Seasonal Visitor Guides

Seasonal Visitor Guides

Department: Visitor Services
Responsible to: Head of Visitor Services
Responsibility: To welcome visitors to King’s College, and assist in the reception and control of visitors, working with other team members to maintain the integrity of the College, its buildings and contents.
Salary: £8.69 per hour
Contract type: Seasonal, part-time, 27.5 hours per week
Person specification: 

We are looking for two Visitor Guides to join our team on a seasonal basis working from April until October.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience of dealing with the public in a customer focussed environment and previous retail experience is desirable.

You should be educated to at least GCSE level with a basic knowledge of health & safety.

In addition we are looking for candidates with the ability to:

  • Maintain a customer focussed approach
  • Work with and support others in a collaborative manner
  • Be patient, tactful and diplomatic
  • Cope with the physical demands of the job, which involves working outdoors throughout the year
  • Cope with a varied and demanding workload
  • Work with honesty and integrity when dealing with the public and managing financial transactions

We also welcome applications from candidates who are interested in working as a Visitor Guide on a casual basis.

Other Details: 
  • 32 days annual leave pro rata (including Bank Holidays)
  • Uniform
  • Car parking (when available)
  • Meals on duty

Applications should be made on the form provided below, including salary history and reasons for leaving jobs. You should state whether you are interested in permanent or seasonal work, and should include under 'general comments' examples of relevant tasks in previous roles, showing how you meet the Person Specification. Completion of the Equal Opportunities form is optional.

You may submit a CV instead of completing the education and employment history parts of the form but should then take care to provide the information requested on the form (including salary history and reasons for leaving jobs).

Applications should be submitted to arrive on or before Tuesday 5 March 2019 and may be submitted electronically to jobs@kings.cam.ac.uk