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Chessington World Of Adventures Reviews

Updated Dec 28, 2019

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3.6
81%
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87%
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Chessington World Of Adventures Divisional Director Tim Harrison-Jones (no image)
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25 Ratings
Pros
  • "Free tickets to all attractions(in 8 reviews)

  • "Very friendly staff and friendly atmosphere, it was very easy for me to feel comfortable(in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long hours in the sun, low pay for the responsibility you’re given(in 8 reviews)

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

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Great Part-time job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Chessington World Of Adventures part-time

    Pros

    Very flexible Friendly staff to work with

    Cons

    Staff parking area was small for hotel

    Chessington World Of Adventures2017-12-26
  2. "Amazing job"

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    Current Employee - Zufari Driver 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Chessington World Of Adventures part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Friendly staff and team, good pay, great experience

    Cons

    Can be draining when driving long hours

    Chessington World Of Adventures2019-12-28
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  4. "Retail"

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    Former Employee - Retail Host 
    Recommends

    I worked at Chessington World Of Adventures part-time

    Pros

    Perfect for a first job, work around times if you are in school or college, got to in a variety of shops on park

    Cons

    Nothing that would stop me working there

    Chessington World Of Adventures2019-12-18
  5. "bad management"

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    Former Employee - High Ropes 

    I worked at Chessington World Of Adventures part-time

    Pros

    Pay is ok, not as good as other Go apes. Good HR.

    Cons

    bad management, clique-y unprofessional people. Pay should be more

    Chessington World Of Adventures2019-12-16
  6. "Admissions host"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Chessington World Of Adventures part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Loved the team, made some great friends

    Cons

    Can be stressful, many hours spent freezing cold on the turnstiles, prepare to be shouted at

    Chessington World Of Adventures2019-10-27
  7. "Great fun"

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    Former Employee - Hostess 

    I worked at Chessington World Of Adventures part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fun place to work!

    Cons

    None that I can think of

    Chessington World Of Adventures2019-09-12
  8. "Brilliant workplace"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Chessington World Of Adventures full-time

    Pros

    Loads of career progression, training opportunities, great management, positive atmosphere

    Cons

    Relatively low pay for near London location.

    Chessington World Of Adventures2019-08-29
  9. "Great place to start career"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chessington, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Chessington World Of Adventures full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great place to learn Fun place to work Give responsibility to those that want to develop Free tickets to all attractions

    Cons

    Salary less than competitive Need to support back office staff more

    Chessington World Of Adventures2019-08-26
  10. "Alright"

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    Former Employee - Car Park Host in Chessington, England

    I worked at Chessington World Of Adventures part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible hours Good pay Good management

    Cons

    The hours would be too long in summer

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up

    Chessington World Of Adventures2019-07-20
  11. "Lovely place"

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    Current Employee - Food and Beverage Host in Chessington, England

    I have been working at Chessington World Of Adventures full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Met some amazing people, free tickets, lovely atmosphere. Feels like a family.

    Cons

    Sometimes you think you’re working a lot for what you’re getting paid but it’s overall quite amazing

    Advice to Management

    Can’t change anything

    Chessington World Of Adventures2019-07-18
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