Careers

Careers

Do you want to work in a fun, interesting and rewarding environment? Tayto Park is currently recruiting for our 2018 seasonal vacancies, with lots of exciting opportunities within our Admissions, Food & Beverages, Adventure Zone and Retail teams.

We are looking for fun, outgoing, dynamic people to work in the below area’s. If you are interested in applying to work in any of the below.

Please Note: You must fill in the application form here and send to jobs@taytopark.ie before the 1st of February 2018 to apply.

We are hiring for the below roles : 

Food and Beverage Retail:  Tayto Park are looking for people to assist in our food & Beverage Retail departments.  The main aspect of your role is dealing directly with our guest, preparing hot beverages and serving confectionary and ice cream.  Team members will ideally have experience in working in a busy retail or Food & Beverage environment, have experience in using till systems and basic cash handling.  Dealing directly with customer’s means customer service is of utmost importance and our team strive to give our guests an experience to remember for years to come.

Grounds Staff; We are looking to recruit  enthusiastic, active candidates with excellent people skills whose primary responsibilities will include grounds-keeping duties such as litter and waste control; car park attending; reporting issues to his/her supervisor; interacting with visitors to ensure they have an enjoyable day. A high standard of work is expected. Position is perfect for you if you are hard-working, enjoy being outdoors and are comfortable using your own initiative while also working as part of a team.

Admissions and Bookings Team: We are looking to recruit highly motivated, friendly candidates with excellent people skills to join our busy admissions office team!  Our Admissions team, are dynamic and motivated to deliver engaging & memorable guest experiences We are the only department in the park who will interact with every guest that visits us so a passion for customer service is a must.  Ideal candidates will have excellent communication skills and can demonstrate the ability to work in a fast paced environment. Previous experience with Cash handling and EPOS sales are a bonus. 

Retail Team:We are looking for applicants that are highly motivated, have a strong customer focus and are confident in handling cash and card transactions. The number one aspect of your role will be to make sure all our visitors have an experience to remember for years to come.
Main Duties include:

  • Maintaining a high standard and understanding of excellent customer service - Up-selling at all opportunities within all Retail units
  • Ensuring all units are merchandised to the highest of standards, keeping them full and tidy.
  • Have a keen eye for merchandising stock within our Retail units

You will need a flexible, adaptable approach to your work, have a ‘can do’ positive attitude, and be a team player. 

Adventure Zone Staff:  There are many roles within the Adventure Zone, such as harnessing, operating the rides, supervising the play area or Factory Tour Road Crossing and wearing the Mr Tayto suit.  All of these roles require individuals that are safety conscious, outgoing, drive and have the personality to relate to both children and adults. All aspects of the Adventure Zone are outdoor based so we looking for somebody that is familiar with working in inclement weather.  The roles vary from day to day so you must be able to adapt from carrying out safety briefs to dressing up as Mr. Tayto and entertaining small children.  We are looking for enthusiastic people with a sense of humor that can work unsupervised and minimize customer complaints.

Kitchen Staff: Calling chefs of all grades, kitchen porters and catering assistants have you got what it takes to join our Dynamic Kitchen team? Working alongside our returning catering team and helping to maintain our high standards and excellence of food and service these summer positions are a fantastic way to gain experience in a high volume fast paced environment while still being part of a team that can have fun. If you think that you have what it takes and you’re interested in a challenge please fill in the application form and let’s see what happens.

Garden Maintenance : Candidates must be self-motivated, enthusiastic and have a real love for working outdoors.  Our gardens team work hard to maintain the high level of grounds here in Tayto Park where general duties include pruning, weeding and improving shrubberies, grass cutting, leaf control and soft and hard landscaping newly developed areas within the park.  High standards of work and good time management are required working in garden maintenance. Experience working in horticulture and operating garden machinery is a real bonus for working with the gardens team.

Tour Guides: PLEASE NOTE: We are also accepting applications for tour guide positions that will have a start date of May 2018.  Successful applicants will be contacted for interviews in April 2018. Are you interested in wildlife, love working with children and enjoy public speaking?  If so, the Tour Guide position at Tayto Park is YOUR perfect job! Tour guides will present wildlife education and conservation talks to primary school children but may also be required to present to secondary students as well as zoo visitors. Tour guides will share fun and interesting animal facts and other education information in a very engaging clear and concise manner. Tour guides will be responsible for adhering to strict time management as guides escort teachers and students around the park ensuring groups arrive at each activity on time. 

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