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  • Ref no: EDN12726
  • Published: 20/3/2020
  • Closes: 27/3/2020
  • Location: Wester Hailes Education Centre, 5 Murrayburn Drive, Edinburgh, EH14 2SU
  • Salary: £21,490.00 - £25,623.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week

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Job Description


Facilities Technician Supervisor
Wester Hailes Education Centre

Salary: £21,490 - £25,623
Hours: 36 per week on a 2 week rotation
Week 1 Monday to Friday 07:00 – 15:00
Week 2 Monday to Friday 13:00 – 21:00 

Supervise and manage janitorial operations over one or more sites within the South West area of Edinburgh being responsible for a team of Facilities Technicians dealing with day to day matters in a number of properties. Liaise closely and professionally with direct stakeholders and the FM line management in resourcing and planning of larger projects/undertakings.  

The post holder will have 4-10 direct reports comprising Facilities Technicians. The post will carry full management responsibilities including: carrying out appraisals/annual conversations as determined by CEC policy; dealing with sickness absence and related procedures such as return-to-work meetings; first level disciplinary investigations; approval of holiday requests and recruitment.

To help ensure the overall provision of an efficient and effective facilities management service in accordance with the Service Level Agreement, CEC policy and any prevailing general standards.   

The role will include the following list of duties (either at a single location or on a mobile basis across a number of buildings): 

* Staff Supervision and Work Co-ordination
* Equipment and furniture and fitting maintenance
* Building maintenance and services
* Security of premises and grounds
* Grounds maintenance /Cleaning /Tidying

Previous janitorial experience would be desirable.

These posts are considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by the City of Edinburgh Council.

Our salary range typically reflects the initial starting salary and annually increases until it reaches the top of the range.  For roles in grade 5 or above, annual increments in our contribution zones are dependent on achieving agreed performance goals.

The advertised salary will increase by 3% on 1st April 2020.

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