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Recruitment at the Big Sheep

Join The Big Sheep Award Winning Team

We continually look out for stars to join our team at The BIG Sheep, and our sister attraction, Atlantis Adventure Park.

We are currently looking to fill positions for the Summer Holidays for 6-8 Weeks.

Positions available: Receptionists, Ride Operators, Ice Cream Kiosk Assistants and Catering Kitchen and Floor Assistants.

Positions will start mid July and end early September. Various hours up to Full Time – 5 days a week. Minimum age: 17 years.

Ride Operators

Guests visit the Big Sheep for a great family day out and our rides are one of the key attractions that enable them to have an amazing time.  You will be responsible for engaging and entertaining our guests whilst monitoring the queue lines, checking height restrictions, loading & off-loading and having safety as a priority at all times.   Full training will be given.

Restaurant Assistants and Party Hosts

We are proud of our 5* Food Hygiene ratings and our restaurant staff are the key to this success.  As a Crew Member you would be responsible for helping the restaurants run as smoothly as possible by making sure everything is clean, tidy, safe and hygienic. Your main duties would involve preparing drinks and serving food, clearing tables, and creating a great atmosphere for guests of all ages.   Full training will be given.

Barn Assistants and Pony Team

We have a number of vacancies for highly motivated, practical and dedicated individuals to join the barn team and help with the day to day running of our award winning Farm Attraction. Your duties will involve general animal care, assisting and engaging with guests and maintaining high standards of hygiene for both visitors and animals. To join our Pony Team you must have practical pony and stable yard experience.

Apply Today - Download an Application Form

If you would like to apply for a position at the BIG Sheep or would like us to keep your application on file please contact either for more information

Our mission is: To be THE attraction of choice for locals, visitors & people to work in, in North Devon.

Customer service is the core of our business, we strive to give the best day out to everyone and anyone visiting us and wish to provide outstanding customer service. We have even won awards for our customer service. Please visit the awards section of the website for more details.

Being part of The BIG Sheep team, you could get asked to do anything! This may include having your face painted, carving pumpkins, dressing up as Santa or morris dancing.  As well as working hard, the team always have fun and involve visitors at all times. So if you are a smiley bubbly person looking for a job that is different to normal, please contact The BIG Sheep.

The BIG Sheep is open 7 days a week from 25th March until 30th October 2016 and weekends and school holidays only from November 2015 until April 2016. All positions require employees to be flexible with the days of the week they can work – regular weekends and all school holidays are included in the rotas for all employees.

Please post your completed application form to:

The BIG Sheep
North Devon
EX39 5AP

or email your application form to

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What they say

Baa-rilliant day out! They promise you that The Big Sheep is the highlight of any trip to North Devon and they're not wrong. TripAdvisor Review

I haven't experienced the "nothing is too much trouble" from staff this much outside of Disneyworld. Trip Advisor Review

We had a fantastic action filled day at The BIG Sheep and saw some very bizarre things, from cool mountain boarding to racing sheep! - BBC Blue Peter

A lot more fun than Ascot - Michael Burke BBC National News

Something for everyone...even 17 lasses on a hen-do !! Trip Advisor Review