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By Helicopter - Direct to Tresco

By Helicopter - Direct to Tresco

Fly direct to Tresco with Penzance Helicopters - making the flight to the Isles of Scilly as memorable as the destination

Before you Arrive

Before you Arrive

Our pre-arrival checklist - from letting us know your travel plans to ordering your wine and groceries

Tresco Offers & Breaks

Tresco Offers & Breaks

From seasonal escapes to wellness and creative breaks and last-minute offers, discover our latest offers & breaks on Tresco Island

Tresco Island Gift Vouchers

Tresco Island Gift Vouchers

From a luxurious spa day or indulgent dinner to a weekend island retreat. Treat someone special to the ultimate island experience.

Eating

Eating

From beachfront dining to our cosy inn, get a taste for island-inspired dining with a Tresco twist

Grocery

Grocery

Place a pre-arrival grocery order and we'll deliver to your accommodation on your arrival

Events & Experiences

Events & Experiences

From the Low Tide Event to live music, Abbey Garden Theatre and more, discover extraordinary events on the Isles of Scilly

Day Trips to Tresco

Day Trips to Tresco

Whether you're coming from elsewhere on Scilly, or further afield in Devon or Cornwall, a day trip to Tresco is the perfect day out

Electrician - Tresco Island - Permanent Role

We're looking for a skilled & enthusiastic electrician to join our Tresco Services team - A key role in the maintenance and improvement of our electrical equipment and installations on Tresco & at Hell Bay Hotel

Department: Tresco Island & Hell Bay Hotel


Reporting to:
Services Manager


Salary:
Competitive, with rent free accommodation

Hours: 40-48 hours per week (+ on call 1 weekend in 4)


Contract Length:
Permanent

Duties Include

  • Using electrical problem-solving skills to repair and maintain all electrical equipment and installations across the commercial outlets and residential properties of the Estate
  • Ensuring all services functions are carried out effectively and efficiently
  • Implementing a regular maintenance program for all Estate properties and equipment, in line with manufacturers’ guidelines and current legislation
  • Ordering parts and equipment as required in compliance with Estate budget and procurement policy under supervision of the Services Manager
  • Ensuring all administrative procedures and record keeping are accurately followed and in compliance with Estate policy
  • Being actively involved in the improvement of quality of installations and reduction in their running costs
  • Managing flexible workloads at different times of the year & prioritising conflicting demands
  • Responsibility for decision making on all electrical matters within own work area, ensuring a range of options are explored and that risks and resource implications are taken full account of
  • Assisting other service members on larger projects outside of electrical services including, but not limited to, water and sewage services

Our Ideal Candidate

  • A fully qualified electrician with proven succesful delivery of projects & installations
  • Good communication & interpersonal skills - able to build and maintain effective relationships with colleagues, communty & contractors
  • A working knowledge of legislation & best practice
  • Well prepared, with the ability to price and order for projects well in advance
  • Flexible with multi-skilled knowledge - able to cover or help in other services roles when required
  • Experience of commercial kitchen equipment is desired
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About Tresco Estate

Tresco Estate is a family-run business on the Isles of Scilly, 28 miles from the Cornish coast, comprising Tresco Island, and Hell Bay Hotel on the neighbouring island of Bryher. Tresco Island comprises timeshare and rental cottages, two restaurants, an inn, a world famous garden, gallery, leisure spa, shop and a working farm. Hell Bay Hotel on Bryher is an award-winning boutique hotel with 25 suites, a 3 AA Rosette restaurant, Crab Shack, therapy shed, yoga studio and outdoor pool.

Working & Living Here

We offer excellent rates of pay, provide all staff with accommodation and pay for your travel from Penzance at the beginning and end of your contract period. All of our staff are paid at National Living Wage or above, and many positions offer gratuities and the option of paid overtime. We know a good team member when we see them, and there are regular opportunities for progression within our business.


Besides getting to work on a beautiful island with the beach on your doorstep, you’ll also receive extensive benefits. These include 20% discount in our shop and restaurants, complimentary boat tickets and free use of camping equipment to explore the islands, and preferential rates in our holiday accommodation so friends and family can come and visit.

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