Grounds Team Member (Mowing & Strimming)

Type of contract: Seasonal (Flexible)

About the Role

We are looking for a hardworking and enthusiastic seasonal grounds team member, this is an excellent opportunity to be part of the grounds and maintenance team here at Crealy Theme Park & Resort, for the 2021 season.  

The ideal candidate would have previous grounds experience and knowledge of using gardening machinery. You need to have an impressive eye for detail, a going-the-extra-mile attitude, take PRIDE in your work and enjoy working as part of a bigger team.

As part of the grounds and maintenance team you will be responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the park, assisting the department in all day to day aspects of grass cutting, strimming and hedge trimming , in order to maintain beautiful environments for our guests.

You need to have bags of enthusiasm and energy, be responsible for taking ownership, have a strong work ethic, good communication skills and a keen, positive, friendly nature.

You must be available to work between the hours of 7am and 5pm on a 7 day week rota basis (including weekends and bank holidays) and due to the nature of the job a driving licence is essential.

Every department here at Crealy Theme Park and Resort focuses on the safety of our guests (and all team members) as a number one priority. Each role will undertake department specific Health & Safety training, alongside wider Theme Park and Resort training. 

In addition the ideal candidate will:
* Be at least 18 years old
* Be comfortable working outside in all weather conditions
* Demonstrate a customer-focused attitude. 
* Have a reasonable level of fitness
* Possess an ability to work independently for prolonged periods of time and as part of a larger team

You will need a full driving licence, as this role will require you to drive the company vehicles

If successful through the application process, you will be invited for an interview.  If you have any questions or should you require any assistance at an interview event, because of a disability or medical condition.

Information for Candidates

You will need to have proof of right to work in the UK (either a birth certificate or current passport) and be able to provide details of a reference.  Please ensure that you have both of these before applying


  • Fortnightly Pay, above minimum wage
  • Holiday Pay
  • 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
  • Flexible shift patterns
  • Easy access by public transport and free car parking
  • Uniform provided
  • There are so many more benefits for our team members, too many to list!!

Position(s) applied for

Please note: you must be 18 and over to apply for a Ride Operator position

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Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS)

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.

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

Next of Kin

Please supply details of somebody who we can contact in an emergency.

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This Job Role expires on 2021-04-23