run on a shift rotation basis. This role can include early starts and late finishes and thus require full flexibility between the hours of 5am – 12am.

Benefits provided by Certas include discount schemes, pension scheme and holiday buy and sell options. This role provides an excellent opportunity to gain experience and grow within the UKs largest independent retailer of fuels and lubricants.

We employ 2,300 colleagues based across our depots around the UK from the highlands of Scotland to the Channel Islands. We recruit sales people to sell our fuel, oils and lubricants as well as drivers to deliver the products to our customers who may be individual home owners, farmers, small or large businesses! Also essential to our business are our management teams and colleagues within, Marketing, HR, Finance, IT, Health and Safety and Legal. In addition, we have a dedicated team of service engineers who work within Team Energy. Key to our success are our people and our learning and development team ensure we can nurture our talent and support colleagues with their aspirations and growth through programmes such as Inspire, our WOW training courses and apprenticeships.


It’s also worth noting we are part of the DCC PLC group which is a FTSE 100 company. Being part of the group gives our colleagues opportunities to work alongside other businesses to share best practice and develop into roles across the businesses in the group.


The successful candidate will be offered the position on Certas Energy terms and conditions of employment.

Shortlisted candidates will be notified within 2 weeks after the closing date.

If you are not contacted, you should assume that you have not been shortlisted

Certas Energy Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer



Job Reference Number : 7170

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