Current Vacancies

1. Stretch Tent Riggers / Marquee Crew

We require Marquee Crew / Stretch Tent Riggers to join our expanding team. Based in Milton Keynes the work will involve travel throughout the UK.

The role involves being part of a team that will deliver Stretch Tent events across the UK. Most of the work will involve rigging and de-rigging stretch tents and associated equipment at client sites, with some cleaning and maintenance of equipment at our warehouse in preparation for events. Rigging stretch tents is physically challenging but extremely satisfying summer job – perfect for those that have regular winter commitments such as university, college or ski seasons. Longer term permanent opportunities are available for the right candidates.

We are looking for riggers who are reliable, intelligent, physically fit, strong and happy to work outside in all weather conditions. You will be a practical person with a can do attitude who is able to work efficiently with your hands, enjoys physical work and has the confidence and initiative to work independently at times. You will be able to do very physical work at a high tempo for long periods of time working long days back to back.

You must be able to work within a team, be able to demonstrate a desire to provide a top quality product and deliver a very high standard of service through careful attention to detail and a courteous and professional manner.

Ideally you will live within 45 minutes of our depot in Broughton, Milton Keynes. You will need your own transport to arrive at the depot by 0700hrs. You must be willing at times to work long, unsocial hours including evenings and weekends and may be required to work at short notice and occasionally stay away. Please note we are a non-smoking company.

The hours will vary from week to week, varying from 40-60hrs a week.

Please contact josh@thestretchtent.co.uk or 01908 668247 for more information or send CV with covering letter to apply.

 

2. Team Leader / Marquee Foreman

We require Site Managers / Foreman / Crew Chiefs / Team Leaders to join our team for seasonal and permanent roles. Duties will be extremely varied and will include:

  • Leading the delivery of the stretch tent hire process.
  • Managing rigging teams / crew throughout the installation and de-rig on site.
  • Liaising with both private and corporate clients to ensure expectations are met.
  • Communicating effectively with the office team to ensure smooth delivery.
  • Assist in managing the warehouse processes and equipment.
  • Ensure that equipment is maintained to the best standards ready for hire.
  • Managing teams in the warehouse on preparation days cleaning and maintaining tents and ancillaries.
  • Driving delivery vehicles (mostly 3.5tn) to client sites across the UK.

You will be reliable, intelligent, physically fit, strong and happy to work outside in all weather conditions. You will be a practical person with a can-do attitude who is able to work efficiently, enjoys physical work and has the confidence and initiative to problem solve and lead teams well.

You must be able to demonstrate a desire to provide a top-quality product and deliver a very high standard of service through careful attention to detail and a courteous and professional manner.

Working knowledge of the events industry and marquee / stretch tent installation processes would be beneficial but not essential.

This position will be based at our depot in Broughton, Milton Keynes and ideally you will live within 45 minutes due to early starts and late finishes. Salary dependant upon experience.

Please contact josh@thestretchtent.co.uk or 01908 668247 for more information or send CV with covering letter to apply.