Catering Assistant (Permanent)

Company: River Dart Country Park, Dartmoor, Devon TQ13 7NP.
Job Type: Full-time 40hrs
Wage: Up to £ 21,840 per annum dependent on age and experience.
Essential Qualifications/ Experience: Not essential as training will be provided.
Start date: ASAP.
Interview Dates: By arrangement.

To apply: Application forms can be found HERE. Email completed application forms to

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.


  • 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.


  • National recognised qualifications.
  • Free use of our Dartmoor Bike Park.
  • Free park entry for yourself and family*
  • 20% food discount whilst you are working.
  • Discounted camping for you and your family.
  • Accommodation is considered for the right candidate.

*Up to 2 adults and 3 children per visit.


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