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Maintenance Manager

Lex Leisure

Tarka Leisure Centre

South West

Up to £24,000


North Devon Contract

Do you want to work at the newest most prestigious leisure facility in North Devon?

We are seeking to recruit motivated, enthusiastic, flexible and customer focussed people to join our team at Tarka Leisure Centre in Barnstaple, North Devon. Tarka Leisure Centre is the most modern leisure facility in the North Devon locality and will provide a 25m swimming pool, 20 metre learner pool, sports hall, state of the art gym, spin studio and 2 x group exercise studios and indoor ski facility as well as the current indoor and outdoor tennis courts and all weather pitch. The Centre will open in May 2022. The role is immediately available and will commence in the current North Devon Leisure Centre and transfer to the new centre on opening.

This is an outstanding career opportunity with a market leader committed to providing a diverse and meaningful range of leisure and culture related activities for the local communities in which we serve.

Main Duties

  • Responsible for the daily running of the Sites Plant room
  • Fault diagnosis
  • To take responsibility for all contractors on site carrying out any repair/maintenance work
  • Travel between centres to carry out duties
  • Carry out environmental responsible person duties
  • Ensure statutory compliance is adhered to and update relevant platforms

The Person

  • The post holder will have good working knowledge of pool filtration and air conditioning. Additional skill sets such as plumbing, electrical would be an advantage
  • Must be able to gain acceptance and respect from clients and the teams involved.
  • Must be able to build strong relationships with customers, clients and employees.
  • Must be able to communicate at different levels of the organisation, both listen and direct.
  • Must be able to meet the demands of the role by working additional hours when required.
  • Must be able to demonstrate clear identification with all customer requirements.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, but also on their own.
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines.

What can Lex Leisure offer you?

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous annual leave
  • Free gym membership for you and a nominated person
  • Employee health cash plan
  • Employee discount portal - discounts on travel bookings, high street vouchers, gift cards, cinema tickets, days out, leisure activities and your day to day spending
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • Company sick pay
  • Career progression
  • Training and development

Lex Leisure is a well established business that is continuously growing. Successful applicants can look forward to joining a company that can offer career prospects and believes in investing in its people.

How to Apply
If you feel like you could bring some fresh ideas to the table we want to hear from you. Please apply with a letter of application and CV to

The Parkwood Leisure Holdings Ltd Group are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers that are committed to inclusion and diversity.

If you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment as interviews will be held throughout the process. Please note that if you have not received correspondence within 21 days then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Applications by: 20/05/2022