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Jobs & Notices

 The Freshwater Biological Association (FBA) is a charity dedicated to the understanding and sustainable 

management of fresh waters around the globe.  Founded in 1929, it is a membership organisation with a rich 
history of scientific enquiry and we pride ourselves on being one of the finest sources of freshwater 
information in the world.  
Site Supervisor 
(Full time) 37 hours per week
£15,500 to £17,000 
The River Laboratory, East Stoke, Nr Wareham, Dorset, BH20 6BB
This is a new role offering you the scope not only to make your mark, but also to contribute to making a genuinely lasting 
legacy for generations to come.
In this role you will lead the day-to-day management of the FBA's River Laboratory facility, be responsible for its safe 
operation, cleaning, security and for it being presented to our staff, tenants and visitors in good order. 
* Demonstrable trade skills such as plumber, electrician, painter and decorator, joiner etc. Certificates or evidence 
of skills will be required (Essential)
* Experience of managing site facilities and services which has included:
o planning the annual schedule of works (Essential)
o procuring and managing contractors (Essential)
o delivering site services to internal and external customers (Essential)
* Experience and knowledge of the practical application of health and safety at work legislation including employer 
fire risk assessment requirements (Essential)
* Relevant health and safety qualifications (such as risk assessment ) (Essential)
* First aid training and qualification (Desirable)
* Experience of managing people (Desirable)
Download an information pack here

Administration Assistant 
(Part-time) 18.5 hours per week
£15,500 to £17,000 (pro rata)
The River Laboratory, East Stoke, Nr Wareham, Dorset BH20 6BB
The Administration Assistant will provide an efficient reception service to all visitors and callers to the site, assist with 
preparation for external meetings and training courses, administer online sales and provide general administrative support 
as directed.   
The successful candidate will have good communication skills, a friendly personality and experience of using Microsoft 
Office and Outlook.  In addition they will be able to use their own initiative and follow procedures.  They will be part of a 
small team and will be required to work 18.5 hours per week, typically covering Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday morning 
but occasional flexibility around this will be required.

Download an information pack here
Interested applicants should send their CV and Supporting Statement by the deadline of Friday 19th August 2016. Applications should be emailed to, 
or posted to, Corporate Services, Freshwater Biological Association, The Ferry Landing, Far Sawrey, Ambleside, Cumbria   
LA22 0LP.  For postal applications please contact the FBA on 015394 42468
Interviews will be held at the FBA offices in East Stoke, Wareham, Dorset BH20 6BB on Wednesday 31st August 2016 
The Freshwater Biological Association is an Equal Opportunities Employer and applications are invited from all sectors of 
the community.

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