Facilities Manager



Facilities Manager – Building Services


Based at: AF&RS Headquarters, Portishead BS20 8JJ

Contract: Fixed term appointment for 24 months

Hours: 37 hours per week (Monday - Friday)

Salary: Hay 7 (£29,577 – £32,234)

Closing date: On-going


We have an exciting opportunity to join our Property Services team as a Facilities Manager. This role will require you to be the subject matter expert for Facilities Management within the team, with a focus on Building Services. 


The successful candidate will also oversee the Property Services Helpdesk including line management of the helpdesk staff. You will lead on Mechanical and Electrical works and provide technical advice to the Property Services Team.


We are looking for someone who has proven Facilities/Building Services Management experience across a multi-site organisation. You must also have a thorough knowledge and understanding of relevant health and safety legislation alongside experience in monitoring and ensuring compliance with H&S legislation.

It is essential to this role that you possess an IOSH/Nebosh Certificate and a recognised relevant Facilities Management or Building services qualification.


The successful candidate will have the proven ability to communicate confidently and effectively at all levels and to negotiate successfully. You must be computer literate and have strong organisational skills, with the ability to work well under pressure and as part of a team. It is also essential that you have previous experience of supervising others to complete tasks.


Please note - as this post is based at our new Headquarters which we share with Avon & Somerset Police, the successful applicant will be required to undergo a security clearance check.


To see the full duties of the role and candidate criteria required please see the job description provided.


How to apply:


The job description and application is available to download below.

Once you have read the job description please complete the application form telling us how you meet the requirements of the role - tell us how your skills, qualifications and experience match those required for this role, and provide examples wherever you can. The information you give us will assist us in our shortlisting process.


Completed applications must be submitted to Human Resources, Avon Fire & Rescue Service, Police & Fire Headquarters, PO Box 37, Valley Road, Portishead, Bristol BS20 8JJ


Alternatively, you can email your application to recruitment@avonfire.gov.uk.


Please quote job reference number 5007 on any communications. Thank you.



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