Driver Labourer (Highland Wildlife Park)

Organisation: The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland

Salary: £19,304 - £19,772 per annum

Location: Highland Wildlife Park, Kincraig

An exciting role as Driver Labourer has arisen within RZSS, (the Royal Zoological Society for Scotland) at our Highland Wildlife Park. We are the conservation charity that owns Edinburgh Zoo and Highland Wildlife Park and have big ambitions to save wildlife and empower people in Scotland and around the world to protect, value and love nature.

The role

To complete minor repairs (multi trade), site tidiness and other general labouring duties and to provide assistance to various trades while completing larger repairs or project works in support of RZSS’ vision and mission.

Some of the things you’ll do:

Work under the direction and supervision of more senior tradesperson, to provide reactive labouring and driving tasks to agreed H&S and quality standards.
Undertake all forms of general labouring works, e.g. planning small general works and smaller multi trade repairs (that don’t require an experienced tradesperson to complete) and minor repairs under the direction of appropriately qualified tradesperson.
Ensure own machinery is cleaned, inspected, maintained and user log book updated daily to agreed transport policy standards and procedures.
Drive company vehicles including pickup truck, off road ATV and fork lift truck and ensure maintained and road worthy and reporting repairs where required.
Ensure all pre-start check sheets are completed as required.
What we’re looking for:

You’ll have a full driving license
Able to identify and make safe (for self, colleagues and the public) all the utilities and services encountered whilst working on RZSS sites.
Construction site experience, working in a multi-trade environment.
Have experience of working as part of a team, and on your own.
Significant experience of driving forklift vehicles in a similar multi-habitat visitor attraction.
Please see the role profile for further information on what the role involves and essential/desirable criteria.

Application Deadline: Wednesday 29/06/2022