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Cleaner x 2

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Sep 10, 2018.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Department of Zoology's excellent cleaning team. Zoology is a dynamic, friendly and successful department that welcomes people from all over the world with wide ranging backgrounds and expertise. This diversity helps to create a unique, fun and highly stimulating working environment.

The goal of our cleaning team is to provide a consistently high standard of cleaning throughout all areas of the Department. These areas include, research and teaching laboratories, offices, communal areas, stairways, and toilets. We also encompass the outstanding Cambridge University Museum of Zoology.

Duties include, cleaning and polishing floors, vacuuming and cleaning carpets, porterage and some light maintenance tasks with occasional tearoom cover. A good standard of English is essential to be able to follow written and verbal instructions from supervisors, to read and understand the Departmental Health & Safety policies, user manuals and safety instructions regarding the proper use of our cleaning products and equipment. Due to the nature of the role, you will need to have a good level of physical fitness.

These are a full-time and permanent University of Cambridge positions. Hours of work will be Monday - Friday, 07:30 - 16:00 with opportunities for occasional over-time.

The Zoology Department always strives to value and support all members of staff and a recent staff survey showed us that people are proud to work for Zoology.

Interviews will take place in the week commencing Monday 8 October 2018.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidates will be required to undergo a health assessment.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please quote reference PF16723 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

PA to Head of Department and Departmental Administrator

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Aug 10, 2018.

In Zoology we are looking for an experienced PA to support the work of the Head of Department and the Departmental Administrator.

This role is central to the effective working of Zoology. The role offers diverse challenges and brings you into contact with staff and students from across the Department and more widely in the University. We offer a friendly and supportive working environment in a central Cambridge location.

The role-holder ensures there is efficient diary management for the HoD and DA and facilitates the smooth running of their offices. In addition, the PA role manages our reception function, undertakes committee support, takes responsibility for certain HR administrative duties, and leads on annual events and occasional one-off projects.

We are looking for someone who is organized and used to working to deadlines and with accuracy. You will need to demonstrate good communication skills to enable you to work with and support staff and students - you will often be the first port of call for someone who needs help to address a problem. You'll need to have good IT skills.

You'll need to be able to prioritize and plan your workload self-reliantly. And you'll need to be flexible and able to work on your own initiative.

Do you have relevant practical PA or administrative experience for this role? If so, we hope you will want to apply for this position and to join the Zoology team.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please quote reference PF16434 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.