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General Builder

Department: Estate Management & Development
Location: York
Salary: £21,814 to £24,461
Closing Date: Sunday 25 October 2020 at midnight
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: 092-20
The Role

Full time, permanent

Salary is £21,814 to £24,461 per annum

Location: York

Situated in the heart of the city, York St John University has a long and proud tradition as a distinguished higher education provider.  Our success is founded on our values of an inclusive, innovative and ambitious community with a strong sense of belonging.

We are proud of our historic estate and landmark grounds and we continue to develop our sites to create an inspiring and supportive environment for our students and staff.

The Role

We are looking to appoint an experienced General Builder to join our busy maintenance team in York.

You will be required to carry out a variety of general building tasks on our estate, including brick/block laying, pointing, plastering of walls and ceilings, roofing, paving, drainage and groundworks and repairs.

As part of a multi skilled team you may also be required to work across trades from time to time to assist other members of the team.

Required skills and experience

The successful applicant must possess the following:-

  • An appropriate NVQ or equivalent and have served a recognised apprenticeship
  • Be able to demonstrate good all-round competence and experience of working safely on a wide range of building types
  • Be physically fit, able to safely undertake relevant tasks, including the ability to work at height

To find out more about the role or to discuss the application process, please contact Steve Precious on 07852 527906.

In addition to a competitive salary, YSJ employees enjoy access to a superb range of benefits including –

  • Generous annual leave entitlement (plus additional leave days during our Christmas closure period)
  • Pension scheme
  • Health cash plan
  • Training and development
  • Discounts at a range of local companies, including shops, cafes and restaurants.

As a Stonewall Top 100 Employer, York St John University is committed to equality and diversity and we actively encourage applications from underrepresented groups, particularly those from Black and Minority Ethnic backgrounds. 

As part of our commitment to providing an inclusive working environment, consideration is given to all requests for job share or flexible working arrangements.

Please note that CVs are not accepted in place of the application form.

Interviews are currently taking place remotely via Microsoft Teams. Further guidance will be provided to candidates who progress to interview stage.

Closing Date - Sunday 25 October 2020 at midnight

Provisional Interview Date - To be confirmed

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