Multiskilled Maintenance Operative Job at Chester Zoo – in Chester

Job Description

To support and assist the F&D team on general maintenance tasks, daily checks, minor construction projects and general daily duties as required.

To actively maintain a due diligence in terms of your own personal health & safety and for those around you.

To maintain the standards of the team and strive to improve within your capability.

To achieve personal targets and make efficient use of time and material resources.

To be part of the team and contribute proactively within your capabilities.

Responsible for on-site fuel deliveries of Diesel and Kerosene ensuring all fuel levels are adequately stocked.

The successful candidate will:
Hold a broad range of advanced construction skills and possess competency in carpentry, fencing, ground works, painting & in order to carry out maintenance task to an acceptable quality and standard to achieve a first fix.

Have the ability to solve problems and adhere to health & safety guidelines.

Be self-motivated, resourceful, flexible, have the ability to meet targets and have a willing to learn.

Have a willingness to undertake additional training as required by the needs of the business.

Be capable of working unsupervised and as part of a team managing own assigned work load.

Be courteous and respectful within a busy, public facing organisation.

Have good communication skills.

Hours of work are 40 hours per week, working 07:30 – 16:10 Monday to Friday with occasional duty maintenance hours. There is also a requirement to work rota’d weekends to support the operations of the zoo.

The salary for this role is £24,142.75 per annum and in addition we offer a range of amazing benefits which can be found at www.chesterzoo.org/work-with-us/staff-benefits/

To apply for this position, please click ‘Apply Now’ to upload your CV and a covering letter which clearly demonstrates how you meet the criteria we are looking for.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 31 October.

About Company

Company: Chester Zoo –
Company Location:  Chester

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