Part-time Porter

Applications to be received by 12pm on Wednesday 24th of January 2018

Grade 1: £16,341 - £16,983 p.a. (pro rata)

We are seeking a part-time (22.5 h per week) porter to ensure that the Department of Engineering Sciences’ facilities are presented in excellent condition. This is a permanent post based in central Oxford.


Your duties including delivery of post and parcels and printer paper, ensuring the security and general appearance of the buildings and the surrounding areas are maintained in accordance with the required standards, basic assistance to the Reception and General Administration Manager and miscellaneous duties when required.


You should have good customer service skills with the ability to communicate effectively and a “can-do” approach. You must have a professional, dependable and flexible approach to work and be willing to work as part of a team and provide support to colleagues. It is essential that you are able to spend long periods of time on your feet and able to lift and carry some heavy items conforming to health and safety legislation. A full, valid driving license is essential as the postholder will provide cover in the absence of the departmental driver and would be expected to drive the department's van. Basic IT skills (e.g. use of email) are also essential.


The successful candidate will work 10.00am – 2.30pm; Monday – Friday.


For the right postholder this role could be combined with the Receptionist role (vacancy ID: 132959) to create a full-time job for which the hours would be 10.00am – 6.15pm (Monday – Friday).


Informal enquires can be address to Phil King using the email address below.


You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, (describing how past experience fit with the advertised position), CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.


Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Wednesday 24 January 2018 can be considered.


The Department holds an Athena Swan Bronze award, highlighting its commitment to promoting women in Science, Engineering and Technology.

Contact: Phil King