Maintenance/Groundsman - Gisburn

Park Leisure 2000 Ltd
14 Oct 2016
22 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity for a talented individual to join our fantastic maintenance/grounds team at our Ribble Valley Holiday Homes Park.

The company

Park Leisure is an award winning Holiday Park Company with some of the most beautiful country and coastal locations throughout the UK ranging from Northumberland down to Cornwall. As one of the UK's leading holiday park operators we pride ourselves on our five-star holiday parks, first class service and affordable luxury to suit every budget.

The park

Located in the heart of Lancashire's stunning Ribble Valley, Ribble Valley Country and Leisure Park offers a picturesque location and a tranquil retreat for our holiday home owners to enjoy.

The job

Working in the maintenance and grounds team, you'll contribute to the overall success of the park, by ensuring immaculate standards are maintained at all times, making certain it is welcoming and appealing to both potential and existing holiday home owners. Customer service is of the upmost importance and you'll ensure you deliver excellent customer service at all times, listening and responding to customer queries in an approachable and friendly manner, also ensuring customer maintenance and repair issues are completed in a timely manner.

You'll ensure the grass it cut, weeding is completed, hedges are trimmed and flower beds are maintained, along with all the other usual tasks expected of a grounds team. You'll also support in maintaining caravans to a high standard, carrying out repairs and general upkeep on behalf of holiday home owners. Duties will also include some joinery and plumbing and you may also be involved in the siting/de-siting of caravans when required.

You'll be aware of and comply with current health and safety regulations, including the wearing of personal protective equipment and manual handling procedures. You'll also ensure equipment is used in the correct manner, making certain it is regularly maintained, always following manufacturer guidelines.

You'll take an active interest in the development of your own knowledge and are willing to undertake training relevant to the role when necessary.

About you

You are conscientious, dedicated, focused on the task in hand and have excellent attention to detail. You're friendly, enthusiastic, polite, approachable, a good communicator and enjoy giving excellent customer service. You're an excellent team player, have good technical ability, precision and like working outdoors.


You will have previous experience of undertaking grounds and maintenance work and will have ideally worked in a similar environment. You will also have some plumbing and joinery experience. You'll be educated to GCSE level or equivalent vocational course.

A full clean driving licence is required in order to undertake the role.

Due to the rural location of the park, you will also need to have your own method of transportation to get both to and from the park. Ideally, you will also live local to the park.


The role is based on a 40 hour working week, working five days per week. Working days will vary according to the needs of the business but you will be expected to works some weekends (typically one in every six) and bank holidays.


The pay is GBP7.50 per hour, plus bonus potential and all the other usual benefits such as pension and holiday.

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