Canal & River Trust

Seasonal Attraction Assistant

Job ID
Closing Date
Position Type
Customer Service/Support
Advertised Salary
£16,971 pro rata

Job Purpose

An opportunity to come and contribute to this unique World Heritage Site Visitor Attraction. Working in the Trevor Basin Visitor Centre, you will be the friendly face of the Canal & River Trust, providing excellent customer service to visitors, ensuring they leave with the experience having exceeded their expectations and with a desire to return. You would be working with a small friendly team of staff and volunteers.


The successful candidate will provide all customers with the highest standards of service. Going that extra mile every time and initiative are key to being successful in this role.


14 hours over 2 days per week, mainly weekends.

Knowledge, Skills/Qualifications & Experience

Experience, skills and knowledge


  • You must have the ability to work flexibly & confidently between multiple areas across the business, working to a rota that will mainly include weekends and bank holidays. Weekdays and evenings when appropriate to meet the business demands.
  • Proven experience of prioritising and managing the daily work tasks whilst complying with defined operational standards is essential.
  • Monitoring, maintaining and replenishing stock items to ensure continuous opportunities for contributing to revenue generation streams.
  • Throughout all shifts there will be an element of manual handling, cash handling, building security, cleaning requirements and health & safety procedures that you will be required to adhere to.
  • Experience working in a busy customer service role (essential)
  • Experience of working face to face with customers (essential)
  • Basic IT skills (essential)
  • Ability to speak Welsh (desirable, but not essential)

Personal Attributes 

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure during busy periods
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and manage workload
  • Strong team player who values & supports colleagues

Full training will be given to complete tasks.

What We Offer

In addition to your salary we can offer you a short term experience working within a vibrant and exciting team whose goal is to support our national team to deliver a wonderful and memorable customer experience.


We aim to represent the diverse communities we are part of and welcome applicants from across all sectors of the community. We strongly believe that a diverse workforce brings with it a diversity of ideas, thinking and ways of working which enhances what we do.


Find out more about the work we do and opportunities we have on our website:


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