Friday, February 9, 2018

Farm Park General Manager

Farm Park General Manager

Barleylands is a well-established family attraction in Billericay, Essex and attracts over 500,000 visitors a year.  We are looking for a dynamic individual to join our management team with a focus on managing the Farm Park & Craft Village.

Job Description:
  • Your main duty will be the smooth day to day running of the Farm Park & Craft Village.
  • Manage staff on a daily basis, making sure all jobs are undertaken before opening to the public, maintain high standards at all times.
  • Managing performance and development of the team to ensure excellent customer service.
  • You will need to be able to build strong relationships with the existing team
  • The ability to lead by example and inspire and motive your team.
  • Have high standards of customer service and presentation.
  • Manage Projects & setting up Events within the farm park.
  • Duties will include maintaining the livestock, sourcing new animals, maintaining numbers and dealing with general animal welfare.
  • Maintain the statuary requirements for the Zoo licence and BPS Cross Compliance.
  • Maintain all aspects of the farm park, repairs, maintenance & cleaning.
  • Manage Health & Safety and First Aid.
  • Formulate marketing strategies and analyse visitor feedback.
  • Be creative with new ideas for future events and activities.
  • Work closely with other managers and departments.
  • Be able to work alternate weekends and be flexible.
  • Must be computer literate.

We offer a competitive remuneration package:
Pension, company vehicle, health care insurance and a 3-bedroom house.

To apply please email your CV and a covering letter to:
Phil Burrows (Director)
For the full job description please visit

Peter Dickinson
Independent International Zoo Consultant

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