|Title:||*** LONGLEAT - Groundsman and Tractor Driver|
|Department:||Grounds and Gardens|
Longleat Estate includes one of the UK’s most popular visitor attractions in the form of the Safari & Adventure Park. It features an extensive Safari Park, over 20 attractions and one of the most stunning stately homes in Britain.
ABOUT THE ROLE
We have an excellent opportunity for Groundsman and Tractor Driver to join our Grounds and Gardens department. This role offers great experience working within the grounds of the magnificent Longleat Estate.
This role will be instrumental in undertaking work regarding the upkeep of Longleat grounds, including parkland grass and trees as well as being responsible for operating tractors and a range of implements maintaining an exceptional standard to protect and preserve our natural and built heritage.
You will be able to work independently with little supervision and also work as part of a team on larger projects. You will be able to work under pressure, excellent communication skills are essential as you will be interacting with our guests on a daily basis, offering polite and professional service.
You will have an understanding of both agricultural and ground maintenance and the ability to use and maintain equipment and plant. You must have a full driving licence as well as CS30-32 Chainsaw Certificate and PA1 PA 6A Pesticides Licence. A Lantra Tractor and Excavator Licence is also desirable.
HOURS OF WORK
This role is available on a permanent full-time contract, working 39 hours 5 out of 7 days including weekend and bank holiday working as required due to business needs.
OUR VALUES AND BEHAVIOURS
We expect all of our team to embrace our company values, and display ‘Longleat behaviours’.
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 admission 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).