Facilities Technician

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The Wildlife Trusts

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Ivinghoe, United Kingdom

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19 days ago

Closing date: Wednesday 31 May 2023
Salary: £4,338.84 per annum (£21,694.20 FTE)
Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Part time
Location: College Lake , Upper Icknield Way, Bulbourne, Buckinghamshire, HP23 5QG
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We are looking for a Facilities Technician to assist the Facilities Manager with the smooth running of the College Lake site

Contact details

Please apply via the link. Queries should be directed to recruitment@bbowt.org.uk

Facilities Technician

BBOWT has a vision for “more nature everywhere, for everyone”. We’re working hard to create an inclusive culture, where everyone feels they belong. This includes you being comfortable bringing your whole self to work, and us co-working with the diverse communities we serve to ensure we are meeting everyone’s needs.

As Facilities Technician you will assist the Facilities Manager with the smooth running of the College Lake site.

What you’ll be doing;

  • Ensuring Facilities checks are carried out in a timely manner and the site is safe and clean for staff and members of the public
  • Carrying out fleet checks
  • Dealing with contractors on site

What we’re looking for;

  • Attention to detail
  • Familiarity with MS office 365
  • A methodical and accurate approach to administration and problem solving

For all your hard work you can expect a great rewards package in return. In addition to being part of a friendly, skilled and knowledgeable team, passionate about making a difference, when you work for us you’ll also receive;

  • Generous annual leave entitlement with paid birthday leave and generous occupational sick pay
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and family-friendly policies
  • Flexible working to achieve work-life balance
  • Pension with generous employer contribution
  • Learning & Development Programme for all (SEED)
  • Well-being initiatives including qualified Mental Health First Aiders across BBOWT, access to our Employee Assistance Programme, providing you with immediate and confidential help for any work, health or life matters; 3x life assurance, online GP access and a YuLife benefit package with free will writing, a variety of discounts and ability to claim vouchers to use in a wide range of stores when you redeem YuPoints earned by being active or meditation sessions.
  • Salary sacrifice Cycle scheme & Electric Vehicle scheme
  • Membership to BBOWT’s, and The Wildlife Trusts’, Staff Network Groups for social interaction, peer support and personal development


£4,338.84 per annum (£21,694.20 FTE)




7 hours per week, worked on a Monday


College Lake Visitor Centre, Tring

The closing date for applications is 11.59pm on 31 May 2023. We do however reserve the right to view applications on a rolling basis, and will close this vacancy earlier, if suitable applicants apply.

Interviews will take place face to face at College Lake, Tring.

BBOWT values diversity and inclusion and the benefits this brings. We want every candidate to have the best chance of success as part of this process. In order to do this, we know that some candidates will need reasonable adjustments. Adjustments could include us providing the questions in an alternative format, providing extra time for assessments. We are also very happy to make adjustments for interview, which could include aspects such as lighting, physical access or simply making us aware when you arrive where it would be best for you to sit.

Contact us on recruitment@bbowt.org.uk if there are any reasonable adjustments we can provide during the selection stages, including completing your application form.

When applying for the role you can expect to answer a few questions online relating to the skills required and what you would be doing in the role. Your responses will be anonymised, randomised and scored by a panel of reviewers.

You’ll also be asked for information about your background, anything you feel comfortable sharing will be anonymised and will not be shared as part of the selection process, it will only be used to help us understand how we are performing against our equal opportunities metrics. All candidates will receive feedback on their application.

We want our people to be as diverse as nature, so we particularly encourage applications from people who are underserved within the communities in which we operate. This includes people from visible ethnic minority backgrounds, people with disabilities (including those who are neurodivergent), the LGBTQ+ community, those from lower socio-economic backgrounds, and younger people. We are committed to creating an organisation that recognises and truly values individual differences and identities.

Job description, T&Cs & Benefits summary

  • Facilities Technician JD May 2023.doc
  • Benefits summary May2023.pdf
  • Terms & Conditions of Employment 2023-24.pdf
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