Job Openings >> *** LONGLEAT - Section Leader
*** LONGLEAT - Section Leader
Title:*** LONGLEAT - Section Leader
Department:Building Services

Longleat Estate includes one of the UK’s most popular visitor attractions in the form of the Safari & Adventure Park. It features an extensive Safari Park, over 20 attractions and one of the most stunning stately homes in Britain. The wider Estate includes all types of traditional properties including residential, commercial and agricultural buildings.
Longleat is an innovative and pioneering organisation with a distinctive heritage. Our guests receive a unique, immersive and authentic experience when they visit, whist we strive to protect and preserve our natural and built heritage.


The Section Leader will be responsible for the effective implementation of the duties relating to repair and maintenance predominately across the Park, and to communicate relevant information at all levels in order to deliver works to the highest standards.

You will be responsible for assisting the Works Manager with all aspects of building management. In particular the role will lead and organise the direct labour team covering joinery, carpentry, plumbing, electrics, masonry and grounds work as well as specialist sub-contractors.

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The successful candidate will be self-motivated and have substantial multi-trade experience, proven competent with electrical work and a good knowledge of Health Safety and Environmental processes and best practice. You will hold a recognised trade qualification i.e. City & Guilds, as well as a Health & Safety qualification i.e. IOSH Managing Safely.
You will also have a substantial proven record of supervising work and a CSCS Card, IPAF and PASMA
are Ddsirable.


This is a permanent full time contract working 40 hours a week working 5 days out of 7 including weekends and bank holidays. Start and finish times will vary in accordance with Park opening times. In addition there will be a requirement to be on the department call-out rota to assist with emergencies.


Our cultural values and behaviors are at the heart of how we run our business. We all share the same values no matter what the role or what part of the business we work in so when we recruit we place equal emphasis on technical ability and personal attributes to match our company values.

We Engage and Inspire – We focus on engaging and inspiring our guests, delivering unique and lifelong memories. Our people are warm, welcoming and thrive on exceeding our guests expectations with our positive ‘can do’ attitude.
We Put People First – We seek to serve others and put their interests first. We treat them with respect, we value their opinions and collaborate to be better together. We thrive on involving people in what we do, inspiring them to share our passion.
We Continuously Improve – We embrace change and pursue excellence in everything we do. We like to surprise and innovate, coming up with fresh ways of doing things to deliver those memorable moments.
We Act with Integrity – We work in a principled, open and conscientious manner. Our people are open, honest and decent, we will always do the right thing – by our guests, our colleagues and the business.
We Take Safety Seriously – We never compromise on a safe and secure environment. We work together to look after this special place.


At Longleat Enterprises Ltd we offer unique benefits such as complementary Longleat Safari Park admission tickets, attractive discounts on annual passes, special nightly rates on group hotels, discounted hotel Spa treatments, life assurance cover, and 29 days paid holiday (pro rata).


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