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Job Title: Concierge
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chelmsford, Essex
Salary: £20000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: LO003051
Contact Name: Charley Noakes
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 18, 2016 16:46

Job Description

Our client are currently seeking a Concierge required for caretaking, maintenance, concierge and porterage responsibilities for prestigious block in Chelmsford.

Hours of work are Monday to Friday - 09.00am to 17.00pm

Duties to include:
- Communication with leaseholders and managing agent - spoken and written English with good IT literacy. Able to communicate in person, over the phone and via email.
- Courteous and polite to residents, guests, suppliers, tradesmen and the public in general.
- Daily maintenance and cleaning of common parts including polishing of all brass fixtures (internal and external).
- Daily rubbish collection from flats.
- Utility meter reading and reporting to the managing agent.
- Daily cleaning of external areas, street level and basement areas.
- Keeping drains clear of litter at all time.
- Gardening duties and maintenance of in-house plants.
- Monitor all persons at the property and ensure they have a right to be present.
- Keep a daily log of activities on site, recording suppliers' visits and any non-recurring events.
- Receive, log and distribute all mail, registered mail and deliveries.
- Log and report any incidents of disrepair immediately to the Managing Agents, including all building defects, plumbing, heating and lighting defects during normal working hours. Where such defects are considered an emergency they should be reported immediately.
- Ensure adequate inventory for fixtures and fittings. Use competency and common sense approach to handyman requirements.
- Regular security patrols.
- Report any Health & Safety issues and ensure a full safe working practice. H&S training and certifications.
- Weekly fire alarm testing.
- Handyman duties including communal lighting inspections of the building, and replace or report any defective bulbs, painting, fixing locks etc. and assisting residents.
- Clear out any rubbish in the light-well area.
- Carry out any additional duties as directed by the Managing Agent.

Other Duties:
- Greeting guests and residents
- Carrying luggage
- Calling the lift
- Delivery of parcels
- Daily paper collection and delivery
- Cleaning of individual flats / ironing / washing etc.
- Concierge services

We are seeking candidates who have worked within the 4/5* hospitality sector and have luxury hotel or residential block experience.

Successful applicant must provide two references and will also undertake a disclosure check for unspent criminal convictions.