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“We Operate with Passion, Expertise, Pride, Commitment and a ‘Can Do’ Attitude.”

In September 2015 Tropical Marine Centre was formally awarded the Investors in People award, the first UK aquatics wholesaler to achieve this standard.  

We are very proud to achieve this nationally recognised standard and have a culture where Pride, Passion, Expertise, Commitment and a ‘Can Do’ attitude from our people to our customers and to our business, comes first. 

If you share our values we could be the company for you!  We actively recruit colleagues who believe in, and can demonstrate, our key values.  We expect every person within Tropical Marine Centre to be able to demonstrate these values and foster an environment where we all work together for the greater success of our business. 

Does this resonate with you? If so, there are many different opportunities at TMC, with offices in Bristol, Manchester, London and Lisbon, Portugal.

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SALES and CASH & CARRY ASSISTANT Chorleywood CWD/C&C August 24 2018 September 03 2018 Open/Close
Job description

As a company we are passionate about fish-keeping and operate with pride, commitment, expertise and a ‘can do’ attitude in every aspect of this business and our industry.

We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic customer focused individual to join our IN-HOUSE team, with experience in picking and packing goods. 

This person will also be responsible for dry goods sales out of the Cash and Carry, so a people person with good sales skills will be essential.

Strength in building relationships with retail customers and with all aspects of on-site customers, including telephone enquiries are key to the success of this role and its part in overall operations.


Duties highlighted below include key responsibilities but are not exhaustive:

Cash and Carry


Dealing with calling customers

Picking/ packing their orders

Packing orders for overnights and couriers


Re-organising displays

Stock take

Checking/testing returns

Logging returns

Meet and greet customers

Help calling customers select stock

Customer service calls


Logging calls onto X3 (bespoke CRM system)

Promoting deals/New products

After Sales support

Attend occasional trade shows / hobbyist events

Desirable Competencies

Customer focus

Good interpersonal skills

Team player

Organised and manages time well

Aquatic experience and product knowledge (advantageous)

Hours of Work:    Monday –Friday 7.30am-4.30pm

FISH-HOUSE ASSISTANTS (Full time) Chorleywood LONFH2 October 09 2018 November 05 2018 Open/Close
Job description

Fish House Assistants are critical to the daily operations of our Livestock business.  You would be working as part of a very busy team in our modern fish holding facilities.  General duties include assisting with the tank maintenance, feeding, handling livestock and dealing with customers in the Fish-House.

Contracted working hours are Monday to Friday (45 hours per week / shift rota), due to the nature of dealing with Livestock, business flexibility in hours is essential and some evening and weekend work will be required. The successful candidate should have an interest in aquatics or animal care, and be enthusiastic, hard-working, and eager to learn all aspects of fish husbandry. Full training is provided.  Travel to this site is arduous on public transport, so own transport is preferable.

Desirable Competencies

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Strong communication skills
  • Hands on approach
  • Attention to detail
  • Flexibility and enthusiasm essential
  • Aquatic experience                       

Starting date: asap

Salary: according to age and experience.

If you are looking for a challenging position in a stimulating environment, please click on "apply" below.