Zufari Driver & Host - Chessington, Surrey

Chessington, Surrey
up to £8.91 per hour
13 May 2022
01 Jun 2022

Zufari Driver & Host - Chessington, Surrey

Hours: Full time & part time, fully flexible. Fixed term contract from March 2022 to November.  Working weekends and bank holidays as required.
Benefits: Hourly rate of £8.50 - £8.91, exclusive discount on our animal VIP experiences, ongoing training opportunities and a Merlin Magic Pass - 20 free tickets for you, your family and friends to enjoy all of our Merlin Attractions across the world, plus much more!

About the Role

Deep in the heart of the African outback, off the beaten track lies Zufari: Ride into Africa! an awesome off-roading experience sure to create a wild adventure for all, and we are currently looking for enthusiastic drivers to steer these ultimate off-road trucks. So if you think you’ve got what it takes then apply today!
Unlike other driving roles you will be surrounded by wonderful live safari animals-including White Rhino, Giraffe and Grevy’s Zebra! Day to day you will be welcoming & interacting with guests as they board & depart the ride as well as ensuring safety of self, animals and guests at all times. When not driving a Zufari Expedition Truck you will operate as a Resort Rides Host, you will be responsible for greeting & interacting with Adventurers whilst monitoring the queue lines and checking height restrictions. Loading & off-loading of Adventurers, safely on & off rides in a timely and orderly manner as well as pro-actively handling guest queries/complaints.

About You 

To take on this exciting challenge, you’ll need to be a confident and experienced driver; ideally, someone with an enthusiasm for off-roading. If you have previous knowledge of health and safety regulations then that’s all the better. But as we’ll train you up with everything you need to know, it’s more important that you can show an understanding and a passion for the animal kingdom. Add plenty of enthusiasm, a real flair with people and pride in the environment you’re a part of, and you’ll soon be enjoying real responsibility with us here.

 Due to the nature of this role you need to hold a full UK Driver’s License.

What Next?

 If this sounds like something you could do, then complete our short application (no CV needed!)

You could then be in with the chance of an invitation to one of our hiring events where you could get the job on the day!

The Perks
We’re growing fast and alongside a fun and friendly environment, we offer a fabulous package and amazing prospects. These include access to our Merlin benefits page with discounts on over 1000 fashion and electronic retailers, restaurants, and travel, as well as 25% discount in our on-site retail shops and restaurants and 40% discount on LEGO. 

Everyone Matters at Merlin.
At Merlin we welcome the world to our magical attractions and resorts every day and we want to reflect that same multicultural mix inside our business too. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse workplace where people can be themselves, have the same opportunities and thrive together. Because at Merlin, everyone matters!
Together, we work to create a workplace where everyone feels valued, no matter their age, race, gender, disability or sexual orientation. Although we understand that we'll always be learning and growing, we aim to be the most inclusive and flexible employer in our industry.