Useful hints & tips for the season ahead!

Posted on 11 Apr 2024

We’re several small events into the season, fast approaching the point where it really kicks off and we’re working back-to-back festivals. If you haven’t logged into your DCSS PAAM profile since receiving the notification mail that you have been assigned to work, we recommend doing so. Do you know what team you’re on yet? Working days or nights? Your profile will tell you! If you’re new to DC Site Services or the festival industry in general, below are some helpful (essential!) hints and tips fo ... read more

Work available at Formula 1!

Posted on 03 Apr 2024

The British Formula One Grand Prix returns to Silverstone for another round of action-packed racing and with it, DC Site Services to provide waste management services. This event includes high-energy days with heart-pounding races followed by not-to-be-missed performances from acts such as Kings of Leon and Stormzy at night! Camping onsite is a must, even if you’re local, and food will be provided. For more information you can click here, and if you’d like to work this event than simply apply th ... read more

Send in your requests!

Posted on 07 Mar 2024

Whether it’s a caravan or campervan, a group of mates wanting to work together or a request to leave a day early or arrive a day late, the time to make these requests is NOW. If you rock up to a festival site hoping to run this request by the Manager, you run the risk of disappointment or worst-case scenario, being turned away from the site. From the above, the one request you must make without fail is whether or not you may bring a live-in vehicle. We appreciate that when working away from home ... read more

When to arrive onsite at an event or festival!

Posted on 07 Mar 2024

We love punctuality, but arriving too early can sometimes prove as big an issue as arriving late. Let’s face it, arriving fashionably late isn’t fashionable at all, it’s frustrating at best and a pain in the backside for any Job Lead to deal with the rest of the time, but what about arriving too early? While you might like to beat the crowds or arrive before the rest of the crew when there’s still plenty of time to choose the best pitch, there are other aspects to consider… Food provisions will ... read more

Glastonbury Festival, Leeds Festival & More!

Posted on 01 Mar 2024

It’s finally time! You can now make your application to work at Glastonbury Festival 2024. We won’t bore you by repeating ourselves, so for a brief guideline of how to better your chances of being assigned just click here. Remember, we won’t start accepting Glastonbury applications until week commencing 18th March. The savvy among you may also have spotted a few more new additions to the calendar in the form of Leeds festival, Formula 1, and Polo in the Park. Applications are open, and as always ... read more

Welcome to the team, Joel!

Posted on 20 Feb 2024

Please join us in welcoming Joel Welford to the Operations Team as our new fulltime Project Manager. No stranger to the event & festival industry, Joel was introduced to DC Site Services two years ago and obviously just could not resist our charm as he promptly upped sticks to join us in good ol’ Peterborough. While he brings his own experience to the team, he is also looking to draw on the expertise and knowledge of our seasoned crew, so, if you see him onsite, give him a warm welcome! ... read more

A Massive Response & Still Time!

Posted on 15 Feb 2024

We’re delighted to say more than a thousand applications have come through in the first week for this year’s Calendar Launch surpassing last year’s figures! The calendar will of course remain open until all positions are filled; however, we will begin to assign positions this Monday 19th!  So, if you’ve been holding back assessing your options, this weekend would be the ideal time to decide where it is you want to spend your summer. As always, if you’ve any queries about the events or festivals, ... read more

Refer a Friend Prize Draw!

Posted on 08 Feb 2024

DC Site Services’ growth has always been an organic process with much of our new crew accumulating from word of mouth alone. We’d like to celebrate this and encourage it to continue by making it into a competition! If you successfully refer a friend to work with DC Site Services this season, you can be entered into a prize draw. The prize? £100 or the voucher of your choice of the same value! Guidelines… You can’t backdate your entry; this must be your friend’s first season with DC. For you to ... read more

DC Site Services 2024 Event Calendar!

Posted on 02 Feb 2024

Alright folks, the 2024 event calendar is finally here and it’s time to start planning your summer diary! A few things… - Applications are open, but we’ll start to actually accept applications in two weeks’ time (19th of February). - As always, we pre-approve all profiles before considering your applications, so make sure everything is up to date and nothing is missing! - You’ll notice that Glastonbury is showing as “coming soon.” This is because all crew need to have worked at least one event i ... read more

Four Weeks to Launch!

Posted on 08 Jan 2024

The New Year is here which means that just around the corner is the DC Site Services’ 2024 Event Calendar! We’re counting down to the 5th of February when we’ll officially launch the calendar and when you’ll be able to plan for the season ahead. We’ll begin to accept applications two weeks later on the 19th for all events and festivals except for Glastonbury. A further two weeks later on the 4th of March you’ll be able to apply to work at Glastonbury. We’ll begin to accept these Glastonbury appl ... read more