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Buildings Administration Assistant

Chelmsford City Council
Chelmsford, Essex
£24,591 to £26,007 per annum
Closing date
19 Mar 2024

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Contract Type
Full time

Job Details

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We are seeking a motivated individual with a keen eye for detail to play a key role in the day to day running of the Council’s Building Maintenance Team. The successful candidate will be the administrative lead for the reactive works help desk and also responsible for utilities administration for the Council’s corporate property portfolio.

This role will give the successful applicant the opportunity to provide a pivotal role in the Building Services Team to work alongside Contractors and Premises Managers to make sure buildings faults are reported to the correct contractors in line with existing financial and health and safety procedures. The postholder will be responsible for recording when jobs are complete, raising purchase orders for works and checking associated invoices. Applicants will be well supported and will be able to escalate and query more complex jobs to team members where necessary.

The Buildings Administration Assistant will be required to use the Council’s Energy Management System to enter and compile reports on the Council’s utility consumption, supporting the Energy and Contracts Manager. Therefore, accuracy and the ability to follow procedures and effectively use your initiative are essential as well as being a confident communicator with a strong commitment to customer care.

The role is based at the Civic Centre Offices in Chelmsford, but you may occasionally be required to travel to sites within the district.

As part of our accreditation with Essex Family Friendly Employers Charter, this full-time role can be offered on a job share or part-time basis, providing we are able to recruit to the remaining hours. Should this be of interest to you please state so in your personal statement. Further information on the family friendly charter can be found:

Chelmsford City Council is committed to safeguarding vulnerable groups and expects all employees to share this commitment and have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practices across our services. The Council's Safer Recruitment process contains pre-employment vetting which includes safeguarding training, obtaining references and ensuring compliance with Disclosure and Barring Service process.

To view further details for this role including a job description, please click the link on the attachments section.


Working at Chelmsford City Council

Chelmsford City Council’s core objectives are to provide high quality public spaces and increase the quality of life of the citizens. Chelmsford is also committed to promote a more sustainable and healthier environment.

As employer, Chelmsford has a strong focus on career growth and skills development, offering a variety of training opportunities for staff. 

Why work for Chelmsford?

  • Competitive salary.
  • Great railway connections.
  • Interest free loans for bus or train season tickets.
  • Training and development.
  • Employees will have cash plan scheme to cover healthcare costs, such as dental or optical costs.
  • Generous annual leave allowance.
  • Work/life balance.
Company info
01245 606606
Civic Centre
Duke Street
United Kingdom

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