2017 Casual Roles

£8.41 - £9.02 (inclusive of holiday pay)

Casual Ice Cream Sales  

Location:   Coniston

Hours:       Ad-hoc hours

Salary:       £9.02 per hour (inclusive of holiday pay)

Would you like to be part of the visitor experience in the Lake District, situated on the shores of Coniston Water in the stunning National Park? We need an enthusiastic Ice Cream Sales person to join us. Previous café experience would be an advantage but full training will be given. The candidate should be well presented, numerate, trustworthy and reliable. The person will be working by themselves in a car park next to Coniston Water. Candidates should be available to work over weekends and holiday periods. For an informal discussion about the position please contact Neil Solender on 07795290081

Casual Contact Centre Adviser

Location:   Murley Moss, Oxenholme Road, Kendal, LA9 7RL

Hours:       Ad-hoc hours

Salary:       £9.02 per hour (inclusive of holiday pay)

We are looking for Contact Centre Advisers to join our small and busy Kendal-based customer service team to provide additional cover on a casual basis. You will provide a first class customer experience to external and internal customers. Work may be between the hours of 8.50am and 5.10pm (Monday to Friday).

The successful applicants will be the first point of contact for phone, reception and email enquiries – as well as supporting with a range of administration tasks for the organisation, such as dealing with incoming and outgoing post. You will respond to customers in a quick and efficient manner whilst providing excellent customer service at all times. You will have a fantastic telephone manner and written communications skills alongside efficient administration and organisation skills.

You must be friendly, confident and enthusiastic, with a flexible ‘can do’ attitude. You will be experienced at working in a customer service environment. Knowledge of Lake District National Park places and things to do would be an advantage. For an informal discussion please contact Louise Barker, Communications Team Leader on 01539 792613.

Casual Event Worker

Location:   Murley Moss, Oxenholme Road, Kendal, LA9 7RL

Hours:       Ad-hoc hours

Salary:       £9.02 per hour (inclusive of holiday pay)

We are looking for Casual Events staff to join our team at shows, festivals and events across Cumbria. Our shows and events programme runs from Easter until the end of November. Work may be between the hours of 8am and 6pm, mainly weekends and will involve standing all day.

The successful applicants will be required to attend shows, festivals and events to support staff and volunteers. We need you to be confident enough to approach people at events and hold a conversation about our work and campaigns. You will meet and greet customers and activity providers and deliver simple activities and collect feedback. You will support with stand preparation and set up and break down. You will be fully briefed before each event.

You must be friendly, confident and enthusiastic, with a flexible ‘can do’ attitude. You will be experienced at working in a customer facing environment and confident about approaching people and holding a conversation. Knowledge of Lake District National Park places and things to do would be an advantage.

You will need to be able to drive and have your own transport to travel to events.

For an informal discussion please contact Louise Barker, Communications Team Leader on 01539 792613, Andrea Hills, Events and Sponsorship Coordinator on 01539 792648

Casual Lakeshore Assistant  

Location:   Brockhole on Windermere

Hours:       Ad-hoc hours

Salary:       £9.02 per hour (inclusive of holiday pay)

We are seeking an enthusiastic and people-focused person to join our Lake Shore activities team during the summer season. The roles involve providing excellent customer service in an outdoor activities setting, helping customers to make the most of their activity experience, and following related health and safety procedures. A willingness to undertake training related to the post and the nature of the role is a pre-requisite. For an informal discussion please contact Dan Nield on 07768 046506.

Casual Car Park Steward & Visitor Welcome Assistant  

Location:   Brockhole on Windermere

Hours:       Ad-hoc hours

Salary:       £9.02 per hour (inclusive of holiday pay)

We are looking for bright, keen and enthusiastic people to provide an efficient car park stewarding service and visitor welcome to our customers when they arrive at Brockhole. This outdoor role involves following a detailed car park management procedure that operates at our busiest times and then helping our visitors to orientate on arrival, creating a positive first impression, and assisting people to make the most out of their visit to Brockhole. For an informal discussion please contact Katrina Stacey, e-mail: Katrina.Stacey@lakedistrict.gov.uk

Casual Catering Assistant  

Location:   Brockhole on Windermere

Hours:       Ad-hoc hours

Salary:       £8.41 per hour (inclusive of holiday pay)

We are seeking enthusiastic and motivated casual workers who enjoy providing fantastic customer service to join our friendly catering team at Brockhole. The roles involve providing customer service in food service counter setting, operating a till and handling money, basic food preparation and clearing tables and cleaning and so some experience in all these areas would be preferred. For an informal discussion please contact Michael Vanheste, e-mail Michael.Vanheste@lakedistrict.gov.uk

Equality of opportunity

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applicants from all sectors of society. If you are an applicant with disabilities who meets the essential requirements of the job, we will interview you.

Please note: do not apply if you are under the age of 16 years old.

Key dates

  • Closing date for applications is: Saturday 30 September 2017 12:00pm
  • Interviews will be held at Lake District National Park Authority on a date TBC

Next steps

To apply for one of the roles above, please e-mail your CV and a covering letter to hr.services@lakedistrict.gov.uk as soon as possible.

Alternatively, you can post it to:

Human Resources
Lake District National Park Authority
Murley Moss
Oxenholme Road
Kendal LA9 7RL