Jobs at Jimmy’s Farm & Wildlife Park2021-12-05T12:51:08+00:00

Current Vacancies

Looking to join our bustling and vibrant team? The work environment is fast-paced, fun and no day is the same meaning you will have lots of job variety.

Check out our current vacancies below.

Waiting Staff

Reporting to the Restaurant Manager, Head Chef and General Management.

Main Activities and Responsibilities:

  • To assist in the running of the restaurant.
  • To be responsible for the overall presentation and service levels of the restaurant by ensuring adequate preparation, cleaning, replenishing of stocks.
  • To maintain a clean and hygienic work place, both customers and staff. This would include daily cleaning of the restaurant area.
  • To build and maintain effective relationships internally.
  • To effectively handle complaints from customers, either directing them to the restaurant manager or Dealing with them directly.
  • To continuously endorse the business.
  • To comply with all Food Hygiene and Fire, Health & Safety Regulations, attending any training as required by the company and adhering to all company policies and legislative requirements.
  • To ensure you wear the correct personal protective equipment when necessary and are fully trained when using all machinery.
  • To maintain the highest level of confidentiality, ensuring that the farm matters are discussed only with your line manager, general manager or directors. All farm matters must be kept confidential, internally and externally.

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications:

No experience necessary – training provided.

This is a full time role of 40 hours per week, which will include weekends and holidays.

The salary will be paid at national minimum wage with tips.

If you’ve got what it takes to join our team, send your cv with a covering email, explaining why you are the perfect person to join us, to [email protected] with a subject heading of “Waiting Staff”.

Retail Supervisor

This is a full time role of 40 hours per week, based over 5 days per week.

Salary circa £19,000 p/a

Working under the guidance of the Commercial Operations Manager, the Supervisor should ensure the The Farm Shop is run efficiently and a quality service is delivered to customers. They must have great product knowledge, exceptional communication skills, and be ready to respond to customers’ needs and requests in a responsible and approachable manner.

Main duties would include;

  • Actively assisting in the day to day running of The Farm Shop and entry points into the farm.
  • A hands-on role maintaining product levels and presentation, whilst giving great service to our customers.
  • Supervising a small team and supporting them to achieve the very best.
  • Collating information and providing feedback to assist in orders being placed.

An understanding of food safety, stock rotation and allergens would be beneficial although full training can be given. Experience of supervising or leading a small team would be advantageous, whilst experience of working in a fast-paced, customer facing environment is essential.
Due to the sale of alcohol, applicants must be aged 18 years or over.

If you’ve got what it takes to join our team, send your cv with a covering email, explaining why you are the perfect person to join us, to [email protected] with a subject heading of “Retail Supervisor”.

Sous Chef

Mainly working 8am to 5pm daily, including weekends. Occasional evenings during events and Christmas period.

Reporting to the Head Chef the successful candidate will be responsible for executing the menus and dishes from the senior management teams as well as creating and executing their own ideas.

As well as the day to day restaurant service, Jimmy’s Farm also has an excellent wedding venue, and a variety of catering outlets around the wildlife park.

This ever expanding leisure facility will offer many opportunities for progression.

With the “Field to Fork” ethos you will never work with fresher rare breed meats, straight from the farm with endless possibilities.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £24,000.00-£25,000.00 per year

If you’ve got what it takes to join our team, send your cv with a covering email, explaining why you are the perfect person to join us, to [email protected] with a subject heading of “Sous Chef”.

Casual Staff

Are you looking for work during weekends and holidays? Do you enjoy working in a fun environment, helping others to have a great day out? If so, then we may have roles suitable for you!

We are looking for friendly, enthusiastic individuals to join our growing team at one of the region’s fastest growing attractions. Casual roles are flexible and can cover a wide range of activities including working in The Farm Shop, serving customers amazing food from one of our various catering outlets, or greeting customers as they start their day with us and building up the excitement as you welcome them into the park. We need people who enjoy the challenge of working in a fast-paced environment where absolutely no two days are ever the same.

If you’ve got what it takes to join our team, send your cv with a covering email, explaining why you are the perfect person to join us, to [email protected] with a subject heading of “Casual Recruitment”.

Work Experience

If you would like to apply for Work Experience at Jimmy’s Farm & Wildlife Park, please email [email protected] with a brief summary of what you are studying, why you think you would suit our team and how many hours you can commit a week. Please make the subject heading of the email ‘Work Experience’.

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