Ride and Attractions Operator

Type of contract: Fixed Term - Event

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 for our Halloween Spookfest Event.

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.

up to £9.00 per hour plus holiday pay

Benefits

  • Career Opportunities
  • Opportunity to learn new skills
  • 50% off food and drink whilst on duty
  • 25% off all other purchases on park
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • FREE Friends & Family Annual Passes* T&C's apply
  • Access to our Employee Assist Programme - looking after your wellbeing & offering free legal advice
  • Easy access by public transport as well as free car parking
  • Fantastic social calendar & events
  • Uniform Provided

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 2021-10-24