Kew Gardens, TW9 3AE


Front of house/visitor services


£20,984 per annum pro rata

Contract type:

Contract Permanent





Explorer Driver x 2 (average 25 hours per week)

Driving the land train carries great responsibility but with that comes pride and achievement, delivering a memorable experience to hundreds of Kew’s visitors each day.

While we continue to work in this ever-changing world amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, please note that the role will be delivered entirely by working in the Gardens as a COVID-secure site. Kew is committed to keeping our visitors and staff safe during these times.

Successful candidates will have experience working with the public in a fast paced, busy environment. Experience of taking payments or working with ticketed operations, are vital to the role, along with a flexible approach to rosters and working hours when the Gardens open from 8am to 8pm in summer months.

Interviews will be carried out remotely using Microsoft Teams. Any offer of employment is subject to passing a driving medical assessment on appointment, and a practical driving assessment (following training). Please note the role is offered on an annualised basis, averaging 25 hours per week.

The salary will be £20,984 per annum pro rata.

Our fantastic benefits package includes opportunities for continuous learning, a generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working to help you maintain a healthy work-life balance, an Employee Assistance Programme and other wellbeing support such as cycle to work scheme and discounted gym membership. We also offer a competitive pension, an employee discount scheme and free entry into a wide range of national museums and galleries, as well access to our own beautiful gardens at Kew and Wakehurst.

If you are interested in this position, please submit your application through the online portal, by clicking “Apply for this job”

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post.

No agencies please.

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