Park Management

Work with us

We have a great team who help celebrate, protect and develop this much loved National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site.

If you are innovative and enthusiastic, with a flexible 'can do' attitude, then we want you to come and join our team.

Current job vacancies

ICT Helpdesk Technician

Salary: £20,853 - £24,112

Closing date: Sunday 31 October 2021

We're looking for an ICT Helpdesk Technician to join our ICT Services team and offer technical support to our staff and Authority Members.

Chef de Partie

Salary: £26,000 per year

We’re looking for a Chef de Partie to work in our Catering Team for our on-site outlets, including the Brockhole Café, The Gaddum Restaurant, and our very busy outdoor kitchen BBQ and take away cafés.

Head Chef

Salary: Up to £38,000 per year

Do you want a Head Chef’s dream job, in a high profile venue, on one of the most beautiful sites in the country?

Natural Environment Adviser

Salary: £27,862 - £33,220 per annum pro rata

Closing date: Thursday 21 October 2021

We’re looking for a passionate, creative, enthusiastic and inspiring natural environment specialist who is ready to apply their skills, knowledge and experience in policy development, management and community engagement of the special qualities of the National Park.


Salary: £20,853 - £33,220 per annum

Closing date: Thursday 21 October 2021

We’re looking for a Planner to join our active Development Management team for a 3 year fixed term contract to help deliver a high quality planning service. You’ll be based at our head office, in the thriving market town of Kendal, on the edge of the Lake District and at home.

Casual Car Park Assistant

Salary: £10.37 per hour

Brockhole on Windermere are looking for a team of Car Park and grounds staff to steward our Visitor Centre car park over the summer.

Customer Service and Event Assistants

Salary: £10.37 per hour

Closing date: Wednesday 20 October 2021

We are looking for enthusiastic and outgoing Customer Service or Event Assistants to help deliver an exceptional visitor experience for the Brockhole Halloween Experience at the Lake District National Park’s Visitor Centre.

Brockhole Cafe Assistants (Weekends & School Holidays)

Salary: Up to £10.37 per hour

Brockhole on Windermere, the Lake District Visitor Centre, are seeking enthusiastic, energetic and friendly people (16yrs +) to join our fantastic team as Café Assistants.

Catering Supervisor - fixed term until Jan 2022

Salary: Up to £11.35 per hour

This is initially a fixed term post until January 2022, with the possibility of a permanent contract following that period, for the right person and business demand dependent.

Brockhole Casual Kitchen Porter

Salary: Up to £10.37 per hour

You’ll ensure that the kitchen, service areas, crockery and utensils are kept clean and tidy so our chef team can prepare great food for our customers.

Front of House / Waiting Staff

Salary: Up to £10.37 per hour

Brockhole on Windermere are seeking enthusiastic, energetic and charismatic people to join the front of house waiting-on team for The Gaddum Restaurant.

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Blended Working

For some of our roles, we are moving towards a blended working approach, which combines home-working and some time at our bases within the Lake District National Park and our headquarters in Kendal, Cumbria.

Recruiting from outside the UK

We are not able to sponsor visas for workers or students to work or study in the UK.