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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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    SKI INSTRUCTOR

    We are looking for a full time ski instructor. 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 looking for a full time snowboard instructor. 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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    Outdoor Instructors

    If you are a qualified instructor, love the outdoors and want to join the best team in the outdoor industry read on!

    Full Time Instructor Position - Mendip Outdoor Pursuits

    Application deadline - 20th February
    Interviews - 1st March
    Start Date - 10th April

    - Starting Wage £17,597.00 - £18,720.00. pa*
    - up to 48 hours per week
    - Increase following probation
    - Seasonal contracts
    - Permanent contracts available for right candidate
    - 28 days holiday*

    *pro rata

    Description

    Mendip is an expanding, dynamic business that is looking for its newest team members.
    You will be required to run activities for a range of clients in a variety of locations, both locally and nationally. You will need to be able to work independently and as part of a team and have a passion for delivering exceptional activity sessions.
    In house training will be given in all our activities which are not covered by NGB qualifications.

    Other benefits include free recreational skiing/snowboarding and an annual training budget.

    Essential Qualifications

    - Valid SPA
    - Full UK Driving license
    - Age 21+ (For vehicle insurance)

    Desirable experience & Qualifications

    - D1 Licence + CPC
    - BCU L1
    - LCLA L1/2
    - ML
    - BASI L1 / SSE L1 and above
    - NRSA
    - GNAS
    - Duke of Edinburgh Supervisor/Assessor
    - BOF
    - MBL
    - Bush craft experience
    - Knowledge of team development and initiative exercises
    - 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: paul.stockall@mendip.me or by post to: Mendip, Lyncombe Drive, Churchill, BS25 5PQ.

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    Bar and Catering

    We are looking for the right people to join the Alpine Lounge team for casual and weekend shifts! All training provided and some exciting perks - you just need to be confident, outgoing and understand customer service!



    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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    HEAD SNOWSPORT INSTRUCTOR

    We are looking for a lead snowsport instructor. If you love snowsports and have the passion and ability to inspire and motivate our instructor team to be the absolute best, we want to hear from you!

    Head of Snowsports Instructor Position - Mendip Outdoor Pursuits

    - Wage dependent on previous experience and qualifications
    - Full time contract
    - 28 days holiday pa
    - Role starting from immediately

    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, lead others and work as part of a team.
    The ideal candidate will have experience in training others, developing lesson content as well as scheduling their team.


    Essential Qualifications

    - Valid Ski and Snowboard qualifications above Snowsport England Level 1, or equivalent in both disciplines


    Desirable experiences & Qualifications


    - Race coach qualification
    - Clean driving licence
    - Age 21+ (for mini bus driving)
    - Strong communication skills
    - Good presentation skills
    - Work well under pressure whilst remaining prompt and professional
    - Experience working in the outdoor industry

    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

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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 from May each year.

    Instructor Training Scheme Application Pack

    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.