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Senior Maintenance Assistant

We are looking to recruit a Senior Maintenance Assistant to support the Senior maintenance technician with his daily duties in the Department of Zoology.

Zoology is spread over 4 buildings and a sub dept and the successful candidate would join our Facility management team.

Duties will include painting and decorating, changing light bulbs, maintaining the access register, assisting in water testing and fire alarm testing, filling skips, putting up shelves and other light maintenance duties. The post holder will be expected to help with office and laboratory furniture moves

You will required to work daily Monday - Friday, starting at 7.30am.

A good standard of English is required to ensure an ability to read and follow written and verbal instructions from supervisors and to understand user and safety instructions regarding the use of maintenance and cleaning products. Due to the nature of the work, you also need to have a good level of physical fitness.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please quote reference PF14490 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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