Christmas, Hallowe'en, Easter, all summer long. We provide a range of fun and famous events across the year for families and thrill-seekers alike.

Why not spend the night in one of our glamping pods and make a weekend out of it, while enjoying a campfire, a BBQ or even a dip in the tub?

Service Technician

Published on: 1 February 2017

Service Technician Position

Post Title: Service Technician

Reports to: Managing Director

Location: Based at The Jungle NI, 60 Desertmartin Road, Moneymore, BT45 7RB but will include travel across Ireland.

Job Summary:

Our vision is expansive therefore we require someone with huge levels of enthusiasm, drive and motivation to achieve growth and raise brand awareness.

The Service Technician will be responsible for maintaining and carrying out regular services across a large range of equipment and logging all information to our records system. Our equipment ranges from Paintball kit, Inflatables, Segways, Archery apparatus to Halloween and Christmas props, cables and lighting equipment.  Also perform periodic services on our tractors, ATV’s and generators.

You will have an excellent eye for detail and the communication skills necessary to engage effectively with a diverse range of people, prospective sponsors, clients and customers.

A pro-active approach is essential, as well as skills of budget control, time management, organisation and negotiation. A flexible approach is essential as you will be required to work as part of a team and alone.

Key Responsibilities INCLUDE:

  • Maintain & repair all aspects of our Paintball equipment
  • Maintain & repair all aspects of our archery equipment
  • Maintain & repair all aspects of our inflatable equipment (Zorbs)
  • Maintain & repair all aspects of our Segway fleet
  • Maintain & repair all aspects of our teambuilding apparatus
  • Maintain & repair all of our lighting and special effects inventory
  • Maintain & service our generators, tractors, ATV’s and machinery
  • Maintain & service rodeo bull and bungee equipment
  • Assist with general repairs & maintenance across our site
  • Assist with event builds and dismantles
  • All inspections, repairs & routine services to be logged to our bespoke records system
  • Manage our store, keep tidy and control stock levels
  • To carry out any reasonable duties as requested.

Please note: This is not an exhaustive list and you will be expected to perform different tasks, to the best of your ability, as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation and The Jungle’s overall business objectives.

Essential Skills and Training:

  • Educated to secondary level
  • A minimum 2 yrs experience working with machinery/engines
  • Knowledge and basic understanding of electrics/electronics
  • Experience identifying faults in machinery/equipment and performing repairs
  • Good understanding of IT systems (we use a software based records system)
  • Capable of planning and implementing service regimes
  • Demonstrable team-working skills and the ability to work collaboratively.
  • Capable of DIY
  • Full Driving License
  • Understanding of Health & Safety and ability to identify risks and address them

Desirable Skills and Training

  • Experience working with electrics/electronics
  • Joinery/carpentry skills
  • Tractor and dumper driving experience
  • Chainsaw experience (CS30 ticket)
  • Forklift and digger driving experience
  • Health and Safety Qualifications

Personal Attributes:

  • Strong attention to detail and confident verbal and written communication in English.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills – you will be working with a diverse team with whom you are required to establish effective working relations and pursue broader company objectives.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Must be flexible with the ability to calmly manage conflicting demands and deliver excellent results in a fast-paced environment.
  • Confident, friendly and outgoing personality with an enthusiastic approach to all tasks or problems.
  • Strives for excellence.
  • Resourceful with ability to use own initiative.
  • Good level of numeracy.
  • High degree of self-motivation and ambition.

HOURS OF WORK

This is a full-time permanent role; normal hours of work  8am to 4:30pm. However, the successful candidate will be required to assist in the delivery of Jungle events wherever and whenever necessary – this will require unsociable hours of work particularly during October and December.

ABOUT THE JUNGLE

The Jungle is an innovative outdoor adventure centre and offers employees the opportunity to develop an exciting career in the highly competitive Tourism and corporate entertainment sector. All employees enjoy a competitive rate of pay, positive work environment and excellent benefits including:

  • Scope to further develop your talents and assistance to reach your full potential.
  • Subsidised social events/outings for all staff.
  • Uniform allowance.
  • Beautiful location.
  • Work with a fun and friendly team where no two days are ever the same.
  • Training opportunities
  • Wednesday Fitness classes for all employees
  • Future potential for a company vehicle

At The Jungle we pride ourselves in being innovative and constantly inventing new and quirky ideas for activities and events. All our employees are multi skilled and talented and can adapt to various areas with the business. No day is ever the same.

Salary: £20,000

To Apply

Send your CV and Cover Letter, detailing how you meet the Essential Criteria to bookings@thejungleni.com

Questions regarding the role should be addressed to Robert on 028 8674 8881 or bobby@thejungleni.com

DATES

  • Application deadline is Friday 31st March 2017, 5pm. We will not accept late applications.
  • Interviews will be scheduled the week beginning 3rd April 2017.
  • The start date is as soon as possible.

Please note: only information on the application form will be considered. Potential candidates with disabilities should indicate any needs which they may have in relation to making an application for the post or, if short-listed, attending for interview.