• Full Time
  • Permanent
  • London
  • 27,855 - 29,139 £ / Year

Newham Council

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  • £27,855 – £29,139 a year

Job type

  • Permanent
  • Full-time



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Job Description
Building Services Officer

£27,855 – £29,139 per annum

Building Services Officers play a key role in delivering services to internal colleagues at Dockside as well as to contractors. This is a busy and at times challenging role which requires:

  • Resilience
  • A very strong customer focus along with exceptional customer service skills
  • The ability to use IT
  • Undertaking routine building inspections and reporting any issues found – especially and H&S issues or concerns
  • Undertaking minor repairs
  • Porterage
  • Room set ups
  • Moving furniture/relocation
  • Fire warden duties
  • Strong team work and overall, a friendly, warm and approachable manner
  • Desire to resolve issues at first point of contact
  • Physical level of fitness sufficient to undertake the tasks set out

You will have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to build, develop and maintain good working relationships with colleagues at all levels and be able to deal with routine and difficult matters.


Closing date: 17th May 2024

CVs can be submitted but will NOT be considered without a supporting statement demonstrating how you meet the person specification.

Additional Information

We are committed to creating an inclusive, anti-racist environment for all. When you apply for a job at Newham, your application is considered on its merits regardless of your age, disability, ethnicity, faith, gender identity or sexual orientation. If you share our vision and values, and you bring the experience and skills we need, that’s all that matters to us.

The London Borough of Newham has important responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. If you are appointed to a job that involves working with these groups, you may be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Please attach your supporting statement, explaining in no more than x2 A4 sides why and how you meet the criteria for this role.

We practice anonymised recruitment. Please ensure that you remove all personal information from any documents that you upload.


The personal information we have collected from you will be shared with Cifas who will use it to prevent fraud, other unlawful or dishonest conduct, malpractice, and other seriously improper conduct. If any of these are detected you could be refused certain services or employment. Your personal information will also be used to verify your identity. Further details of how your information will be used by us and Cifas, and your data protection rights, can be found by https://www.cifas.org.uk/fpn .

About Us
The London Borough of Newham is located only 5 miles east of London. It is well positioned with access to all major networks in London and the south east. It is well connected by public transport with, bus, tube and DLR. When the Crossrail service opens it will call at Custom House close to our council offices and also Stratford station and from there to central London. The London City Airport which serves major European cities is located at Royal Albert Dock. Newham has the youngest overall population in the country. It was one of the six host boroughs for the 2012 Summer Olympics and contains most of the Olympic Park including the London Stadium. It has a thriving arts quarter with the Theatre Royal Stratford East offering excellent entertainment for all the family. There is the University of East London which has two campuses in Newham, one in Stratford and another next to the regenerated Royal Albert Dock. It also has a large Westfield shopping Centre in Stratford which has all the major retailers there.
Newham has a large housing regeneration programme that will build over 1,000 new council homes by 2022.

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