FM Support Officer

Date:  02-Feb-2023
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This is a Gloucestershire County Council job.

  • Job Title:                            FM Support Officer
  • Job Location:                     Shire Hall 
  • Salary:                               £22,396 - £23,620 per annum 
  • Hours per Week:               37.00 
  • Contract Type:                   Permanent  
  • Closing Date:                     16/04/2023 
  • Job Requisition Number:   4376 
  • This post is open to job share


About The Role

At Gloucestershire County Council, we are constantly challenging ourselves to improve the services we provide in keeping the County moving forward.  We pride ourselves on finding the most effective and efficient way of improving the lives of the people of Gloucestershire.  For all the good that we do, none of it would be possible without the compassion and dedication of the 4000+ staff who help us truly make a difference – and that’s where we need you!


The Asset Management and Property Services team manages the Gloucestershire County Council estate.  We are an established Property Services and Estates Management team who take pride in delivering high quality service across the County, including educational establishments, to ensure we have a fully compliant estate. We have the knowledge and expertise to advise on legislative, statutory requirements, national guidelines and best practice requirements for property matters.


How you’ll help us make a difference…

We are recruiting for a FM Support Officer to join our Facilities Management Support Team. Within this role you will be part of a busy team who are responsible for ensuring the effective and efficient running of the Shire Hall complex and wider County Council estate. Undertaking all tasks with a clear customer focus, providing facilities services which will lead to a welcome, safe and well managed working environment for all staff and visitors. This is what you need to do:


  • Key holding responsibilities, and be responsible for opening and locking up Council buildings as directed
  • Carry out security duties as tasked, including dealing with unauthorised persons on site
  • In relation to fire, assist the Fire Service where necessary, should there be a Fire Alarm activation and undertake associated duties such as Fire Warden and securing areas as required
  • Undertake the duties of Appointed Person for First Aid as required, and in accordance with training received
  • Manage and deliver supplies for areas of the building
  • Undertake facilities management duties as required (for example: the removal of furniture and dismantling/erection of equipment)
  • Contribute to the management and success of Asset Management and Property Services, and to carry out other duties and responsibilities which may be required by the AMPS Management Team
  • Effective management of keys retained on site for county council buildings.
  • Effective liaison with contractors and visitors to county council buildings
  • Adhere to all health and safety instructions and to take reasonable care not to do anything that might endanger themselves or others

The normal working hours are between 7am-8pm on a rota shift system, with regular out of hours’ cover.


What you’ll get in return …

All GCC employees benefit from the knowledge that the work they do can directly improve the lives of the people of Gloucestershire; we believe that by doing so they deserve to be further rewarded.  All employees start with 25.5 days annual leave.  Most employees also benefit from the Council’s flexible working policy.


What’s next?...

If you feel you have the skill, desire and experience required to make a positive difference, please submit an application before the closing date of 5th February 2023 by clicking on the “Apply Now” button. 

Short-listed candidates will be contacted by email and invited to interview



Additional Information

To access the Job Profile for this role, please follow the link below:-

FM Support Officer - Job Profile

Gloucestershire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people or vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We want to be an employer of choice, attracting and retaining excellent people to work for us, so that we can best serve all of Gloucestershire’s diverse communities.  Our promise to you is that we will provide an inclusive and supportive working environment that enables you to bring your whole self to work and realise your full potential.

It is a legal requirement, under the Immigration Act 2016, that anyone appointed to a ‘customer facing role’ must be able to demonstrate an ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in fluent English.