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  • Ref no: ORK03553
  • Published: 1/8/2019
  • Closes: 18/8/2019
  • Location: Eday Airfield & Waiting Room, Eday, Orkney, KW17 2AA
  • Rate: £9.07
  • Contract Type: Casual/Relief
  • Position Type: Casual/Relief

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.


Eday Airfield

Relief Airfield Attendant/Rescue and Fire Fighting Crew (3 Posts)

Hours are offered on an as and when required basis
£10.19 per hour (Including Distant Islands Allowance)
A shift allowance will be paid for unsocial hours worked where appropriate

Applications are invited from self-motivated individuals who can provide, on a relief basis, cover for holiday and sickness absence when requested and available.  A condition of this post is that you will be resident in Eday as you will be required to respond at short notice and during evening/weekends.

Duties will include airfield attendant, rescue and fire fighting services while receiving and dispatching flights to the Island Airfield.  The service includes baggage handling, preparing and if necessary operating the fire tender, maintaining apron control, keeping the airfield building clean and tidy, operating the phone/radio transmitter, inspecting runways and airfield in general. In an emergency you will provide rescue and fire fighting and first aid services as required.

A full current driving licence is required.

Prospective applicants are invited to discuss the post by contacting Malcolm Parsons, Airfield Superintendent/Technician on 01856 873535 extension 2305.

Closing Date: Sunday 18 August 2019

Please note that interview expenses will be paid for this post in accordance with Council Policy.

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