Purpose of role:
To assist the Facilities Team in providing an efficient and effective in house maintenance and
janitorial support service, ensuring the security and presentation of the buildings and outside
areas are maintained to corporate standards.
Specific role
To undertake handyperson duties as directed by the FM. Outlined but not limited to;
• Painting & Decoration – internal and external, including street furniture.
• Joinery – maintenance of fixtures and fittings, windows, hinges, door handles, etc..
• Plumbing – unblocking sinks, waste pipes and drainage.
• Hard landscaping – maintenance of pathways, repointing pavers and setts.
• Soft landscaping – removal of vegetation, hand weeding and plant care.
• Waste disposal – checking and emptying of public area refuse bins, litter picking.
• Janitorial – checking and cleaning of washroom facilities, replenishment of consumables.
• Porterage – moving items and conducing setups as required by the events programme.
• To work with other relevant personnel and contractors on larger projects. These often
take place during winter months when the Museum is closed to the public.
Please note: This role is based outdoors and can be physically demanding.
General role
• To act as a representative and ambassador for Crich Tramway Village and the National
Tramway Museum.
• To ensure the health and safety of visitors, volunteers and staff by following designated
• To work within the guidelines of the Volunteer Policy and related organisational policies
(i.e., Safeguarding, Health and Safety, Equal Opportunities, Access, etc.).
Relevant qualities
• An enthusiastic attitude. Self-reliant and responsible.
• An interest in working with people.
• Reliability and flexibility.
• Good interpersonal skills.
• An interest in the work of museums and tramway history.
Desirable skills and experience
• Experience of / willingness to work as part of a team.
• Pleasant, friendly manner, polite under pressure.
• Trade skills, NVQs or other relevant building qualifications.
• Experience of working outdoors and use of engineering tools / equipment