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Paultons Park
Excellent salary and benefit package
Job location: Romsey, United Kingdom
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Job description:
A unique opportunity has arisen for an experienced person to come and help us maintain the unique environment of this popular Theme Park and Home of Peppa Pig World. Located on the edge of the New Forest and welcoming over one million guests annually Paultons is still a private family owned and run company.

Reporting directly to the General Manager Technical Services, the Estates and Properties Manager will be responsible for all aspects of the Park’s grounds, gardens, buildings and environmental services, also assisting with new project work and liaising with contractors. Managing a team of dedicated and skilled staff to ensure the Park’s infrastructure is maintained to the highest possible standard paying particular attention to Health and Safety requirements at all times and providing support to all other departments to aid the smooth operation of all areas of the business.

Key skills to include:
- Relevant qualification in building/construction i.e. time served apprenticeship, HND or degree
- Relevant experience in the building trade with a broad based knowledge of joinery, plumbing, building construction etc.
- Electrical knowledge would be an advantage (a full time qualified electrician is employed)
- Experience in all aspects of Estate Management and environmental matters
- IOSH/NEBOSH qualification desirable. Health and safety of both staff and guests is of utmost importance at all times
- An interest in gardening would be an advantage (a full time Gardens Foreman/Designer is employed)
- Previous management experience in a similar discipline is a requirement as well as the ability to communicate at all levels

Excellent salary and benefit package on offer including 33 days holiday per year (including bank holidays), Company Health Care Scheme, Permanent Health Insurance, Death in Service, Personal Pension Scheme and other benefits.

To apply click APPLY NOW. Applications close 1st September 2017.
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Legoland Discovery Centre
Competitive
Job location: Boston, MA, United States
Only 1 day left to apply!
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Job description:
Build yourself a more exciting future at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Boston!

Do you have the Magic in you to create memorable experiences all for the love of fun? Do you wish to cast a spell of laughter and enjoyment to the people around you? Want to join a team that creates smiles and memories globally on a daily basis? Then you have the magic to be Team Merlin at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Boston!

About The Role
The Technical Manager is a vital role to Team Merlin to ensure that all the fun and magic is being delivered at optimal level. On a daily basis, the Technical Manager is responsible for planned and reactive maintenance throughout the attraction to ensure the day-to-day operation is running smoothly, safely, and efficient. With a team of technicians, you will be responsible for ensuring adequate cover is on site during all opening times to maintain all aspects of the attraction including the rides, cinema, equipment, and machinery.

Responsibilities:
* Maintain, repair and troubleshoot all aspects of the physical plant/facility equipment and machinery including: HVAC, electrical, electronic, pneumatic, hydraulic and plumbing systems as well as rides and themed attractions.
* Able to utilize hands-on knowledge and experience to solve problems to sustain minimal downtime of rides and themed attractions for the maximum guest experience.
* Position functions will include: custodial duties, re-lamping & lighting systems, painting and wall repair, food and beverage equipment, shipping and receiving as well as exhibit setup and takedown.
* Ensure all statutory equipment periodic inspections are arranged and all in-house inspection regimes are implemented or developed and subsequently implemented if found necessary.
* Ensure all follow-up recommendations are carried out with immediate effect and that all relevant paperwork and signoffs are completed.
* Effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure, tight budget environment.
* Prepare, monitor, and maintain an environment of continuous improvement through operational action plans and operating budgets.
Build, manage, and motivate a strong, competent team by developing employees to their full potential and by creating a culture of quality and achievement.
* Responsibility to ensure compliance of Health, Safety & Security within the workplace and in line with the Group Policy (HS001).
* Perform other duties as assigned.

About You
You will be highly self-motivated with previous maintenance experience, ideally hold a professional qualification in a mechanical or electrical field with experience maintaining a wide range of equipment including rides.

* Minimum of 3-5 years of service industry experience with 2-3 years of supervisory experience in a technical/themed environment. Specific areas to include: animation, automation, hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical/electronics, and networks; or equivalent combination of experience and education.
* Experience of maintaining flexibility and the highest level of service in high-pressure and/or stressful situations.
* Proven ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and multi-task as necessary.
* Desire to work in fast-paced environments.
* A natural team leader with a confident, assertive but approachable personality.
* Enthusiastic, boundless and infectious energy about the business and the ability to enthuse others.
* Must be flexible and able to work a variety of shifts, including days, nights, weekends, holidays and special events.

About The Benefits
In return you will find a competitive salary and benefits package (including a medical, vision, dental, life insurance and 401(k) matching plan offering), share program opportunities, and benefit from free entry to all of our Merlin attractions which also extend to family and friends. In addition, you can expect continued growth of joining an exciting, global organization.

About Us
LEGOLAND Discovery Center is just like jumping into a giant box of LEGO® bricks with an abundance of all things LEGO-tastic! With two exciting LEGO rides, MINILAND featuring the iconic landmarks of the USA, a 4D cinema complete with three films, themed LEGO play and building zones, there are simply more LEGO bricks under one roof than you could ever imagine.

Merlin Entertainments, plc is a business built on fun. We are the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator. We operate over 100 attractions, eight hotels and three holiday villages in 22 countries across four continents and we run some of the best known names in global leisure. These include the likes of SEA LIFE, Madame Tussauds, the Dungeons, the Eye brand, and LEGOLAND. Whether you are serving delicious food, working in the office, maintaining the attractions, entertaining guest or operating rides, the objective is to provide a truly memorable experience and a great day out for all members of the family.

We offer flexible opportunities, in a totally unique environment. We know this is a great place to work, but don’t just take our word for it… on ‘apply now’.
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The Dungeons
Competitive
Job location: San Francisco, CA, United States
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Job description:
We are The San Francisco Dungeon and we are part of the magical Merlin Entertainments!

Being scared has never been more fun. Do you have the Magic in you to create memorable experiences? Do you wish to cast a spell of fright, laughter, and enjoyment to the people around you? Want to join a team that creates smiles and memories globally on a daily basis. Then you have the magic to be Team Merlin at The San Francisco Dungeon!

About The Role
Ensure the day-to-day delivery of world-class guest service, by contributing to and overseeing the smooth and safe running of all areas inside the attraction. Maintain exceptionally high theatrical performance standards within the department, through show and costume quality monitoring, confirming that the Performance Team delivers and exceeds Merlin’s standards of service. Assist the trainers through training and close performance work in areas such as * character development, physical and vocal performance, improvisation and Guest interaction while supporting the Performance Manager in maintaining a unique and memorable ‘guest experience’. Support the Operations Team by acting as a Duty Manager as needed.

* Lead the Performance Team in its goal of delivering unique, memorable and rewarding experiences to all our guests.
* Work closely with the Performance Manager to support and enhance the unique ‘guest experience’ including improvement on KPI scores and helping with new and seasonal show creation and implementation.
* Plan and run the daily routines of the Performance Team through the creation of ROTAs.
* Maintain the high levels of theatrical performance within the Dungeon, through continuous monitoring and evaluation of the team.
* Ensure the highest possible standards of guest service, presentation, technical operation and health and safety in all operational areas of the San Francisco Dungeon.
* Engage with the Performance Team on a daily basis, proactively and effectively, dealing with any problems, arising issues and other matters that are of relevance to the department while promoting honesty, integrity and professionalism.
* Help ensure the efficient operational running of the Performance Department through required administrative duties.
* Maintain confidentiality at all times with the Cluster Management Team.

Responsibilities:
* Assumes position of Duty Manager in rotation with Management Team; may also assume position of Trainer and Cash Controller as needed.
* Trained to cover all operational aspects and roles of the attraction.
* Direct and advise actors on presentations and the delivery in accordance with the vision of the Performance Manager.
* Develop new training workshops to be implemented in training sessions, and assist in the delivery of regular workshops for actors in areas such as character development, physical and vocal performance, improvisation, interaction, scripting and devising/sharing of new ideas, themes and issues.
* Assist in the recruitment and selection of performers within the attraction, helping co-ordinate actor auditions on a regular basis.
* Assist in the control of weekly payroll for staff within the Performance Department.
* Monitor and assist the Displays department with make-up supply levels, decorating for new shows, handle and care for props & costumes, and communicate when an issue or event disrupts the business.
* Monitors the standards of performance, key performance indicators, and guest response to overall product, through observations and guest comments.
* Communicates effectively with all team members on new procedures, policies and information.
* Facilitates the delivery of daily team briefings, as well as scheduled departmental meetings.
* Actively encourages and supports new and innovative ideas from all Team Members on how to improve the business.
* Ensures communication within the entire Operations and Performance Management Team is flowing freely at all times; allowing appropriate feedback to makes it way to all departments and Managers; including GM, Human Resources, Displays, Sales & Marketing, etc.
* Actively serves as a knowledgeable ambassador of Merlin’s core values and constantly encourages the Team to live and breathe the Merlin Way.

About You
Required
* Experience in management and/or trainer lead role
* Excellent communication and motivational skills
* Experience of maintaining flexibility and the highest level of service in high-pressure situations
* Great organization skills and ability to multi-task, detail-oriented and self-starter
* Ability to work with people from all levels of discipline, of varying ages, personalities and backgrounds
* Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Outlook and Word

Preferred
* Minimum 1 years supervisory/management experience in the entertainment industry; including a visitor attraction, theme park, museum, or theater environment
* Experience in the development of individuals and teams

About The Benefits
* Medical, Dental, Vision
* Flexible hours
* 30% discount in the retail store
* Merlin Magic Pass which give you free admission to all Merlin attractions worldwide
* Employee Assistance Program
* Discounts through the Merlin Marketplace Website – on almost anything you buy online
* Discounts through Plum Benefits – on tons of ticketed events
* 30% discount at Skechers.com and Skechers stores
* FUN working environment and much more!

About Us
The San Francisco Dungeon is an experience that will inform and entertain, is scary but fun, that sees the funny side of horror and is grippingly captivating. Humor sets Dungeons apart with this actor-led live shows as it trawls through history and brings every visitor face-to-face with the chilling truth of our past.

Merlin Entertainments is a business built on fun. We are the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator. We operate over 100 attractions, eight hotels and three holiday villages in 22 countries across four continents and we run some of the best known names in global leisure. These include the likes of SEA LIFE, Madame Tussauds, the Dungeons, the Eye brand, and LEGOLAND. Whether you are serving delicious food, working in the office, maintaining the attractions, entertaining guest or operating rides, the objective is to provide a truly memorable experience and a great day out for all members of the family.
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Legoland Discovery Centre
Competitive
Job location: Boston, MA, United States
Only 1 day left to apply!
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Job description:
Build yourself a more exciting future at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Boston!

Do you have the Magic in you to create memorable experiences all for the love of fun? Do you wish to cast a spell of laughter and enjoyment to the people around you? Want to join a team that creates smiles and memories globally on a daily basis. Then you have the magic to be Team Merlin at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Boston!

About The Role
Manage a team of fun driven and enthusiastic magic and memorable experience makers. We are now looking for an exceptional Duty Manager to oversee the smooth and safe running of our exciting attraction on a daily basis. The Duty Manager will lead the Operational and Commercial teams in their goal of delivering unique, memorable , and rewarding experiences to all our guests.

Responsibilities:
* Assumes position of Duty Manager and Site Controller in rotation with Management Team; may also assume position of front line Team Member, Trainer, Team Lead, as needed.
* Ensure the attraction is presented and maintained to Merlin Entertainments, plc acceptable standards in all areas at all times.
* Monitors standards of service and guest response to overall product, through observations and guest comments.
* Monitors team performance in regards to achieving Key Performance Indicator (KPI) and Mystery Visit targets.
* Recommends short and long term changes through feedback, daily reports and proposals.
* Coaches and motivates staff to provide best possible guest experience, to maximize sales opportunities and to ensure admission and commercial spend targets are achieved.
* Demonstrates strong service and sales approach; leading by example throughout the Attraction to maximize up-sells, product excellence, event delivery, etc.
* Responsibility to ensure compliance of Health, Safety & Security within the workplace and in line with the Group Policy (HS001).
* Perform other duties as assigned.

About You
* Minimum of 2-3 years of service industry experience with 1-2 years of supervisory experience in a visitor attraction, theme park, museum, hotel or theater environment; or equivalent combination of experience and education.
* Experience of maintaining flexibility and the highest level of service in high-pressure and/or stressful situations.
* Proven ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and multi-task as necessary.
* Extensive knowledge of computer including Microsoft Office - Excel, Outlook and Word.
* Desire to work in fast-paced environments.
* Must be flexible and able to work a variety of shifts, including days, nights, weekends, holidays and special events.

About The Benefits
In return you will find a competitive salary and benefits package (including a medical, vision, dental, life insurance and 401(k) matching plan offering), share program opportunities, and benefit from free entry to all of our Merlin attractions which also extend to family and friends. In addition, you can expect continued growth of joining an exciting, global organization.

About Us
LEGOLAND Discovery Center is just like jumping into a giant box of LEGO® bricks with an abundance of all things LEGO-tastic! With two exciting LEGO rides, MINILAND featuring the iconic landmarks of the USA, a 4D cinema complete with three films, themed LEGO play and building zones, there are simply more LEGO bricks under one roof than you could ever imagine.

Merlin Entertainments, plc Merlin Entertainments is a business built on fun. We are the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator. We operate over 100 attractions, eight hotels and three holiday villages in 22 countries across four continents and we run some of the best known names in global leisure. These include the likes of SEA LIFE, Madame Tussauds, the Dungeons, the Eye brand, and LEGOLAND. Whether you are serving delicious food, working in the office, maintaining the attractions, entertaining guest or operating rides, the objective is to provide a truly memorable experience and a great day out for all members of the family.

We offer flexible opportunities, in a totally unique environment. We know this is a great place to work, but don’t just take our word for it….Click on ‘apply now’.
apply now
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