Blue Reef Aquarium in Tynemouth seeks an Interim Maintenance Operative

Blue Reef Aquarium in Tynemouth seeks an Interim Maintenance Operative

3 Month Interim Contract – Immediate Start
24 hours per week.
Salary £8.50 per hour

Blue Reef Aquarium, situated in an idyllic setting of Tynemouth on the North East coast is looking for a pro-active, customer focused individual to join its lively team as a Maintenance Operative.

About the Role

This is a varied and integral role in the aquarium. You will be required to carry out general maintenance duties in the aquarium, such as painting, carpentry, basic plumbing and maintenance to the exterior and interior of the building during your working day.

The company is responsible for ensuring the aquarium building and surrounding areas are presentable at all times and is safe for all members of the public and staff.

As well as maintaining the aquarium, you will be expected to deal with visitors in a friendly, approachable and knowledgeable manner ensuring their visit is a memorable one.

This post is a part-time/interim contract from November 2018 working 24 hours a week.

About You

This position will suit someone in an existing maintenance role, looking for additional hours or a semi retired tradesman. It is essential that you have some general maintenance experience, carpentry and decorating skills would be an advantage or a relevant qualification.

Previous maintenance experience from any customer based background will also be an advantage, but above all we are looking for the right attitude, someone who will be a real team player with good communication skills. Excellent customer service skills with a ‘can do’ attitude is a must as you will need to interact with guests and have a smile for everyone, whilst carrying out your daily duties.

You will have a keen interest of working as part of a highly motivated team and will relish a challenge, with a positive attitude, taking pride in your work and personal appearance.

If this sounds like the role for you then dive in and take your career to new depths at the Blue Reef Aquarium Tynemouth by sending your CV & covering letter to: Janeen Yates, Aspro UK Group HR Manager, c/o Blue Planet Aquarium, Cheshire Oaks, Cheshire, CH65 9LF. Or email us at: [email protected] Your application letter should highlight why you would be able to fulfil this key role within the organisation and clearly demonstrate how you meet our requirements.

About Aspro Parks

Blue Reef Aquarium, Tynemouth is part of Aspro Parks, a Spanish multinational company with its headquarters based in Madrid. Aspro owns and operates over 65 leisure attractions across Europe, 10 of which are located in the UK.

We are committed to Equal Opportunities.

Closing Date: November 30th 2018

Work Location: Blue Reef Aquarium, Grand Parade, Tynemouth, Tyne & Wear, NE30 4JF

We do recognize the time and effort it takes to apply for a position, but as an employer of choice we receive a high volume of applications and in the interests of economy, Aspro UK does not notify candidates who have been unsuccessful in their application; consequently if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

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