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CHEDDAR - Operations Supervisor
Title:CHEDDAR - Operations Supervisor
Department:Cheddar Gorge & Caves

Cheddar Gorge is Britain’s biggest gorge from the dramatic cliffs rising 450ft to the stunning stalactite caverns. This world famous site is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and reveals many fascinating stories of our prehistoric ancestors and is an International Centre for caving and rock climbing.






This is an exciting opportunity to ensure effective day to day management of the operational aspects of Cheddar Gorge & Caves to ensure that all guests have an exceptional experience whilst visiting Cheddar Gorge & Caves.

This role is responsible for the line management of staff, building and contractors through their supervision in a variety of operational tasks and duties. Some responsibilities include guest engagement duties to ensure a high standard of customer service is maintained. You will also work with the Operations Manager in the development of new products and services that Cheddar Gorge & Caves could offer.


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Our ideal candidate will have previous supervisory experience, ideally in delivering exceptional customer service within a leisure industry environment. A relevant leisure, tourism or hospitality qualification is desirable as well as any caving, climbing or adventurous actives qualifications.


You will be a creative thinker with strong interpersonal skills, as well as great organisational and time management skills to be able to confidently manage day to day operational responsibilities.


If you are a team player with an outgoing and enthusiastic personality to make decisions and work effectively under pressure, this role is for you!





This role is a full-time permanent position, working 37.5 hours per week on a rota basis, with a requirement for on-call duties. A degree of flexibility required, including weekend and bank holiday working due to the nature of the business.




As part of the Longleat team, we offer unique benefits such as complimentary Longleat and Cheddar Gorge & Caves Day Tickets, attractive discounts on annual passes,  life assurance cover, and 29 days paid holiday (pro rata).



Our Values and Behaviours

We expect all of our team to embrace our company values, and display ‘Longleat behaviours’. These posts require 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.


This opening is closed and is no longer accepting applications