Listed February 14 2024

Estates and Facilities Officer – Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service

Salary:  G

Contract Type:  Temporary 23 months

Working Pattern: Full time

Number of hours per week: 37 hours per week

Job Share: No

Closing date:  23:59 28 February 2024

Further Information

We are seeking a dynamic and detail-oriented Estates and Facilities Officer to join our team and take charge of ensuring the optimal functionality and efficiency of our organisation’s estate.

In this pivotal role, you will be responsible for overseeing the maintenance and integrity of our infrastructure, playing a crucial role in supporting the core business operations.

Your key responsibilities will include making sure that our estate remains a well-maintained, safe and pleasant environment for our staff and stakeholders. You will be experienced at contract management, management of third party contactors, overseeing building alterations, and refurbishment

If you have a strong focus on operational excellence and possess the ability to balance day-to-day facility management with long-term planning, we invite you to apply and play a key role in enhancing the estates and facilities management.

Closing date:  23:59 28 February 2024

Interview and test date: w/c 11 March 2024

Benefits you will receive:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working
  • Generous leave entitlement plus public holidays
  • Support for ongoing professional development
  • On-site gym facilities
  • Free onsite parking
  • Access to an emergency services “Blue Light” discount card
  • Use of our in-house occupational health unit, which includes fitness support
  • Access to the Service’s 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme
  • Public sector pension (subject to pension scheme rules). You will automatically be enrolled into the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS), which is a tax-approved, defined-benefit occupational pension scheme. Your contributions are based on your earnings, and you can choose from different income options when you retire.

Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Furthermore, we want to create a work environment where everyone feels safe, can be themselves and can perform their roles to the best of their abilities. We have signed up with a number of nationally recognised organisations that promote equality, diversity and inclusion and we are working with them to help us achieve our objectives. These organisations include:

  • Employers Network for Equality and Inclusion
    • Department of Works and Pension’s Disability Confident scheme
    • British Sign Language Charter
    • Asians in the Fire Service Associatio

Pension Considerations

Please note that it is your personal responsibility to check whether by applying/accepting this position it would result in any Annual Allowance or Lifetime Allowance implications. A breach in the Annual Allowance threshold could result in a Tax charge. A breach in the Lifetime Allowance threshold will result in a Tax charge.  Further information on Annual Allowance and Lifetime Allowance can be obtained from our Pensions team.

Sponsorship

Please take note that Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service does not hold a UK Visa & Immigration (UKVI) Skilled Worker License sponsor and are unable to sponsor any individuals for Skilled Worker Sponsorship.

Closing date: February 28 2024

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