Drayton Manor Park Jobs


First impressions become lasting impressions! Keeping our Park and the surrounding grounds in top shape, helping to make the guest experience the best it can possibly be is something we pride ourselves on. Being able to give our guests the “WOW” factor is something else.
As the Company’s Landscaper and working as part of the Estates Maintenance Team you will take pride in knowing that your flair for design is putting Drayton Manor on the horticultural map. Using a full range of landscaping skills and techniques, you will be responsible for designing and delivering creative, fun solutions that reflect a Theme Park location, which are also sensitive to the environment and sustainable.
Moving your ideas from conception to reality, you will be involved with the planning, design and management of our open spaces. You will need to be comfortable dealing with contractors and third parties and negotiating prices for supplies and materials, balancing both cost and quality, to ensure that projects are delivered on time and within budget.
As this is a highly practical role, you will need to be physically fit and able to work outdoors in all weathers. At least 3-years experience of soft landscaping is required (experience of hard and soft landscaping and in the use of small machinery would be a distinct advantage). Although a qualification in landscape design or horticulture is preferred, equivalent experience will also be welcomed. A full valid Driving Licence is required. For more information or to request an application form, please contact Human Resources on 0844 4721 950.
Salary c. £18k per annum
Closing date for applications: Monday 4th August

Estates Gardener

We have a vacancy within the Estates Department for a Gardener reporting to the Grounds Supervisor. This is a full –time (42.5 working hours per week excluding breaks) permanent position with an immediate start.

General duties will include general grounds landscaping and maintenance duties as required these, include but are not limited to; grass cutting, weeding, pruning, planting, painting, general repairs of fences etc.

 Applicants will be required to have a driving license in order to make use of heavy machinery and company   vehicles including; cars, vans, tractors, trailers, rollers and mulching equipment. This role is physically        demanding and will include heavy duties such as manual handling and digging specifically for tree and shrub planting and transplanting duties.
Good communication skills, a positive attitude and the ability to work unsupervised as well as part of a team are the attributes we seek in the successful applicant for this role. You must be health and safety conscious, able to work on own initiative and demonstrate a wide hands-on knowledge of grounds maintenance. 
If you feel this is the role for you, that you have the attributes required for this role and are someone who takes pride in their area of responsibility then please complete a company application form—available from the Main Office.

Closing date for applications: Friday 1st August


Conference & Events Co-ordinator

Full-Time Permanent Position—five days per week to include weekends and bank holidays as required.

We are seeking to recruit an Conference & Events Co-ordinator to provide a comprehensive
administration service to the Events Team.
Please see attached job description for full details of duties and responsibilities required.
If you feel you have the skills we seek and you are hardworking and flexible we are very keen to hear from you.
Please apply with a full CV and cover letter to: Melissa Topley—C&E Manager, Drayton Manor Hotel, Tamworth, Staffs, B78 3TW.
Closing date for applications: 1st August 2014


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