- Employer: London Borough of Havering
- Reference: 1793
- Published: Thu 18/05/2023, 16:40 PM
- Closing on: Fri 02/06/2023, 16:40 PM
- Working Pattern: Full Time
- Hours: FULLTIME
- Salary: 25638
- DBS Check: Yes
- Location: Essex
Building Services Officer
Grade 3- £24804-£26472pa
Contract Type: Permanent
The London Borough of Havering is an equal opportunities employer offering flexi time, a generous annual leave entitlement and an excellent final salary pension scheme.
The Corporate Support team deliver a range of support services across the Council dealing with all departments across many buildings. They provide advice and support to the public who visit the Town Hall as well as dealing with queries from staff and visitors.
The work the team carry out is varied and fast paced which means your days will go by quickly with no two days being the same.
About the Job
The role is based at the Town Hall in Romford and you will be expected to work Monday to Friday with a start time between 7am and 2pm.
You will be required to open and close the corporate buildings within the Romford Campus ensuring the security and safety of the buildings and staff.
You will be working within a small but busy team alongside the post room/administration office and reception.
You will be expected to meet targets & deadlines as part of achieving service & operational level agreements.
This post involves a variety of manual tasks using power and hand tools as well as computer technology. You will need to be able to multi-task, working on your own or alongside a colleague. You need to be confident in your actions and take responsibility.
You will need to be physically fit and able to deal with interruptions and at times heavy workload demands.
You will deal with requests from staff and visitors in relation to room layouts and repair requests.
You will need to have the following: -
Excellent customer service skills
Effective communication skills
Good IT skills including Microsoft applications
The ability to multi task
To be physically fit
To be security aware
The ability to work as part of a team but where necessary work on your own, taking responsibility for your actions.
Would suit someone with DIY skills
A good sense of humour also helps
Please view Job Profile here
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Nikki Richardson or Brenda Middleton on 01708 434343.
The closing date for the receipt of applications is the 2nd June 2023 however interest in this job may be high and we therefore reserve the right to close the vacancy early. For further information please view the job description here.
You will be notified in your application has been successful. Interviews are scheduled for week commencing Monday 29^th May 2023
Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Recruitment Helpdesk on 01708 432770
We want everyone to choose Havering. When you apply for a job with us, your application is considered on its merits regardless of your age, disability, ethnicity, faith, gender identity or sexual orientation. Our residents and service users come from all walks of life, and so do our employees. Find out what it means to Choose Havering.
The London Borough of Havering has important responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. If you are appointed to a job that involves working with these groups, you may be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
Please attach your supporting statement, explaining in no more than x2 A4 sides why and how you meet the criteria for this role.
We practice anonymised recruitment. Please ensure that you remove all personal information from any documents that you upload.