Estate Logistics Assistant

Positions available at: 
Blenheim Woods, Boughton Woods, Castle Howard, Cornbury Park, Cholmondeley Castle, Knebworth Woods, Penshurst Place and West Dean

The Bushcraft Company is looking for hard-working and intuitive individuals to join the Operations team on a seasonal basis to support our Estate Managers, Estate Coorindators and camps, to help deliver our inspirational courses.  The role of Estate Logistics Assistant is crucial in bringing our adventures to life and ensuring that our beautiful woodland venues are maintained to give the same lasting remarkable impressions to each valued guest that visits. As a company, we aim to provide children with; long lasting and happy memories.  It will be your duty to ensure each camp can run efficiently, is well maintained and provided with all the resources to offer each child a positive memory that will last a lifetime.

One of the most important parts of our Operations Team are the Estate Logistical Assistants.  They provide a crucial support between the Estate Manager, Estate Cooridnator and the teams on camp, to ensure all equipment, resources and food are present and correct, in order to provide students with the very best back to nature experience.  The Estate Logistics Assistants form a team who are the lifeline of the woodlanc venue, ensuring aeach and every camp can operate efficiently and to the highest standards.

A large part of the role involves driving a variety of on and off-roaod vehicles, so a full driving licence is a must.  In addition, it would be desirable if you have previous experience of driving vans and towing, but not essential as we will provide you with all relevant training and qualifications to fully perform your duties.

Responsibilities include:

  • Movement of inbound and outbound food, equipment and customer luggage
  • Light maintenance of company vehicles as well as routine checks and maintenance
  • Customer transfers between pre-determined locations
  • A point of contact between the Estate management team and camps teams
  • A constant touch point for our customers, helping ensure the highest quality and standards across all our camps and staff
  • Maintaining and upholding standards of health and safety

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who enjoys working outdoors and driving vehicles.  We ask that you have a keen eye for detail and are able to work using your own initiative as well as part of a team.  It is important that you are eager to learn new skills as full training in off road driving, towing trailers off road and first aid is provided.  A multitude of other inhouse training courses are available such as; safeguarding, manual handling, COSHH and more.

You will be based in one of our beautiful woodland locations where a camping pitch will be available for you throughout the season.

The Bushcraft Company are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment.  Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.