Jobs & Work Experience Placements

Current Job Vacancies

Please see the job description for more details, and send your CV and a cover letter to [email protected]

PART-TIME GROUNDSKEEPER

At All Things Wild, we are currently in our next phase of development, with exciting times ahead.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a part time Groundskeeper.

We are looking for someone that is practical, with basic DIY and gardening skills to carry out a variety of jobs. All Things Wild is a 30-acre site with everything from animals and dinosaurs, to play areas and gardens, all of which require daily upkeep. We believe this role would be suitable for a person of any age, that is looking for a fun and exciting challenge in a role that is extremely varied.

The Grounds Keeper will be responsible for cleaning the restrooms(check and re-clean as needed), emptying trash cans, patrol grounds for litter, answer public questions and offer assistance.  Work is performed indoors and outdoors under various weather conditions. This position is required to operate light duty equipment such as mowers and other lawn equipment. Other duties may include painting, pressure washing, assisting with unloading deliveries, minor repairs, cleaning gutters and other duties as assigned.  Applicants must be available to work weekends and holidays as scheduled.

 

Tasks will include,  but are not restricted to:

  • Grounds maintenance tasks such as mowing, trimming, landscape bed maintenance, rubbish removal, vegetation removal, leaf removal and snow/ice removal.
  • Cleaning services in restrooms, offices and other buildings.
  • Operation of landscaping equipment and use of hand and power tools.
  • Set-up, monitoring and clean-up support for park activities and special events.
  • Maintains good public relations with park visitors and staff.
  • Provide excellent customer service and park information to visitors.
  • Must be able to demonstrate responsibility, dependability and good communication skills.
  • Maintain a positive attitude.
  • Other duties as required.

For further information or to apply, please send your CV to [email protected]

 

CAFE ASSISTANT (WEEKENDS AND SCHOOL HOLIDAYS)

Here at All Things Wild Nature Centre, we are looking to expand our café team. We have a vacancy for a Café Assistant to support our Café and Front of House teams.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, driven individual, who understands how to prioritise in a fast-paced kitchen environment. The role will include assisting with the preparation of food and beverages, ensuring hygiene levels are maintained to a high standard and providing customers with excellent levels of customer service.

Day to Day Duties will include:

Operating the till

Serving customers in a pleasant and courteous manner Cleaning the kitchen and café area in accordance with Health and Safety Regulations and Guidance Ensure the highest standards of cleanliness at all times Keeping cleaning and temperature records Undertaking the preparation of the food and beverages served in the café Clearing tables Washing up Ensuring shelves and fridges are fully stocked Carry out general tasks including routine maintenance and cleaning duties Maintaining such records as are required by the Café Manager Key requirements:

Must have a ‘can do’ attitude

An excellent time keeper

Work well as part of a team

Be able to communicate well and support a team of casual, part time staff to ensure the cafe maintains its current standards*

* Desirable: Experience of working in a kitchen or café environment

Job Type: Part-time (weekends and school holidays)

For further information or to apply, please send your CV to [email protected]

Work Experience Placements

 

Do you fancy a career path in animal care and want to gain some experience? Then we would love to hear from you!

Our work experience placements take place over one week, working  9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday.  All we ask is that you are enrolled on, or currently studying for an animal related course at Level 2 or above.

How old do I need to be?
Anyone wishing to apply for a work experience placement with us must be at least 16 years of age for insurance purposes.

How to apply
If you would like to know more or apply, please contact [email protected].

Please note:  We may extend your work experience placement if required.  Places are limited and we are often booked up months in advance so we therefore urge you to book your work experience placement as soon as possible.

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