Job Opportunities

CURRENT VACANCIES

Blue Reef Aquarium, Newquay seeks a seasonal part-time Catering Assistant 

Blue Reef Aquarium, Newquay part of the ASPRO Ocio Group, has an exciting opportunity to join our café team. The job involves working variable hours to include working week days, weekends, bank holidays and school holiday periods. Remuneration complies with National Minimum Wage.

Do you enjoy working in a team, are motivated and hard working? We’d like you to assist in the running of our Café in an efficient manner, offering excellent customer service, maximising sales and complying with all hygiene rules and regulations.

Key duties:

• To prepare food to the highest quality, following all health and safety and hygiene procedures.
• To assist in opening and closing the outlets in accordance with procedures.
• To acknowledge visitors and offer excellent customer service at all times.
• To maintain a safe and clean kitchen, servery and seating area at all times.
• To help deliver Birthday Parties.
• To have complete product knowledge of the exhibits, talks and all commercial activity including retail and catering.
• To work as per the rota that may include evening hours to assist with late opening of the aquarium.
• To assist with monthly stocktakes, ordering, stock rotation.

Post requirements:

• Excellent timekeeping and attendance.
• A positive and enthusiastic nature.
• Fully flexible all year round for weekends and holidays.
• Experience working in a café and/or customer service environment is essential.
• Applicants must have kitchen/food preparation experience/qualifications
Aspro Ocio is a Spanish multinational company with its headquarters based in Madrid. Aspro owns and operates over 65 leisure attractions across Europe. Here in the UK Aspro owns and operates Blue Planet Aquarium, Deep Sea World, Bristol Aquarium, 4 Blue Reef Aquariums, Smugglers Adventure and Oakwood Theme Park.
If interested, please send your CV and covering letter to: Janeen Pickup, Aspro UK Group HR Manager, c/o Blue Planet Aquarium, Cheshire Oaks, Cheshire, CH65 9LF. Or email recruitment@asprouk.com

 We do recognize the time and effort it takes to apply for a position, but as an employer of choice we receive a high volume of applications and in the interests of economy, Aspro UK does not notify candidates who have been unsuccessful in their application; consequently if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

Aspro Ocio is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Want to work for Aspro UK but don’t feel that this position suits your skills or experience? Then why not ‘Like’ our ASPRO UK FACEBOOK PAGE – https://www.facebook.com/AsproUKRecruitment

Just click on the ‘WORK FOR US’ tab and then ‘CREATE LIVE JOB ALERTS’. You will then be notified of any live vacancies across our 9 sites.

Or why not ‘JOIN OUR TALENT POOL’? Just upload your CV so that we can contact you with any future vacancies that match your skills and experience.

 

Other Attraction Vacancies

Deep Sea World

Scotland’s National Aquarium

 DeepSea World is a market leader visitor attraction and Scotland’s National Aquarium, based in North Queensferry, and operated by Deep Sea Leisure PLC.

Part Time Diver

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Part Time Diver to be part of this successful team – offering both the freedom to develop and valuable operational experience.   

 Essential requirements:

  • PADI Divemaster certification or equivalent
  • An up to date HSE medical and logbook

 Desirable requirements:

  • PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor certification
  • HSE First Aid at Work certificate or equivalent
  • Oxygen provider certificate
  • Experience in resort diving operations
  • Good customer service skills

 The post is Part Time but is a permanent contract.  Shifts available are mainly weekends on a rota’d basis.  The successful applicant should be available to work a minimum of two weekends in three.

The Company will not contribute towards any relocation costs to the area, or costs incurred during the interview process. You must have or be able to get a valid work permit for the UK to be considered for this position.  Remuneration for this position complies with the National Minimum Wage.

Please apply with covering letter along with your CV to Janeen Pickup, Group HR Manager, c/o Blue Planet Aquarium, Cheshire Oaks, Cheshire, CH65 9LF.  Email: recruitment@asprouk.com

 Closing Date:  Monday 12th May 2014

Aspro Ocio is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Aspro Ocio is a Spanish multinational company with its headquarters based in Madrid.  Aspro owns and operates over 65 leisure attractions across Europe.  Here in the UK Aspro owns and operates Blue Planet Aquarium, Deep Sea World, Bristol Aquarium, 4 Blue Reef Aquariums, Smugglers Adventure and Oakwood Theme Park. 

Want to work for Aspro UK but don’t feel that this position suits your skills or experience?  Then why not ‘Like’ our ASPRO UK FACEBOOK PAGE – https://www.facebook.com/AsproUKRecruitment

Just click on the ‘WORK FOR US’ tab and then ‘CREATE LIVE JOB ALERTS’.  You will then be notified of any live vacancies across our 9 sites. 

Or why not ‘JOIN OUR TALENT POOL’?  Just upload your CV so that we can contact you with any future vacancies that match your skills and experience

We do recognize the time and effort it takes to apply for a position, but as an employer of choice we receive a high volume of applications and in the interests of economy, Aspro UK does not notify candidates who have been unsuccessful in their application; consequently if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion. 

Smugglers Adventure / Hastings Castle

Visitor Services Assistant (Seasonal Contract)

 Smugglers Adventure/Hastings Castle and part of the ASPRO Ocio Group, has an exciting opportunity for the right person to join our Team as a Visitor Services Assistant.

 The unique Smugglers Adventure consists of acres of caverns buried deep in the heart of West Hill Hastings and Hastings Castle, the remains of Britain’s first Norman Castle built by William the Conqueror.

 It is our job to pass on information to the visitors through interactive talks and presentations. We cover all aspects of the customer visit from reception duties and delivering education sessions to school visits.

 Applicants must be adaptable, enthusiastic and willing to work hard in a busy dynamic environment. Candidates will have excellent communication and customer service skills and an interest/knowledge of local history would be an advantage.

 The job involves working variable hours to include weekends, bank holidays and school holiday periods. Remuneration complies with National Minimum Wage.

Aspro Ocio is a Spanish multinational company with its headquarters based in Madrid.  Aspro owns and operates over 65 leisure attractions across Europe.  Here in the UK Aspro owns and operates Blue Planet Aquarium, Deep Sea World, Bristol Aquarium, 4 Blue Reef Aquariums, Smugglers Adventure and Oakwood Theme Park. 

If interested, please send your CV and covering letter to: Janeen Pickup, Aspro UK Group HR Manager, c/o Blue Planet Aquarium, Cheshire Oaks, Cheshire, CH65 9LF. Or email recruitment@asprouk.com Friday, 2nd May 2014.

 We do recognize the time and effort it takes to apply for a position, but as an employer of choice we receive a high volume of applications and in the interests of economy, Aspro UK does not notify candidates who have been unsuccessful in their application; consequently if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion. 

Aspro Ocio is an Equal Opportunities Employer

 Want to work for Aspro UK but don’t feel that this position suits your skills or experience?  Then why not ‘Like’ our ASPRO UK FACEBOOK PAGEhttps://www.facebook.com/AsproUKRecruitment

Just click on the ‘WORK FOR US’ tab and then ‘CREATE LIVE JOB ALERTS’.  You will then be notified of any live vacancies across our 9 sites. 

Or why not ‘JOIN OUR TALENT POOL’?  Just upload your CV so that we can contact you with any future vacancies that match your skills and experience.

 Blue Planet Aquarium seeks Freshwater Aquarist

 An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Freshwater Aquarist ­ to join Blue Planet Aquarium. 

 The responsibilities of the Freshwater Aquarist will be varied, challenging, but extremely rewarding.  You will be responsible for the freshwater displays to ensure the highest standard of animal care and husbandry.

 You will be responsible for maintaining and developing displays and exhibits – promoting public education and awareness in relation to conservation of biodiversity and delivering a memorable and entertaining experience to visitors. In addition to your main responsibilities on the freshwater systems, you will also assist the rest of the Zoological Team with the running and maintenance of all the Aquarium’s other displays, including our reptile, amphibian and marine exhibits.

 This post is full time, with weekend shifts allocated on a rota basis. 

 A degree or equivalent in a relevant biological science is advantageous, as is previous relevant experience in the visitor attractions sector. Practical experience of working with freshwater fish and knowledge of aquarium life support systems are essential.

If interested, please send your CV and covering letter to: Janeen Pickup, Aspro UK Group HR Manager, c/o Blue Planet Aquarium, Cheshire Oaks, Cheshire, CH65 9LF. Or email recruitment@asprouk.com. Your application letter and CV should highlight why you would be able to fulfill this key role within the organisation and clearly demonstrate how you meet our requirements.  Please also disclose your salary expectations. 

Closing date: Friday, 2nd May 2014

 Blue Planet Aquarium is an Equal Opportunities Employer: http://www.blueplanetaquarium.com/

 Blue Planet Aquarium is part of Aspro Ocio, a Spanish multinational company with its headquarters based in Madrid.  Aspro owns and operates over 65 leisure attractions across Europe. 

 In the UK Aspro also owns and operates Blue Planet Aquarium, Bristol Aquarium, four Blue Reef Aquariums, Smugglers Adventure and Oakwood Theme Park.

 Want to work for Aspro UK but don’t feel that this position suits your skills or experience?  Then why not ‘Like’ our ASPRO UK FACEBOOK PAGEhttps://www.facebook.com/AsproUKRecruitment

 Just click on the ‘WORK FOR US’ tab and then ‘CREATE LIVE JOB ALERTS’.  You will then be notified of any live vacancies across our 9 sites. 

 Or why not ‘JOIN OUR TALENT POOL’?  Just upload your CV so that we can contact you with any future vacancies that match your skills and experience.

 We do recognize the time and effort it takes to apply for a position, but as an employer of choice we receive a high volume of applications and in the interests of economy, Aspro UK does not notify candidates who have been unsuccessful in their application; consequently if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion. 

 

Seeks a Catering Assistant

Blue Reef Aquarium is a leading visitor attraction in Portsmouth and part of the ASPRO Ocio Group.

Blue Reef Aquarium is currently looking to recruit a catering assistant to work in its busy restaurant. The role will be on a rota basis working weekends, bank holidays and throughout the school holidays. The contract will be for a permanent position and immediate start .

 Are you efficient at working within a team, motivated and hard working?  We’d like you to assist in the running of our Café in an efficient manner, offering excellent customer service, maximising sales and complying with all hygiene rules and regulations.

Key duties:

  •  To prepare food to the highest quality, following all health and safety and hygiene procedures.
  • To assist in opening and closing the outlets in accordance with procedures.
  • To acknowledge visitors and offer excellent customer service at all times.
  • To maintain a safe and clean kitchen, servery and seating area at all times.
  • To help deliver Birthday Parties.

 Post requirement:

  •  A positive and enthusiastic nature.
  • Fully flexible all year round for weekends and holidays.
  • Experience working in a café environment is essential.
  • Applicants must be 18 years or over in order to operate equipment.

 If interested, please send your CV and covering letter to: Janeen Pickup, Aspro UK Group HR Manager, c/o Blue Planet Aquarium, Cheshire Oaks, Cheshire, CH65 9LF. Or email recruitment@asprouk.com  

Applications must be received by 25th April 2014

 Aspro Ocio is a Spanish multinational company with its headquarters based in Madrid.  Aspro owns and operates over 65 leisure attractions across Europe.  Here in the UK Aspro owns and operates Blue Planet Aquarium, Deep Sea World, Bristol Aquarium, 4 Blue Reef Aquariums, Smugglers Adventure and Oakwood Theme Park. 

 

BRISTOL AQUARIUM SEEKS SALES & MARKETING MANAGER

About the Company
Bristol Aquarium, one of the South West’s top tourist attractions and one of the newest Aquariums in the UK has an opening for a Sales & Marketing Manager to join its team.
Bristol Aquarium is part of Aspro Ocio, a Spanish multinational company with its headquarters based in Madrid. Aspro owns and operates over 65 leisure attractions across Europe, 9 of which are located in the UK.
About the Role
Reporting to the General Manager of Bristol Aquarium, your primary focus will be to drive the business forward using innovative marketing and sales techniques to increase visitor numbers, revenue and market share.

As an experienced sales and marketing professional you will also be required to assist with the marketing strategy at our other UK attractions.

This is a full time post which involves working 5 days a week and often includes working weekends and bank holidays.

About You
To truly hit the ground running, you would have previously worked within the marketing or sales function within a leisure organisation. You will have a full driver’s licence as well as a marketing qualification.

Your interpersonal skills will be second to none, ensuring you can build successful and professional relationships both externally and internally.

You will be creative to come up with new and innovative ideas yet a logical thinker so you are able to justify your ideas.

If you have the attributes, experience and enthusiasm we are looking for please apply with covering letter along with your CV and outlining your salary expectations to Janeen Pickup, Group HR Manager, c/o Blue Planet Aquarium, Cheshire Oaks, Cheshire, CH65 9LF. Email: recruitment@asprouk.com

Applications must be received by Tuesday, 29th April 2014. Interviews to take place Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd May 2014

Bristol Aquarium is an equal opportunities employer: www.bristolaquarium.co.uk