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Drivers - Bethesda, Gwynedd

Employer
Zip World
Location
Bethesda, Gwynedd
Salary
Starting at £10.67 per hour (not including holiday pay)
Closing date
4 Jul 2022
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Drivers - Bethesda, Gwynedd

Zip World is about to head into its busiest time of year and is on the lookout for positive go-getters to join our team!

You will be based at Zip World Slate Caverns in Blaenau Ffestiniog or Zip World Penrhyn Quarry in Bethesda,

A little bit about Zip World

At Zip World our aim is to create extraordinary experiences for our customers, and our staff. Whether you’re working as an instructor, on check-in, or at one of our restaurants, every day you will be helping to make peoples experiences with Zip World ones to remember.

Zip World is a customer focussed, friendly organisation – and so are our people. Our organisation is run by a bunch of genuine, adventurous, energetic individuals all working together to be the best at what we do. When you come to work with us, it is important that you have the right skills, knowledge, and experience but it's also vital that you have the right attitude too. We look to employ people who are exceptional, genuine and that do the right thing and challenge the norm.

What you’ll be doing

  • Daily visual vehicle checks prior to use
  • Drive a truck of people up to the top zip line
  • Assist with safety briefs of riders prior to the adventure
  • Loading and unloading trolleys and equipment
  • Drive customers on Tour using a pre-written tour briefly to present main points to customers

Essential Requirements and skills:

  • Shortlisted applicants will be required to pass a training and assessment session
  • Have exceptionally high regard for safety
  • Be diligent and conscientious
  • Experience working with members of the public and ability to communicate clearly
  • Customer service
  • Able to follow strict procedures consistently and repeatedly
  • Able to communicate and consult with and report to Senior Instructors and General Manager
  • Able to work alone using own initiative
  • Participation in staff meetings as required
  • Flexible with the ability to work shifts between the hours of 08:00 and 20:00, Monday to Sunday

Desirable:

  • Experience of working within a seasonal staffing environment
  • Experience in working across multiple sites
  • Welsh-speaking

What you’ll receive in return

Zip World is a fantastic place to work, and the benefits are as impressive as they are unique. Here are just a few:

  • Comprehensive training and support to succeed in your role
  • Hourly rate starting at £10.67 per hour (not including holiday pay)
  • Company pension scheme
  • Flexible working patterns
  • Easy to use staff app to access rota’s/extra shifts and holiday requests
  • Free employee assistance programme
  • Mountain Equipment uniform
  • Free and discounted access to all Zip World adventures
  • Staff discounts at Zip World food & beverage outlets
  • Branded clothing discounts
  • Incentives and discretionary bonus payments
  • Regular and fun social events throughout the year
  • Staff accommodation for those willing to relocate

Contract: Fixed term. Our core season runs March – October but we’re open all year round so there will be some opportunity to work throughout the year. Returners are welcomed and encouraged (returner bonus*). Pay schedule – Monthly pay

Interviews to be held – all successful applications will be invited to attend an interview

Training & Inductions – Successful applicants will be expected to attend a paid 7-day training programme at Zip World

Start date – All successful applicants can start from June 2022

Please note this vacancy may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received.  Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged

 

Company

At Zip World our aim is to create extraordinary experiences for our customers, and our staff. Whether you’re working as an instructor, on check-in, or at one of our restaurants, every day you will be helping to make peoples experiences with Zip World ones to remember.

Zip World is a customer focussed, friendly organisation – and so are our people. Our organisation is run by a bunch of genuine, adventurous, energetic individuals all working together to be the best at what we do. When you come to work with us, it is important that you have the right skills, knowledge, and experience but it's also vital that you have the right attitude too. We look to employ people who are exceptional, genuine and that do the right thing and challenge the norm.

Our sites include Zip World Slate Caverns in Blaenau Ffestiniog, Zip World Fforest in Betws-y-Coed, Zip World Penrhyn Quarry in Bethesda, Zip World Tower in Rhigos South Wales and Zip World Skyflyer in Rhyl as well as our hotel in Capel Curig.

 

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