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Property Maintenance Officer

To assist the Facilities and Health & Safety Manager in providing an efficient day to day maintenance service of a multi-site College, which may include some caretaking and cleaning duties. To ensure that the day to day and planned maintenance activities across College sites are carried out effectively and efficiently in line with College and Health and Safety policies and procedures and the needs of the College.

For informal discussion please contact Jon Kilmartin jkilmartin@craven-college.ac.uk 

Employer
Craven College
Date Posted:
September 14, 2021
Post No.
B016
Location
Skipton
Rate of pay
APT & C Scale 4 points 18-21 £17,533 - £19,490 per annum
Hours
37 hours
Responsible to
Facilities and Health & Safety Manager
Closing Date
October 3, 2021 23:59
Special Conditions

This post is fixed term for a 6 month period, with possible extension. 

A full enhanced disclosure check via the Disclosure & Barring Service will be required for this post

Key Duties

This job description is a guide to the duties you will be expected to perform immediately on your appointment. These may change in the future in line with the strategic direction and development of the College.

  • Under the management of the  Facilities and Health & Safety Manager ensure the effective delivery of the overall  maintenance service to maintain a high standard of   maintenance  within all College buildings and external areas;
  • To take responsibility for the day to day maintenance work associated with the upkeep and improvement of the College’s Estate, across all College sites;
  • To provide a quality general maintenance service across College ensuring work is prioritised and dealt with efficiently in line with health and safety requirements; 
  • To ensure faults and maintenance requests are dealt with effectively in conjunction with the Facilities and Health & Safety Manager;
  • To assist with relevant refurbishment of College buildings from time to time, in conjunction with the Facilities and Health & Safety Manager, in line with requirements;
  • To maintain tools and equipment in good repair and be responsible for their safe keeping;
  • To be responsible for the completion of relevant risk assessments, in conjunction with the Facilities and Health & Safety Manager;
  • To work effectively, as part of the Facilities team to ensure the highest possible standards of service for students and staff, to meet the changing needs of the College;
  • To communicate effectively with and work in close liaison with the Facilities team to ensure high standards of maintenance and upkeep of buildings;
  • To communicate effectively with relevant staff across the College to ensure an efficient and effective service, including external suppliers;
  • To be fully conversant with and observe Health and Safety/Fire Regulations, to ensure hazards/defects are dealt with effectively and areas are maintained in line with Health & Safety Regulations;
  • To conduct College Fire Drills and testing in line with College procedures, ensuring documentation is fully completed;
  • To assist with driving the College or hire vehicles, as required;
  • You will be expected to be fully conversant with the College’s range of equality and diversity and safeguarding policies and procedures, to ensure the health, safety and welfare of all learners and staff;
  • To play an active role in the College’s appraisal scheme and staff development  programme in line with the needs of the College;
  • Any other duties commensurate with grade and status that may reasonably be expected.
Person Specific

OUR BEHAVIOURS

Our behaviours are not meant to be exhaustive but serve to illustrate and bring to life the range of aspects that contribute to being an effective Craven colleague. We need everyone to bring them to life. 

COLLABORATIVE

WORK TOGETHER TO OFFER ALL LEARNERS AND CUSTOMERS EXCELLENT OUTCOMES, BUILD STRONG WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

  • Connected - Work well with others
  • Innovative - Creative and solutions-focussed, work inventively, generate new ideas
  • Responsible - Takes ownership, completes work well and on time

ASPIRATIONAL

ABLE AND WILLING TO EVOLVE, ACHIEVE POTENTIAL, ADAPT TO CHANGING ENVIRONMENTS

  • Curious - Inquisitive and interested
  • Optimistic - Have a positive outlook
  • Progressive - Determined to succeed

RESILIENT

CAPABLE OF WITHSTANDING ADVERSITY AND ABLE TO TRANSCEND DIFFICULTY THROUGH CAPABILITY AND COMPETENCE

  • Adaptable – Flexible
  • Enthusiastic - Can do attitude
  • Pragmatic - Sensible and realistic

AUTHENTIC

HONEST AND OPEN IN ALL TRANSACTIONS AND RELATIONSHIPS, SELF AWARE, POSITIVE AND HELPFUL

  • Positive mindset - Committed and determined
  • Respectful - Inclusive and kind
  • Socially intelligent - Self-aware and employable

The person we are hoping to appoint will meet all the following essential requirements and some or all of the desirable requirements.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Proven practical experience of general maintenance
  • Trustworthy, honest and reliable;
  • Living in the locality;
  • Excellent knowledge and practical experience of cleaning, working with cleaning agents and equipment;
  • Willing to work flexibly around the changing needs of the College;
  • Good personal presentation;
  • Good interpersonal skills;
  • Effective communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels;
  • Excellent planning and organisation skills with the ability to prioritise and co-ordinate tasks effectively;
  • Ability to work on own initiative without close supervision;
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member with a “can do” approach;
  • A high level of Health and Safety/security awareness;
  • Knowledge and experience of completion of risk assessments or willingness to undertake risk assessments training;
  • Physically fit with the ability to lift and carry College equipment;
  • Current clean driving licence and access to an appropriately insured vehicle;
  • Qualified First Aider or prepared to train for First Aid Certificate 

DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS 

  • Qualified to NVQ level 3 in carpentry & joinery or related trade skill;
  • Sound knowledge of Health and Safety legislation and good practice;
  • Experience of planning, organising and management of estates;
  • Knowledge and experience of PAT testing.