Estate Maintenance Worker

Organisation: The National Trust for Scotland

Salary: £21,736 pro-rata, per annum

Location: Glenfinnan


A varied role undertaking planned and reactive maintenance tasks at NTS Glenfinnan Visitor Centre, Glenfinnan Monument and our surrounding grounds. Working with our Maintenance Manager, you will ensure our buildings, services and estate infrastructure meet high standards of presentation, repair and safety. You’ll play an important part in the smooth running of the visitor operation, which funds our charity’s work here, as well as helping deliver our environmental and conservation objectives.

Dependent on existing skills and/or training provided, including but not limited to…

• Day-to-day building maintenance:

o Painting (external and internal)
o Lighting (bulb replacement and basic repairs)
o Plumbing
o Joinery
o Historic building care
o Cleaning tasks as required

• Compliance inspections and record keeping:

o Portable appliance testing
o Solar panel and heating system upkeep and meter readings, etc.
o Septic tank monitoring
o Fire system checks, emergency lighting and extinguisher etc.

• Landscape presentation and grounds maintenance:

o Mowing or strimming grass areas and repairing verges
o Care for planting borders and hedges
o Upkeep of signage, benches, fencing and car park infrastructure
o Path condition checks and repairs
o Tools and equipment maintenance
o Wildlife surveys and conservation activities

Application Deadline: Friday 18/02/2022