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Negotiable in Argyll and Bute, PA31 8RT
£35,786 - £39,819 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week
Work From Home:

Service: Commercial Services

Closing Date: Tuesday 7th May 2024

The Council’s Property Services Section is looking to recruit an Electrical Technician, to assist the Senior Climate Change Officer - Electrical in providing the Council and Client Departments with a professional Electrical service ensuring best value is delivered at all times.

The postholder is required to take specific responsibility for delivering allocated projects (generally of an Asset Sustainability/Service Development nature) and maintenance/compliance programmes in accordance with current legislation and best practice. Tasks will include undertaking surveys/audits, upkeep of statutory records, preparation of specifications and the supervision and management of contracts (and contractors) from inception to completion. This will include budgetary responsibility for projects/contracts within the remit of the post, including financial monitoring and control of expenditure.

The postholder is also required to provide 24 hour emergency cover and assistance outwith normal working hours (participating in a rota) with regard to the properties under their care to ensure that buildings remain safe. Provision of this service attracts payment of an additional allowance and the postholder will be typically on call two separate weeks in a six week period.

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual with a determination to succeed and deliver first class results with a strong customer focus. They must be able to work both on their own initiative, with minimum supervision, and as part of a team.

Argyll and Bute Council recognises the numerous benefits of a positive work-life balance to the wellbeing and productivity of our employees. We will take a flexible first approach to requests from our employees to change the way that they work. While we must balance such requests with the need to ensure the quality of the important services we deliver is not compromised, we will ensure that each request is given careful consideration with a view to achieving a positive outcome wherever possible.

Applicants should note that:-

  • Happy to talk about flexible working arrangements.
  • This post requires Protection of Vulnerable Group (PVG) Membership in relation to working with adults or both.
  • The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2013, as amended, applies to this post.

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We encourage applications from people from all backgrounds and aim to have a workforce that represents the wider society that we serve. We pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing and aim to create a workplace where everyone feels valued and a sense of belonging. To find out more about our commitment to this please visit Equality & Diversity Policy.

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