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Recruitment

Mendip has an enviable reputation for recruiting, training and retaining exceptional people. If you're the best at what you do, apply today and join the best outdoor company in the industry!

Mendip has grown over the years, but we're still a small, friendly bunch at heart. Our current vacancies are listed below...

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    Instructor Training

    Mendip's pioneering Instructor Training Scheme has been running for over 20 years and is by far the best way into a career in the outdoor industry.

    APPLY ONLINE HERE

    WHY WE DO IT

    Mendip, established in 1978, has evolved into one of the biggest and most reputable outdoor activity providers in the South West.

    Our success is entirely down to the reputation and experience of our instructional team - who are the best in the industry.

    Each year Mendip invests a lot of time, money and resources into our industry renowned Instructor Training Scheme to ensure that we can grow our team and maintain our reputation.

    All of our senior instructional team, most of our management team and even our Managing Director started their careers with Mendip through our Instructor Training Scheme.

    We know it's tough to get started in a career in the outdoor industry - which is why, for the right candidates, Mendip offer this life-changing opportunity to join our Instructor Training Scheme.

    THE BENEFITS OF MENDIP'S SCHEME

    - No cost to you
    - Earn whilst you train. You are paid from day one.
    - Earn more as you become more qualified
    - Full year experience
    - Excellent job opportunities upon completion

    - Training for NGB qualifications
    - NGB assessments
    - Nationwide training trips/expeditions
    - In-house training
    - On the job experience / shadowing
    - All equipment provided
    - Gain experience instructing children and adults
    - Outdoor kit and clothing available at trade prices
    - Uniform provided

    An apprenticeship with Mendip will help you gain the qualifications and experience to launch a career in an industry that gives real meaning to life. If you would prefer to live to work instead of working to live fill out an application pack.

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    Outdoor Instructors

    Our Mendip Family is growing! 2018 is set to be our busiest summer in 40 years! We are looking for qualified instructors who love the outdoors to come and join the best team in the industry.

    Instructor Positions - Mendip Outdoor Pursuits

    3 x 6 month contracts available
    Start Date - 16th April 2018
    POSITIONS ALL FILLED

    3 x 4 month contracts available, one contract requires SPA
    Start Date - 8th May 2018

    Application deadline - Apply now - we will respond to applications immediately.

    - All outdoor instructors with all levels of qualifications considered
    - Wage Bracket: £15,350 - £19,250 pro rata (dependent on age and experience)
    - Up to 46 hours per week
    - Permanent contracts available for right candidate
    - 28 days holiday pro rata

    Looking for freelance work? Send your CV in today - we are ALWAYS looking for the right freelancers to join our books!

    Desirable experience & qualifications

    - Driving licence
    - SPA
    - LCLA
    - Level 1/2 British Canoeing
    - age 21+
    - D1 Licence + CPC
    - ML
    - BASI L1 / SSE L1 and above
    - NRSA
    - Archery GB
    - Duke of Edinburgh Supervisor/Assessor
    - Bristish Orienteering
    - MBL
    - Bush craft experience
    - Knowledge of team development and initiative exercises

    Person Specification

    - Enjoy a varied and challenging programme
    - Strong communication skills
    - Good presentation skills
    - Work well under pressure whilst remaining prompt and professional
    - Experience working in the outdoor industry
    - A positive outlook and ability to work as part of a team


    Mendip Application Form

    Please return an application form along with a copy of your CV either in person, by email to: phil.turner@mendip.me or by post to: Mendip, Lyncombe Drive, Churchill, BS25 5PQ.

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    Customer Service Team

    If you love people, you're outgoing and know your way around a computer then join our exciting outdoor company. Apply today!

    We do not currently have any Customer Service roles available. We will always be happy to keep the right candidate on file in case a future position arises.

    An application form can be downloaded here








    PART TIME

    Bar and Catering Team Member

    Contract type: Casual

    Responsibilities

    Mendip is an expanding dynamic business. Recent increases in work load have led to the need for an extra member of staff to work within our team.
    The role will involve working with our catering team and covering a range of responsibilities. A suitable candidate will be quick to learn how our business operates and the procedures we follow. The right person will manage their time efficiently; good organisational skills are essential. The job requires a polite courteous approach to all communication.

    The position is for Saturday and/or Sunday work, further shifts may be available, especially in peak times including school holidays.

    Benefits of the role include free recreational skiing/snowboarding, the chance to try all of our activities for free and a generous discount in our Alpine Lounge Cafe.

    Key roles will include:

    - Serving customers hot and cold drinks.
    - Taking food orders
    - Preparing and serving some food items
    - Taking cash and credit card payments

    Essential

    - Good communication skills
    - Confident speaking to clients face to face and on the phone
    - Over or close to 18 years of age (required to serve some drinks)

    An application form can be downloaded here

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    SKI INSTRUCTOR

    We are always happy to hear from potential new snowsport instructors! If you love snowsports and are looking for a permanent, full time role, get in touch!

    Ski Instructor - Mendip Outdoor Pursuits

    - Starting wage - national living wage with opportunity for increase based on experience/performance
    - Full time contract
    - 28 days holiday pa
    - Role starting from immediately
    - Great outdoor activity perks and opportunities for you and your family

    Description

    Mendip is an expanding, dynamic business that is looking for its newest team member.
    You will be required to run snowsport activities for a range of clients at our 165m dry slope. You will need to have a passion for delivering exceptional activity sessions, be able to work independently and work as part of a team.

    Other benefits include free outdoor activity sessions, free recreational skiing/snowboarding and a generous annual training budget.

    Essential Qualifications

    - Valid Ski qualification, equivalent to or above, Snowsport England Level 1


    Desirable Qualifications

    - Snowboard qualification
    - Race coach qualification
    - Strong communication skills
    - Good presentation skills
    - Work well under pressure whilst remaining prompt and professional
    - Experience working in the outdoor industry

    Mendip Application Form

    Please return an application form along with a copy of your CV either in person, by email to: phil.turner@mendip.me or by post to: Mendip, Lyncombe Drive, Churchill, BS25 5PQ.

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    Snowboard INSTRUCTOR

    We are always happy to hear from potential new snowsport instructors! If you love snowsports and are looking for a permanent, full time role, get in touch!

    Snowboard Instructor - Mendip Outdoor Pursuits

    - Starting wage - national living wage with opportunity for increase based on experience/performance
    - Full time contract
    - 28 days holiday pa
    - Role starting from immediately
    - Great outdoor activity perks and opportunities for you and your family

    Description

    Mendip is an expanding, dynamic business that is looking for its newest team member.
    You will be required to run snowsport activities for a range of clients at our 165m dry slope. You will need to have a passion for delivering exceptional activity sessions, be able to work independently and work as part of a team.

    Other benefits include free outdoor activity sessions, free recreational skiing/snowboarding and a generous annual training budget.

    Essential Qualifications

    - Valid Snowboarding qualification, equivalent to or above, Snowsport England Level 1


    Desirable Qualifications

    - Ski qualification
    - Race coach qualification
    - Strong communication skills
    - Good presentation skills
    - Work well under pressure whilst remaining prompt and professional
    - Experience working in the outdoor industry

    Mendip Application Form

    Please return an application form along with a copy of your CV either in person, by email to: phil.turner@mendip.me or by post to: Mendip, Lyncombe Drive, Churchill, BS25 5PQ.

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    Snowsport Instructors

    Mendip Snowsport Centre are looking for freelance snowboard and ski instructors for casual, regular or full time contracts. Please call or email the centre manager 01934 834 877 or info@mendip.me