Cove Park – Director of Facilities

Closing date 7 May 2021

Cove Park is an international artists’ residency located on an outstanding rural site on Scotland’s west coast, one hour north of Glasgow.

The Director of Facilities are responsible for the operation and maintenance of building systems and services, as well as for the upkeep of Cove Park’s 50-acre site. As Director of Facilities, you will be responsible for health and safety, the security, maintenance and services of work facilities to ensure that they meet the needs of the organisation, its employees and users. You will ensure that best practices are followed for maximum efficiency and that the most suitable working environment is attained for its employees and their activities.

Areas of responsibility include:

  • buildings and grounds maintenance
  • health and safety
  • procurement and contract management
  • security
  • space management
  • residents’ induction
  • utilities and communications infrastructure
  • housekeeping
  • vehicle maintenance
  • environmental sustainability

Essential: Working knowledge of current Health and Safety legislation, Strong attention to detail, organised and self-motivated, Strong communication skills, IT skills, Practical skills.

Desirable: Photography skills, Interest in environmental sustainability, Understanding of land management, First Aid training.

Please apply by the 7th of May by forwarding your CV and cover letter to [email protected]

£28k-£32k FTE – 21 to 35 hours per week

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