Facilities Manager

Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

Ormskirk, Lancashire
£28,350 pa (pay review pending)

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, water & hydrology

Closing date: Monday, 5th February 2018  


WWT’s Martin Mere Wetland Centre is a world famous nature reserve and wetland animal collection, which attracts over 200,000 visits every year.

 We are currently looking for a self-starter, with experience of facilities management, to become our next Facilities Manager. The position requires a hands-on approach, positive attitude and experience of managing a small team within a customer focused environment. Responsible for the maintenance and strategic development of our visitor centre and all other buildings and infrastructure, the post holder will co-ordinate new building projects and also manage the Centre’s services and utilities in a sustainable and cost effective manner. This position also undertakes the Health and Safety Officer role for Martin Mere, ensuring the safety and welfare of the WWT team and our visitors.

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
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free entry to all our centres

Closing date: 5th February 2018

Interview Date: 14th February 2018


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