Skilled Maintenance Craftsman based from Brookwood Surrey
(United Kingdom and Northern Area)
Our United Kingdom and Northern Area (UKNA) commemorates 310,000
casualties, in over 13,000 locations throughout the UK, Republic of
Ireland, Gibraltar, Scandinavia, Iceland and the Faroe Islands. Of
these 134,456 are on ten major memorials located throughout the
We are currently recruiting for a Skilled Maintenance Craftsman
(SMC) to join our UKNA Works Team. This is a hands on role
which involves assisting with the structural and horticultural
maintenance of war graves and memorials and any associated
maintenance and administrative duties. Working individually or as
part of a small team, depending on operational requirements, you
will be based from Brookwood Military Cemetery in Surrey. However,
this is a highly mobile role supporting our Regional Teams around
the UK and occasionally in Ireland or abroad. As such it will
require regular travel as well as stays away from home.
Requirements for this role:
• A full manual car driving licence and ability to travel
widely throughout the region including regular overnight
• Able to follow manual handling principles and knowledge
of lone worker policies. In addition some knowledge of general
building practices would be desirable
• A commitment to excellence in service delivery
• Effective communication and listening skills and computer
• Organisational and time management ability
• Pesticides Certification (PA1/PA6), along with NAMM
Membership is required for this role. However the Commission will
provide you with the necessary support and training to gain these
In return we offer a competitive remuneration and benefits
package including generous holiday entitlement and a group pension
plan. This post attracts a basic salary of £19,190 p.a. and
additional allowances of £2,815 p.a.
A full job description can be found by clicking
here and for the fact sheet click here.
To apply for this opportunity to join our UKNA Works Team please
send a copy of your CV and a short covering letter detailing your
experience and what you can bring to the role to
The closing date for applications is Friday 23rd October
2015 at 9 a.m.
It is anticipated that interviews will take place on 5/6th
November at our Head Office in Maidenhead.
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission is the international
organisation responsible for preserving the many cemeteries and
memorials that commemorate the sacrifices made by the Commonwealth
forces in the two World Wars. Our work extends across 150
countries around the world.