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Maintenance Officer

Vacancy Salary Up to £10.70 per hour plus benefits
Vacancy Location Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria
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Maintenance Officer

FSC Castle Head, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria

Up to £10.70 per hour plus benefits


37.5 hours per week / Permanent / Monday-Friday



This is an exciting opportunity to join the Field Studies Council (FSC), one of the UK’s leading providers of outdoor environmental education. FSC is a pioneering environmental education charity committed to enabling people discover, explore, understand, and be inspired by the world around us. Established in 1943, our network of Learning Locations provide day and residential courses for all ages, from young children to retired adults, from schools and communities throughout the UK, reaching many others through our publications and community-based programmes.


We are looking for a Maintenance Officer with experience in general interior and exterior maintenance work, with the ability to deliver quality craftmanship as well as experience of the safe use & care of relevant machinery and equipment for indoor and outdoor maintenance tasks.


The successful applicant will need to hold a driving licence as they will be required to drive FSC vehicles. Experience of grounds maintenance & health and safety monitoring & record keeping is desirable. Good practical problem-solving skills and the ability to work using own initiative are a must. The successful candidate will be working on-site at one of our beautiful locations, FSC Castle Head, as part of a small, welcoming, and committed team.


Come and be part of the team! We look forward to your application.


Please refer to the job description for full details of the responsibilities of the role.


We ask that you have –

  • A great work ethic where aptitude and attitude are key
  • A natural pride in the work you produce
  • A flexible and adaptive approach able to perform using your own initiative both independently and as a team player
  • A professional manner in all that you do
  • An empathy with the aims and objectives of Field Studies Council
  • A committed and proactive approach to personal development; motivated to learn new skills and overcome new challenges



  • Holidays - 28 days, excluding bank holidays (increases with length of service - up to 2 extra days)
  • Pension
  • Sick Pay
  • 24hr Counselling Helpline Service
  • Life Assurance
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Training & Development
  • Happy to talk flexible working!



If you have any queries regarding this vacancy, please call Ella Rath on 07563 410052.


We look forward to receiving your application in due course.



The closing date for receipt of your completed application is 8 July 2022.


Interviews are scheduled to take place at FSC Castle Head in the week commencing 11 July 2022.


Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by telephone and/or email.

We want to create a world where everyone feels connected to the environment so they can enjoy the benefits it gives and make choices that help protect it.

As an Investors in People charity, we realise that to achieve our vision we need diverse teams of staff who have a wide range of skills, a real passion for the work of the charity and pride in their role within it. No matter what role you perform at the FSC, everyone can make a difference and every role is vital to delivering our mission and vision…if this inspires you, we would love to hear from you.

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