Ride and Attractions Operator

Type of contract: Ongoing

About Us

Crealy Theme Park & Resort is the South West’s largest family theme park attraction and is home to over 60 rides, attractions and live shows and zoo. Set in over 100 acres of countryside the business also consists of a large luxury lodge and camping resort that includes uniquely themed glamping accommodation.

About the Role

We are now recruiting additional Rides and Attractions Operators 

Our Rides and Attractions team play an important role in delivering a safe and fun experience, for all of guests, at our award winning Park attractions. We have opportunities to work on our family friendly rides such as the Carousel all the way up to our Twister roller coaster, as well as our indoor play attractions.

As one of our main guest facing departments, the Rides and Attractions team must be role models in delivering exceptional guest interactions at every opportunity. Day to day you will be hosting your given attraction(s) which will include checking ride restraints, carrying out height checks, assisting guests on and off the rides, managing the queue lines, daily cleaning and being a part of an amazing team. This is a fast paced and active role which includes working outside and at weekends or during holidays according to our operational calendar. 

No previous experience is necessary as first-class training will be given but a passion for customer service and a great attitude towards learning new things is a must.

Crealy Theme Park and Resort is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all team to share this commitment. 

Hours of Work

This is a flexible position which includes weekends, school, and bank holidays. Please note – this role requires you to be available to work Monday – Sunday between 10.00am – 11.00pm.  Hours will be rostered in advance and vary dependent on the time of year. Flexibility is required to meet peak and off-peak demands of the business.  We are open to guests/visitors all year.

A passion for customer service and a great attitude towards learning new things is a must.

Come and join the fun, learn new skills and enjoy some of our great benefits.

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. 

For these exciting guest facing job roles we’re looking for confident people who have excellent communication skills and are interested in working as part of a wider team to drive high standards and deliver a first class guest experience. You should be highly driven and motivated to take ownership of the daily running of our attractions, while supporting the wider resort as part of this integral team.

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. Preferably evidenced with front-line customer service experience
* Display confidence in operating mechanical rides and supervising the public
* Have a reasonable level of fitness
* Possess an ability to work independently for prolonged periods of time and as part of a larger team
* Have great communication skills

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, please let us know.

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.

£9.00 per hour plus holiday pay


  • Career Opportunities
  • Free car parking and easy access by public transport
  • 50% off food and drink whilst on duty
  • 25% off all other purchases on park
  • Fantastic Team Socials
  • FREE Friends & Family Annual Passes* T&C's apply
  • Access to our Employee Assist Programme - looking after your wellbeing & offering free legal advice
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Bonus Opportunities and Rewards
  • Uniform Provided

Personal Details

Educational, Technical & Professional Qualifications

Employment History Information


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.

What is DBS?

The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children. It replaces the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA).

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This Job Role expires on 2021-09-30