Facilities Manager

Organisation: The National Trust for Scotland

Salary: £35,579 - £39,358 pro-rata, per annum

Location: Culzean Castle


The Facilities Manager is a hands-on role, supporting the Operations Manager to ensure close collaboration between operational teams and central teams, namely, Buildings, H&S, and Insurance, as well as key contractors and trades. The Facilities Manager has first line responsibility for the maintenance of fabric and equipment (planned and reactive), fire and security systems (servicing), building projects, on-site vehicles, housekeeping for visitor buildings and holiday accommodation and the two play parks at Culzean.

This includes supporting the Operations Manager and Buildings Team to ensure all buildings are compliant. This remit includes: responsibility for maintaining fire and security alarm systems; maintaining the ‘Safe System of Work’ documentation across the park or successor systems involving developing and cataloguing risk assessments specific and relevant to each dept. within the remit; managing and participating in a rota system responding to alarms and call-outs; carrying out emergency and routine maintenance work, and/or procuring this work as agreed with the Operations Manager and Buildings Team. As such, the Facilities Manager will ensure that all depts. and properties are a safe, secure, clean and comfortable environment in which staff, students, volunteers, and visitors can effectively work and study. Weekend working is required, and the post-holder will be expected to work flexibly, taking time off in lieu, in accordance with Trust policy.

Application Deadline: Tuesday 12/09/2023