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Premises Officer

Our client, an educational establishment, located in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, is seeking to recruit a Premises Officer who would be responsible for the maintenance, upkeep and security of the estate.

Key Responsibilities


  • Key Holder – to ensure premises remain as secure as possible
  • Respond to and accurately record all call outs, liaising with security and the police as appropriate
  • Securing premises after any break ins
  • Regularly rest Fire Alarms and be familiar with the evacuation procedure for the premises and carry out regular drills
  • Ensure the safe storage of materials covered by the COSHH regulations

Energy Management

  • Advise the appropriate senior member of staff on matters relating to energy control and conservation, implementing measures to avoid waste
  • Ensure lights and other equipment turned off as appropriate


  • Operate, manage and control cleaning materials and equipment, including the ordering, storage and distribution
  • Undertake porterage of stock, furniture and equipment


  • Report all structural, fabric, fixings and furnishings and equipment defects
  • Undertake minor/simple repairs as required e.g. plumbing (basic), changing light bulbs, redecorating and fixing etc
  • Undertake regular site inspections and identify and record repair maintenance¬† requirements
  • Liaise with external contractors and monitor their work
  • Monitor the cleanliness of the site, liaising with the Cleaning Supervisor on a daily basis
  • Undertake general cleaning duties both inside and out


  • Undertake all weekly, monthly and yearly statutory building compliances required e.g. water temperatures, emergency lighting drain down, fire alarm testing etc


Hours: 10.30 am – 6.30 pm – Half Hours Break

Some weekends required 8.00 am – 4.00 pm