Near Carnforth, Lancashire

Maintenance Technician | Tewitfield Marina

Maintenance Technician | Tewitfield Marina


Key Terms of Employment

Business: Tewitfield Marina, part of Lake District Estates
Terms: Permanent, 32.5 hours per week and contribute to out-of-hours rota
Pay: £19,925 per annum
Applications: Applications should be made by submitting your CV and cover letter to

About Tewitfield Marina

Tewitfield Marina is situated alongside the Tewitfield Locks, on the Lancaster Canal, just outside Carnforth. The purpose-built site offers holiday accommodation and 56 private boat moorings for narrow boats and cruisers. Nestled in the picturesque countryside just outside Carnforth, Lancashire, our self-catering holiday apartment complex and marina offers guests a serene escape into nature. At Lake District Estates, we pride ourselves on providing exceptional experiences for our guests, ensuring their stay is nothing short of perfect.

About the Job

As a General Maintenance Assistant, you will play a key role in ensuring our apartments and surrounding areas are maintained to the highest standards. Your day-to-day responsibilities will include:

  • Routine maintenance and repairs: Conduct regular checks and maintenance tasks within the apartments and communal areas, addressing any issues promptly.
  • Grounds keeping: Assisting with the upkeep of outdoor spaces, ensuring they are welcoming and well-maintained for our guests.
  • Guest support: Provide assistance and support to guests regarding facility-related queries or concerns.
  • Project work: Participating in larger maintenance projects or renovations as required, contributing to improvements and upgrades throughout the complex.


The successful applicant will report to the Maintenance Manager

Person Specification

  • Experience: Previous experience in a maintenance role is essential. However, we can provide further training in areas if required.
  • Skills: You're handy with tools, have a keen eye for detail, and possess good DIY skills. You will be familiar with a wide range of maintenance tasks.
  • Personality: Friendly, approachable, and a problem-solver at heart. You're willing to go the extra mile to ensure high standards.
  • Flexibility: Able to work Tuesday to Saturday, with a flexible approach to meet the needs of the company.
  • Driving: A full clean UK driving licence is beneficial due to the rural location of our complex.

Staff Benefits

In addition to the above salary, the following benefits are provided:

  • Death in service life assurance benefit of 2 x annual salary.*
  • Enhanced employer pension contribution of 6% provided at least matched by employee.*
  • Company sick pay* - entitlement increases with length of service to a maximum of 3 months full pay, plus 3 months half pay for those with 24 months of service.
  • Flexible working opportunities and family-friendly policies.
  • Training and development opportunities.
  • Employee wellbeing programme (in development).
  • Pool car for business travel or business mileage paid at 45p per mile.
  • 28 days annual leave (including bank holidays) increasing by 1 day per 5 years.

*Upon completion of a 3-month probationary period.

We also provide the following staff discounts:

About Lake District Estates

Lake District Estates is a dynamic and growing family-owned company incorporating several businesses, operating private holiday home ownership, self-catering holidays, residential and commercial lettings, retail outlets and heritage visitor attractions. The company's head office on Maude Street in Kendal provides support to the wider business, accommodating senior management, finance, marketing, human resources and property teams.