Maintenance Operative - Labourer

5 days left

Up to £9.21 per hour
27 May 2021
24 Jun 2021
Aspro UK
Contract Type
Part Time
Job Title: Maintenance Operative - Flexible Hours

Location: Newquay

Salary: £9.21 per hour (£11,494 per annum FTE)

Job Type: Part –time, Temporary, Contract (until September - 5 months)

We are looking for a Maintenance Operative to join our team at Newquay.

Join the team at the Blue Planet Aquarium where we offer visitors the chance to experience a huge collection of fish, including one of Europe’s largest collection of sharks in a huge 3.8 million litre tank with one of the longest underwater viewing tunnels in the world!

Job Description

Assist the General Manager in ensuring that the attraction is presented to the highest standards, in good working order and is safe and clean for staff and customers, operating with awareness of the environment and conservation.

Duties/ Responsibilities

* Organise and manage job priorities in conjunction with the General Manager
* Ensure that plant rooms and maintenance store room are in good order.
* Liaise and assist colleagues and other departments when required.
* Light bulb runs to be completed every morning of shift prior to opening where possible (full training given)
* Toilet and wash facilities to be inspected for operation every morning of shift - completed before opening where possible
* Exterior of Blue Reef Building to be kept free of graffiti and sea gull mess.
* Remove excess algae from the building footprint and quarantine area.
* Separate waste, where possible for recycling purposes.
* To drive company van when required to collect maintenance materials from suppliers. (Full manual driving licence required).
* To assist in the receipt of deliveries where appropriate.
* To liaise and assist Zoological department with maintenance issues with the exception of exhibits/displays unless agreed with General Manager prior to carrying out the task
* Complete risk assessments as the business requires
* Ensure compliance with Fire safety regulations and take corrective action when required.

Key Requirements

* Full manual driving license
* Demonstrate good communication skills
* Must take a hands on approach to work
* Capable of working efficiently under pressure
* Strong problem-solving skills with a can-do attitude
* Availability to work in shifts including weekends

Why work for us

Aspro Parks is a multinational company that operates more than 60 leisure attractions in Europe. Here in the UK Aspro owns Blue Planet Aquarium, Deep Sea World, Bristol Aquarium, Blue Reef Aquarium Newquay, Blue Reef Aquarium Hastings, Blue Reef Aquarium Portsmouth, Tynemouth Aquarium, Hastings Castle, Smugglers Adventure and Oakwood Theme Park.

Our business depends on our visitors enjoying their experience, whether that’s leaving our aquariums inspired to caring more about the environment, to thrill seekers riding Drenched, one of the tallest, steepest and wettest water rides in Europe! It takes a very diverse and richly talented team to keep the show on the road and we work hard in getting these individuals on board!

Here at Aspro, we make sure our employees are well taken care of. We recognise that their hard work and dedication are the driving force behind our success. Our work environment is built on mutual respect and professionalism. We have a team of highly knowledgeable individuals with the experience and technical expertise to ensure we are the best at what we do!

We’re looking for individuals who want to join the Aspro team and live our values of:

* Customer Service
* Honesty
* Respect
* Focus on Results
* Teamwork
* Personal development

We are working hard to increase diversity and inclusion within the company. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds, particularly welcoming applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and disabled candidates, who are currently under-represented throughout the company.

Please click the APPLY button to send your CV and covering letter for this role.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Maintenance Operative, Facilities Operator, Facilities Assistant, Facilities Administrator, Multi-Skilled Operator, Handyman, Property Maintenance Assistant, Multi Skilled Handyperson may also be considered for this role.

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