Maintenance Assistant Manager

Location: Whinfell Forest Village - Cumbria

Hours of Work: Full-Time

Salary/Hourly Rate: circa £33,800 per annum

Contract Type: Flexible hours over a 4 - week period

Transport Provided: No

Closing date: 11 May 2021

Maintenance Assistant Manager

From fixing faults to replacing items, joining our Technical Services team means you can be a superhero for families during their break. The dedicated team provide a speedy response to any service breakdown while delivering excellent care, so our guests can relax knowing they’re being taken care of.


In this role, you will support the Maintenance Managers in the effective management and supervision of all maintenance duties. You will execute works allocated by the Technical Services Management Team, ensuring they are carried out in order of priority and that they are reported back on.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Maintenance work as allocated, including Planned Preventative Maintenance
  • Supervision of maintenance staff and contractors, ensuring all works are carried out in accordance with health and safety legislation
  • Providing reports on work completed
  • Completion of statutory / legal paperwork including Gas Safe and electrical installation certification
  • Complying with all divisional procedural standards
  • Providing frontline response for fire alarm activation and other incidents
  • Planning staff rotas to ensure that the Company’s needs are fulfilled and ensure that overtime and third-party costs are managed in accordance with the departmental operating procedure


You will be contracted to work 160 hours per 4-week period on a flexible basis. This means that your hours and days of work could vary each week, but you will always receive your contracted hours each period.

Shifts are usually Monday to Friday, between 7am-7pm, with the requirement to work 1 weekend in 4 and the occasional late shift as required.

As our Village is open 365 days of the year, your working hours will include weekends, public / bank holidays and during Christmas and / or New Year on a rota basis.


The ideal candidate will have excellent customer service and communication skills as you will regularly come into contact with both colleagues and guests.

Essential requirements:

  • A current full UK driving licence
  • Work well under pressure
  • Work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to communicate well at all levels
  • Previous supervisory experience

One of the following qualifications is required along with suitable working experience in the relevant technical field: 


  • Level 3 qualification in Electrical Installation Theory and Practice or Equivalent NVQ or SVQ Qualification in Electrical Installation
  • C&G 2381/2 18th Edition IEE Wiring Regulations


  • Level 3, NVQ or SVQ in Engineering Maintenance and Installation in Plumbing, Heating and Ventilation


  • Level 3, NVQ or SVQ in Mechanical Engineering

Desirable requirements:

  • Domestic Gas


Center Parcs is a fantastic place to work and the benefits are as impressive as they are unique. Here are just a few:

  • Management / staff bonus scheme
  • Reward & recognition scheme
  • Free use of on-site leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in restaurant and retail outlets
  • An employee assistance programme providing support on financial, health and legal matters

If this sounds like your ideal job, then we’d love to see your application.

Closing date: 11 May 2021 at 12 Noon

Interviews to be held: W/C 10 May 2021

Please note this vacancy may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received. Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.

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Our colleagues work together to make sure guests have a memorable and safe short break. We are committed to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our teams. Throughout the pandemic Center Parcs have adapted in line with Government guidance and we are doing everything we can to ensure our colleagues feel safe at work by focusing on additional training, health and well-being, hygiene and PPE.

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