Jobs for the Farm Park Attraction Industry

This page promotes the latest industry job vacancies available at NFAN member Farm Attractions or Trade Members.

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Current Job Vacancies

Farmyard & Adventure Playground Manager circa £40,000 p.a.


Would you like to manage an established in farm attraction on the Chatsworth Estate in the Peak District, in Derbyshire?  Attracting over 250,000 visitors per year, the Farmyard and Adventure Playground is an important part of Chatsworth, set up in 1973 to show how we use the land on the estate to produce food and other materials.

To build on our success, and following the pending retirement of the current post holder, we now seek a Manager capable of continuing its development.  Co-located with Chatsworth House and Garden, the working farmyard has a full programme of events and learning activities and was awarded a Sandford Award for education in 2015.

You must be an effective and dynamic team leader with significant experience in the visitor attractions industry, including experience of working with children and animals of all sizes.  A good awareness of health and safety practices is a must.

We are also looking for someone with a passion for visitor experience.  We need you to develop new and exciting things to see and do every year for all our visitors, across all ages, to ensure they have a great experience, with fun and learning.

You must also be an excellent communicator and people person.  A knowledge and interest in farming and countryside issues is desirable.

This is a full-time permanent position, working 39 hours per week 5 days out of 7 on a rota basis. This position is subject to a DBS check.

Please visit https://devonshiregroupcareers.co.uk  for further information.

Closing date: 24th January 2020

First interviews : 12th February 2020

Second interviews : 25 / 26th February 2020

If you are a NFAN member, please email your job vacancies to info@farmattractions.net.

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