Farm and operations assistant

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Looking for a varied job role within a unique environment?

We’re looking for a reliable person to support both the farm and operations team.  You’ll assist the farm team in the morning with all aspects of animal care and feeding regimes, ensuring the animals are looked after to the highest standard.

You’ll then move onto the park to assist the operations team with a number of varied activities including car park, admissions, ride operation and general park presentation e.g litter picking.

Key responsibilities include; assisting with all aspects of animal care, feeding and cleaning regimes. Operating vintage fairground rides and side stalls, car park, maintaining our play areas plus general cleaning/custodial duties e.g. litter picking.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills, with a positive, ‘can-do’ attitude. Experience of agricultural machinery including tractors, bobcat and dumper also desirable.

Previous animal care experience essential, full clean driving licence also desirable.

Applicants must be flexible in their working hours and willing to work weekends/Bank Holidays.

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