PS/1074/H - A4 - Building Services Apprentice - Estates & Facilities

Police Staff
Estates and Facilities
Hertfordshire Constabulary
Headquarters, WGC, Herts
£24,759 - £31,995
Full Time
***Please note that this vacancy has now closed and is available to redeployees only; it will not be checked on a regular basis by the recruitment team. It is therefore essential that if you apply for this role, you e-mail to notify us that you have submitted an application. We will then process it for shortlisting. If you do not notify us by e-mail that you have submitted an application, it will not be picked up. Please also ensure that you notify your allocated Change Advisor of any redeployee applications that you have submitted.
Redeployees who apply will be given priority over any other internal applicants for permanent roles up until the point that an offer has been accepted either verbally or in writing.
If a role is not filled by an internal candidate and is advertised externally, redeployees will continue to get priority over external applicants until a successful candidate has received a final offer of employment.
***Lead by the Head of Estates and Facilities, the Estates and Facilities department consists of two internal divisions, Estates who are responsible for the delivery of Capital projects and property matters and Facilities who are responsible for the day to day service delivery and compliance of the estate.

Based at WGC HQ the Estates and Facilities team are responsible for ensuring the Constabulary’s buildings are compliant and fit for purpose and services provided provide value for money in addition to providing professional advice and support to the police and crime commissioner on estates matters.

The Constabulary’s estate consists of 30 sites in total, 16 of which are owned, 14 are leased (excluding Police houses) with a gross total floor area of approx. 60,000m2.

The role of Building Services apprentice is a recently created position within the Facilities department created to provide additional support and succession planning within the hard services element of the facilities division reporting in to the Technical FM and working alongside the facilities assistants and senior engineer.

This role entails working with both internal colleagues and external service suppliers to ensure the constabulary’s building systems such has heating, cooling and electrical supplies are maintained in an optimal condition and compliant with statutory legislation at all times.

Key Responsibilities;

- To manage allocated Capital and Revenue Mechanical & Electrical projects and or provide
Mechanical & Electrical Requirements as part of larger project to ensure operational effectiveness within approved budget.
- To assist in ensure that the legislative (including Health and Safety) and business requirements and
associated plant are met in the most cost-effective way.
- Assess and prioritise operational requirements with regard to Electrical and Mechanical services to ensure operational requirements are met in the most effective way.
- To assist in ensuring that the requirements of contracts relating to Mechanical and Electrical installations are met.
- Provide engineering advice on property management and energy management issues to support the most effective use of property and plant throughout the Constabulary
- Provide general office support to meet the needs of operational management both in terms of cost and quality.

For the purposes of the application you will be expected to provide evidence against the personal qualities below and the entry requirements:

• We take ownership
• We are collaborative
• We analyse critically
• We are innovative and open-minded

There is a word count limit of 500 words per section.

* All applications must be submitted through our online recruitment website by clicking the apply button below.

** Please note, this vacancy is open to Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire & Hertfordshire employees however, if you are on a Bedfordshire or Cambridgeshire contract you will need to resign from your home force Terms & Conditions and join Hertfordshire Constabulary.

*** Please note that this advert will be live to redeployees throughout the recruitment of this advert. Any redeployee that applies will only need to evidence against the minimum entry requirements of the role profile. To do this if you are a redeployee, write ‘Redeployee’ in the other competency boxes and just complete your evidence against the minimum entry requirements in the relevant box. Redeployees will take priority over other candidates at any point during the recruitment process up until a final offer is produced and you will be notified if this happens.
19 September 2019