We are looking for people who...

Are passionate about the customer experience – our customers are at the heart of what we do. We do our best so our customers return and we become their destination of choice for a fun family day out.

Value Teamwork – amazing things can happen when we work together and support each other which is why having an approachable, understanding, driven and passionate team has a huge impact.

Can offer Flexibility – We are open 7 days a week during peak season offering lots of different opportunities to be involved in many areas of the park.

Careers at Wicksteed

Wicksteed Park offers the opportunity to work within a unique natural park environment. We are proud of the history and heritage of the park and our community relationships, we love being part of our local community and being a place where all our visitors can create happy, lasting memories.

Our team has a passion for providing a fantastic customer experience and believe that every person can really make a difference and contribute to our success. We are equally passionate about our team enjoying their work and experience at the park.

Please click on the job roles below to find out more and how to apply!

Our Job Roles

Ride Attendant

Working as part of the wider Customer Experience team you work on our rides along with supporting all teams of the park to ensure our customers are looked after and receive exceptional service.    We will be opening all our rides for the Easter Holidays and have training scheduled for March. Which will include a pre-season social so you can get to know your new team mates. 

Customer Experience Team Leader

Our operational team are looking for Team Leaders to support the operational management of the park this season. If you are looking to gain leadership experience and would relish the opportunity to motivate a team to work at their best and maintain standards across the park then this is great opportunity!

Animal Care Assistant

We have some fantastic seasonal opportunities for anyone who would like to gain experience in customer service and animal care. We have exciting things ahead for our animal experiences at Wicksteed Park we look after several species including, meerkats, exotic birds, goats, and ducks.

Grounds and Maintenance Assistant

We are looking for a small seasonal team to support our Grounds and Maintenance team during peak season to maintain and develop all aspects of our English Heritage award-winning grounds, lawn and hedging and assist our maintenance and engineering team.

Cleaning Attendant

We are looking for Cleaning Attendants to join our seasonal team who will enjoy keeping the place spick and span with special focus on our conference and banqueting facilities and customer toilets. As a cleaning attendant at Wicksteed Park you will have good attention to detail when it comes to health and safety and are proactive at prioritising work. You will also enjoy communicating with a wide variety of people from other departments and guests in the grounds!

Retail and Admissions

The Retail & Admissions team operate out of multiple locations across the Park. These include shops, photography kiosks along with the admissions Office and guest information. There are various aspects to this role that could see you working in all, some or just one area of the role. In all cases you will receive in-house training and continued support in order to carry out your duties to the standards expected. Be prepared to occasionally be working outside for all or part of the day whatever the weather!

Admissions Assistant

The Retail & Admissions team operate out of multiple locations across the Park. These include shops, photography kiosks along with the admissions Office and guest information. There are various aspects to this role that could see you working in all, some or just one area of the role. In all cases you will receive in-house training and continued support in order to carry out your duties to the standards expected. Be prepared to occasionally be working outside for all or part of the day whatever the weather!

Playfactory Host

A varied customer focused role, this position ensures that our customers have a consistent exceptional experience at every visit.   The job holder must have strong communication skills and due to the nature of the business, be flexible and able to turn their hand to most duties required within the business at all times.  The job holder is responsible for making people’s day ensuring that through exceptional customer experiences we create happy lasting memories for all our visitors who then want to return time and time again.

What's in it for me?

  • A flexible and fun working environment, at Wicksteed Park no two days are the same, to meet our 7 day operation we can offer flexible shift patterns and new opportunities to meet the customer needs.
  • We have social events throughout the year. We really enjoy the opportunity to get together!
  • Ride wristbands and discounts on events run by Wicksteed Park, giving you the opportunity to really see what our experience is.
  • Discounts on room hire, parties and food.
  • Personal Development, from induction, to training to learning something truly unique about our own heritage we are passionate about creating an environment where everyone can develop.