WMSP Head Groundsperson...

Hours: 37.5 hours per week over 5 days, including some early morning and weekends.

Salary: from £22,500 to £25,000

Description: Are you a passionate groundsperson looking for an opportunity to apply your skills and knowledge to a diverse and unique environment? If so, then why not continue reading to see what West Midland Safari Park has on offer.

We are currently looking to recruit an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to maintain and develop our grounds and estate to the highest standards of presentation. The position will carry the responsibility of scheduling, supervising and monitoring all grounds and gardening work, including exhibit and experience areas.
This is very much a hands-on position, providing supervision and guidance to the ground assistant in order to exceed guest expectations of estate appearance, ensuring that tasks are achieved in line with all relevant safety regulations, set budgets and deadlines.

About you

You will take pride in your work and demonstrate a keen eye for detail, sharing your passion and knowledge to guide and develop people under your supervisor.

To be successful, you will have previous experience of taking the lead in a similar role, having used your own initiative to plan, organise and prioritise schedules of work. You will have used a range of tools and equipment to achieve these activities and may hold relevant qualifications such as chainsaw and/or spraying equipment.

You will at times, need to be flexible in your approach to work outside of standard business hours, including some early mornings and weekends.


As well as benefiting from working in a unique and beautiful location, you’ll also receive a range of additional perks to employment including:

* Annual pass which gives you and your family and friends free admission and theme park ride wristbands
* Discount through the WMSP Reward Website - on online purchases
* Discount through the WMSP Reward Vectis Card - on in store purchases
* 35% discount in retail and catering outlets

About us

West Midland Safari Park is home to some of the world’s most beautiful and critically endangered species, with a four mile safari drive-through, walk-through Discovery Trail, African Village and Lemur Woods exhibiting hundreds of exotic animal species with close encounters opportunities galore. The 200 acre site includes a wide range of catering and retail outlets, and a large amusement area with over 25 rides and attractions providing the ideal venue for family days out.

To submit your application for this role, please Apply Online