Technical Officer – Facilities Management

Technical Officer – Facilities Management

  • Location: Oxford
  • Pay: £15.20 per hour
  • Contract: Full-time, Temporary, Contract & Permanent


  • The post holder will support the Principal Officer (Facilities Management) and deliver the specialist element of the area of operations that is attributed to the post.
  • This post holder is responsible for ensuring that all relevant county policies and procedures are adhered to and concerns are raised in accordance with these policies


Pro-actively deliver Operations that offer best value for money and achieve commercial targets.

To deliver individual schemes / projects relating to the service area

To manage budgets and staff in accordance with the council’s policies and procedures.

Manage a small team of staff including recruitment, inductions, appraisals, health and safety, learning and development and other appropriate HR matters in accordance with county council policies.

Maintaining excellent, effective working relationships with stakeholders, key strategic partners, senior council directors, politicians and operational teams.

Manage own workload and the resources required to ensure successful project delivery.

To assume direct responsibility for the management of the budget (area specific).

Promote a strong customer service focus within the Service and where possible take account of customer requirements.

Promote and deliver improved communication with individual residents, communities, other local authorities and key stakeholders, in ways that are clear and coherent and jargon free.

Provide necessary information for performance management measures.

Remain contemporary with legislation and best practice, and ensure that relevant initiatives are adopted to develop the effectiveness of the service.

To work in accordance with the Corporate values and competency framework

It is the responsibility of every employee to co-operate with their employer to ensure the effective discharge of health and safety responsibilities. As a manager you are expected to:

  • Promote a positive and pro-active health and safety culture;
  • Ensure health and safety is given a high priority and is an integral part of the way we conduct our services;
  • Undertake necessary health and safety training;
  • Ensure all employees and volunteers under your control are competent and have received the necessary training to carry out their work activities safely;
  • Comply and implement the requirements of the council’s health and safety policies and procedures;
  • Ensure risk assessments in accordance with council procedures are undertaken to reduce risks to a level that is as low as is reasonably practicable. This must consider hazards to both employees, clients and others who use our services;
  • Develop and ensure local working arrangements, safe working practices, guidance etc. are in place to support the output of risk assessment. This embraces the planning of work as well as the assurance that staff are adequately informed, instructed, trained and supervised;
  • Follow all appropriate safety instructions and use safety equipment provided;
  • Monitor the activities for which you have responsibility;
  • Ensure safety events (accidents, incidents and near misses) are reported and investigated;
  • Ensure that health and safety issues are a standing item on team meeting agendas, and actions are monitored through these and through supervision

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