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Facilities and Maintenance Operative

Facilities and Maintenance Operative

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Maintenance and Facilities Operative to strengthen the team at the Lincolnshire Showground.

The venue is home to a wide range and diverse programme of events, from whole-site events to training days and of course its annual flagship event, The Lincolnshire Show.

The Lincolnshire Showground is home to the Lincolnshire Agricultural Society, a charity whose main objectives are to promote Food, Farming, and the Countryside within the wider community.

Reporting to the Showground and Facilities Manager, a key part of the role will be supported before and during Events to ensure all users and visitors receive a high level of customer service.

We are looking for someone who has high attention to detail and the ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment.

The successful applicant will have

  • Knowledge and experience of planned maintenance programmes
  • A flexible approach towards working hours to help the Showground meet their needs for events and the needs of their clients.
  • The skills to complete and record statutory health and safety checks.
  • The willingness to carry out a physically demanding role
  • The ability to work as part of an extremely busy team, as well as using own initiative with regards to problem-solving
  • The skills to carry out maintenance tasks on the Showground’s facilities.
  • An organised approach with excellent time management skills.
  • Willingness to work outdoors regardless of the weather.
  • Willingness to learn and fully engage with training.
  • Full driving licence and have access to their own vehicle.
  • Willingness to have DBS clearance checks.

Please send a copy of your current CV and covering letter (stating why we should arrange an interview to see you) to cwilliamson@lincolnshireshowground.co.uk.

Job Description available on request.

Closing date 31st January 2022

OUR ETHOS

The Lincolnshire Showground is owned by the Lincolnshire Agricultural Society, a charitable organisation established back in 1869 whose objectives are to educate the county about food, farming and a sustainable environment. 

Although our roots continue to be embedded in agriculture, we've diversified over the years to create a multi-purpose environment offering a wide range of services and events for the region and beyond.

We are an equal opportunities employer. We welcome all applications from suitably qualified candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

PERKS OF THE JOB

  • Free tickets to Lincolnshire Agricultural Society events
  • Member badges to the Lincolnshire Show for family and friends
  • Branded clothing
  • Access to all events at the Showground
  • Training and development opportunities

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