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General Assistants

Here at River Dart Country Park our employees are vital to our success and we want them to be part of our open, honest and energetic environment. You’ll need to be friendly, passionate and committed to delivering exceptional service, be someone who thrives on working in a team and sharing the experience of working in every department within our site.
We are looking for staff that can commit to one day, two days, all week or weekends to suit yours and the company’s needs.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time (seasonal)
Salary: Minimum wage dependent on age.

Benefits:
• National recognised qualifications.
• Free use of our Dartmoor Bike Park.
• Free entry to the park for you on your days off.
• 20% food discount whilst you are working.
• Discount off camping for you and your family.

Schedule:
• School Holidays
• Monday to Friday
• Weekends
• Saturday only
• Sunday only

COVID-19 precaution(s):
• Personal protective equipment provided.
• Plastic shield at workstations.
• Social distancing guidelines in place.
• Sanitisation, disinfection, or cleaning procedures in place.

COVID-19 Interviews
Interviews will be conducted following socially distanced guidelines.

To apply: Email a completed application form to hr@riverdart.co.uk. Application form downloadable here.

Housekeeping Assistant (Seasonal)

River Dart Country Park, Dartmoor, Devon TQ13 7NP
Job Type: Full-time 40hrs
Wage: £9 per hour dependent on Age and experience
Essential Qualifications/ Experience: Not essential as training will be provided.
Start date: ASAP.
Interview Dates: By arrangement.
To apply: Email completed application form to hr@riverdart.co.uk
Application form is downloadable here.

The Company:
River Dart Country Park is set in 90 acres of parkland within Dartmoor National Park and has been one of Devon’s best-loved family tourist attractions and campsites for over 20 years. In addition to the campsite, bed and breakfast and play areas the park is also a popular venue for both corporate clients and weddings.

Person Specification:
• You must be able to clean to an exemplary standard and be capable of working under your own initiative.
• Be able to work with speed and efficiency, whilst demonstrating confidence and flexibility.
• Excellent timekeeping. Flexibility with working hours is essential, with regards to weekends and evenings.
• Presentable at all times.
• Situations may arise that require you to perform other duties for the Managers of the different departments.

Although this is advertised as a Seasonal position, it may become permanent for the right candidate.

Responsibilities:
• Maintaining the cleanliness of all visitor areas. These include the all-Day Visitors Toilets on a daily basis.
• To be responsible for the cleaning, drying, pressing, ironing and proper storage of all Laundry.
• To be responsible for making up rooms ready for occupation of River Dart Country Park and Holne Park House.

Benefits:
• National recognised qualifications.
• Free use of our Dartmoor Bike Park.
• Free entry to the park for you on your days off.
• 20% food discount whilst you are working.
• Discount off camping for you and your family.

COVID-19 precaution(s):
• Personal protective equipment provided.
• Plastic shield at workstations.
• Social distancing guidelines in place.
• Sanitisation, disinfection, or cleaning procedures in place.

COVID-19 Interviews
Interviews will be conducted following socially distanced guidelines.

Catering Assistant (Seasonal)

River Dart Country Park, Dartmoor, Devon TQ13 7NP
Job Type: Full-time 40hrs
Wage: £9 per hour dependent on Age and experience
Essential Qualifications/ Experience: Not essential as training will be provided.
Start date: ASAP
Interview Dates: By arrangement.
To apply: Email completed application form to hr@riverdart.co.uk
Application form is downloadable here.

The Company:
River Dart Country Park is set in 90 acres of parkland within Dartmoor National Park and has been one of Devon’s best-loved family tourist attractions and campsites for over 20 years. In addition to the campsite, bed and breakfast and play areas the park is also a popular venue for both corporate clients and weddings.

Person Specification:
• You must be able to work to an exemplary standard and be capable of working under your own initiative.
• Be able to work with speed and efficiency, whilst demonstrating confidence and flexibility.
• Excellent timekeeping. Flexibility with working hours is essential, with regards to weekends and evenings.
• Presentable at all times.
• Situations may arise that require you to perform other duties for the Managers of the different departments.

Although this is advertised as a Seasonal position, it may become permanent for the right candidate.

Responsibilities:

Assist chefs in the running of the Old Sawmill and Holne Park House kitchen plus other food outlets across site.
• Support all areas of the kitchen.
• Keep fridges, freezers and stores areas clean and organised. Correct stock control including rotation and storage.
• High level of health and safety maintained while working. Use correct manual handling procedures.

• Food allergy awareness training given.
• Ensure all workstations are clean and organised.
• Daily and weekly cleaning sheets kept up to date.
• Correct use of recycling and food waste bins.

Benefits:
• National recognised qualifications.
• Free use of our Dartmoor Bike Park.
• Free entry to the park for you on your days off.
• 20% food discount whilst you are working.
• Discount off camping for you and your family.

COVID-19 precaution(s):
• Personal protective equipment provided.
• Plastic shield at workstations.
• Social distancing guidelines in place.
• Sanitisation, disinfection, or cleaning procedures in place.

COVID-19 Interviews
Interviews will be conducted following socially distanced guidelines.

Grounds Person (Seasonal)

River Dart Country Park, Dartmoor, Devon TQ13 7NP
Job Type: Full-time 42.5hrs
Wage: £9 per hour dependent on Age and experience
Essential Qualifications/ Experience: Machinery certificates required. Full Driving Licence.
Start date: ASAP
Interview Dates: By arrangement.
To apply: Email completed application form to hr@riverdart.co.uk
Application form is downloadable here.

The Company:
River Dart Country Park is set in 90 acres of parkland within Dartmoor National Park and has been one of Devon’s best-loved family tourist attractions and campsites for over 20 years. In addition to the campsite, bed and breakfast and play areas the park is also a popular venue for both corporate clients and weddings.

Person Specification:
• You must be able to work to an exemplary standard and be capable of working under your own initiative.
• Be able to work with speed and efficiency, whilst demonstrating confidence and flexibility.
• Excellent timekeeping. Flexibility with working hours is essential, working 5 days out of 7 to include weekends and evenings.
• Excellent customer service is essential.
• A high standard of personal hygiene and smart appearance.
• Situations may arise that require you to perform other duties for the Managers of the different departments.

Although this is advertised as a Seasonal position, it may become permanent for the right candidate.

Responsibilities:
• Working as a team and assisting other colleagues with tasks when required.
• Carry out equipment safety checks and report any defects on check sheets.
• Helping with enquiries and any problems which arise in a helpful and friendly manner, to ensure customers have an enjoyable stay.
• Maintaining cleanliness and high standard of appearance of our adventure playgrounds and touring site.
• Part of the role will be cutting of grass and strimming.
• Be able to use and drive a wide variety of machinery safely.
• Adhere to company risk assessments and health and safety policies.
• Be able to provide information about the location and types of attractions on site.

• Carry out any task as instructed by line manager.
• Liaising with all staff to ensure smooth running of the site.

Benefits:
• National recognised qualifications.
• Free use of our Dartmoor Bike Park.
• Free entry to the park for you on your days off.
• 20% food discount whilst you are working.
• Discount off camping for you and your family.

COVID-19 precaution(s):
• Personal protective equipment provided.
• Plastic shield at workstations.
• Social distancing guidelines in place.
• Sanitisation, disinfection, or cleaning procedures in place.

COVID-19 Interviews
Interviews will be conducted following socially distanced guidelines.

Office Assistant (Seasonal)

River Dart Country Park, Dartmoor, Devon TQ13 7NP
Job Type: Full-time 40hrs
Wage: £9 per hour dependent on Age and experience
Essential Qualifications/ Experience: GCSE Mathematics & English, Excellent customer care
Desired Qualifications/ Experience: Word & Excel (Spreadsheets)
Start date: ASAP
Interview Dates: By arrangement.
To apply: Email completed application form to hr@riverdart.co.uk
Application form is downloadable here.

The Company:
River Dart Country Park is set in 90 acres of parkland within Dartmoor National Park and has been one of Devon’s best-loved family tourist attractions and campsites for over 20 years. In addition to the campsite, bed and breakfast and play areas the park is also a popular venue for both corporate clients and weddings.

Person Specification:
• You must be able to solve problems that arise and be capable of working under your own initiative.
• Excellent customer service is essential.
• Be able to work with speed and efficiency, whilst demonstrating confidence and flexibility.
• Excellent timekeeping.
• Presentable at all times.
Although this is advertised as a Seasonal position, it may become permanent for the right candidate.

Responsibilities:
• To answer phone calls and emails in a professional and efficient manner.
• To book and take payment for camping and B&B reservations on our cloud-based booking system.
• Daily cash handling and reconciling.
• May be required to perform duties in other areas across the site that are within your capabilities.
• Flexibility with working hours is essential, working 5 days out of 7 to include weekends and evenings.
• To open reception and main office at the start of the day and to close and secure at end of shift when required.

Benefits:
• National recognised qualifications.
• Free use of our Dartmoor Bike Park.
• Free entry to the park for you on your days off.
• 20% food discount whilst you are working.
• Discount off camping for you and your family.

COVID-19 precaution(s):
• Personal protective equipment provided.
• Plastic shield at workstations.
• Social distancing guidelines in place.
• Sanitisation, disinfection, or cleaning procedures in place.

COVID-19 Interviews
Interviews will be conducted following socially distanced guidelines.

Seasonal Dare Devil Instructor

Company name: CRS Adventures Ltd – Based at the River Dart Country Park
Managing Directors: Clare and Roger Sell
Duty Manager: Adam Habasinski
Position: Seasonal Part Time Dare Devil Instructor
Location: River Dart Country Park, Dartmoor, Devon TQ13 7NP
Wage: National Minimum Wage
Essential Qualifications/ Experience: None
Desired Qualifications/ Experience: Valid First Aid
Dates of work: School Holidays and weekends starting end of May 2021
Training: Dates to be specified
Age Restriction: 16yrs and over.
Interview Dates: Various dates to be arranged
To apply: Email hr@crsadventures.com to request an application form.

The Company:
CRS Adventures is one of the largest Outdoor Education Centres in the South West, situated on the unique and beautiful grounds of the River Dart Country Park on the edge of Dartmoor. We have a reputation for excellence and professionalism; we operate to the highest safety standards, maintain a wide client base and offer residential, non-residential courses and an exciting mix of activities to groups and the general public.

Person Specification & Job description:
We are seeking staff to work school holidays and weekends for our ‘Dare Devil’ activities. This is the perfect opportunity for anyone looking to work in the outdoors and gaining experience working with the general public. In particular it is the perfect opportunity for outdoor students to gain valuable experience in a busy centre. Applicants must be hard working and enthusiastic about working in the outdoor industry.

You will be working alongside our full time staff and will be responsible for the set up and safe running of activities. There is large campsite at the River Dart Country Park, which provides a wide range of customers for our increasingly popular activities. The ‘Dare Devil’ activities that we operate are High Ropes Course, Mega Zip Wire, Canoe and Kayak Hire, Outdoor Climbing Walls, Cave Experience & Indoor bouldering room.

Seasonal Full time instructor position at CRS Adventures Ltd

Company name: CRS Adventures Ltd – Based at the River Dart Country Park
Position: Seasonal Full Time Outdoor Instructor
Location: River Dart Country Park, Dartmoor, Devon TQ13 7NP
Wage: £18,750 – £19,750 P.A Dependent on experience, and level of qualifications
Hours: Average of 40 hours per week
Essential Qualifications:
First Aid Certificate.
SPA/RCI Assessment
UKCC Level 1 coach or Canoe and Kayak Sheltered water award,
Two years experience in the outdoor industry.
Desired Qualifications: D1 Licence, Cave leader training
Start date: May 2021
To apply: Email hr@crsadventures.com to request an application form.

The Company:

CRS Adventures is one of the largest Outdoor Education Centres in the South West, situated on the unique and beautiful grounds of the River Dart Country Park on the edge of Dartmoor. We have a reputation for excellence and professionalism; we operate to the highest safety standards, maintain a wide client base and offer residential and non-residential courses with an unrivalled number of exciting water and land based activities.

Person Specification:

You must be a logical thinker with excellent problem solving skills and be capable of working under your own initiative. Excellent communication skills are essential for the role and it is imperative that you can communicate effectively with clients and colleagues. You need to be able to work with speed and efficiency, and demonstrate confidence and flexibility. You must be fully competent with all aspects of the job and treat all equipment with respect, notifying your line manager of any faults. Excellent timekeeping is essential, and employees must be presentable to clients at all times. When working for CRS Adventures we expect you to be an ambassador for the company at all times.

Responsibilities: 

  • Run and supervise activity sessions for all clients to a high standard.
  • Clients may be the general public, corporate groups, schools groups, college groups and others.
  • Maintain the highest level of safety when working.
  • Maintain high personal standards of technical best practice through course delivery.
  • Follow and understand all operating procedures and risk assessments.
  • Day and Night time Supervision of clients when needed. 
  • Undertake maintenance work when needed. 
  • Follow instructions from line manager and work to the highest standard possible at all times.
  • May be required to perform duties of another position that are with in your capabilities.
  • Flexibility with working hours is essential.
  • On going personal professional development is essential.

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