Maintenance Assistant (fixed-term)

Location: Sherwood Forest Village - Nottinghamshire

Hours of Work: Part-time

Salary/Hourly Rate: £7.95 per hour - £8.61 per hour dependent upon Qualification

Contract Type: Fixed Term/Temporary

Transport Provided: No

Closing date: 25 September 2018

Maintenance Assistant (fixed-term)

We’re a thriving team passionate about working together to deliver excellence, all in a natural forest environment.

Join the UK’s number one short break destination. We are proud to have more than 7,000 team members across five Center Parcs Villages and Head Office, working to create memorable experiences for families in beautiful forest locations.


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. 


  • Annual profit share/management bonus
  • Staff Reward Scheme
  • Free use of leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in restaurant and retail outlets


We are now looking to recruit a Maintenance Assistant to look after the Hot Tubs on our Village.  The role involves responsibility for the efficient operation of the Hot Tubs located at our exclusive lodges, including water quality testing, monitoring chemical levels, replacing the water twice a week and cleaning and general / preventative planned maintenance repairs to the Hot Tubs as required.  

Other responsibilities will include replenishing stock, tidying company vehicles, providing assistance to the Stores Controller in unpacking goods and assisting the Maintenance Technicians to ensure efficient operation of all general buildings, lodges and other equipment.

The successful candidate will be naturally cheerful and enjoy working as part of a team.  You must be proactive, organised and have a methodical approach to work and possess a willingness to learn new skills.


Please note this is a fixed-term contract until April 2019.

You will be contracted to work 80 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 at least your contracted hours each period.

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


Essential requirements:

  • Practical working knowledge and experience in general maintenance
  • Attention to detail
  • Full UK driving Licence
  • Good level of written and spoken English
  • Good basic DIY skills and willingness to learn new skills

Desirable requirements:

  • SPA Pool Plant Course
  • Previous experience of working with Hot Tubs would be advantageous

Closing date: 25 September 2018 at 12 Noon

Interviews to be held:  26 and 27 September 2018

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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