Rides and Attractions Team Leader

Type of contract: Seasonal Full Time

About Us

Crealy Theme Park & Resort is the South West’s largest family theme park attraction and is home to over 60 rides and attractions, seasonal live shows and a variety of zoo animals. Set in over 100 acres of countryside we also offer 5* accommodation facilities at Crealy Meadows, our large luxury lodge and camping resort that includes uniquely themedglamping.

About the Role

We are looking for passionate and dedicated Seasonal Team Leader to join our Rides & Attractions department!  Starting March 1st to November 1st 2020

Working alongside the Rides & Services Manager and Rides Supervisors you will perform varied duties – from ride operation and team co-ordination to guest liaison and operational support – to ensure the smooth running of the theme park is maintained.  you will also be required to make sure that the highest levels of health and safety standards and customer service are maintained at all times.  Along with reactively responding to calls this role also offers varied support to the rest of the operational departments across the resort.

This is a highly reactive role so expect to be thinking on your feet to overcome whatever challenges the department might face. An eye for detail is essential for this role.

Please note – this role requires the candidate to be available to work Monday - Sunday between 9.00am – 11.00pm, during school holiday periods and bank holidays.

The ideal candidate will:
* Have previous experience in a leadership role
* Have a high level of pride in their work
* Be comfortable working outside in all weather conditions
Be highly literate
* Be able to work independently and as part of a close-knit team
Demonstrate a customer-focused attitude
Be passionate and dedicated to the role
Have a reasonable level of physical fitness
Be self-motivated and able to work unsupervised
Have great communication skills
* Have a positive attitude


About You

  • A confident, outgoing team-player with a ‘can-do’ attitude.
  • Passionate about delivering excellent customer service.
  • Able to lead by example.
  • Calm under pressure. 
  • Able to meet the physical challenges of the role.
  • Well presented with a professional appearance and manner.
  • Flexible to work varied hours (between 7.00am-11.00pm) throughout the year.
  • A quick learner who can adapt to changing situations easily.


  • Great rate of Pay, paid every 2 weeks (£9.00 per hour)
  • 30 days annual leave (pro rata)
  • Regular reward and incentive schemes
  • Fantastic Social Calendar and Events
  • 25% employee discount on all park purchases
  • FREE Friends & Family Annual Passes* T&C's apply
  • Uniform provided
  • Flexible shift patterns
  • Tickets for days out at Devon’s top attractions
  • There are so many more benefits for our team members, too many to list!!

Personal Details

Educational, Technical & Professional Qualifications

Employment History Information

References (We will only request a reference if you are successful)

It is company policy to obtain two satisfactory references with one being from your current or last employer or if you have recently finished studying, form a Tutor or Head Teacher. Other references should be from someone who has known your for at least two years and cannot be a family member. References will only be taken up with your permission. All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references being received.

Reference (current or last employer)

Other Personal Details

Because of the nature of the employment, all convictions, including those deemed as spent under the Rehabilitation of offenders Act 1974, need to be disclosed. Ex-Offenders will considered on an individual basis. Having a criminal record will not automatically be a bar to obtaining employment. Crealy is an equal opportunities employer.

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Right to Work

The law on preventing illegal work is set out in sections 15 to 25 of the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. These rules came into force on 29th February 2008. If you were born in the UK, have a British passport, a national insurance number or live in the European economic area then you do not require a work permit.

If you have a home office letter or stamp in your passport indicating that you have permission to take employment, we will need to see this document before employment is confirmed.

Before commencing employment you will be required to provide documentary evidence to verify the status of your right to work in the UK. This can be one of the following forms of ID. If you supply a birth certificate as part of your documentation it must be a full certificate:

Letter from the Home Office, Passport, National Insurance Card, Work Permit, Birth Certificate & P45/P60

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This Job Role expires on 2020-02-22