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Food and Beverage Shift Leader – working sociable hours typically between 9am and 6pm
Our working environment could not be more different from a typical restaurant setting – where else could you stroll among rare giraffes and tigers on your break?
The Role – Food and Beverage Shift Leader
Supporting our Management team working in The Oakfield, you’ll be responsible for the daily coordination of the Front of House team, whilst working closely with our Chef and Events teams. We’re proud to say that The Oakfield pub-restaurant (located in the heart of our zoo) won the Travellers’ Choice Award in 2020 ranking it in the top 10% of restaurants worldwide!
What makes Chester Zoo a great place to work?
As the UK’s biggest and best zoo, we have ambitious goals, exciting plans, and there’s always lots going on here. We’re an inclusive and diverse organisation, made up of nearly 500 permanent and 500 seasonal team members, and we know how important it is to invest in our colleagues to help boost their career development.
You’ll be working sociable hours, typically during zoo opening hours, between 9am and 6pm, although evening work will be required for events such as weddings, corporate functions, and the Lanterns. Contract hours are 40 hours per week, 5 days out of 7 on a rota basis including weekends and bank holidays.
Our Requirements – Food and Beverage Shift Leader
More About Us
We’re not just an amazing, award-winning visitor attraction that’s home to 20,000 incredible animals inside 128 acres of stunning gardens. We’re not just the UK’s most popular zoo. We’re a major wildlife charity that’s committed to the recovery of endangered species, globally.And, as the world faces an extinction crisis, we’remaking a hugely significant contribution to conservation at a time when it’s needed most. We are Chester Zoo and we prevent extinction.
How To Apply
To apply for this position, please click the ‘apply’ button on this page where you’ll be redirected to the vacancy on the Chester Zoo website. You will then be required to provide your current CV and complete the application form highlighting your skills and experience including why you believe you should be considered for this Food and Beverage Shift Leader role.
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