Senior Campsite Warden (North Lees)

21322.00 - 22627.00 GBP Annual
17 Nov 2021
11 Dec 2021
Part Time
Contract Type
Senior Campsite Warden (Part-Time)
Hope Valley, Derbyshire
About Us
The Peak District National Park Authority protects, enhances and shares the natural beauty, wildlife and cultural heritage of the Peak District. We also support the economic and social wellbeing of the communities in which we work.
As the UK's first National Park, the Peak District has a rich history and has been shaped by the interaction of people and nature over thousands of years. The Park is enjoyed by millions each year looking for adventure, knowledge and a fantastic day out.
North Lees campsite is located in the sheltered Hope Valley, 1.5 miles north of Hathersage. It is within short walking distance of numerous world-class climbing, bouldering, cycling and walking routes. North Lees campsite is the ideal base for those seeking quiet outdoor recreation in stunning surroundings and for visitors wishing to explore the Peak District National Park. The nearby woodlands, farmland and moorland are managed for conservation and form part of our Stanage-North Lees estate.
We are now seeking a Senior Campsite Warden to join our North Lees campsite on a permanent, part-time basis.
The Benefits
- Salary of GBP21,322 - GBP22,627 per annum (pro rata)
- Local government pension scheme
- On-site parking
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced friendly and hardworking individual with outstanding customer service and practical maintenance skills to join our National Park team and ensure our guests have an incredible stay.
The Peak District National Park is a treasured landscape that has been shaped by the long interaction of natural and cultural forces. This is the ideal role to put your skills into action and promote our historical surroundings to our visitors, encouraging their return to this most wonderful part of the world.
What's more, we are based between Manchester, Sheffield and Derby, so if you're looking to break away from city life and commute to the country, you will discover the chance to find yourself based within the most stunning surroundings at the heart of the National Park.
The Role
As a Senior Campsite Warden, you will manage the day-to-day operation of our popular campsite and nearby holiday cottage.
Supervising the work of the Campsite Warden and Casual Wardens, you will be responsible for organising the staff rota, dealing with customer enquiries and managing bookings.
You will take pride in your work and, with the support of the Property Manager and Estate Ranger, you will ensure the site is presented in the best possible condition to welcome visitors and promote the National Park Authority.
Your duties will include:
- Guiding and supervising visitors to the campsite and holiday accommodation
- Enforcing rules and maintaining safety on site
- Dealing with telephone and email enquiries and reservations
- Co-ordinating changeover days with the cleaning contract provider
- Collecting camping fees and managing the cash
- Answering out of hours calls to manage queries from campers and attending emergency callouts
About You
To be considered as a Senior Campsite Warden, you will need:
- Previous experience in a similar hospitality role
- Practical maintenance skills
- Excellent customer service skills
- A full, valid driving licence
This is a permanent, part-time role, working around 40 hours per week in the summer and around 18 hours per week in the winter. The rota will be agreed in advance and will include working early in the morning, late in the evening, weekends and Bank Holidays, for which an inconvenience allowance is payable.
Please note, this role is subject to an annualised hours arrangement meaning that the postholder will work longer hours in peak season and shorter hours off peak but be paid monthly in equal instalments.
Other organisations may call this role Campsite Manager, Campsite Supervisor, Campsite Warden, Holiday Park Manager, Holiday Park Supervisor, Site Manager, or Assistant Site Manager.
So, if you're seeking your next challenge as a Senior Campsite Warden, please apply via the button shown. A full brief, job description and person specification can be found on our website.
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