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Sundown Adventureland is a 3rd generation family business located near Retford (DN22 0HX) that has traded successfully for over fifty years with its unique core focus on children aged 0-10. The theme park has grown and now covers over fifty acres which can accommodate up to four thousand people and employs a team of more than a hundred at peak times.

Wild Acre Village is a lodge resort with 66 lodges, play area and reception/shop building. Providing a home away from home for visiting guests. It is built within Sundown Adventureland.

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Ride Operator

  • Employment basis: Seasonal position
  • Hourly rate: to be discussed at interview

We’re looking for new enthusiastic people to join our ride operations team.

This will include a variety of ride types across the park. You will need to have brilliant communication skills and confidence to communicate and deliver the correct information to our guest’s, ensuring operating procedures are followed and the safety of all persons. Applicants will need to look presentable and posses a “Can do” attitude and be able to engage with adults and children to deliver the best experience every time.

Please note, for reasons to meet Health & Safety requirements applicants must be a minimum of 18 years old.

Job applications and covering letters can be sent to info@sundownadventureland.co.uk

Current hours available to work are

  • Weekends
  • Weekends and school holidays
  • Part time including weekend work (minimum 3 days a week, additional days available during school holidays)

Evening Cook

We are looking for a cook to work 5 evenings a week from 4pm until 10pm (including some weekends). The right candidate will be responsible for the organising and smooth running of the kitchen, they will need to manage a team and ensure a good working practise is adhered to, control and direct the kitchen operation from purchase to delivery of the food offer in line with all company standards and procedures. Pay rate to be discussed in line with experience.

Experience in a busy kitchen essential along with food hygiene level 3. For full details or to apply please email info@sundownadventureland.co.uk

Catering assistant

  • Employment basis: full time/part time/ seasonal position
  • Hourly rate: Based on age and minimum wage

We’re looking for new enthusiastic people to join our catering team.

This will include a variety of roles across the park from working within our three main fast food cafes or working within our various outlets. Daily tasks will include serving guests, using tills and handling, cleaning duties, prepping and cooking food.

You will need to have brilliant communication skills and confidence to communicate and deliver the correct information to our guest’s and ensure that they have a great time. Applicants will need to look presentable and posses a “Can do” attitude. Experience handling cash would be desirable but good numeracy is essential.

Job applications and covering letters can be sent to info@sundownadventureland.co.uk Or you can fill out a job application at https://sundownadventureland.co.uk/about-sundown/job-vacancies/

Lodge Cleaner

  • Employment basis: Part time (Min 16 hours per week)
  • Hourly rate: To be discussed at interview

We’re looking for new enthusiastic people to join our lodge cleaning team.

Which will include the following duties:

  • Organise cleaning kits for the day’s duties
  • Be responsible for key cards
  • Clean lodges to a high standard, following all training and safety documents
  • Sign off all cleaning documents on a daily basis
  • Report all maintenance issues to resort cleaning manager
  • Deal with customer enquires in a polite and efficient manner.
  • Present a smart professional appearance and good personal hygiene
  • Follow all health and safety and other statutory requirements
  • Attend any training courses or e- learning as required
  • Report any incidents or accidents to the resort cleaning manager
  • Carry out any reasonable request from a member of the Management team within the general scope and purpose of the job
  • Respect other colleagues and treat them as you would like to be treated

You will need to have a keen ability and drive to deliver a brilliant service to keep the resort looking its best for our guest’s and ensure that they have a great time. Applicants will need to look presentable and posses a “Can do” attitude. Experience or a willing to train to be a first aider for our guests would be desirable but not essential.

Job applications and covering letters can be sent to info@sundownadventureland.co.uk Or you can fill out a job application at www.sundownadventureland.co.uk/jobs

Bistro Evening Assistant

  • Employment basis: Seasonal position (Evenings and Weekend)
  • Hourly rate: Based on age and minimum wage

We’re looking for new enthusiastic people to join our catering team.

This will include a variety of roles in Crash Landings/Bistro. Daily tasks will include serving guests, using tills and handling cash, cleaning duties, prepping, cooking food, waiting on and food delivery. The hours are evenings and weekends with the possibility of extra day shifts if needed (which can be discussed at interview).

You will need to have brilliant communication skills and confidence to communicate and deliver the correct information to our guest’s and ensure that they have a great time. Applicants will need to look presentable and possess a “Can do” attitude. Experience handling cash would be desirable but good numeracy is essential.

Job applications and covering letters can be sent to info@sundownadventureland.co.uk Or you can fill out a job application at www.sundownadventureland.co.uk/jobs