Canoe Safari Assistant (Seasonal Operative)
Ref: CS(WE)/SL

Location
WWT Slimbridge and Headquarters
Department
Grounds / Reserve, Operations
Salary
£4,630 - £6,220 pro rata (FTE £15,500 per annum)
Position type
Part Time
Working pattern
Saturday and Sunday
Job advert

Fixed-term contract - 1st April until 30th September 2019

We are looking for a confident, outgoing individual to assist with operating our Canoe Safari Trail. You will be engaging with and instructing our visitors to ensure they have an unforgettable experience whilst hiring a canoe on a self-paddled 1km trail through our nature reserve. 

You will also assist with basic maintenance tasks on our canoe and coracle fleet as well as some vegetation management along the trail. A practical can do attitude is highly sort after. The Canoe Safari is open in all weathers but we do provide a full uniform to ensure you are warm and dry despite the weather.

The successful candidate will be educated to GCSE standard or equivalent with experience of working in a customer focused operation and an ability to engage with people at all levels is essential. Canoe experience is not essential as full training will be given.

In return for your hard work and dedication you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:
- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro-rata)
- Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
- Life assurance
- Free parking
- Cycle to work scheme
- Free entry to all our centres

Closing date:  17th February 2019
Interview date:  26th February 2019

Job description
3_Canoe_Safari_Assistant_Vacancy_2019.pdf
Closing Date
17/02/2019

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