Facilities Officer, Bristol, City of

Closing date:

City of Bristol CollegeBristol, City of
Date posted:
Start date: Summer 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £18,062 - £19,656
Contract term: Permanent

£18,062.00 – £19,656.00 plus a generous pension scheme and annual leave entitlement


The City of Bristol College are looking for a number of reliable, enthusiastic candidates to join our busy Facilities Team on a permanent basis. We have roles based at Hengrove Park, College Green and Ashley Down. 


Customer service is key and the successful candidates will have a proven track record of providing excellent customer service to the public and be able to keep calm and take charge in the event of an emergency.  


We are looking for self-motivated, adaptable individuals who are able to follow procedures and instructions when required. 


The successful candidate will be responsible for unlocking and locking the appropriate College centre buildings and monitoring and maintaining security of College assets to ensure a safe and secure environment for all. 


Other duties include: 

- Porterage

- First response maintenance and other service duties including cleaning, litter removal, moving equipment and waste

- Delivery of post and parcels

- Recycling

- Monitoring student behaviour

- First call for first aid assistance

- Reacting to alarms 


The hours of work are full time (38 hours 45 minutes per week) and are based upon a rotating shift cycle between Monday and Friday, between the hours of 6am and 10pm. (6.30pm on a Friday). No night or weekend shifts are required. 


Due to the nature of the role a driving licence and access to a motorised vehicle are essential.


Prior knowledge of first aid and health and safety would be advantageous. However, this is not essential as full training will be given. In addition to this the College will support the successful candidates in obtaining a Level 3 First Aid at Work qualification. This role will also attract a first aid allowance. 


The desirable candidates will possess either basic IT skills, or a willingness to learn, along with a general standard of education at level 2 or above including English. Please note this is not essential. 


As an organisation we like to look after our staff members and ensure they have sufficient rest periods. We offer a generous holiday entitlement of 26 days plus an additional 8 bank holidays and 8 complete college closure days (totalling 42 days). In addition to this we offer a generous pension scheme with an employer contribution of 15.5%.


If you have any relevant experience of working in a similar role then please submit your CV to recruitment@cityofbristol.ac.uk. 


Please also be advised that upon receipt of your initial interest and CV submission your CV will be reviewed against the criteria for this role. If successful and invited in for a chat with the hiring manager you will be required to complete a form containing questions relating to relationships with current staff members, notice period and convictions. This is to ensure our application process complies with safeguarding requirements.



About the College:


The City of Bristol College is a large, vibrant general further education college, operating from four sites across the City of Bristol, providing learning to over 14,000 students. 


We are one of the city’s largest employers based at four different sites across the city. We offer a wide range of courses from entry to degree level and cater for learners of all ages and backgrounds. We strive for student success though providing knowledge, professional staff and outstanding resources. Our success isn’t possible without the commitment and dedication every member of staff demonstrates.


Closing date: Thursday 18 July 2019

Interview date: Tuesday 30 July 2019




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