Driver/Grounds Person


Are you an experienced driver with practical skills?

Each year we recruit experienced Drivers/Grounds Staff for our Savane centre in the Ardeche region of South France.

What we’re looking for…

One of the main responsibilities of this role is to drive and maintain Acorn vehicles as and when required, for example, transporting passengers (guests and staff) to activity locations by minibus or transporting kit and equipment in vehicles and trailers.

Another key duty is to assist the Maintenance Manager in general maintenance of the centre, including strimming grass in high season.

This is a fantastic opportunity for those who enjoy hard work and are looking for an exciting varied role in an amazing location!

We’re looking for someone with:

  • Full Clean UK Driving License
  • Trailer License Preferred
  • Experience of driving left-hand vehicles overseas
  • Minimum age 21 years due to insurance restrictions
  • Hardworking, flexible & motivated with practical skills
  • Experience of grounds keeping and other maintenance duties preferable

Why work for Acorn?

Acorn can offer you:

  • An industry leading wage
  • 3 meals a day & tented accommodation available onsite
  • The use of facilities and equipment in your free time
  • Opportunities to complete training and gain NGB qualifications
  • Personal development and progression – we love to promote from within!
  • The experience of a lifetime, working in beautiful locations making lifelong friends

All applicants must be at least 18 years old and have a permanent UK National Insurance number and a UK bank account. We will be unable to take your application further before they have been obtained.

We are unable to apply for a work visa/permit on behalf of an applicant.

A current Enhanced DBS Check or overseas equivalent is required for successful applicants.

01384 398 870

Acorn Adventure

22 Worcester Street,


West Midlands DY8 1AN

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