Several positons available at Heavy Horse Farm Park / Farm keeper / Entertainer / Chef / Cafe Staff

Verwood, Dorset
Salary depending on skills
30 Jan 2018
31 Mar 2018
Farm Keeper & public entertain ALSO a chef & staff
Contract Type
Full Time

Contact Details

At the Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park we are currently looking to for fill some positions: 

 A superb environment to work in among horses and the country side!

Full time farm keeper & public entertainer 

We are a working farm tourist attraction specialising in heavy horses. We are looking for a hands on farm animal keeper, someone that has experience in a farming environment and working with animals. We experience a high volume of visitors of all age groups during the season. An essential part of the job role will be the entertain members of the public. A responsible and confident person would be well suited to carry out farm tours/talks with enthusiasm as well as taking care of a wide range of animals.A good understanding of the working farm is also beneficial to this role. Preferred experience in driving any large machinery/tractors/trailers however opportunity to learn.

This is an outdoor physical role for somebody who is hard working, efficient, committed and not worried about getting their hands dirty. May have to supervise volunteers & work experience students. Fantastic opportunity to work in farm park industry. 

This is a seasonal position - work commence start of March 2018 - November 2018

One weekend day is essential to this role

FULL TIME : 5 days a week Hours 8am- 5.00pm  &    PART TIME: 2 days a week 

Part time CHEF required: 2 days a week (more available at peak times) One weekend day essential.

We are looking for an experienced cook/chef to run the kitchen of a small set up located on a country tourist attraction in Verwood, Dorset. During the season we do experience a high volume of visitors at peak times. It is an essential key to be able to cope very well under pressure, be efficient in preparing and serving meals, be organised and responsible for the running of the kitchen - must be up to date with health & hygiene standards. We are a small team, during quieter periods candidate must feel confident in working alone in the kitchen but be able to instruct and work with others during peak periods. Please note this is a physical role as you are on your feet all day working in a lovely atmosphere. Hours 8-4.30 

Full time Front of house: 5 days a week - One weekend day essential.

We are looking for someone to run our front of house in our Western themed Cafe serving our visitors, making coffees, stocking products, serving meals, clearing tables and the general running of the cafe. This is well suited to someone who likes country and western and a warm personality! During holidays we experience a large volume of visitors so coping under pressure is a MUST. You are working individually so must be competent and efficient. 9.45am - 4.30pm - early finishes available in the low season hours flexible.

The above are seasonal position beginning MARCH 2018- NOVEMBER 2018


We welcome you to contact us with CV - Quote  'GUMTREE' 


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