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Maintenance Assistant Manager / Senior Maintenance Technician

Salary: €19.51 per hour
Location: Ireland
Company: Center Parcs
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Set in hundreds of acres of beautiful forest Longford Forest is the perfect place for a short break in Ireland, 365 days a year. With homely accommodation, up to 100 indoor and outdoor activities and a choice of bars and restaurants, there is something for all the family, all year round.

From fixing faults to replacing items, joining our Technical Services team means you can be a superhero for families during their break. The dedicated team provide a speedy response to any service breakdown while delivering excellent care, so our guests can relax knowing they’re being taken care of.


In this role, you will support the Maintenance Managers in the effective management and supervision of all maintenance duties. You will execute works allocated by the Technical Services Management Team, ensuring they are carried out in order of priority and that they are reported back on.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Maintenance work as allocated, including Planned Preventative Maintenance
  • Supervision of maintenance staff and contractors, ensuring all works are carried out in accordance with health and safety legislation
  • Providing reports on work completed
  • Completion of statutory / legal paperwork including Gas Safe and electrical installation certification
  • Complying with all divisional procedural standards
  • Providing frontline response for fire alarm activation and other incidents
  • Planning staff rotas to ensure that the Company’s needs are fulfilled and ensure that overtime and third-party costs are managed in accordance with the departmental operating procedure

This role is a fixed-term opportunity until 30 September 2021.


You will be contracted to work 150 hours per 4-week period on a flexible basis. This means that your hours and days of work could vary each week, but you will always receive your contracted hours each period.

As our Village is open 365 days of the year, your working hours will include weekends, public / bank holidays and during Christmas and / or New Year on a rota basis.


The ideal candidate will have excellent customer service and communication skills as you will regularly come into contact with both colleagues and guests.

Essential requirements:

  • Previous supervisory experience
  • Ability to plan, prioritise, manage and supervise work without supervision in a dynamic and fast paced environment
  • Ability to work effectively and as part of a team in dynamic and high pressure situations
  • Ability to communicate well at all levels
  • A current full Irish/EU, Class B (+E), Drivers Licence

One of the following qualifications is required along with suitable working experience in the relevant technical field:


NFQ Level 6 Advanced Certificate Craft – Electrical or demonstrable equivalent (i.e. National Craft Certificate)

Experience in the implementation and use of the National Rules for Electrical Installations based on ET101.


NFQ Level 6 Advanced Certificate Craft – Plumbing, Pipefitting or demonstrable equivalent (i.e. National Craft Certificate)


NFQ Level 7 Engineering Services Management

Desirable requirements:

  • Electrical Testing and Verification of Electrical Installations (Qualified Certifier) Course. Registered Electrical Contractor with Safe Electric
  • City & Guilds 9848-51 Certificate in High Voltage Operational Safety or a High Voltage Safety Awareness Course
  • NFQ Level 7 Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng) in Industrial Electrical Engineering (Apprenticeship)
  • Domestic Gas Safety Course
  • Domestic Servicing Training Course
  • Registered Gas Installer with RGII (as an individual or under an employer’s registration


Center Parcs is a fantastic place to work and the benefits are as impressive as they are unique. Here are just a few:

  • Reward & recognition scheme
  • Free use of on-site leisure facilities
  • 20% discount in restaurant and retail outlets
  • An employee assistance programme providing support on financial, health and legal matters

If this sounds like your ideal job, then we’d love to see your application.

Closing date: 4 May 2021 at 12 Noon

Interviews to be held: W/C 10 May 2021

Please note this vacancy may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received. Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.

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Our colleagues work together to make sure guests have a memorable and safe short break. We are committed to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our teams. Throughout the pandemic Center Parcs have adapted in line with Government guidance and we are doing everything we can to ensure our colleagues feel safe at work by focusing on additional training, health and well-being, hygiene and PPE.

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