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Do you want to join our team at Tapnell Farm Park?

We occasionally have opportunities available working in the various departments around our Farm Park, including animal care roles, general assistants and catering team members.

To apply for any of our job roles you must be a minimum of 16 years.

If we are not currently advertising any suitable vacancies, you can still send us your CV which we will hold on file to consider for any future roles. Please email CVs, along with a covering letter, to hello@tapnellfarm.com

We are now recruiting for Isle of Wight Aqua Park (located next door to Farm Park)

Isle of Wight Aqua Park at Tapnell Farm will be open for the season from May - September and will be the Island's first outdoor floating Aqua Park.

We are looking to employ exceptional individuals, whose passion and leadership qualities will ensure all our guests have an amazing experience. The positions below are seasonal posts.

Lifeguard

We are looking for confident, motivated individuals to join our Aqua Park Team. You will be the at the centre of the experience for our guests, ensuring strict guidelines are implemented whilst making the experience as amazing as possible.

As an Aqua Park lifeguard, you will be key in running a safe, fun and enjoyable experience. Duties will include:

  • Setting up the park ready for our guests
  • Leading safety briefings
  • Ensuring guest safety throughout the whole of the facility
  • Completing regular equipment inspections
  • Keeping the facility clean and tidy
  • Distributing/collecting equipment at the beginning and end of the session
  • Working within guidelines set by IW Aqua Park and Royal Lifesaving Society (RLSS)

Essential requirements:

  • A passion for the outdoors
  • Exceptional customer service
  • Professional approach in creating a safe and fun environment
  • Flexible work ethic regarding hours worked and jobs undertaken
  • Own transport as there is no public transport outside of holidays

Desirable requirements:

  • Previous experience of working within an outdoor leisure facility
  • Lifeguard skills or knowledge of
  • RLSS Open Water Leader course (OWL) certificate

All successful candidates will be expected to take part in the RLSS OWL.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills along with a passion for water sports. Be a natural leader and become an ambassador for IW Aqua Park.

To apply, please email your CV with covering letter to aquapark@tapnellfarm.com

Owing to the sensitive nature of this role the successful applicant will be required to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) with Child List Barring Check. This disclosure, together with other selection information, will need to be satisfactory to the Company for employment to commence.


Guest services/Administrator

We are looking for a confident, motivated individual to join our Aqua Park Team. You will be the at the centre of the experience for our guests and be key in the operation of the Aqua Park. Duties will include:

  • Face to face customer service
  • Answering customer enquiries via email and phone
  • Checking-in guests ensuring a warm friendly welcome
  • Keeping the facility clean and tidy
  • Distributing/collecting equipment at the beginning and end of the session
  • Working within guidelines set by IOW Aqua Park and Royal Lifesaving Society (RLSS)
  • Covering Lifeguard positions should the need arise

Essential requirements:

  • A passion for the outdoors
  • Exceptional customer service
  • Have a working knowledge of online booking systems
  • A professional and friendly manner
  • Flexible work ethic regarding hours worked and jobs undertaken
  • Own transport as there is no public transport outside of holidays

Desirable requirements:

  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Lifeguard skills or knowledge of
  • RLSS Open Water Leader course certificate

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills along with a passion for water sports. Be a natural leader and become an ambassador for IW Aqua Park.

Although this position will be predominantly office based, the candidate will be expected to take part in Lifeguard training. This allows us to be more flexible in our approach to staffing.

To apply, please email your CV with covering letter to aquapark@tapnellfarm.com

Owing to the sensitive nature of this role the successful applicant will be required to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) with Child List Barring Check. This disclosure, together with other selection information, will need to be satisfactory to the Company for employment to commence.