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Building Services Officer

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

The Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic and proactive FM Building Services Officer who is able to offer first class customer service in Richmond and Wandsworth Town Hall civic buildings. You must have a “can do” attitude and an aptitude for resolving issues with a positive and practical approach. As a key member of the FM team you must be well presented and have excellent customer service skills with a desire to deliver first class service in this very busy SSA Facilities Management Team.

You must also be willing and able to work as part of a shift rota system which includes early mornings and late nights plus Saturday working.

This is a dynamic service that brings a fresh approach to Facilities Management with the team operating across both Richmond and Wandsworth Councils bringing a unique employment opportunity.

We are looking to appoint a FM Building Services Officer who will be responsible for;

  • Porter duties
  • Unlocking and locking premises
  • Meeting room and hall hire set-ups
  • Reactive maintenance tasks allocated via the FM Helpdesk including low level plumbing, re-lamping, lock and furniture repairs
  • Non-technical Planned Maintenance including water hygiene, emergency lighting and fire alarm sounder testing.
  • Providing FM support to out of hours events including but not limited to weddings and Council meetings
  • Responsible for new integrated contractor and supply chain partner building inductions.
  • Regular inspection and recording of vacant properties.

In return, we can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance. These include excellent working conditions, flexible hours, and a generous holiday allowance of 31 days plus bank holidays. 

In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments. A wide range of developmental opportunities is also offered.

Indicative Recruitment Timeline:

Closing Date:  Friday 25th October

Shortlisting Date: Monday 28th October

Interview Date: TBC

Useful Information:

Please note that these dates are only indicative at this stage and could be subject to change.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.

Important Information:

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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