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DC Site Services Christmas Santa holding sign

Season's Greetings from DC Site Services to all of our event and festival staff and clients!

Posted on 19 Dec 2014

This year DC Site Services provided services to events and festivals all over the UK and Ireland including the Major Series, Onesie walk, Yorkshire Warrior, Windsor Endurance, Glastonbudget, Arctic Monkeys, Found, Taste of London, Glastonbury, Boishakhi Mela, Bermondsey Carnival, Tour de France, 2000 Trees Festival, Bristol Pride, Village Green, Latitude, Kew the Music, Rochester Castle, Beatherder, The Royal Welsh show, Focus, China Town, YNOT, Eastern Electrics, Dog Fest, CEX Fest, Hevy Fest, ... read more

New 2014 DC Site Services office

The new DC Site Services Head Office and Winterville 2014!

Posted on 21 Nov 2014

We're very pleased to be able to let you all know that DC Site Services' head office in Peterborough has moved! You can now find us at: Fenland District Estate, Station road, Whittlesey, PE7 2EY Or if you'd like to drop in for a cuppa, it's the first right after the train tracks! The move follows the continual growth of the company in recent years, and needless to say we are very pleased that we will no longer have to climb over one another to reach the coffee machine! Also, whilst we're ch ... read more

Best 2014-2015 UK Winter Music Festivals to Banish the Blues

Previews of the Best 2014 UK Winter Festivals to help you through the chilly months!

Posted on 14 Nov 2014

For most thinking about music festivals means hot (ish) summer days and green fields, followed by a long, wet, chilly, and fairly mundane winter! If you're one of these people then fear not, in more recent years the UK winter festival scene has been growing and there are now all sorts of options to keep you entertained throughout the colder months. For all of us not entirely sure what the options are our friends over at the PAAM Event Management Software Blog have just released their Best UK W ... read more

DC Site Services at the 2014 Showmans Show

Jobs at Winter Events and DC Site Services at the 2014 Showman's Show!

Posted on 31 Oct 2014

For all those on the hunt for London based winter event jobs we currently have vacancies at the 2014 Taste of London Winter event at Tobacco Dock and Winterville in Victoria Park! If you already have a DCSS PAAM account you can login and apply now, if you're yet to setup a DCSS PAAM account you can sign up here. If you'd like any further info about our winter job vacancies please don’t hesitate to get in touch, although as usual we'll be adding further information about the events to DCSS PAAM ... read more

2014 Festival and Event Season

Autumn and Winter Event Jobs, photos from your 2014 season, and deposit returns!

Posted on 09 Oct 2014

Although we're now at the end of the summer event season and it's time to retire those summer festival wellies, our winter event season has now officially commenced! We've got events in the coming months including the Firework Festival, The Major Series, West Fest, and the new Winterville at Victoria Park in London. If you'd like to work with us at any of our winter events just a £25 deposit will cover you for them all and will be returned in January 2015. Also if you've worked with DC Site S ... read more

DC Site Services Event Traffic Staff working at the 2014 Glastonbury Festival

2014 event and festival staff deposit returns!

Posted on 23 Sep 2014

The 2014 festival season has flown by! We hope everyone who has worked with us has enjoyed the season as much as we have and you're looking forward to coming back for more of the same in 2015! As usual we'll be returning deposits via bank transfer. We'll be starting the return process the week commencing Monday 29th September 2014, and all deposits should be with you by the end of next week. Please be aware that your deposit will be returned, minus the booking fee, to the account you've entere ... read more

Janet Collins DC Site Services 70th birthday at BBC Music Live event in Hyde Park

A big thank you to our Finsbury Park and Hyde Park staff and Janet Collins' 70th Birthday!

Posted on 16 Sep 2014

We'd like to send out a huge thank you to all of our event staff who have been working with us in Finsbury Park and Hyde Park! We've been receiving fantastic feedback about you all! A special mention must go out to this week's star employee Janet Collins! Today is Janet's 70th birthday and rather than laying on a beach sipping cocktails Janet has been working her socks off working for DC at the BBC Music Live event in Hyde Park - that's dedication! So a big HAPPY BIRTHDAY from everyone at DC S ... read more

2014 Electric Picnic Festival - Beck on main stage by Jamie Tanner

A big thank you to our 2014 Electric Picnic, Big Feastival and Brownstock Festival staff and volunteers!

Posted on 09 Sep 2014

We would like to send out a big thank you to everyone who worked with us at Electric Picnic! With the increased numbers attending the festival in 2014 we found the car parks and buses very full, although despite the additional work all of our staff met the challenge and made a difficult job very enjoyable. Since leaving the festival we've been looking at the aerial photos and are proud to say the parking and traffic management was some of the tidiest we've seen! We'd also like to send out a spe ... read more

2014 Reading Festival - Queens Of The Stone Age on the main stage by Marc Sethi

A very big thank you to our 2014 Reading and Leeds Festival staff!

Posted on 02 Sep 2014

We'd like to send out a very big thank you to all of our event staff who worked with us at the 2014 Leeds Festival and Reading Festival! As ever you all did a fantastic job and we hope to see you back for more of the same in 2015! We are now heading towards the last few events and festivals of our 2014 summer season, but please do be sure to keep an eye on our event calendar and DCSS PAAM for event jobs during the autumn and winter of 2014 to 2015. We currently still have paid event staff posi ... read more

2014 Leeds Festival Guide, Hints and Tips - While She Sleeps on the main stage by Danny North

A guide to getting the most out of your 2014 Reading and Leeds Festival!

Posted on 16 Aug 2014

We're just days away from heading to the 2014 Reading and Leeds Festival! Okay, to be truthful, we've actually been onsite for a week! Although we're looking forward to welcoming all of the event staff who will be joining us over the next few days! We hope you've now got all you need, packed your bag and planned your travel. Please do have a read of the info in DCSS PAAM and don't hesitate to get in touch if you have any queries! Before you head to Reading or Leeds we'd also recommend you ha ... read more

2014 Reading and Leeds Festival - Chase and Status on Reading stage by Marc Sethi

New festival jobs at Ceremony and United Festival, Volunteering at Bestival, Reading and Leeds reminders!

Posted on 14 Aug 2014

We're pleased to be able to let you know that DC Site Services will be working with the Ceremony Festival and United Festival which take place in Finsbury Park, London, in September! The two events in one offer six arenas; showcasing the latest in house and dance on the first night, then celebrating 25 years of British rave culture the next! If you'd like to work with us at the Ceremony Festival and United Festival you can apply now via DCSS PAAM! We also have new volunteering positions availa ... read more

Paid event jobs available at the 2014 Electric Picnic Festival!

Paid event jobs available at the 2014 Electric Picnic Festival!

Posted on 10 Aug 2014

We currently have paid event staff vacancies at the 2014 Electric Picnic Festival! We're now only two weeks away from Electric Picnic so will need to close the application soon! If you'd like to join us in Ireland please login to DCSS PAAM, apply and pay your refundable staff deposit ASAP! For Electric Picnic we're currently recruiting Traffic Management Stewards and Campsite Tower Fire Marshals. If you have any queries about working with DC Site Services at Electric Picnic please get in tou ... read more

Reading and Leeds Festival paid staff jobs - Chase and Status Reading Stage and Crowd by Mark Sethi

Paid staff jobs available at the 2014 Reading and Leeds Festival!

Posted on 03 Aug 2014

We have a small number of paid staff vacancies left at the 2014 Reading Festival and Leeds Festival! We need to close the application soon so if you'd like to join us please login to DCSS PAAM, apply and pay your deposit ASAP! For Leeds Festival we're currently recruiting Traffic Management Stewards. For Reading Festival we're recruiting both Traffic Management Stewards and Campsite Tower Fire Marshals. If you have any queries about working with DC Site Services at Reading or Leeds please ge ... read more

Charlie Ingram working for DC Site Services at Glastonbury Festival

A big shout out to all of the event staff who have worked with us so far!

Posted on 24 Jul 2014

A big shout out to all of the event staff who have worked with us so far! We'd like to give a big shout out to all of the event staff who have worked with us so far this season! July has been our busiest (and warmest!) month yet. With DC Site Services teams working at 2000 Trees, Latitude Festival and The Royal Welsh Show, to name but a few, we are very grateful to all those who have committed their time and energy to ensure that no job is left incomplete. As we move into August, please make ... read more

The new DC Site Services Volunteer Application is now open!

The new DC Site Services Volunteer Application is now open!

Posted on 08 Jul 2014

DC Site Services is taking an exciting step forwards by moving into volunteering! You can now find out more and apply to volunteer with us as a Traffic Marshal at the Latitude Festival and Leeds Festival via our Festival Volunteers page! One of the best things about volunteering with us at a festival is that you get the Saturday and Sunday of the festival off to enjoy the show! You also get all the benefits that our staff receive including: A festival uniform Access to Crew Catering Acce ... read more

DC Site Services event staff after briefing at the 2014 Glastonbury Festival

A big thank you to all of our 2014 Glastonbury Festival staff!

Posted on 03 Jul 2014

All at DC Site Services would like to send out a huge THANK YOU to all of our event staff who worked with us at the 2014 Glastonbury Festival! From the hail and rain to the baking sun Glastonbury very much lived up to its reputation this year! So we hope you're all starting to recover from the work, play, and of course Dolly Parton AKA the best chest in the west! We introduced a new barcode scanning check-in system for Glastonbury 2014 and would also like to thank all those who remembered to b ... read more

2014 Glastonbury Festival Guide, Hints and Tips - The Stone Circle in the Sacred Space

A guide to getting the most out of your 2014 Glastonbury Festival!

Posted on 19 Jun 2014

We're finally there! Today is the day DC Site Services starts arriving at Glastonbury Festival to start getting things ready for our first team of staff who will be arriving at Glastonbury tomorrow! We hope you've now got all you need, packed your bag and planned your travel. Please do have a read of our recent news articles and the info in DCSS PAAM and don't hesitate to get in touch if you have any queries! Before you head down to Worthy Farm we'd also recommend you have a read of the new 2 ... read more

DC Site Services working at Glastonbury Festival

In less than a week we'll be at the 2014 Glastonbury Festival!

Posted on 15 Jun 2014

With Glastonbury Festival just around the corner it’s time to dust off the wellies and start trying to remember all the things you forgot last year! Please do make sure you login to DCSS PAAM to check you've confirmed your position, uploaded the necessary documents (as outlined in your info pack), and if required you've contacted us to book a spot on the DC Site Services shuttle bus which will be running on Monday 23rd and Tuesday 24th June. If you have any queries regarding your position, arr ... read more

DC Site Services event staff in a briefing at the Glastonbury Festival

New 2014 events and festivals added to the DC Site Services staff calendar!

Posted on 05 Jun 2014

We've just added new events and festivals to the 2014 DC Site Services event calendar! The new events you can apply to include: Proms in The Park Big Feastival Kew the Music Bioshakhi Mela Bermonsey Carnival Rochester Castle Concerts You can login to DCSS PAAM and apply for the new events now! We'll also be adding new winter events to the calendar soon so keep your eye on our website and social feeds! If you missed your chance to work with us at Glastonbury Festival but are still k ... read more

Rob Donovan working for DC Site Services at Glastonbury Festival

2014 festival job applications, cancellations, and Glastonbury Festival updates!

Posted on 29 May 2014

With the start of the summer festival season upon us we'd like to remind all of our event staff that now is the time to make sure your DCSS PAAM event job applications are all in order! Please remember to keep track of the events and festivals you have applied for, remembering that if at any point you are no longer able to attend to please cancel your application, ensuring that you give the required notice period as per our Terms and Conditions. Please note that the cut-off date to cancel a Gl ... read more

DC Site Services logo over Glastonbury Festival Pyramid Stage photo

Event job confirmations for the 2014 Glastonbury Festival!

Posted on 20 May 2014

As announced in our recent news we've begun allocating event jobs for the 2014 Glastonbury Festival! If you've applied and paid a deposit to work with DC Site Services at Glastonbury you should have received an email asking you to confirm your position. If you were late in applying, please make sure you check your DCSS PAAM profile regularly to see if you have been allocated a job at Glastonbury. The next step is for you to confirm your position. This is very straightforward, though we would l ... read more

DC Site Services logo over Glastonbury Festival view from the farm photo

2014 Glastonbury Festival DC Site Services event staff job allocations!

Posted on 08 May 2014

We're pleased to announce that we've started allocating jobs in DCSS PAAM at the 2014 Glastonbury Festival! The Glastonbury Festival application will remain open for the time being, so if you've not yet applied you still have time! As long as your profile is up to date and your deposit has been paid you stand as good a chance of being assigned as anyone else. If at any point you wish to discuss applying for Glastonbury before paying the deposit, please do not hesitate to contact us. Please do ... read more

DC Site Services car parking staff managing traffic at the Glastonbury Festival

2014 DC Site Services Event and Festival job allocations starting soon!

Posted on 01 May 2014

We're pleased to be able to let you know that job allocations for the events and festivals coming up in the next few months will begin soon! If you haven't already, please be sure to check that your DCSS PAAM profile is up to date. This will give you the best possible chance of being selected to work with us this summer! We're receiving a lot of queries with regards to whether there are still jobs available at the 2014 Glastonbury Festival. We're happy to be able to confirm that we do still ha ... read more

The Best 2014 Beer Festivals in the UK and abroad - London Craft Beer Festival

Previews of the Beer Festivals in the UK and abroad!

Posted on 15 Apr 2014

We're getting busier by the day in the DC Site Services office which can only mean the 2014 event and festival season is picking up pace! We'd like to send out a big thank you to everyone who has been risking the weather to work with us in March and April at some of the season's first events. If you're longing to be out in the spring sun but won't be joining us working at an event until later in the season, our friends over at the PAAM Volunteer Software Blog have just released their previews ... read more

DC Site Services Event and Festival Jobs at the 2014 Glastonbury Festival

New 2014 event and festival jobs add to the DC event calendar!

Posted on 08 Apr 2014

We've been busy in the DC office meeting with 2014 event and festival organisers and we're pleased to be able to let you know about new event and festival jobs that have been added to our 2014 season calendar! The recent additions include event jobs at Eastern Electrics, CEX Fest, Hevy Fest, and Brownstock Festival. As usual new events and festivals will continue to be added to our event calendar as the season progresses so please make sure you keep an eye on our website and login to your DCSS ... read more

DC Site Services Traffic Management Staff working at the 2013 Glastonbury Festival

Questions about working with DC Site Services at events and festivals in 2014

Posted on 28 Mar 2014

We've received a fantastic response to the opening of our 2014 event and festival applications so a huge thank you to everyone who has applied so far - we're looking forward to another great year working with you all! Many of you have been asking how long our applications will remain open - applications will remain open for the next month or so at the very least. We tend to close each application a couple of weeks before each event and only close earlier than this if all spaces are taken. So do ... read more

DC Site Services Event Staff in a briefing at the Glastonbury Festival

The 2014 event and festival job applications are now open!

Posted on 14 Mar 2014

We've just opened the 2014 DC Site Services event and festival staff job applications! If you've already got a DCSS PAAM account then you can login and apply to work with us now! If you're yet to setup a DCSS PAAM account it's a quick and easy process to sign-up. We've added many of the events and festivals we'll be working with in 2014 to DCSS PAAM and the website's event calendar. As always, we’ll be adding new events to the calendar as the season progresses and new shows are confirmed. Fo ... read more

DC Site Services Traffic Management Staff parking the Glastonbury Festival campervans

The 2014 DC Site Services event job applications open on Friday!

Posted on 12 Mar 2014

The eagle-eyed may have noticed we've been busy adding many of the 2014 events and festivals we'll be working with to the website's event calendar and DCSS PAAM! Please don't rush off to apply just yet though as we're not quite ready to start accepting 2014 job applications - we're just getting everything setup. This is why many of the events in DCSS PAAM are showing as opening soon. The plan is we'll be opening at midday on Friday 14th March! If you've already got a DCSS PAAM account then yo ... read more

DC Site Services litter staff working in the 2013 Y Not Festival arena

Preparing for 2014 event and festival job applications

Posted on 05 Mar 2014

We're now very close to the line-up of 2014 events and festivals DC Site Services will be working with this season being added to DCSS PAAM and the website's event calendar! Once the 2014 events have been added you'll be able to log in and apply for 2014 event jobs via DCSS PAAM. We would like to send out one last (promise!) friendly reminder that to better your chances of being offered event work please make sure your DCSS PAAM profile is up to date and that there is no missing information or ... read more

DC Site Services litter and recycling staff cleaning the Y Not Festival arena bins

Changes at DC Site Services for the 2014 event and festival season

Posted on 12 Feb 2014

As we head towards the spring (no honestly!) and the beginning of the 2014 event and festival season, we've been making a few changes that'll hopefully help us all throughout the year. Whilst you'll still be able to contact us on the same phone number, we've increased our phone capacity to better meet the needs of our clients and staff. Meaning you should be able to get through to someone in the office more easily and get the answers you need a little faster. We'd like to extend a warm welcome ... read more

Matt Hettle briefing DC Site Services event staff at the 2013 Leeds Festival

2014 event jobs and festival work with DC Site Services

Posted on 29 Jan 2014

DC Site Services would like to send out a big thank you to all of our event staff who have braved the cold weather with us over the winter months. We're already deep into the depths of planning for the summer event and festival season, if you're starting to do the same make sure you have a read of our recent news about the 2014 event and festival season rumours! We've been receiving a lot of questions about jobs applications for events and festivals in 2014 and it's great to hear so many of you ... read more

2014 festival and event season rumours - Aerosmith

2014 festival and event season rumours

Posted on 15 Jan 2014

All at DC Site Services would like to send out a very Happy New Year to all of our festival and event staff! We hope you all had a great break and wherever you are it's a little warmer than where we are! We're a few months away from the 2014 festival season getting into full swing but the rumours about who will be playing where are already hitting the festival press! If you'd like to find out more head over to the PAAM festival staff blog and have a read of their new 2014 Festival Rumours post ... read more

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