Technical Assistant

Organisation: Glasgow Science Centre

Salary: £20,770 - £22,833

Location: Glasgow

Glasgow Science Centre (GSC) is an educational charity and leading science centre and visitor attraction with a 5-star status. Our mission is to inspire everyone to explore and understand the world around them and to discover and enjoy science.

We are a place of learning, creativity, curiosity, and fun, inspiring and empowering around half a million people every year, both inside and outside our amazing centre in Pacific Quay, on the banks of the Clyde.

Our state-of-the-art centre contains more than 450 interactive exhibits, a digital planetarium, a science show theatre, Newton Flight Academy, a teaching laboratory, an IMAX cinema, and a maker space. We also take science out of our centre and across Scotland with our On Tour programme and our Community Engagement Programme works closely with people in our local communities.

Our staff are vitally important to us and play a key role in achieving our mission. We value diversity in our workforce and want our workforce to reflect the diverse communities we serve bringing a range of skills, experiences, knowledge, and ideas to help towards our mission.

Our company values are important to us as they underpin who we are and how we work, what we believe in and stand for:

We strive for excellence

We are inclusive

We innovate

We collaborate


Are you committed to seeking excellence, creativity and innovation? Do GSC’s mission and values excite you? Do you want to work in a positive, vibrant and collaborative environment?

We are recruiting for a Technical Assistant to work within the facilities team to consistently produce a 5* standard of maintenance and operations across all areas at Glasgow Science Centre.

You will have previous knowledge and experience of general maintenance skills e.g. painting, carpentry, electric, plumbing, and will be able to work effectively as part of a team. You will be able to prioritise tasks, work to tight deadlines and use initiative to minimise waste in resources and processes.

If this sounds like you then we would love you to get in touch!

Application Deadline: Thursday 24/08/2023