|Title:||*** LONGLEAT - Safari Bus Driver & Guide|
Longleat Safari & Adventure Park has been one of the UK’s best-loved attractions for over 60 years. As a business we are passionate about providing wondrous and immersive experiences which lead to lifelong memories for the 800,000 guests that visit us every year.
ABOUT THE ROLE
This is an exciting opportunity to work at Longleat Safari and Adventure Park as one of our Safari Bus Driver & Guides! Do you have the interest to learn about each species around the safari park and be able to provide a fun and informative commentary to our guests? We are looking for an articulate, enthusiastic person with a willingness to learn.
Your driving skills will need to be highly advanced as you will be driving a double decker bus throughout the safari park whilst delivering exciting commentaries about the animals and the estate.
You will be driving large groups of up to 70 people around the safari park providing a unique and entertaining experience. You will be responsible for ensuring the safety of our guests during their safari bus experience as well as guaranteeing outstanding customer satisfaction.
You will be part of the Guest Engagement Team and will ensure the guests' requirements are always met and naturally seek out opportunities to exceed their expectations, ensuring prompt and professional attention.
ABOUT YOU / ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS
- A clean PCV licence with a with a valid CPC.
- Previous experience driving buses in a demanding situation.
- Have the ability to speak to large groups in a confident manner.
- Be flexible with working hours to meet business requirements.
- Previous experience in a customer facing role.
- Energetic and enthusiastic
- Work quickly and efficiently
- Ability to work under pressure
- Driven by the buzz of working in a busy environment
HOURS OF WORK
This is a Zero Hour Fixed Term contract until January 2019 , a degree of flexibility in working days to include weekend and Bank Holiday working as necessary. Working hours will be on a part time basis with more hours available during school holidays. Hours will vary depending on the season and demands of the business.
Our Values and Behaviours
We expect all of our team to embrace our company values, and display ‘Longleat behaviours’. This post requires flexibility of hours, energy application and passion.
At Longleat, we focus on our People and our Guests, to listen actively, to work as a team, to empower others and to show empathy. Our values are:
We Engage and Inspire – We focus on engaging and inspiring our guests, delivering unique and lifelong memories
We Put People First – We seek to serve others and put their interests first. We treat them with respect, we value their opinions and collaborate to be better together
We Continuously Improve – We embrace change and pursue excellence in everything we do
We Act with Integrity – We work in a principled, open and conscientious manner
We Take Safety Seriously – Never compromising on a safe and secure environment
When we recruit we place equal emphasis on technical ability and personal attributes to match our brand values.
At Longleat Enterprises Ltd we offer unique benefits such as complimentary Longleat Safari Park and Cheddar Gorge & Caves Day tickets, attractive discounts on annual passes, special nightly rates on group hotels, discounted hotel Spa treatments, life assurance cover, and 29 days paid holiday (pro rata).