Organisation: The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland

Salary: £20,653 - £23,732 Per Annum

Location: Edinburgh Zoo

The role

To undertake designated activities, related to your trade, for the maintenance and refurbishment of all buildings, facilities and infrastructure owned by the RZSS; to ensure that all areas of the site are safe and well presented for our visitors and in accordance with agreed service standards and in a cost-effective manner, in support of RZSS’ mission and vision

Some of the things you’ll do:

* Take the day-to-day lead to ensure all assigned repairs and projects are delivered effectively, safely, on time and to budget and recommend cost-effective opportunities to minimise the impact of its operations on the environment.
* Undertake all forms of painting works (e.g. interior/exterior, wallpapering, pre-treatment works, sign writing, road marking including enclosures) and be able to take the lead on projects including measuring up for materials and planning the works with minimal supervision.
* Ensure all buildings and street furniture is inspected, maintained and documented to meet relevant legislation and best practice standards at all times.
* Maintain a consolidated stock list of all materials, and order supplies required for the daily operation of your activity according to the formal procedures set down by RZSS, maximising value for money.
* Maintain all relevant record systems, inspections and testing in line with legislation for park and building and infrastructure.

What we’re looking for:

* Relevant City and Guilds certification or S/NVQ Level 3
* Up-to-date knowledge and understanding of basic building related H&S legislation.
* Working knowledge of the risk assessment processes.
* Trained and competent on all paint finishes and timber treatments.

Please see the role profile for further information on what the role involves and essential/desirable criteria.

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Application Deadline: Thursday 07/10/2021