Vacancy Oxford Maintenance Operative

Job title Maintenance Operative
Location Main office: 70 St Clements Street, Oxford, OX4 1AH Predominantly working in OX1, OX2, OX3, & OX4 with occasional coverage of other areas in Oxfordshire.
Grade and salary £23,000 per year (Pension following probation period)
Hours Full time Monday – Friday 9.00-17.30
Contract type Open ended (following probation period)
Holiday entitlement 20 Days plus bank holidays
Reporting to Wesley King, Office Manager


We are offering a fantastic opportunity for a highly competent maintenance operative to join a successful and fast-growing Sales & Letting Agent with a network of 90+ Agency offices throughout the UK. The Oxford office opened under the Northwood brand in September 2015 having successfully flourished over the previous five years as an independent agency.   

We are looking for a conscientious individual who has a multi trade background including carpentry, plumbing, painting and decorating, wall and floor tiling, as well as a good knowledge of all general maintenance and the ability to work to deadlines. A professional approach with a personable manner is essential as you will potentially be dealing with tenants and landlords on a frequent basis.

Primary duties include but are not limited to:

The primary role of the maintenance operative will be to deal with a wide range of property maintenance management and repair as required on any given day, from erecting flat pack furniture to whole house refurbishments and everything in between. You will report to the branch manager daily to determine the schedule of maintenance required for that day/week, and to provide updates as required.

 The key requirements:

  • High level of general maintenance ability as described in role description
  • Highly organised
  • Ability to prioritise work load accordingly
  • Provide clear and timely information to internal and external contacts
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Promote effective relationships with individuals and other departments
  • Reliable
  • Punctuality

To apply please send CV and covering letter to

 Start Date: ASAP

 PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applicants only successful applications will be contacted. 

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