Job Vacancy: Maintenance & Events Team Member
We are looking for someone to assist with the day to day running, maintenance and general up keep of the Pavilion Centre at the Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge.
The Pavilion Centre is becoming Cornwall’s leading events centre and provides clients with a purpose built building for a variety of private and corporate events. You will be assisting the Pavilion Manager in the smooth day to day running of the Pavilion Centre, ensuring high customer satisfaction and maintaining the building throughout.
The position requires a varied mix of desirable skills and will involve working alone, with clients of the Pavilion Centre, caterers, bar staff, external contractors and onsite staff.
Duties will include:
- The set-up and de-rig of all events. This involves a significant amount of manual labour. It will be your responsibility to setup all of the tables and chairs in numerous meeting rooms in the building, ensuring that all equipment that has been booked is present and in working order. Once the event has taken place all furniture must then be either stored away or re-set for the next event. With events happening daily time management is crucial.
-Maintenance of the building and equipment. You will be responsible for the entire building and the surrounding outdoor areas. Duties will include; painting, repair work, working from a height, grass cutting, liaising with external contractors where necessary and understanding the full workings of the building.
-Cleaning the building to a high and consistent standard before, during and after events have taken place. With events happening daily we have to ensure that the cleanliness is kept to as high a standard as possible throughout. This includes all toilets in the building, floors/carpets, kitchen area and outside areas (garden and balcony).
-Representing the Association when on duty. We have the potential to host events of up to 300 people, and therefore you will be coming into contact with many clients. Therefore you will need to be clean, presentable, and approachable with high customer service skills.
-Being the point of contact at events and being responsible for the Pavilion Centre in the manager’s absence. You will be in charge of the buildings and clients safety and therefore must be have the ability to take charge in an emergency.
-Liaising with clients and users of the Pavilion Centre, ensuring that they have what they may need for their event etc.
-For small events you will be required to provide refreshments to clients, which will include serving tea, coffee and on occasion simple buffets sourced from a caterer.
-Regular out of hours work.
-Monitoring site water meters and gas tank levels.
-Flexibility to assist the other onsite grounds staff with maintenance and other duties beyond the operation of the Pavilion Centre
- Basic computer literacy.
The ideal candidate will have the following skills:
- Self- motivation and ability to use initiative.
- First Aid knowledge (training / qualification can be provided).
-High level of customer service, including; front of house experience.
-Food hygiene certificate (training / qualification can be provided).
-Experience in building maintenance.
The position is full-time (40hrs per week). You will be required to undertake periods of out of hours work in conjunction with the Pavilion Manager.
Pay range £24,000 - £26,000
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Closing date for applications: Thursday 29th September 2022 @ 12pm
Please contact us on 01208 893089 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like any further information or discuss the post further, or you have any issues downloading the application details and form.