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Maintenance Manager

Job description

Contract Maintenance Manager

Full Time

North Devon Leisure Contract


We are seeking to recruit motivated, enthusiastic, flexible and customer focused people to join our team at Tarka Leisure Centre in Barnstaple, North Devon and Ilfracombe Gym and Swimming Pool.
Tarka Leisure Centre is the most modern leisure facility in the North Devon locality and  provides a 25m swimming pool, 20m training 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.

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 rooms

  • 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 plant management.

  • 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.

  • 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

Closing Date

  • 31/03/2024

About Lex Leisure

Lex Leisure seeks to operate leisure venues on a commercial basis with a view to generating a surplus that can be used for our principal objective of supporting those who are disabled, physically or mentally or who require support or bespoke care plans to stay physically active. Lex Leisure, working with key partners, wants to empower disabled people to take a more active role in all aspects of sport and physical activity and for our facilities to be more inclusive and to provide a greater range of sporting opportunities for disabled people.

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