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General Maintenance Person (0625)

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  • Salary:
    €24,945 per annum
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  • Poscountry
    Republic of Ireland
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  • Full or Part Time?:
    Full Time

The Donkey Sanctuary is an international animal welfare organisation, offering care and protection to donkeys and mules worldwide. We are working for a world where donkeys and mules live free from suffering, and their contribution to humanity is fully valued. We are achieving this by transforming the quality of life for donkeys, mules and people worldwide through greater understanding, collaboration and support, and by promoting lasting, mutually life-enhancing relationships.

We have an exciting opportunity for a full time General Maintenance Person to join our team in Ireland. You will carry out maintenance work of general building, including carpentry and joinery repairs, basic plumbing repairs, painting and decorating, gardening and landscaping to support the operational activities of the Property Services and Fundraising departments. When working on site, monitor and ensure that contractors are working in accordance with the charity Code of Practice.

It is essential you can demonstrate practical experience of working in a similar role and have knowledge of safe working practices and can evidence a history of working safely. Excellent communication and organisational skills are required along with a full valid driving licence.

If you feel you have the qualities, skills and experience to fulfil this varied, rewarding and vital role, and would like to be part of the evolving program of change taking place within the charity, we would love to hear from you. This is a full time permanent contract working 39 hours per week.

Closing date for completed applications: Thursday 20 May 2021.

The Donkey Sanctuary is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable people (children and adults), and expects all staff and volunteers to undertake this commitment. Applicants will be subject to safer recruitment processes, and may be Garda vetted where required for the post. The Donkey Sanctuary is an equal opportunities employer.

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