Location: Sandy Balls Holiday Village, New Forest, Hampshire
Hours of work: Full Time – Permanent
Salary: £28,000+ DOE
What we need in a nutshell
We’re looking for a Grounds manager to lead and manage the team that keeps our park looking fabulous and running smoothly, covering everything from Landscaping, Slab laying, bins are emptied and litter picked. We need someone who cares about the environment and who is a great leader with attention detail.
Who are we?
We’re a dynamic and growing company, shaking up the Great British holiday at our award-winning UK resorts. At Sandy Balls, guests step away from the ordinary and into the extraordinary, where the natural beauty of the New Forest is the amazing backdrop to our famous brand of holiday fun. Want to find out more about our holidays? Check out our website: http://www.awayresorts.co.uk.
What you’ll be doing
You’ll be leading the grounds team keeping the park in tip top condition and ensuring that it is presented beautifully for guests. This includes:
Leading, managing and motivating a team of park assistants to present the park at its best Maintaining high standards of all garden areas and flower beds to create a great first impression Managing a team rota for mowing and strimming throughout the park in a 7-day cycle Ensuring front of house areas are well-kept and any works are completed before opening hours Conducting daily checks to ensure all areas of the park are pristine and litter free Managing your budget by getting value for money from outside contractors, managing staff levels effectively and ensuring tools and equipment are looked after and securely stored Training your team on equipment usage and park procedures.
Ensure all aspects of this diverse holiday park are maintained and cared for including Forest areas, River banks and central customer spaces.
Ensuring Health and Safety policies are in place and adhered to by the team One more thing…we’re always busy at holiday times, so you’ll need to work your magic on bank holidays and weekends too.
Skills, experience and qualities you’ll need
We are looking for an organised and self-motivated team leader who can tick the following boxes:
Experience in a similar role and of managing a team Experience with machinery such as hedge cutters, mowers and strimmer’s as well understanding of Health & Safety requirements as well as fencing and slab laying.
Excellent written and verbal skills and basic computer skills.
Problem solving skills and the ability to think creatively Customer focused, with a friendly and helpful attitude It would be the icing on the cake if you have a relevant NVQ or a trade qualification and if you have experience working on a holiday park.
We have a can-do, people-centred ethos at Away Resorts, and we look for certain qualities in our team members. Have a read about it and see if you fit the bill.
What we can offer you
This is an exciting and varied role and a great opportunity to develop your career in sales. And we look after you with a great range of benefits, including:
Health Cash Plan
Discounts on Away Resorts Holidays
On Park Discounts
Awards and Recognition
Want to join our team? Here’s how to apply
Just click on the Apply Now button and follow the instructions. To find out more about what it’s like to work for Away Resorts, check us out at www.awayresorts.co.uk/careers.
Our promise to you
Holiday Heroes come with all sorts of different super-powers, and we welcome them all! After all, wouldn’t it be boring if we were all the same? We embrace diversity, inclusion and equal opportunities. We love that everyone comes from different backgrounds, allowing us to grow and inspire each other. We’ll never accept any form of discrimination, and we’ll forever strive, not just for our product to be unique, but our people too. In short, we want to bring your whole self to work!
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