Accommodation Facilities Technician
Salary: From £20,130 per annum
These posts are full time and permanent. Part-time hours can be considered.
Closing Date: Friday 21 May 2021
We are looking to appoint a team of Accommodation Technicians (Property Maintenance / Facility Handyperson) due to large growth in directly controlled student accommodation.
The post-holders will assist with the provision minor maintenance works: including general maintenance, decorating, compliance, grounds maintenance and similar. Additionally the role holders will assist the Accommodation Officer in preparing premises for occupation as required. The role will involve fire alarm response duties delivering a mobile response service, manual handling and working at heights. The role will at times require moving between accommodation sites in a team van, for which a full driving licence is required. This post will require flexible hours to accommodate regular over-night and weekend working, typically but not exclusively 3 to 5 days a week from 7. Part time hours can also be considered. Please state your preference on working hours/days on the application.
You will have worked in a range of maintenance environments with; comparative technical experience, such as property / facility maintenance, literacy and numeracy skills gained from general education or equivalent experience necessary to undertake the full range of maintenance duties, effective administration skills to be competent in a range of IT software (eg Microsoft word, excel and outlook or equivalent) and the ability to be able to follow procedures with minimal supervision.
You must demonstrate a genuine commitment towards continual service improvement, ideally focused around the customer experience to enhance the ‘student experience’. You will be an effective team member, with an enthusiastic and flexible approach and have the ability to work under pressure to tight timescales.
To apply, you will need to register for an account, submit some basic details, upload your CV and answer one shortlisting question. Shortlisting is taking place throughout the advertising period, and we will be inviting shortlisted candidates to interview as applications are received.