Facilities / Maintenance Operative based at Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre offering a salary of £16,286 plus benefits.
Permanent position, 40 hours per week, worked over 5 days, including weekends during the 'open season'.
The role of Facilities / Maintenance Operative
* Work as part of the Facilities Team at the Museum
* Ensure high standards of presentation, cleanliness, safety, maintenance and conservation
* Undertake a variety of daily tasks and checks and carry out a prioritised annual programme of maintenance in line with the seasonal opening
* Identify and respond to unplanned maintenance and conservation tasks
Who we're looking for
With experience of working as part of a team, including volunteers, preferably within a heritage or attraction environment, you will have experience of undertaking maintenance work and working with contractors. It would be preferable if you have a ‘trade’, with knowledge of conservation work.
You will be able to work independently, show initiative, be flexible in your approach to work and have a 'can do' attitude.
A relevant qualification in Health and Safety would be an advantage.
Due to the nature of the Museum’s work, you will be expected to be flexible with working your hours over a 7 day period during the Museum’s ‘open season’, as demanded by operational requirements.
About the Museum & Heritage Centre
We have been in existence for 40 years on a 36 acre site with over 40 exhibit buildings, providing hundreds of thousands of visitors with informative and inspiring experiences. The collections represent the industries of the south-east of England from 1750 to the present day. We recognise the need for continuous development and are now in an exciting period of change and have set goals to grow our visitor numbers.
Visitor attractions include a narrow-gauge railway, a nostalgic bus service, printing workshop, together with the opportunity to ‘have a go’ at a traditional craft, such as broom-making or blacksmithing, guided by highly-skilled volunteer craftspeople.
The closing date for applications is 9am on Friday 30th November 2018