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Adventure Safety Coordinator – Blaenau Ffestiniog

Zip World opened in 2013 with 8 employees running the fastest zip line in the world from a porta cabin.  Four years later, the Zip World Family has grown to nearly 250 employees operating eleven unique adventures at three stunning locations in north Wales. Zip World aims to be the most successful, people focused, location based, adventure tourism brand in the world with the provision of exciting and shared adventure experiences in unique environments. 

Weekends, bank holidays, school holidays are our busiest times. Your working hours will be reflective of this.

We require the very best to join our fast growing team. We need energetic, articulate and passionate staff focused on delivering an excellent service to our discerning customer base. We need a diligent, organised and exceptionally motivated person to take on this exciting challenge.
If you require further information and/or to see the Job Description, please contact the recruitment department at recruitment@zipworld.co.uk. To apply for this role please visit our website www.zipworld.co.uk/jobs to fill in our online application form.

Location: The Slate Caverns, Blaenau Ffestiniog

Principal Responsibilities

  • Coordinate/carry out all Inspections and maintenance for all activity equipment and structures, including PPE, in line with company policy
  • To manage suitable stock levels and ordering of spare parts and replacements for continued operation
  • Coordinate all Inspection and maintenance for the onsite fleet of vehicles
  • Work closely with the Adventure Safety Manager to ensure best practice, compliance and budget efficiency's
  • Be involved in the development of all safety documentation for Inspection and maintenance operations, (risk assessments and safe systems of work)
  • To train on site staff in any maintenance and inspection procedures in line with company policy
  • To ensure sufficient recording of all work undertaken in line with company policy

 

Skill requirements
 
Essential

  • High attention to detail
  • Highly organised
  • Methodical
  • Good literacy skills
  • Good IT skills
  • Previous inspection and maintenance experience (not necessarily in this industry)

 

Desirable

  • Working at height experience
  • Industry related inspection and maintenance experience
  • Trade/industry related qualification, I.E welding, PPE inspection, working at height, Fabrication etc

In return for your hard working commitment you will be entitled to a number of Zip World benefits; to include:

  • A number of free and discounted tickets on any of our adventures
  • Food and Beverage discounts at our sites
  • Discount on partner clothing, e.g. Garmin, Cotswold, Mountain Equipment etc
  • Discount on other local attractions
  • Social events throughout the year
  • Private Health Care scheme

 

Closing date: April 3rd 2017  
Interview date: Week commencing April 10th
Start date: Immediate start  
Staff Package: A 40hr contract. A salary bracket of in between £23,000 and £26,000 per annum.

 

 

Health and Safety Coordinator – Company Wide

Zip World opened in 2013 with 8 employees running the fastest zip line in the world from a porta cabin.  Four years later, the Zip World Family has grown to nearly 250 employees operating eleven unique adventures at three stunning locations in north Wales. Zip World aims to be the most successful, people focused, location based, adventure tourism brand in the world with the provision of exciting and shared adventure experiences in spectacular environments. 

We require the very best to join our fast growing team. We need energetic, articulate and passionate staff focused on delivering an excellent service to our discerning customer base.

As a Health and Safety Coordinator, you will work closely with the Head of Technical Operations, the Adventure Safety Manager and site General Managers to promote a positive health and safety culture across the organisation.
Your focus will be on the health, safety and welfare of the staff and customers.  You will be involved in H and S related training, policy and procedure, risk assessments and compliance.

You will work primarily from our newly refurbished "Base Camp" but will also be required to travel between our three sites in North Wales.

If you require further information and/or to see the Job Description, please contact Imogen Lloyd or Hannah Barratt at recruitment@zipworld.co.uk. To apply for this role please visit our website www.zipworld.co.uk/jobs to fill in our online application form.

Location: Working from our new head office, Base Camp in Llanrwst.

Key responsibilities:

  • To ensure the highest levels of staff and customer health, safety, welfare and well-being are maintained in line with current legislation
  • To lead in-house H & S training
  • To stay up to date with relevant H and S standards and legislation
  • To collate and monitor accident data
  • To organise internal and external audits
  • To be document controller for all company safety critical documentation, ensuring all are up to date and valid
  • To create and implement safety initiatives across the company
  • To work towards company ISO 45001 status when it becomes live
  • To ensure compliance in all Health and Safety areas of the business

 
Requirements and skills:

Essential

  • Previous H & S related experience
  • IOSH managing safely qualification or equivalent
  • High attention to detail
  • Highly organised
  • Methodical
  • Good literacy skills
  • Good IT skills

Desirable

  • NEBOSH National General certificate or equivalent 
  • Member of IOSH
  • Other NEBOSH or equivalent modules

In return for your hard working commitment you will be entitled to a number of Zip World benefits, including;

  • A number of free and discounted tickets on any of our adventures
  • Food & Beverage discounts at our sites
  • Discount on partner clothing, e.g, Garmin, Cotswold, Mountain Equipment etc
  • Discount on other local attractions
  • Social events throughout the year
  • Private health care scheme
  • A company vehicle dependant on job role

 

Weekends, bank holidays and school holidays are our busiest times. Your working hours will be reflective of this.

Closing date: 31st March 2017

Interview date: 11th & 12th April

Start date: Immediate start

Staff Package:  You will be offered a permanent full time 40hr contract. The current salary bracket for this position is between £20,000 and £24,000 per annum.

 

 

Adventure Terminal Caretaker

Zip World opened in 2013 with 8 employees running the fastest zip line in the world from a porta cabin.  Four years later, the Zip World Family has grown to nearly 250 employees operating eleven unique adventures at three stunning locations in north Wales. Zip World aims to be the most successful, people focused, location based, adventure tourism brand in the world with the provision of exciting and shared adventure experiences in spectacular environments. 

We require the very best to join our fast growing team. We need energetic, articulate and passionate staff focused on delivering an excellent service to our discerning customer base.

If you require further information and/or to see the Job Description, please contact our recruitment department at recruitment@zipworld.co.uk. To apply for this role please visit our website www.zipworld.co.uk/jobs to fill in our online application form.

Location: The Adventure Terminal at Zip World Penrhyn Quarry, Bethesda.

Key responsibilities:

Carry out routine maintenance across site including;

  • Undertaking handypersons duties as required
  • Arrange to clear blockages, remove foreign matter from sinks, toilets, drains, kitchen grease traps etc. and clean up spillages as required
  • Undertake limited porterage tasks as required including setting up and clearing away furniture
  • Carry out routine grounds keeping work across site
  • To carry out grass cutting, strimming, hedge trimming and some grounds maintenance.
  • Record and log work in line with Zip World policy
  • To maintain appropriate records including intruder alarm logbook, weekly fire alarm and emergency lighting tests
  • Log repair orders, purchase orders and inspections as per Zip World policy
  • Liaise with approved contractors to arrange specific work
  • To report emergencies in the case of faults with gas, electric and water supply and report minor faults on site to the Duty Manager
  • To comply with the requirements of Health and Safety, other relevant legislation and Zip World policies
  • Ensure the Penrhyn Quarry site is maintained to the high standards our guests expect
  • To carry out any other reasonable duties within the overall function of the job.

 

Requirements and skills:

  • Practical DIY skills to carry out minor repairs
  • The ability to manage your own workload
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Awareness of health, safety, security and hygiene issues
  • A willingness to work flexibly

 

 

In return for your hard working commitment you will be entitled to a number of Zip World benefits, including;

  • A number of free and discounted tickets on any of our adventures
  • Food & Beverage discounts at our sites
  • Discount on partner clothing, e.g, Garmin, Cotswold, Mountain Equipment etc
  • Discount on other local attractions
  • Social events throughout the year
  • Private health care scheme

 

Weekends, bank holidays and school holidays are our busiest times. Your working hours will be reflective of this.

Closing date:  9th April 2017
Interview date: Week commencing 27th April 2017
Start date: 1st May 2017

Staff Package: A full time, 40 hour, permanent contract. The current salary bracket for this role is between £16,500 and £20,000 per year dependant on experience

 

 

Zip World Seasonal Instructor - 2017


Zip World opened in 2013 with 8 employees running the fastest zip line in the world from a porta cabin. Three years later, the Zip World Family has grown to nearly 250 employees operating eleven unique adventures at three stunning locations in north Wales.

Zip World aims to be the most successful, people focused, location based, adventure tourism brand in the world with the provision of exciting and shared adventure experiences in unique environments.

Weekends, bank holidays, school holidays are our busiest times. Your working hours will be reflective of this.

We require the very best to join our fast growing team. We need energetic, articulate and passionate staff focused on delivering an excellent service to our discerning customer base.

It is not essential to hold a host of qualifications in relation to the outdoors although we do require all instructing staff to hold a recognised, in date, first aid certificate to emergency first aid at work level. If you do not currently hold such a qualification, you will be required to complete a course organised by Zip World on commencement of your employment at a cost to yourself.  

Essential requirements and skills

  • Is highly motivated
  • Ability to positively interact with a wide range of groups and individuals
  • Have an exceptionally high regard for safety
  • Able to follow strict procedures consistently and repeatedly

 

Staff Package
Contracts are 0hr. We would envisage you working between 30-40hrs per week during the summer months. Following completion of a summer season there will be a limited number of winter contracts available.

You shall be paid at the National Minimum Wage rate for the training week only. On successful completion of the training week, your rate of pay shall increase to £8.50. Once all competencies/criteria have been met, your hourly rate will rise to £9.62 per hour.

Applying couldn't be easier… 

If you require further information and/or to see the Job Description, please contact Imogen Lloyd or Hannah Barratt at recruitment@zipworld.co.uk. To apply for this role please complete an online application form at www.zipworld.co.uk/about-us/jobs.

Locations

We require instructors for all 3 sites to start by March 2017, with some possible intakes between March and June.

Zip World Velocity, Penrhyn Quarry, Bethesda, Gwynedd, LL57 4YG

Zip World Titan, Llechwedd Slate Caverns, Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd¸ LL41 3NB

Zip World Fforest, Llanrwst Road, Betws Y Coed, LL24 0HA

Although you may gain employment at one Zip World site you may be asked to work across other sites.

Your application form will be reviewed on receipt; if you are successfully shortlisted you will receive an invite to one of our sites for our group interviews. Contract offers are subject to reference checks.

You need to possess the legal right to live and work in the UK to be considered for employment with Zip World. Zip World is committed to the principles of equality and diversity and welcome applicants from all sectors of the community.

 

 

 

 

 



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