Vacancy Details

Closing date for applications:

5:00 pm Wednesday 12th October 2022

interviews will take place:

Provisional date for interviews: Wednesday 19 October 2022

Estates & Facilities Manager

Permanent full time position
Salary: £35,336 – £39,571

Uckfield Town is located within the heart of Wealden District close to Ashdown Forest AONB, the South Downs National Park and has good transport links to London by rail, and bus services between Tunbridge Wells and Brighton.

This is an excellent opportunity to join an ambitious organisation with a wide ranging asset portfolio. The Town Council has responsibility for the Civic Centre, Foresters Hall, a suite of buildings which are leased to local organisations, Snatts Road Cemetery, recreation grounds and football pitches, play areas and open spaces, and two nature reserves.

Reporting to the Town Clerk, you will have a proven record in both or either of the fields of estates and facilities management, and you would be expected to demonstrate your knowledge of maintenance and health and safety. You will pay close attention to detail and remain focused on compliance; ensuring that the Town Council’s estates and facilities are well maintained, secure, safe and clean.

With responsibility for managing the caretaking and grounds teams at Uckfield Town Council, successful candidates will have experience of people management.

The role requires excellent organisational skills to manage a varied workload both on and offsite, and you will have experience of report writing and budget management.

To find out more, download the job description and person specification to the right hand side of this screen. Applicants must complete and return an application form to apply, and return either by email to townclerk@uckfieldtc.gov.uk or by post marked private and confidential to Town Clerk, Uckfield Town Council, Civic Centre, Uckfield, TN22 1AE.

Deadline for applications:    Wednesday 12 October 2022 at 5.00pm
Provisional interview date:  Wednesday 19 October 2022

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