Duty Officer

Organisation: Dalkeith Country Park

Salary: £10.50 per hour

Location: Dalkeith Country Park

Dalkeith Country Park has been enjoyed by visitors for 120 years and its woodlands, riverside trails, cycle tracks and events calendar are valued by locals and visitors from afar. Fort Douglas is an exciting adventure park which is a pull for visitors of all ages, while the stable yard houses Restoration Yard, a unique venture comprising a retail store, restaurant, foodhall and wellness space.

In this role, you will support the Facilities team in ensuring that the needs of our visitors, colleagues and tenants are met. You will play a key role in ensuring that day to day operations run smoothly and that emergencies are responded to effectively. In addition, you will carry out small maintenance jobs and liaise with contractors on bigger jobs.

• Do you have solid experience in a similar role and work environment?
• Can you demonstrate strong communication skills with the ability to engage with a wide range of people?
• Are you able to demonstrate excellent organisation skills, a proactive approach and the ability to use your initiative?

Shifts are 7.30am to 6.30pm on a 4 on 4 off basis, with average hours being 35 per week. Additional cover for holidays and sickness will be required.

Candidates should demonstrate flexibility and a can-do attitude. Supervisory experience would be an advantage.

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Application Deadline: Friday 25/06/2021