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Seasonal Job vacancy: Campsite Warden Couple

Park Name: Alton Water Park Stutton
Location: Ipswich,Suffolk

Park description:

New build camping and caravan touring park located at our Alton water site 5 miles south of Ipswich on the Shotley peninsula.

Job Vacancy: Campsite Warden Couple

Campsite Warden
Job ID #: REG8039JP
Business Unit: Regulation Employment Type: Fixed Term - Full Time
Job Category: Recreation Advertised Salary: Competitive
Location: Ipswich Closing Date: 07-Jan-2018


Responsibilities

Would you love to work at one of our beautiful and picturesque Water Parks?

Alton Water Park, near Ipswich will be opening a brand new caravan and campsite in 2018!

Alton Water ranks as one of the best green spaces in the county and maintains high standards throughout the park; this is reflected in the recent achievement of our Green Flag award. Set in 400 acres of beautiful countryside, the park provides the perfect location for walks, cycle rides, wildlife spotting and family picnics. The new development will provide a fantastic holiday location from which to explore Alton Water Park and Suffolk’s many other tourist attractions.

Our new caravan and campsite will facilitate up to 88 caravan and camping pitches and will be open seasonally, from April – October. We are looking for a customer focused couple or person to be our first ever Campsite Warden/s for the 2018 season.

Starting in April 2018 and remaining on site until October 2018, your primary focus will be to ensure the safety and enjoyment of the campers.

In this hands-on, physically demanding position, you’ll be the first point of contact for campers’ enquiries, providing an excellent customer service at all times. Supported by the Park Manager and Rangers, you’ll be involved in the maintenance of the site, carrying out general maintenance such as maintaining the grassed areas, cleaning of the site facilities whilst ensuring a safe environment for anyone using our facilities.

Requirements

We are looking for you to have previous experience in a customer orientated role, an understanding and ability to carry out general maintenance and have a love of camping and caravanning. It would be advantageous if you have undertaken a previous season as a Campsite Assistant/Warden.

In return, you will have a caravan pitch, complete with an electric hook-up point, free of charge and have access to the facilities at Alton Water Park.

If you are looking for a new challenge and want to be our first Campsite Warden/s we would love to hear from you. Please note that we are offering a Service Agreement and you will not be an Anglian Water Employee. For more information please email resourcing@anglianwater.co.uk.

About Us

Anglian Water is not your typical water company. Just take a look at our Love Every Drop strategy that underpins everything that we do and you’ll start to get a feel for our culture. It’s collaborative, innovative and inspiring. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly love what we do! If you care about excellent customer service, your career and the environment, then we want to hear from you. We believe that equal opportunities means inclusion, diversity and fair treatment for all.

You will be provided with a caravan pitch, complete with an electric hook-up point, free of charge. You will have access to the facilities at Alton Water Park.

Ad posted to: 07/Jan/2018 Salary: Competitive
Email: jtaylor8@anglianwater.co.uk
Contract type: Seasonal

Permanent Job vacancy: Manager Couple

Park Name: Highfields Country Retreat
Location: Sleaford,Lincolnshire

Park description:

‘Highfields Country Holiday Fishing Retreat’ is set in 200 acres of beautiful rural parkland, with stunning woodlands and 13 picturesque lakes, located in the heart of Lincolnshire.

Job Vacancy: Manager Couple

We require a dedicated, enthusiastic and hands-on Manager Couple, to replace our retiring Park Managers who have been with us for the past 10 years, since the park’s first inception.

Duties are to manage the day-to-day running, and continued expansion, of our beautiful established holiday park and fishery in Lincolnshire. This is a rare opportunity to be responsible for the running and ongoing development of a high quality 5 STAR GOLD AWARD fishing retreat and work for a family company with over 30 years’ experience in the leisure industry. ‘Highfields Country Holiday Fishing Retreat’ is set in 200 acres of beautiful rural parkland, with stunning woodlands and 9 picturesque lakes. We currently have 135 Static Holiday Caravan pitches and 70 Lodge pitches, the majority of which are occupied by holiday home owners. Two Lodges, and three Static Holiday Caravans are managed as holiday lets.

We are looking for a couple seeking long-term employment, and who can fill the role of hands on ‘working managers’. The outdoor manager should have experience in Static Caravan siting, Caravan pitch service installations, general park maintenance and park improvement projects, the use and maintenance of park vehicles/machinery, record keeping, and be able to effectively manage and work alongside a small team of outdoor working people. The office manager should have experience in running a busy park office, good computing and general administration skills, have an excellent and helpful telephone manner, have a welcoming and outgoing personality for meeting and greeting park visitors, be able to undertake/arrange/oversee all office duties and also be able to liase with the sales advisor/s on a daily basis. The office manager shall also be involved with the organisation and arrangement of outdoor works which are booked through the office, and manage the office and cleaning staff. Both applicants should very much have a ‘can do’ approach, be very pro-active in undertaking their tasks and most of all, have excellent organisational and communication skills.

Free accommodation comprises a timber clad Lodge with large pitch and lake views. Full Driving Licence required for both applicants. See our LATEST PARK VIDEO at www.highfields-retreat.co.uk. To apply, please send your C.V. and a covering letter by email to info@highretreat.co.uk. Start date 1st February 2018 or sooner by agreement. Previous holiday park management experience essential.

Ad posted to: 20/Dec/2017 Salary: TBA
Email: info@highretreat.co.uk
Contract type: Permanent