Facilities officers provide assistance to ensure the day-to-day smooth management and operation of a building's infrastructure through administrative support and, at times, overseeing maintenance tasks.
Duties & Tasks
Facilities officers may perform the following tasks:log, analyse and track maintenance requests
issue work orders to appropriate tradespeople or maintenance officers
match work orders to invoices and send invoices for payment
distribute, archive and coordinate documentation
conduct routine cleaning inspections with cleaners and facilities managers
coordinate recycling and waste management reports
set up meetings, conferences and function rooms
collect and distribute mail
suggest initiatives to improve operating practices, such as increasing energy efficiency.
good interpersonal, communication and customer service skills
able to work in a team
able to assess and prioritise tasks
good computer literacy
able to use initiative and work unsupervised
excellent organisational skills.