Career Opportunities at Dainton

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Tel: 01626 835547

Dainton Self Storage is the largest self-storage provider in the South West of England with 16 facilities across the region and ambitious plans for expansion.

We strongly believe that our staff are our greatest asset and as such you will play a pivotal role in the development of the business. We are seeking talented people to help us continue to grow our business.

SELF STORAGE ASSISTANT – Bristol

The Role

  • Reporting to the Area and Depot Managers the Assistant’s role is approximately 40% office based;
  • Looking after new clients as well as managing your existing clients on site.
  • To support the Depot Manager to grow and develop the site through first-class customer service.
  • We expect our sites to look great which means that the remaining time will be dedicated to the up-keep and maintenance of the site.
  • Maintain a safe working environment, in line with Health and Safety Regulations.
  • The role requires you to be able to work from 09.00 to 16.00 on Saturday and 10.00 to 16.00 on Sunday. In addition we propose a further 9 hours in the week with a schedule to be agreed with the successful candidate.

The Person

  • Our Assistants come from a wide range of employment backgrounds but all have the ability to use their own initiative often working unsupervised and most importantly a desire to succeed.
  • You will have excellent customer service skills, communicating effectively on the phone and face to face.
  • Basic computer literacy, where training will be provided on our in-house systems.
  • A willingness to undertake light physical work is important to maintain your depot.
  • Ability to achieve realistic targets and goals.
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Able to communicate effectively.
  • You will preferably live within 20 minutes traveling time of the Depot at BS2, to provide occasional call-out cover and hold a full driving license.

The Reward

  • In return for your hard work and commitment, you will be rewarded with a rate of £10.00 per hour.
  • Holidays are 4 weeks per annum pro-rata
  • Holidays are 28 days per annum pro-rata
  • On-site parking
  • Uniform
  • Opportunity for progression
  • Accredited training

For further information contact:

Telephone: 0117 955 8517

or email: bristol@dainton.com


Maintenance Person – Multi Site

We are looking to recruit an experienced person to undertake general repairs, maintenance and minor development works.

As well as being the largest Self-Storage provider in the South West, we also operate a thriving Portable Buildings division.

We currently have 16 sites in the South West of England and South Wales, with 1 more coming online in 2021 and ambitious plans for expansion over the coming years.

You should be able to work independently or as part of a team, demonstrating flexibility when circumstances dictate and possess a ‘can do’ attitude to problem-solving.

Typical works would include:

  • Concreting & kerbing Ground works
  • Plumbing (non-gas)
  • Carpentry
  • Signage hanging
  • Gardening
  • Painting & decorating
  • External paint spraying

Health & Safety is integral to the work we do. A general understating of Site rules is expected and although not essential, as training will be given, the ideal candidate would hold any or all of the following certificates:

  • Diesel forklift
  • MEWP
  • Dumper
  • Sit on roller
  • Baby swing shovel
  • Chain saw

A company works vehicle will be provided and the ideal candidate would be experienced in towing a trailer. The role covers all of our existing and potential new depots and travel will be required to and from those sites with the occasional need for overnight stays.

The role is for 40 hours per week, typically 8.30 am – 5.30 pm Monday to Friday. Given the nature of the role exceptional circumstances may require additional hours to be worked which could include a Saturday or Sunday, though this is not the norm.

For further information contact:

Telephone: 01626 835547

or email: heathfield@dainton.com


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