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Visitor Services Assistant (Part Time 32 hours p/w)

We are looking to recruit a Visitor Services Assistant 32 hours per week within the Visitor Services Team of the Botanic Garden, Friday to Monday including all Bank Holidays that fall on those days and weekends.

Responsible to the Head of Visitor Services, the Visitor Services Assistant team provide excellent front of house service. They welcome visitors, staff the ticket offices, sell publications and membership, patrol the Garden to ensure the safety and security of its collections, buildings and visitors, ensure public areas are clean and fully stocked, and assist in setting up rooms for events and activities. Includes working outside and undertaking practical tasks in a wide variety of weather conditions.

The candidate should be educated to at least GCSE level standard or equivalent and be committed to providing first-class visitor service. Previous experience of cash-handling and cash tills is required and the ability to deal with people at all levels.

Interviews: expected week commencing 1 May 2017

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

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