1.Processing public admittance payments and ensuring admittance tickets and change is accurately given. Handling cash, cashing up at end of day and storing cash for collection by others. Check visitors’ tickets when required to do so for audit purposes.
2.Offering guidebooks and information to visitors at the entrance, courteously answering public enquiries about the garden its facilities and wedding hire/photo opportunities.
3.Ensure that queuing arrangements at the kiosk are well managed and move smoothly and ease congestion when and where it occurs.
4.Be responsible for control of access to the gardens, including advising visitors on the by-laws and any other information relating to the gardens.
5.Ensure that a high standard of cleanliness and tidiness is maintained in and around the kiosk and entrance areas.
6.At the end of each shift carry out litter picking / bin emptying to the main areas of the garden. At the end of the afternoon shift pack away deck chairs to the designated location(s). Report any faults, damage or maintenance to Supervisor.
7.Carry out any other duties commensurate with the grade that may be reasonably required by the Team Leader.
Although all of the above are desirable, a passion for Horticulture and Gardening is more of a priority.
Most of the post holder’s time will be spent in the entrance kiosk which can become hot in the summer. There will be a level of exposure to the elements during litter picking / deck chair collection duties at the end of each shift.
This is a seasonal post from Easter to September each year. During this period it requires weekend and public holiday working along with alternating early and late shifts (10:00AM starts and 8:00PM finishes).
Clean Driving License Essential.
Please call Debbie or Heather
Simple Recruitment (South West) Ltd is acting as an Employment Business where this vacancy is concerned.
Job Reference: PG/DD/BS_1520936583
Salary: Up to £8.70 per hour
Salary per: Hour
Job Duration: Ongoing
Job Start Date: 29/3/2018