Grounds & Facilities Manager

Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

Comber, County Down, Northern Ireland
£24,425 - £25,710 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, water & hydrology

Closing date: Sunday, 04 June 2017


WWT Castle Espie is looking for a hardworking and enthusiastic individual to join our friendly and dedicated team. The position requires a hands-on approach, positive attitude and experience of managing a multi-disciplinary team of staff within a customer focussed environment. You will work to support the Centre Manager in the management of the day to day operation of the Centre, with specific responsibility for the maintenance and upkeep of the grounds, buildings and living collection management.

Qualified to A Level standard or equivalent the ideal candidate will have demonstrable experience of project and budget management. You will have a detailed knowledge of Health & Safety regulations and will be responsible for ensuring our team and visitor are looked after at all times.

The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is a conservation charity that protects wetlands for wildlife and people. For 70 years we have been pioneers in saving threatened wetland wildlife across the globe and are experts in wetland management and creation. We work with communities living among some of the most vulnerable wetlands in the world, providing leadership and influence to create a sustainable future for our wetlands, their wildlife and the people who depend upon them. We believe that showing people first-hand how extraordinary wetlands are can ignite their passion to help us conserve them, so we provide amazing experiences at our unique UK wetland centres for over one million visitors every year.

In return for your hard work and dedication you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service
  • Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
  • Life assurance
  • Free parking
  • Child care voucher scheme
  • Free entry to all our centres

Closing Date: 4th June
Interview Date: Week commencing 12th June


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