General Services Assistant

Durham, United Kingdom
Grade 2 - £17,361 (pro rata)
17 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
29 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

Department : Accommodation & Commercial Services

Position Type : Facilities Support

Grade 2 - £17,361 (pro rata)

The Estates and Facilities Directorate provides a number of essential services to Durham University and is responsible for managing, maintaining and developing the infrastructure and building fabric across the estate.

It is an exciting time to join the team, as we are currently in Phase One of a three-phase programme, running until 2027, to deliver a new estate; supporting the University’s overarching strategy, with the design and construction of new teaching, leisure and accommodation facilities, alongside the repair and refurbishments to the existing infrastructure and buildings.

Working at the University provides a wide-range of benefits, including but not limited to: generous pension plans, a pay and grading structure which supports career progression, generous annual leave and customary days. Further information can be found on the additional information as part of this advert.

The General Services Assistant will deliver a range of services across University premises, ensuring the University is well maintained, welcoming and a pleasant environment for students, University employees and commercial customers. The role will encompass three key areas of responsibility: basic maintenance/minor DIY tasks; a range of portering duties; and ad-hoc security.

How to apply

We prefer to receive applications online.

What you are required to submit

  1. A CV;

  2. A covering letter which details your experience, strengths and potential in the requirements set out above;

  3. A completed Person Specification and Realising Your Potential Approach matrix (please copy to a separate document for submission).

Please ensure that you submit all documentation listed above or your application will not be considered.

This role is Permanent and Part Time (14 hours/week, two days from seven - primarily Saturday and Sunday) for 30 weeks per year

Closes midday on : 29-Oct-2019

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