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Municipal ChambersBuccleuch Street, DG1 2AD
£11,535 - £11,742 per year
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Part Time
18 hours per week


Building Facilities Assistant (Fixed Term) (19/1050)
£11,535 - £11,742

Come and join our award-winning team of the ASSIST-FM Contribution to Cleaning 2022 and the APSE Building Cleaning Innovation Award 2023.

You will work 18 hours per week over 52 weeks per year. Working times are Monday to Friday 8am to 11.36am.

We will train you to be part of our dynamic and reactive customer facing building facilities team to provide essential janitorial and cleaning tasks in our local buildings.

We need someone that can work within a small team, work independently, and be self-motivated.

The post holder will provide essential building safety tasks throughout Municipal Chambers, Buccleuch Street, Dumfries. You will support the Lead Occupier in undertaking daily safety checks, general cleaning and supporting energy efficiency and usage throughout the premises. You will have Health and Safety responsibilities and recognise your duty to client liaison.

You are required to be flexible and highly motivated to provide a high-quality support service of building facilities and cleaning services to our existing clients. You will be approachable while working in a proactive, organised, and methodical manner.

We will provide you with training in iPad/Microsoft Apps, cleaning tasks, use of equipment and chemicals, and general health and safety.

Good communication skills are essential.

Benefits Include:
Competitive annual leave allowance
Local Government Pension Scheme
Personal Training Plan
All necessary PPE supplied
Career Progression Opportunities

A current driving licence is an essential requirement of this post. However, if you have a disability which precludes you from holding a driving licence consideration will be given if alternative transport can be arranged.

This post is subject to candidate vetting through Disclosure Scotland.

This post is fixed term for up to 1 year.

This post may be suitable for secondment.  Agreement from your line manager must be sought before applying for this post.


If you would prefer to a paper application form, call 01387 260406 to request one.

Contact Details: Michelle Caven on 07917 092 569 or email:

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