Facilities Operative

Permanent Full Time

Dublin Zoo holds the prestigious position of being ‘Ireland’s leading Fee Paying Family Attraction’ welcoming in excess of 1.1 million visitors each year.

Our purpose is to save wildlife and inspire a passion for nature – one person, one family at a time.

Dublin Zoo is excited to announce that it is currently seeking to recruit a highly flexible, reliable and proactive Facilities Operative to join our busy, well-established Facilities Department.

They will be responsible for the preventative maintenance, reactive maintenance & repair work of all facilities and equipment in Dublin Zoo. Administrative duties are key to this role and staying up-to date with developments in Health and Safety legislation is essential as is an in depth understanding of computerised health and safety management systems as well as MS Office and Autocad.

The successful candidate will possess excellent communication skills, a positive attitude and must be capable of working on their own initiative with good priority setting and problem solving skills.

Applicants must have an engineering background, 5 years’ experience in a similar role with an in depth understanding of facilities/utilities equipment and associated Health and Safety standards. A trade qualification from a mechanical engineering background is essential.

A clean full driving license is essential.

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Wednesday 30th November 2022.

A full job description will be issued to candidates before the interview
Dublin Zoo is an equal opportunities employer.

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