This post is temporary for approximately 18 months.
Facilities Management is a dynamic and vibrant team within the council that manages the corporate property portfolio, which includes historic buildings such as Lancaster Town Hall, the City Museum, The Storey and the Ashton Memorial.
We are looking to recruit a full time Maintenance and Facilities Technician to work within our Maintenance Team. The successful candidate, working closely with the Assistant Facilities Manager, will assist in the delivery of a comprehensive repair and maintenance service.
You will be required to have good technical knowledge and experience in carrying out and overseeing maintenance tasks to ensure that the properties are safe and maintained to a high standard, such as:
- Painting and decorating
- Plastering and tiling
- Dealing with internal and external contractors and building users as required
In addition, you will be assisting in the delivery of the broader requirements of the Facilities Management Team, such as:
- Compliance with all appropriate statutory legislation, including legionella, fire safety and asbestos
- Security duties including key holder responsibilities
- Inspection of buildings
- Undertaking monitoring checks
- Use the Asset Management database to monitor and record all works (training will be provided)
This is a great opportunity for a dedicated and enthusiastic individual to embody the values of Lancaster City Council while developing their skills.
The hours of work are 37 hours per week, primarily working 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday. However, work hours will be required to suit business needs and workload, which may include early morning, evenings and weekends.
This post is based at Lancaster Town Hall but travelling between sites will be required.
A full current UK driving licence is essential, as the post holder will be required to transport tools, equipment and materials across the district.
The successful applicant will be subject to a clearance with the Disclosure Scotland Service.
You may be required to undertake Standby duties to cover out of hours work.
Earlier this year Lancaster City Council unanimously declared a climate emergency and will therefore work towards reducing carbon emissions to net-zero by 2030. As part of this role, you will be expected to participate and work towards reducing carbon emissions.
Excellent benefits include: A Local Government Pension Scheme (the Council makes a 15.5% contribution). Discounted gym membership and discount on days out, activities and retail.
Interview date: Week commencing 23rd September 2019