MAINTENANCE AND REPAIRS OFFICER
£31,960 - £37,355
Permanent full-time post
Guildford Borough Council is looking to recruit an enthusiastic, proactive and experienced Maintenance and Repairs Officer with a positive approach to become part of our recently restructured Technical Services Team.
Our service area is responsible for the maintenance, planned improvement and major refurbishment of over 5000 social housing properties
The post is responsible for the inspection and identification of repairs and maintenance requirements, allocation and supervision of work carried out either in-house or by external contractors and includes pre, in-process, post & void inspections.
Reporting directly to the Senior Maintenance and Repairs Officer this post is key to delivering the maintenance service to our housing property within set priorities and performance targets. The postholder will need to be able to project manage our direct workforce and sub-contractors to ensure we deliver our service within tight parameters and to a high standard. Effective liaison with other service areas particularly in relation to estate management is critical to performance.
This is a technical role with knowledge of building maintenance and construction essential criteria. Ability to be able to physically access property and restricted areas such as roof spaces will be required.
Applicants must have a valid driving licence to drive in the UK to allow for regular site visits across the Borough.
The post includes
- Flexitime and a generous basic holiday allowance
- Essential car user allowance plus mileage
For further information please contact –
Andrew Davidson – Maintenance and Repairs Lead
Tel: 01483 444314 (voice mail) or email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Guildford is a regional centre for leisure, business, education, shopping and culture set in beautiful countryside that includes the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Guildford is a thriving market town and is a principal shopping destination with a vibrant night time economy. The town’s geographical location provides excellent transport links in all directions, London is just 30 minutes away on the train and the town is well-served by frequent bus routes and subsidised Park and Ride facilities. All of this contributes to a quality of life that attracts many people to live, work in and visit Guildford.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff and post-holders to share this commitment. To fulfil this commitment we have robust systems in place for the safe recruitment of staff and volunteers.