Water Hygiene Supervisor

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire |
Salary: £37,000 - £38,000 |
Posted: 3 May 2024 |
Closes: 31 May 2024 |
Job Type: Full Time and Permanent |
Business Unit: UK Facilities Management |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 15645

Role Responsibility:



Salary: £37,000 - £38,000 per annum

Working Hours: Permanent, Full Time, 40 hours per week (Mon - Fri)

Location: Cheltenham, GL51 0EX


Excellent benefits package including 2.5% Golden Hello payment on commencement of employment and a £2,000 annual retention bonus (pro-rata for part time employees), subject to maintaining clearance requirements. 


Are you an experienced water technician within a facilities maintenance environment? Are you an excellent communicator with team leader experience? Are you very organised and work well under pressure?


Creating a clean, safe, healthy and secure environment for people to work in is vital. Our Facilities Management teams work with some of the most important Government contracts, hospitals and schools. You will be making a difference, enabling and supporting these core businesses. 


Whether you are looking for a cleaning role, a plumber, an electrician or to work in customer services you will be valued and supported, and provided with first class training and competitive benefits.


We are looking to recruit a Water Hygiene Supervisor to join our friendly team at a prestigious building in Cheltenham to lead the site based team delivering water hygiene planned and reactive maintenance activities and other related maintenance activities. This is a full-time role working 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday between 7am and 4pm.



  • Lead a team to undertake domestic water hygiene activities including but not limited to; temperature monitoring, flushing, microbiological sampling and chemical analysis.

  • Undertake cooling tower water hygiene activities including but not limited to; microbiological sampling and chemical analysis, chemical dosing and sterilisation, cooling tower cleaning, chemical monitoring and replenishment, water tank inspection and cleaning, cooling tower inspection and general maintenance activities.

  • Ensure compliance to the site Legionella risk assessment.

  • Complete all water hygiene documentation and log books to ensure there is an audit trail to demonstrate compliance.

  • Ensure the water hygiene defect log is completed with any equipment failures and out of parameter results.

  • Undertake and / or oversee subsequent water hygiene remedial activities.

  • Understand and implement, where necessary, all water hygiene escalation and equipment operating procedures in the event of an out of parameter results, elevated bacterial count or maintenance activity.

  • Manage the workload of the team to ensure that they prioritise workload and raise identified issues through the correct channels.

The Ideal Candidate:


  • Legionella maintenance experience and awareness with cooling towers.

  • Accurate and methodical mind-set.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

  • Experience of working in a facilities maintenance role.

  • Experience in leading a small team in an FM environment.



While working for G4S, you are entitled to a number of benefits and offers from G4S partners and other organisations, from employee assistance provided through WeCare, to RAC cover and so much more, including the below;

  • 2.5% Golden Hello payment on commencement of employment.

  • Annual retention bonus of £2,000 (pro-rata for part time employees), subject to maintaining clearance requirements.

  • 33 days holiday per year, including Bank Holidays.

  • Progression, training and development catered to you.

  • Refer A Friend incentives.

  • Company pension scheme with employer contributions.

  • G4S Life Assurance Scheme.

  • Subsidised healthcare plan.

  • Charity work- Match-IT and Payroll Giving.

  • Confidential Counselling Services.

  • 24/7 support specialising in health and medical. 

  • Discounts on high street shops and brands including several leading high street brands, retailers and travel suppliers.


Please be aware that due to the nature of the business security clearance to a high government level will be required.







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