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Alton Towers Resort Overview

Alton Towers, England
1001 to 5000 employees
1980
Company - Public (MERL)
Museums, Zoos & Amusement Park
£5 to £10 million (GBP) per year
Alton Towers Resort is the UK’s leading short break resort, offering as it does an unrivalled selection of theme parks and attractions for the whole family to enjoy together.

The origins of the Towers themselves date back to the 8th century ... Read more

Alton Towers Resort – Why Work For Us?


There’s so much to do at Alton Towers Resort …you can escape for days! As well as the thrills of the UK’s leading Theme Park, the Resort includes two incredible themed hotels, an Enchanted Village (with woodland lodges andluxury treehouses), a splashtastic waterpark and an eighteen-hole golf course. Now open an extra special CBeebies experience, stay at the brand new CBeebies Land Hotel. The 76 room, fully themed hotel is uniquely designed for young families with a jam-packed entertainment schedule for all guests to enjoy! – all located in 500 acres of beautiful Staffordshire countryside.

With over 50 rides and attractions, the Alton Towers Resort is the UK’s Number One theme park - home to an awesome choice of world first rollercoasters that cannot be experienced anywhere else on the planet! Enjoy G-forces greater than a space shuttle on the legendary Nemesis, brave Oblivion’s iconic vertical drop, fly through space on Galactica, a fully integrated virtual reality rollercoaster, ride The Smiler’s 14 loops or satisfy your need for speed on Rita – hold on tight!

For our younger guests CBeebies Land is a wonderful place for children to explore, learn, play and inspire their imaginations. There is a whole host of CBeebies favourites; join Phoebe, Funella, Furgus, Elmo and Cookie Monster at The Furchester Hotel Live Show, or take the controls in a Vroomster on the Go Jetters Vroomster Zoom ride where you can help to find Grandmaster Glitch! Plus Postman Pat Parcel Post, Mr. Bloom’s Allotment, Justin’s House Pie-O-Matic Factory and the In the Night Garden Magical Boat Ride. The land also has some of CBeebies’ most popular characters to meet and say hello to.

First opened as a theme park in 1980, Alton Towers has delivered over 1 billion rides to thrill-seeking guests throughout its 37 year history. Whilst our passion is putting smiles on people’s faces, health and safety is paramount and our number one priority is the wellbeing of all our guests and employees. Whether you're after family fun or adrenalin-pumping experiences, there's something for the whole family at Alton Towers Resort.

Alton Towers Resort has a very robust social responsibility agenda supporting a number of charities and community engagement projects in Staffordshire and the Staffordshire Moorlands every year either through financial donation or complimentary tickets.

Charity & Community Engagement Requests

Alton Towers Resort supports a number of charities in Staffordshire and the Staffordshire Moorlands every year.

Merlin's Magic Wand

Merlin Entertainments welcomes over 32 million people to its attractions every year - many of them children.

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    seasonal work and varied hours

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    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Alton Towers Resort (Alton, West Midlands, England) in January 2016.

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    I applied online filling in an application form, this included scenario questions
    Within 2 weeks attended a group interview
    A group of about sixteen were present
    A lot of team work tasks were done..design a new ride, restaurant
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    Shown round the site with the opportunity to have a go on the rides
    This was followed by 3 induction days including a food health and hygiene test

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