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Want to Join Farmer Palmer’s Team Waiting List?

If you think you’d like to join Farmer Palmer’s team; this page has all the information you need to apply. Our team’s standards are HIGH! Think you’re up to the job? We are fully recruited for the 2019 season, although the 2020 vacancies window will open in November & December 2019.

How are we doing so far?
Farmer Palmers is South West Tourism's Customer Service Superstars

Having beaten lots of other attractions, Farmer Palmer’s ‘Moo Man’ (Dougie Macandrew, aged 17) WON GOLD representing Dorset as the South West Tourism’s  CUSTOMER SERVICE SUPERSTAR!

In addition, Dougie received a letter from the House of Commons commending him, and Farmer Palmer’s, on the achievement. Letter from Parliament . Michael Tomlinson MP wrote: “I was impressed by the helpful advice and tips for young people looking for work on your website” in reference to our Blog Post on ‘First Jobs for Teenagers’.

Keep scrolling down for current vacancies and instructions on how to apply.

Thank you for your interest in becoming part of Farmer Palmer’s team. We seek to give every one of our visitors an enjoyable and memorable day out that exceeds their expectations. We require our team to give outstanding customer service all day long.

For 2020 we anticipate the following roles:

  1. Hot Food Assistant, Till Operator and Kitchen Porter with the wonderful Hen House Team
  2. Pony Ride Assistants for our March to October Pony Rides. (Every Sunday plus 3 weekdays in holidays, on a rota basis). tbc

Therefore, if are you a  hard working, customer service motivated person with a flexible attitude we want to hear from you.  If you are lucky enough to join  Farmer Palmer’s team your are probably a creative, responsible, well organised person who can demonstrate great attention to detail. If you have sparkle and a great smile and not afraid of hard work we still want to hear from you!

See below for any current opportunities to join our dynamic team.

HOW DO I APPLY or Go on the waiting list?

Step 1. Look at our vacancies and see what you would love to do.

Step 2. Download Our Application Form, complete it, and save.

Step 3. Then click on the APPLY Owl icon to email us directly into vacancies@farmerpalmers.co.uk. Don’t forget to attach your application form and ideally a photo of yourself (optional). Alternatively you can post to Vacancies, Farmer Palmer’s Farm Park, Wareham Road, Organford, Poole, Dorset BH16 6EU

We offer you: A great working environment, good pay, lunch, uniform and training. Also the satisfaction that your input will make a real contribution to our success. As a valued member of our team you will be fully trained. We need people who can work on their own initiative, with efficiency, tidiness, due-diligence and take a pride in your work. Please note: All vacancies will include a weekend day and school holiday working, as is the nature of what we do.

NB: Our annual recruitment is usually around December. We aim to reply to everyone within 7 days of a job’s application close date. If you do not hear, sadly your application did not go any further than our paper sift. If no vacancies are currently available your application will then go into a 6 month waiting list. Should a position become available later in the year we will re-read your application and may be in-touch. Many thanks

Don’t forget we can also offer job share and part-time equal opportunities for all if the situation allows.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Work Experience info can be found here.

Thank you to everyone who has already organised their 2019/2020 WORK EXPERIENCE place. They have filled up quickly.  2020 Work Experience Applications are now open until 31.1.20

If you are interested in looking ahead then please COMPLETE and RETURN THIS FORM

So What Happens Next: We appreciate there are many applications and you are all keen to organised your dates.

  1. We will do a paper-sift looking at availability in each area and compare your requests.
  2. We will shortlist and contact you either way. Those shortlisted will be invited in for a group interview – date to be confirmed via email.

Please note – Because we have a concise recruitment process, all employees offered a job will have a starter pack of forms to complete and handbooks. If you have not completed your GCSE’s your will be given a work permit to complete (and risk assessment booklet) BEFORE they can start work.

We are unable to respond to every application individually due to the high number of applications we receive. If you do not hear from one of us within 14 days of an advertised closing date please assume that your application has not been successful. We may contact you in the future about other suitable positions or hold your application form on a waiting list. Please advise us if you are not happy for us to do this.

Current Team Downloads

Hi Team

Here are your Holiday Form Links, please click the one which applies, download, complete and return to your supervisor at least 4 weeks in advance of your request dates.

FPFP Junior Holiday Request Form v11 2019

FPFP Holiday Request Form v11 2019