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  • Ref no: SFRS01428
  • Published: 13/2/2020
  • Closes: 8/3/2020
  • Location: Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters, Westburn Drive, Cambuslang, G72 7NA
  • Salary: £19,146.00 - £20,551.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

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

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service would like to invite applications for the post of Administration Assistant based in Scottish Fire and Rescue Headquarters on a permanent basis.  This is a full-time opportunity, working 35 hours per week.


The successful candidate will be required to carry out all administrative and clerical services allocated to them by the Team Leader in relation to the management of the Scottish Equipment function, including but not limited to the provision and support of Operational Equipment and Personnel Protective Equipment (PPE). The post holder will provide administrative support to all departmental staff and key members of the departmental team.


Previous experience working within a busy office environment with the ability to generate positive working relationships is essential.

Attention to detail, the ability to communicate clearly and confidently with excellent customer service skills along with the ability to produce minutes with accuracy are key elements of the role.

To be successful in this role you are also expected to have knowledge and demonstrable experience of dealing with financial issues and systems as well as software packages. You should also be able to work as part of a helpdesk service. 


Full details of the role and our recruitment process can be found in the attached information pack. 


Salary on appointment will normally be at the lower salary point, with progression subject to regular review - in line with the SFRS performance appraisal arrangements.  A higher salary placing will be considered in exceptional circumstances subject to experience demonstrated.


The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourage applications from all sectors of the community. In addition, we are committed to being a “Disability Confident Employer” and will ensure that all applicants who meet the essential criteria for the role are invited for interview.


If you would like to apply in a different format, please telephone Emma Thomson on 01698 402271 or email


Please note, a fully completed application form must be submitted as SFRS do not accept CVs in support of applications for employment.

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