How do I create a DCSS PAAM account?

You can apply to work at any of the events we are involved in by using our online system ‘DCSS PAAM

  1. Click on the ‘Work for Us’ tab in the top right-hand corner of the website homepage
  2. Click ‘Staff’ – you are now on the event calendar page, here you can view what events we are currently looking to staff.
  3. If the status says ‘Open’, we are still accepting applications for this event.
  4. The working dates and site address are listed on the same line.
  5. If there is a green tick next to the tent, it means that camping facilities are available either on-site or nearby for workers.
  6. The role describes what service we are providing at a particular event (traffic management, litter and recycling management, stewarding or cleaning).
  7. If you spot an event that tickles your fancy. Click the ‘Staff Login/Apply Now’ and then ‘Sign up to apply.’
  8. Fill in your details and password. Make sure you have access to the email address you sign up with as we like to send newsletters and friendly reminders when applications open.
  9. Be sure to read the terms and conditions and not just skim over them! There’s nothing out of the ordinary in there, but this will help you manage your applications.
  10. You will now need to confirm your email address. If the email does not come through immediately check back later. If you still do not receive the confirmation email address you may have typed your email address in incorrectly.
  11. The link will take you to the sign in page, type in your email address and password.
  12. When completing your profile make sure that you fill in all the blank sections and tick questions.
  13. Make sure you indicate which Tax Declaration option applies to you and ensure that all your bank details are correct. These parts are vital to pay you correctly.
  14. Under the ‘Proving your right to work and volunteer in the UK’ section is a link to ‘Upload and manage your files- this is where you need to upload your entitlement to work documents. Refer to ‘what counts as entitlement to work documentation’ question.
  15. At the very bottom of the page you will find the ‘Your Photo’ section. We ask that you upload a good quality, passport-style photograph of yourself. It must be clear, well-lit and include only you.
  16. Press the green ‘Continue’ button to save your profile.
  17. Once complete you are ready to apply for events.
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