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UK Bungee Event Crew - Larpool Viaduct Whitby

Big Bang Promotions
Whitby
£9.18 - £10.45 an hour - Temporary contract, Zero hours contract

Location

Whitby

Benefits
Pulled from the full job description

  • Company events
  • Employee discount
  • Free or subsidised travel

Full job description

We are looking for event crew to join our team. If you are adventurous outgoing, like working in the outdoors and enjoy talking to people then we’d love to hear from you.

Full training will be given for each role which include:

  • Harnessing / Rigging / Instructor
  • Merchandise Sales
  • Registration / Car driving
  • Video camera editor
  • Boat Crew

We provide Bungee Jumping experiences to customers at locations nationwide, our event sites include Battersea Park in London and Salford Quays in Manchester, as well as providing occasional stunt work to TV & Film. Recent TV work includes BBC Top Gear’s Freddie Flintoff car bungee & Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway catapulting Stephen Mulhern.

Our newest location is Larpool Viaduct in Whitby and we operate a 160ft Bridge bungee jump. We have now planned our 2023 event dates at this venue and we are looking to recruit fun, friendly and professional event staff to work with our existing event crew to work with our existing crew to setup events and deliver experiences to customers coming to jump in Whitby.

Past experience of Bungee Jumping is not required, however certain roles do carry a high level of responsibility so alongside having a great time and being outgoing we are always 100% professional and safety conscious. If you have any experience of outdoor activities, or great customer service in Leisure environment please mention this in your application.

The role is suited to outgoing people who enjoy talking to others and you will undertake a full and comprehensive training programme whilst working alongside the existing crew. Event crew are responsible for setting up events and checking equipment, as well as delivering safe and positive experiences for customers. Our customers have often been given their experience as a gift so are looking to have fun and enjoy themselves as part of a day out, therefore we are looking for enthusiastic individuals with strong customer service skills who are confident speaking to people.

The company has a core team of hard-working staff from many different backgrounds occupying the different positions on events from registration to merchandise sales to instructors.

Our events run for 2 days from Sat-Sun every weekend and although we are very busy in summer months we do operate all year round come rain or shine, so if you want an interesting job for the summer and onwards get in touch!

Please see listed the event dates operating at Larpool - We ask that anyone who applies is available for both days over the weekend and is available for the majority of the dates listed below.

08/04/2023

22/04/2023

23/04/2023

13/05/2023

14/05/2023

10/06/2023

11/06/2023

24/06/2023

25/06/2023

08/07/2023

09/07/2023

22/07/2023

23/07/2023

12/08/2023

13/08/2023

26/08/2023

27/08/2023

09/09/2023

10/09/2023

07/10/2023

08/10/2023

11/11/2023

09/12/2023

Essential:

  • Willing to provide great customer service and positive experiences
  • Happy to work weekends
  • Enjoy talking to new people, building rapport and communicating
  • Ability to work outside in various weather conditions
  • Practical approach to problems
  • Team player
  • Willing to learn new skills and progress

Desirable Requirements – please let us know if you have any of the things listed below but if you don’t then we are still interested to hear from you.

  • Driving License (preferable)
  • Any outdoor activity experience either as a hobby or as paid employment
  • Any face-to-face customer service experience you have
  • If you have attended any gift experience days
  • Any event experience you have

Benefits

  • Flexible schedule, you get to choose when you want to work
  • Accommodation and transport provided when working away from this location
  • Friendly and approachable management team
  • Discounted experiences for friends and family but free to you!

Additional information

We are looking for someone who is available for the majority of the event dates advertised in the post. However, we can be flexible for the right candidate and there may be additional work available.

Salary: £9.50 - £10.45 per hour

(Should you train in other roles onsite and up to instructor level then pay goes up to £10.45 - £15 per hour this would typically take 6-12 months training depending on experience and competency)

Job Type: Zero hours contract

Salary: £9.18-£10.45 per hour

Benefits:

  • Company events
  • Employee discount
  • Free or subsidised travel

Schedule:

  • 12 hour shift
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus scheme

COVID-19 considerations:
COVID-19 considerations: We have specific COVID risk assessments in place which are always adhered to and available to view.

Application question(s):

  • Are you happy to work outside in all weather for up to 12 hours a day?
  • How many of the dates advertised in the job advert are you available for?
  • Tell something interesting about yourself?
  • Are you able to make your own way to out this venue?

Work Location: In person

Application deadline: 31/03/2023
Reference ID: UKBC22
Expected start date: 08/04/2023