Technical Assistant (Part-Time), Basingstoke Aquadrome
Serco is a FTSE 250 international service company which combines commercial know-how with a deep public service ethos. We improve services by managing people, processes, technology and assets more effectively. We advise policy makers, design innovative solutions, integrate systems and - most of all - deliver to the public. Serco supports governments, agencies and companies who seek a trusted partner with a solid track-record of providing assured service excellence. Our people offer operational, management and consulting expertise in the aerospace, defence, education, health, justice and immigration, local government, science, technology, transport and the commercial sectors.
Basingstoke Aquadrome has a wide range of facilities offering an excellent choice of sporting and leisure activities. The facilities include a fitness suite, swimming pool with flumes, rapids and splash pools. There is also a workout studio, health suite and café.
What your role will be
Serco Leisure is recruiting an experienced and enthusiastic Technical Assistant (Part Time). You will provide a professional and effective minor works refurbishment, maintenance, service and repair function at the swimming pool. This role is part-time, working 24 hours Monday to Friday on the following shifts: 6 am to 2 pm or 8 am to 4 pm with the occasional overnight 10 pm – 6 am.
You will undertake technical checks and provide a reactive maintenance, service and repair works ensuring the building finishes, fixtures, fittings and equipment are duly maintained. You will be part of a technical team, mainly based at Basingstoke Aquadrome. The role will, however, require some flexibility around other local sites to support the centres within the Basingstoke area.
You should be able to demonstrate that you possess experience of working in the building trade and/or services trade, ideally working in a similar semi-skilled or fully-skilled position. A qualification in building trade and/or services trade is desirable.
In return we offer staff benefits (such as membership to the facilities), 25 days’ annual holiday (pro-rata for part-time hours) and a contributory pension.
In line with Serco Leisure’s policy, all employees will have a DBS disclosure at an appropriate level.
On occasion we receive significantly more applicants than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward.
Serco is committed to equal opportunities and requests any potential applicant to contact the Serco Recruitment Team on 0345 010 4000 as soon as possible if an applicant has any additional queries, requirements or will need additional time in submitting an application should the closing date of the advertisement be brought forward.