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Blue Reef Newquay Aquarium seeks a General Assistant

Seasonal contracts runs from April to early September 2015 to work during our peak periods – weekends, bank holidays and school holidays.

Salary complies with National Minimum Wage.

About us
Situated on the seafront of Towan Beach, a picture postcard setting, Blue Reef Aquarium takes each and every one of its visitors on a fascinating tour of marine life with over 40 living displays that reveal the sheer variety of life in the deep; from tropical sharks and lobsters to seahorses and tropical fish. At the aquarium’s heart is the ocean tank where an underwater walk through tunnel offers incredibly close encounters which is home to hundreds of colourful fish and tropical sharks.

We are now looking for Seasonal General Assistants to join our team.

About the role
You will provide the friendly welcome to the attraction; process ticket sales, ensuring an efficient flow of visitors, and fantastic customer service being key elements of the role.

You will provide our guests with the best quality of service within our retail area. Selling products, suggesting the perfect complement to a guest’s day, making sure the shop is looking amazing, smashing daily targets and making sure that visitors leave the attraction with a smile on their face!

About you
You will be a real team player with strong communication skills, plenty of enthusiasm and energy coupled with the ability to interact with our guests. You will have excellent customer service skills and the ability to ‘think on your feet’ and take ownership of any issues that may arise. The ability to communicate effectively to all our visitors is key to being successful in this role. Being a responsible and reliable team member is a must.

About Aspro Parks
Newquay Aquarium is part of Aspro Parks, a Spanish multinational company with its headquarters based in Madrid. Aspro owns and operates over 65 leisure attractions across Europe, 10 of which are located in the UK.

Apply now!
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
Closing Date: 24th April 2015

Blue Reef Aquarium, Newquay seeks Seasonal Catering Assistant

Are you passionate about food? Do you want to show your creative flair for food presentation and wow guests with your service excellence? Do you understand that our guests are looking for a chance to relax and refuel and that our catering offer is part of our overall guest experience?

If so, Newquay Aquarium has an exciting opportunity to join our café team as a catering assistant working week days (during holiday periods), weekends, bank holidays and school holiday periods.

About the Role
Newquay’s Café is our family friendly catering offer for aquarium visitors. As a member of this team you will sell quality food and drinks while offering a friendly welcoming service to every last guest. It’s a varied role so while you could be working on the till one day, you could find yourself preparing food or working tables the next. But whether you’re keeping things top notch front of house or getting stuck in behind the scenes, you’ll have a smile for everyone you encounter.

About you
You will be a real team player with good communication skills and the ability to interact with our guests. You will have excellent customer service skills, a can do attitude and be a responsible and reliable team member. Experience in catering and food hygiene would be a real advantage.

About us
Newquay Aquarium is part of Aspro Parks, a Spanish multinational company with its headquarters based in Madrid. Aspro owns and operates over 60 leisure attractions across Europe, 10 of which are located in the UK.

Remuneration complies with National Minimum Wage.
If interested, please send your CV and covering letter titled Catering Assistant to: Janeen Yates, Aspro UK Group HR Manager, c/o Blue Planet Aquarium, Cheshire Oaks, Cheshire, CH65 9LF. Or email recruitment@asprouk.com
Closing date: Friday 1 May 2015
Aspro Parks is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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Blue Reef Aquarium is a market leader visitor attraction in Newquay and is part of the ASPRO Ocio Group. 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.

Aspro Ocio is a Spanish multinational company with its headquarters based in Madrid. Aspro operates water parks, theme parks and aquaria in Spain, France, Finland, Portugal, Switzerland, Belgium Holland and here in the UK. The Aspro Group came into existence in 1991 and has experienced a fast and healthy development over the years, both organically and through acquisitions.

Aspro Ocio is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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.

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

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