Chessington World Of Adventures Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated Sep 16, 2020

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Chessington World Of Adventures Divisional Director Tim Harrison-Jones (no image)
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49 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good staff, Nice department management, free tickets(in 10 reviews)

  • "A really fun working environment(in 10 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long hours, little money, same canteen food,(in 9 reviews)

  • "At the bottom of the ladder it's pretty much minimum wage, as expected(in 6 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Amazing job

      Dec 28, 2019 - Zufari Driver 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly staff and team, good pay, great experience

      Cons

      Can be draining when driving long hours

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good staff bad wages

      Sep 16, 2020 - Actor in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good staff, Nice department management, free tickets.

      Cons

      Long hours, little money, same canteen food,

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    3. 2.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Long hours, low money, but can be fun

      Jul 10, 2019 - Ride Operator in Chessington, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Does have days when it’s fun.

      Cons

      Long hours in the sun, low pay for the responsibility you’re given.

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      1 person found this review helpful
    4. 3.0
      Former Contractor

      Good

      Nov 17, 2017 - Anonymous Contractor 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Experience in different environments - Valuable skills gained - Flexible in terms of what days you can work

      Cons

      - Long hours and sometimes extended hours when park is busy.

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    5. 1.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Food and beverage Assistant hell

      Jul 30, 2017 - Food and Beverage Assistant in Chessington, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice people working on your level which made the horrid shifts go easier. Passes to other merlin entertainment businesses such as London eye.

      Cons

      Low pay - minimum wage and no bonuses etc. Awful management - have no respect for you or the work you have done. Long hours Pay for your uniform Lack of training Favouritism

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good opportunities

      Jun 6, 2017 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      -Meet so many great people, such a great place for young people to work. -So many opportunities for progression into management -Free entry into merlin attractions -Fun place to work

      Cons

      -Customers can be really difficult -A lot of pressure, can be quite stressful -Long hours during school holidays/weekends -Pay isn't amazing

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    7. 1.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Worst job ever

      Mar 30, 2017 - Car Park Host in Chessington, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Cheap food That's it there is no pros of this jobs worst job ever and bad money. So don't go for this job

      Cons

      Standing by yourself all day Never knowing what type you finish and if ask you get shouted at Very long hours Not enough money Just thrown into the job with very bad training Basically if your thinking of going for a job at Chessington dont

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Great first job

      Nov 21, 2016 - Games Operator 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very team orientated place to work Chance to progress Bonuses on offer for hard work

      Cons

      Long hours Not always told when late closing may begin

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    9. 3.0
      Current Employee

      not bad

      May 6, 2016 -  
      Recommend
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      Pros

      unique working environment with animals

      Cons

      can be long hours no overtime

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