Site Maintenance Assistant
Job Type: Full time, permanent
Salary: £19,000 per annum
Location: Saunton, Devon
Consisting of over 3 miles of golden sands and backed by the expansive Braunton Burrows UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, Saunton Beach Enterprises exists to help all visitors to enjoy every second of their stay. With a varied site comprising of 26 holiday villas, a busy car park and seaside shop, every day is busy, different and rewarding. Situated between Braunton and Croyde, our stunning site offers breath-taking views across Bideford Bay and world class surf, whilst our small, family-run team provides a professional, high quality and friendly service.
We’re seeking an enthusiastic and self-motivated Site Maintenance Assistant to contribute to the smooth operation of our site – this includes the holiday chalet upkeep, car park and shop facilities, beach and dune environments and waste disposal systems. Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, you’ll ensure all buildings, grounds and services are maintained effectively to maximise our visitors’ enjoyment of the site and ensure they receive a safe and pleasing service at all times. In this varied role, your tasks will include basic plumbing and electrical work, painting and decorating, garden and ground upkeep and general DIY. Throughout your work, you’ll ensure all health and safety and legal requirements are met, including weekly vehicle and building checks. You will also support with duties including linen deliveries and collections, litter picking, car park attendant duties and garden maintenance. In addition to this you will help to cover our out of hours call out rota and you will liaise with visitors in a courteous and professional manner, answering any questions and signposting information resources, as appropriate.
Practical maintenance knowledge and skills are essential and previous experience in a professional maintenance role would be beneficial. With strong organisation skills, you’re able to manage your own workload, identify and prioritise key tasks and think on your feet to respond to problems effectively. As a team player, you’re positive, professional and proactive – always happy to help out your colleagues and take on tasks outside your general remit. With strong customer service and interpersonal skills, you build rapport with people of all backgrounds with ease, have a natural drive for quality and take pride in your work. Experienced in working in outdoor environments, you’ll have a good level of general health, sound numeracy and literacy abilities, flexibility to support our out of hours callout rotas and a full UK driving licence.
In return, we offer a competitive salary package and the opportunity to be part of a friendly team, working in stunning coastal surroundings.
How to Apply:
If you possess the experience, passion and attitude to make this role a success then we would love to hear from you. Please send your CV with a covering letter.