Facilities Assistants

Facilities Assistants

Essex Outdoors Danbury are taking applications for Facilities Assistants for 2023.

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated people to join our facilities team.

The Facilities Assistant – Cleaner is responsible for ensuring that facilities and resources are suitable for use; and for ensuring a safe and clean environment for staff and customers.

Aged 16 years or over, you’ll need to have plenty of energy and initiative and be great at working as part of a team as well as on your own.

Based at our very busy outdoor activity centre, you will be part of a friendly, customer-focussed group of people in a vibrant fast-paced environment.

During the season there may be some early starts and late finishes, as well as the requirement to work weekends or bank holidays. In return we provide a competitive salary, full in-house training for all staff, as well as an Essex Outdoors t-shirt to wear with your own presentable attire and appropriate footwear.

Staff may also be given the opportunity to complete nationally recognised qualifications.

Join our team

Apply today via our online form or download an offline application here

Important Information

  • You need to be aged 16 or over at the start of your employment
  • You need to be available to work throughout the main season which runs May to August. We will ask for details of your availability when you apply.

The supporting information form includes the need to provide a statement explaining how you meet the requirements of the role. Focus on your skills, knowledge, experience and behaviours. Please note that this information will be used by the Hiring Manager to short-list your application. We recommend approx. 400 – 700 words.

Once your application is submitted, please ensure you also send your CV to jobs@essexoutdoors.com

Please ensure your CV includes:

  • Everything you have done since you were 16/in secondary education
  • The start and finish date (month and year) of all your periods of education, employment and any volunteering. E.g. September 2016 to July 2017
  • Details of what you were doing in any gaps in employment longer than 4 weeks. E.g. travelling, looking for employment

Shortlisting of your application can be delayed if this information is not provided.

Essex Outdoors is part of Essex County Council (ECC). As part of your employment with ECC a DBS check is required and must be registered with the DBS update service.

Essex County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

If you are a successful candidate, your personal data will be shared with other systems at Essex County Council in order to progress your application.

Job details

Location: Danbury
Salary: From £22,359 pa (£11.59 per hour)
Contract type: Fixed term full or part time contracts, subject to the requirements of the service.
Good to know: Full training is provided. Applicants must be 16+ and complete an enhanced DBS check prior to employment.