Facilities Assistant - Two positions available

University of Hertfordshire
February 08, 2023
Offerd Salary:£21,630
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Contract Type:Permanent
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Post title: Facilities Assistant - Two positions available

SBU/Department: Department of Estates / Campus Services

FTE: 1.0 FTE (working 37 hours per week)

Duration of contract: Permanent

Salary: UH3 £21,630 per annum with potential to progress to £22,149 per annum by annual increments on achieving designated skills and experience

Location : College Lane campus, Hatfield

The Department of Estates is looking for a customer service focused and proactive individual to work within the Campus Services Team.

Main duties and responsibilities

The successful candidate will be working in the team which completes a range of Facilities Tasks. The tasks can include:

Portering : To be involved in manual handling activities across the University, these can include office moves, classrooms resets, or the moving of equipment.

Post and Goods : To support with the delivering of post and goods across the University.

Signage : To support with the delivery of the temporary and reactive signage

Audits : To complete a range of audits requested by the Facilities Team such as building audits, or utilisation audits.

Events : The role involves supporting with a range of university events from setting up, event support, and clear down.

Skills and experience required

The successful candidate must have an excellent customer service manner. They will have the ability to follow a scheduled work pattern but take a proactive approach to tasks. The role involves working in a team, but the individual should be comfortable working on their own.

You should have the skill to complete the manual handling tasks, and an attention to detail for the auditing part of the role. The successful individual will have a can-do attitude and should be able demonstrate a willingness to support across a range of tasks and activities.

You will need to have proven professional experience or the ability to demonstrate you can complete all parts of the job and have good communication skills.

A driving licence is an essential requirement for this job


It is a desirable to hold GCSEs grade C/grade 4 or above in Maths and English, or proven experience

Please view the job description and person specification for a full list of the duties and essential criteria. Please attach a personal statement showing clearly how your skills and experience match the Person Specification.

Contact details/informal enquiries

Tash Humphris (Facilities and Events Manager) 07543 218 801 or [email protected]

Closing date: 8th February 2023

Interview date: To be confirmed (second interview may be required)

Reference number: 048335

Date advert placed: 25th January 2023

Our vision is to transform lives: UH is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and building a diverse community. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of their protected characteristics and recognise there are different ways applicants may achieve the criteria in this document. We offer a range of employee benefits including generous annual leave, flexible location opportunities within the UK, discounted Sports Village memberships and free Active Staff sessions, personal and professional development and family-friendly policies. #GoHerts

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