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Position (1) - PONY HANDLER / LEADER (AGES 16+ ONLY)

Responsible to - Business Owner, Thornton Hall Country Park

Preferred Candidate - This position calls for a confident, friendly and happy personality. A passion for horses, good horsemanship and making children and families happy! 

Qualifications / Experience - Experience in handling and leading a pony is essential as is tacking up, feeding and knowledge on the general welfare of ponies and horses. As this role involves dealing with the general public, the ideal candidate MUST be confident, well presented, approachable and polite at all times.

Roles / Responsibilities:

- Tacking up
- Handling and leading

- Lifting children on and off ponies
- Cash handling
- Dealing with the general public

Hours - This position is PART TIME (weekends and holidays ONLY).  Weekend work is required - at least one weekend day as well as during school holidays and bank holidays.  Please consider this before submitting an application.

Salary - Rate of pay depends on experience and age. 

Closing Date - Please submit your CV application before close of play on Monday 18th June 2018.

Application Details:

- Email applications to info@thorntonhallcountrypark.co.uk

- In your covering email, please provide a brief introduction & why you wish to be considered for the role.

- Please note we are not able to reply to all applicants individually.

- If you have been selected for interview, they will take place during June.  

- A work reference will be required during the process.

 

Position (2) - QUAD BIKE OPERATOR (AGES 16+ ONLY)

Responsible to - Business Owner, Thornton Hall Country Park

Preferred Candidate - This position calls for a confident, friendly and happy personality. A passion for making people happy and ensuring their safety is paramount.

Qualifications / Experience - Experience in operating a quad bike is vital and training will be given to operate our popular Caterpillar Ride (towing several barrel pods behind a quad bike). As this role involves dealing with the general public, the ideal candidate MUST be confident, well presented, approachable and polite at all times.

Roles / Responsibilities:

- Operating our Junior Quad Bikes around the mini race track

- Driving our quad / Caterpillar Ride, towing behind several barrel pods with children in, around the front meadow

- Cash handling

- Dealing with the general public

- Carrying out vital safety checks

- Teamwork

Hours - This position is PART TIME (weekends and holidays ONLY). Weekend work is required - at least one weekend day as well as during school holidays and bank holidays. Please consider this before submitting an application.

Salary - Rate of pay depends on experience and age. 

Closing Date - Please submit your CV application before close of play on Monday 18th June 2018.

Application Details:

- Email applications to info@thorntonhallcountrypark.co.uk

- In your covering email, please provide a brief introduction & why you wish to be considered for the role.

- Please note we are not able to reply to all applicants individually.

- If you have been selected for interview, they will take place during June.  

- A work reference will be required during the process.

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