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Work at LWE this New Years Day!

Work at LWE this New Years Day!

Posted on 14 Dec 2016

New Year’s Day! New Year’s Day! New Year’s Day! You’ll hear us harp on about this event for the next two weeks, LWE NYD will bring a cluster of the galaxy’s best sonic pioneers to Tobacco Dock. Building on a growing legacy you can expect stellar production levels, rippling out other-worldly sounds across the solar system so you might as well apply and see what the all hullabaloo is about. Pros: Time and a half and good company. Cons: there are none! Apply online now! Thank you again to the c ... read more

Event Work at LWE on New Year’s Day!

Event Work at LWE on New Year’s Day!

Posted on 07 Dec 2016

This New Year’s Day you’ll find DC Site Services at the Tobacco Docks in London. This is for the LWE New Year’s Day event, so if you’d rather make some money as opposed to nursing the hangover from hell, sign up and join us on January 1st! Kick off 2017 the way you mean to continue, productive and squirrelling away your money! If you are looking for something different than we have extra shifts at the Natural History Museum now available and open to all DC Event Crew, if you’d like to give the ... read more

2017 Event and Festival Job Applications Open and Happy Birthday Helen

2017 Event and Festival Job Applications Open and Happy Birthday Helen

Posted on 23 Nov 2016

We’d first like to wish a big, belated Happy Birthday to one of our Project Managers, Helen Bensted-Smith who turned 30 last week! We hope you celebrated in style! You may have noticed that a few new events have popped up on the Event Calendar for November and December, namely, the Horsham Ice Rink, Spark on the Street and Best Parties Ever. Applications are open so apply now for these limited positions to make a little extra Christmas money! We’re also happy to announce that applications for ... read more

Winter Event Work and Fireworks Thank You

Posted on 09 Nov 2016

Thank you to all the crew who have been working with us throughout November at the National History Museum Ice Rink, and also the fireworks shows in Newham, Battersea, Beaconsfield, Southwark and Tower Hamlets. Everyone has done a great job, so thank you all! That’s the last of the work this season, there may be a possibility of winter work so be sure to check the Event Calendar regularly. As always, if you have any queries at all please do not hesitate to get in contact with our awesome admin ... read more

Spooky event jobs this October

Spooky event jobs this October

Posted on 19 Oct 2016

We’d like to say thank you to the crew who joined us at Town & Gown 10K Cambridge and Major Series North this weekend. Both events were successfully serviced despite the torrential weather, so well done to all! Is everyone geared up for Halloween? Costumes ready? Perhaps you’d rather work with DC Site Services this Halloween at the Drumcode Halloween event at the Tobacco Docks in London? Or if you’re in a spooky mood but not local to London then Westfest at Bath & Showground may be for ... read more

The Showman's Show 2016

The Showman's Show 2016

Posted on 18 Oct 2016

We’re happy to confirm that we will once again be in attendance at the Showman’s Show on the 19th & 20th October. We’re also pleased to announce that Festiwork, a unique start-up specializing in organising large groups of presentable, committed students and young workers will be joining us at the Showman’s Show this year. They will be joining us to ensure that we do not neglect our colleagues in Europe! You can find us at stand number 193 – Avenue D. We’ll have tea, coffee and ale on stan ... read more

Event jobs for halloween, bonfire night and more this October

Event jobs for halloween, bonfire night and more this October

Posted on 12 Oct 2016

A few new events have cropped up on the Event Calendar. This includes Drumcode Halloween in London and Beconsfield Fireworks in – of all places – Beaconsfield. But before that we have the Town & Gown 10K, the Major Series Midlands and Westfest! These events are still open so apply today. Thank you to all of the crew who joined us last weekend, another great event with a fantastic team of event staff. We’d also like to ask for you to send in any pictures you may have taken while working with ... read more

Event jobs this weekend in Tunbridge Wells, Windsor and London

Event jobs this weekend in Tunbridge Wells, Windsor and London

Posted on 28 Sep 2016

Thank you to those who joined us at TRAX, Tranz-mission/Hospitality & CRUK Night Shine this past weekend. All went very well, in fact we received some great feedback from the Event Organiser for CRUK Night Shine… Thanks very much, all went well, few little hiccups here and there but nothing a bit of running around didn’t solve! :) A smiley face is always encouraging, well done everybody. With these three events under our belt we now look towards the next three coming up this weekend; Spar ... read more

Spartan's, Majors and All Day Raves - Event Jobs in October

Spartan's, Majors and All Day Raves - Event Jobs in October

Posted on 23 Sep 2016

Thank you to those who joined us at the BAE Systems Centenary, Moondance Festival and Ford Fair this past week, all went off without a hitch! Moving into October, applications are still open for Spartan Race-Windsor, Major Series South, the Amp All Day Raves, the Town & Gown 10K in Cambridge and Westfest. So if you’d like to start early saving a few extra pennies for the holidays then join us at these events and encourage a friend to come along! ... read more

Event Jobs at BAE Centenary, Ford Fest, TRAX, Tranz-mission and more...

Event Jobs at BAE Centenary, Ford Fest, TRAX, Tranz-mission and more...

Posted on 14 Sep 2016

Thank you to those who joined us at the Iron Man Tournament in Weymouth. Congratulations to those of your who completed the 2.6 mile swim, 13 mile bike ride and 26 mile marathon – oh wait, we were directing the traffic (just as exhausting!) We’d also like to give a shout out to those who joined us at the Social Festival in Maidstone this past week, thank you! No time for resting on your laurels just yet. Still to come is the BAE Systems Centenary, Ford Fest, TRAX, Tranz-mission/Hospitality and ... read more

August Festival and Events are Done & Dusted!

August Festivals and Events are Done & Dusted!

Posted on 06 Sep 2016

We’d like to say a very big thank you to all of the crew who joined us at Leeds & Reading Festival, Carfest South, Big Feastival, BBC Good Foods, Windsor Castle and Electric Picnic! We’d also like to give a shout out to the crew who helped with the final clear of Boomtown Faire and V Festival, two very big jobs! August was another big month for us, and though we will slowly begin to wind down we still have a somewhat busy month ahead of us. Applications are open for The Social Festival, the ... read more

London, Reading, Leeds & Ireland!

London, Reading, Leeds & Ireland!

Posted on 24 Aug 2016

We’d like to say good luck to those joining us at Leeds & Reading Festival, and thank you to those who worked with us at V Festival and Boomtown Fair. Two big events down, two more to come! A few new Events & Festivals have been added to the calendar, including Tobacco Docks, The AMP All Day Raves – London and Southwark Fireworks. If you are local to London then apply today. Just around the corner is Electric Picnic. If you’re joining us in Ireland this year please email ahead to advis ... read more

Feasts, Ireland & Raves, oh my!

Feasts, Ireland & Raves, oh my!

Posted on 18 Aug 2016

We’d like to say a big thank you to those who joined us at the Board Masters, the Eastbourne Airshow and Battle Proms Ragley Hall last week. We’d also like to give a shout out to those who have arrived at Boomtown Fair, V Festival Chelmsford and Camberwell Fair, enjoy the sunshine! Still to come this August is Carfest South and the Big Feastival. Applications for these events are still open so you still have time to apply. Looking forwards we have Electric Picnic, Spartan Race – Elton Hall and ... read more

Reading & Leeds Festivals, Carfest and Big Feastival are still open

Posted on 09 Aug 2016

As always, we’d like to say a big thank you to our crew who worked with us at Ford Fair, 51st State, Battle Proms Highclere and CEX this past week, and good luck to those joining us at Boomtown, Boardmasters, the Eastbourne Airshow and Battle Proms – Ragley Hall. Are you looking to fill any gaps in your diary for August? If so then applications for Leeds & Reading Festival, Carfest South and Big Feastival are still open. Submit apply today and make some money while enjoying your favourite f ... read more

Board Masters, V festival, Leeds & Reading Festival and more this August....

Board Masters, V festival, Leeds & Reading Festival and more this August....

Posted on 27 Jul 2016

As always, we’d like to say a big thank you to our crew who worked at Battle Proms, Jimmy’s Harvest and Spartan Race last week. We’d also like to send a shout out to our crew currently working at Focus, and to those finishing up at Ramblin Man. Well done! Coming up in August we have more Battle Proms at Highclere Castle and Ragley Hall, Board Masters, V festival Chelmsford, Beautiful Days, Leeds & Reading Festival and many more! Applications for these events are still open so apply today. ... read more

Boomtown, The Battle Proms and more Events and Festivals

Boomtown, The Battle Proms and more Events and Festivals

Posted on 22 Jul 2016

Another jam-packed week has flown by! With Latitude, Kew the Music and Rochester Castle Concerts now under our belts, we’re looking ahead to upcoming events such as Battle Proms – Hatfield House, Ramblin Man Fair, Carfest North, YNOT Festival, Leopallooza, Hadleigh Park and Boishakhi Mela. And that’s just within the next week! Though you still have time to get a few applications in for the remainder of July, applications for August give you a large variety of Events & Festivals to choose fr ... read more

An event filled week ahead for DC Site Services

An event filled week ahead for DC Site Services

Posted on 13 Jul 2016

We’d like to say a big thank you to our crew who worked at 2000 Trees, BSTK, T in the Park and Village Green these past few weeks, and we’d like to wish good luck to our crew arriving at Latitude Festival, Truck Festival, the Royal Welsh Show, Kew the Music and Beatherder. Let’s keep the momentum going! As you can see we have a packed week ahead of us. If you’re joining us at any of these events then please make sure to read your information pack and to note down your onsite contacts before you ... read more

Thank you to our DC Crew and T in the Park

Thank you to our DC Crew and T in the Park

Posted on 29 Jun 2016

A big, big thank you is owed to all of our crew who have worked at Taste of London, Eroica Britannia, Pop-Up Hotel, Glastonbury Festival, Dogfest Cheshire & Windsor and the Big Day Out over the past week. The weather has been a little spontaneous to say the least, fluctuating between sunny and hot to downright torrential. This obviously affects us with the work we do so thank you for powering through with us! With T in the Park just over a week there’s still time to submit your application ... read more

A big thank you to our teams - apply soon to join us!

Posted on 23 Jun 2016

Thank you to our crew who have finished up at Cereals, Eroica Britannia, Live at Chelsea and Taste of London. Let’s keep the steady momentum going! We’ve added a new event to the calendar, Priory Park Concerts. This is a music festival in Southend from the 30th June. Other Events & Festivals coming up soon with applications still open include T in the Park, Latitude, Rochester Castle Concerts, Kew the Music, Truck Festival, the Royal Welsh Show and more. Make sure to log in and secure your ... read more

Glastonbury is just around the corner

Glastonbury is just around the corner

Posted on 15 Jun 2016

Glastonbury is just around the corner! Our earlier teams will be arriving at the end of this week and the rest of the teams early next week so now is your last chance to make sure that you have everything you need before you arrive. Before you leave you will need to make sure you do the following… Acknowledge your position on your DCSS PAAM profile Read the information pack for your team (match your team name to the info pack within the Event Info section for Glastonbury on DCSS PAAM) Doub ... read more

T in the Park and more new Festivals and Events this summer...

T in the Park and more new Festivals and Events this summer...

Posted on 08 Jun 2016

T in the park is a well-known music festival in Scotland and not one to be missed! This takes place in July and applications on DCSS PAAM are still open! Login and apply to secure your placement. Those keeping an eye on the event calendar will have noticed that a number of events have recently been added. These include Days of Portugal, a food & drinks festival in London. The Big Day Out, a music festival in Kent. Summer Drive in Movies, drive in theatres in Scotland and Greenfield Beyond, ... read more

June events are filling up fast, apply now to secure your place!

June events are filling up fast, apply now to secure your place!

Posted on 25 May 2016

We’d like to say thank you and well done to our teams who have just finished at the Royal Windsor Horse Show & Endurance and Keswick Mountain Festival (and thank you for the pictures!) As we head into June you’ll see from our Event Calendar that we’re entering into an exceptionally busy period for DC Site Services. Don’t forget to acknowledge the positions you've been allocated via DCSS PAAM, and send in any requests such as e.g. to work with friends early to avoid disappointment. You can c ... read more

The Big Day Out added to the Event Calendar!

The Big Day Out added to the Event Calendar!

Posted on 18 May 2016

We’d like to give a big shout out to everyone who joined us at the Royal Windsor Horse Show and Windsor Endurance this past week. The weather fluctuated from sunny and warm, to downright torrential but your work remained consistently good, so thank you. The eagle eyed among you may have noticed that a few new events have been added to the schedule; The Big Day Out and Dogstrust Uxbridge. These events take place in June, in Kent and Uxbridge respectively. Make sure you get your applications in s ... read more

Summertime Events and Festivals are upon us!

Summertime Events and Festivals are upon us!

Posted on 11 May 2016

Summertime is almost here and Festival season is very much upon us; that we can be sure when we find ourselves working with multiple events running alongside each other! This past week DC Site Services have worked at MSG Festival, Keble College Ball, the Berlinetta Classic Car Auction and Cancer Research UK. A very big thank you to all of you! Just a quick reminder that applications are still open for Active Essex, Mutiny Festival and Spartan Race Aston Down so be sure to get your applications ... read more

Glastonbury Festival Teams and the Royal Windsor Horse Show

Glastonbury Festival Teams and the Royal Windsor Horse Show

Posted on 04 May 2016

We’d like to say thank you to our crew who managed the traffic at Yorkshire Warrior in Harrogate over the weekend! It’s not long now until we’re at the Royal Windsor Horse Show. The event information has now been published on DCSS PAAM so be sure to read this thoroughly as it details the forms of ID you must bring with you. If you are at all unsure about the ID you intend to bring then please contact our admin team straight away, we’ll be more than happy to help. As touched on previously, peop ... read more

Event applications and Glastonbury Festival team allocation!

Event applications and Glastonbury Festival team allocation!

Posted on 27 Apr 2016

We’d like to say a big thank you to our crew who worked with us at Japfest this past weekend. The job ran smoothly and was completed on time so well done! We’re happy to announce that we have begun allocating people into their teams for Glastonbury Festival, so keep an eye on your DCSS PAAM profile to see which team you will be working in! An information pack for each team will be published nearer the time detailing everything you will need to know. Applications are still open for our May even ... read more

A big thank you to our event traffic staff and forthcoming event jobs

A big thank you to our event traffic staff and forthcoming event jobs

Posted on 20 Apr 2016

We’d like to say thank you to our crew who were up bright and early for the traffic management event Active Essex last week. You did a great job and the client was happy. Well done! With May just around the corner you still have time to make some cheeky short notice applications for MSG Festival, the Berlinetta Classic Car Auction, Mutiny Festival and Spartan Race – Aston Down! Make your Event Applications today and don’t forget,  if you’d like to work alongside a friend feel free to encourage ... read more

We’ll be allocating teams soon, have you completed your DC Site Services application?

We’ll be allocating teams soon, have you completed your DC Site Services application?

Posted on 13 Apr 2016

We’d like to give a shout out to our event crew who worked with us last weekend parking cars in a very muddy field at the Major Series South, thank you and we’ll see you at the next Major Series!  As a quick reminder, if you’ve made your applications in DCSS PAAM but have not yet heard back about a placement, be sure to check your email in case we’ve contacted you about any missing information. We plan to begin allocating people into their teams for the larger upcoming festivals very soon, so t ... read more

From Sacrewell Easter weekend to T in the Park – DC Site Services look forward to seeing you!

Posted on 30 Mar 2016

We’d like to say a big thank you to our crew who worked at the Sacrewell Easter Weekend. A successful traffic management job was done by all, many Easter eggs were collected and as you can see from our photo of Dylan, the locals were very friendly! A quick reminder that applications are still open for the Sound on Festival at the end of April and also for the Royal Windsor Horse Show, Mutiny Festival and Spartan Race in May. We’ve also added a number of new events to the Event Calendar includin ... read more

Applications are still open for this summer’s events and festivals!

Applications are still open for this summer’s events and festivals!

Posted on 23 Mar 2016

We’d like to say a big thank you to our event crew who worked at Selsdon Half Marathon and the Major Series North this weekend, great job! As a quick reminder, applications are still open on DCSS PAAM for a large number of shows. This includes some regulars who we work with each year including the Royal Welsh Show, Taste of London and Eroica Britannia to name just a few. We’ll also be returning to Mutiny Festival, Carfest, Wild Life Festival and Live at Chelsea. The new events on our Event Cal ... read more

New 2016 event and festival jobs added to our calendar

New 2016 event and festival jobs added!

Posted on 16 Mar 2016

Head over to our 2016 event calendar to take a look at a few new additions: Sound On Festival, the Royal Windsor Horse Show and the Royal Welsh Show. Applications are also still open for Mutiny Festival, the Spartan Race in Aston Down, AEGON Open, Wild Life Festival and many more, so be sure to login and apply via DCSS PAAM! We’d like to give a big shout out to our event crew who worked at the Major Series Midlands over the weekend and to those who are currently working at HSBC National School ... read more

Congratulations to two of our Project Managers!

Congratulations to two of our Project Managers!

Posted on 11 Mar 2016

Please join us in congratulating two of our Project Managers, Helen Bensted-Smith and Dylan Bennett for achieving their B+E classification in driving, allowing them to tow any vehicle and trailer up to 7.5 tonnes. We are committed to supporting our staff in all training and development. This qualification enables us to enhance the service we provide and makes our transportation of equipment more sustainable, so a very big well done to Helen and Dylan! ... read more

Your feedback from the 2015 DC Site Services staff surveys!

Your feedback from the 2015 DC Site Services staff surveys!

Posted on 02 Mar 2016

In last week's news we touched upon the feedback received from you in our 2015 recent staff surveys, we'd like to now share this in more detail. As a reminder we asked you to score each area on a scale of 1 to 6, 6 being very satisfied, 1 being unsatisfied. Your feedback on our briefing and resource materials was very positive overall, with 85% of the responses received being satisfied or better. The main negative point realised was a lack of directions to events provided. As a result of this w ... read more

DC Site Services traffic management event staff working at Glastonbury Festival

New 2016 event and festival jobs and staff survey results!

Posted on 24 Feb 2016

We've just added new event and festival jobs to our 2016 calendar! New additions include Carfest North and South, Keswick Mountain Festival, Pop-up Hotel and Kew the Music. We’ve also reopened Glastonbudget applications to fill some extra positions that you can login to DCSS PAAM and apply for now! We're also pleased to announce that DC Site Services has recently partnered up with a new client meaning we're now looking for staff local to our head office for an exciting new venture! The work is ... read more

DC Site Services traffic management event staff working at Glastonbury Festival

2016 Event and Festival Applications and Staff Surveys

Posted on 17 Feb 2016

We opened our 2016 event and festival season staff applications on the 5th February and are happy to see so many of you applying and keen to join us again this year! If you'd like to work with us this year but are yet to apply you can apply now via DCSS PAAM! Please make sure you apply early to avoid disappointment and make sure your application profile is complete to avoid any delays in positions being offered. This is especially important for the earlier events on our 2016 calendar which inc ... read more

2016 DC Site Services event and festival applications are now open!

2016 DC Site Services event and festival applications are now open!

Posted on 05 Feb 2016

The 2016 DC Site Services event and festival applications are now open! As you can see our event calendar is already packed with shows for 2016, all of which you can login and apply for now via DCSS PAAM! We'll be adding new event and festival jobs to the calendar and application as the season progresses. When you login to DCSS PAAM you'll notice that the Tax Declarations (formally known as your P46 statement) on your profile have reset. Please take a moment to check and update these, along w ... read more

Ed Hawker and Julian Arnold joining the DC Site Services team

New staff joining the DC Site Services team in Whittlesey!

Posted on 05 Feb 2016

We're pleased to be able to welcome two new members of staff to the DC Site Services team! Ed Hawker has joined us as our new Operations Manager and will be supporting Jonathan, our Operations & Development Manager. Ed first joined DC Site Services back in 2003 working onsite at the Milton Keynes Bowl. Since then Ed has moved up in the company, first as a team leader, then supervisor, and eventually taking the lead in recent years as one of our project managers at Glastonbury and Leeds Fest ... read more

Apply to be Business Administration Apprentice at the DC Site Services office!

Apply to be a Business Administration Apprentice at the DC Site Services office!

Posted on 11 Jan 2016

In the past year we've been working with Peterborough Regional College providing work experience placements for their Employability and Digital Traineeship Scheme. In 2015 we supported two trainees; both gaining 100 hours of work experience with DC Site Services which lead to further employment with us during our busy periods. Trainees have gained experience from working within the office, stores and onsite at events and festivals. Following the success of this program and the further growth to ... read more

Happy New Year 2016 from DC Site Services!

Happy New Year 2016 from DC Site Services!

Posted on 06 Jan 2016

We hope you all had a fantastic holiday and you've now sufficiently recovered from your Christmas and New Year celebrations! The eagle eyed amongst you will have noticed that last year's event calendar has been removed from the DC Site Services website, this is because we're currently preparing the 2016 event calendar which we'll be publishing in January. 2016 applications will open just after we publish the 2016 event listings (yep, including Glastonbury!). The first to know when applications ... read more

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