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Permanent Job vacancy: Full Time Warden couple


Park description:

Blakemere Touring Park is a touring caravan and camping park in the heart of the beautiful Cheshire countryside, just outside Chester, which opened in 2015.

We are ideally located on Blakemere Village, which is a busy tourist attraction with boutique style shops, fun indoor and outdoor activities and delicious food and drink outlets.

Blakemere Touring Park is open 12 months a year.

We have 25 fully serviced hardstanding pitches which are larger in size and have electric, water, grey waste disposal and TV aerial connection, plus 26 basic hardstanding pitches with electric and TV aerial hook up and 30 camping/grass pitches, 19 with electric hook up.

A luxury Amenity Block with 10 showers, 15 toilets, 17 wash basins, a family bathroom, a disabled bathroom, veg prep and washing up areas and a laundry room.

There is also a Reception Building with convenience and camping shop plus indoor games room.

Job Vacancy: Full Time Warden couple

Full Time Warden couple

We are looking for a full-time warden couple to join our team, working a minimum of 5 days per week, including weekends. This site is open 12 months of the year. You will report to the site owners and have regular meetings to review, monitor and develop the park on an ongoing basis.

Would suit an energetic couple with previous experience of being responsible for and running a similar all year family friendly park. You should be fit, active, friendly, outgoing and self-motivated and able to manage the workload between yourselves and the Assistant Wardens. You must also be used to delegating and managing staff. You should have excellent customer service skills to ensure that visitors receive a high standard of service and should also enjoy being around children as our site is family orientated.

Previous touring park warden experience is desired but not essential for this position, but you must have caravanning experience.

Ideally we would like a couple who know the local area, but we will also consider applications from non-local couples too.

Main duties to include:
• Welcoming and checking in customers at reception, answering queries, giving
advice, maintaining order and site rules and providing information on a daily basis.
• Administering all daily touring park operations, including allocating pitches to customers, taking bookings and issuing security barrier cards and/or keys.
• Ensure the touring park, amenities block and reception block are kept clean, tidy and litter free at all times. Our standards are extremely high and these should be maintained at all times.
• Carry out grounds maintenance including carrying out lawn management work and other horticultural work as directed and to a very high standard.
• Completing basic DIY for general maintenance on site, ie leaky taps, replacing locks, etc
• Managing the touring park convenience shop located in the reception block efficiently and effectively, keeping it well displayed and stocked to appropriate levels.
• Carry out security checks on the site at set times through personal checks and CCTV monitoring.
• Respond to emergency/security call-outs to the site at any time including outside of normal working hours.
• Assist with advertising, promotion and marketing initiatives for the park.
• Assist with event planning and bookings on the park.
• Five nights on-call.

The couple will be provided with a static caravan which will be available for their use throughout their employment in return for covering 5 on call nights per week. Free electric and water included.

Blakemere Touring Park is open 12 months a year as it is located on Blakemere Village, a busy tourist attraction.

Ad posted to: 30/Jun/2018 Salary: T.B.C.
Contract type: Permanent