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SFRS Service Delivery Area West HQ, Bothwell Road, Hamilton, ML3 0EA
£28,362 - £31,266 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service would like to invite applications for the post of Graphic Designer based at Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, West Service Delivery Area Headquarters, Hamilton, on a permanent basis.  This is a full-time opportunity, working 35 hours per week.


This is a full-time post however applications from individuals seeking to work on a part time, job share or flexible working basis would be considered.


The role of the Graphic Designer is to provide creative support for the production of a range of media, publications and digital assets for the SFRS in line with brand management guidelines.


Duties will include the design and production of a range of corporate reports, training, exhibition material, advertisements and other corporate material.


You will also be required to advise on corporate image and cost-effective creative solutions that meet the needs of the audience or market.


The successful candidate will hold an HNC in graphic design or related discipline with exceptional creativity and innovation and a passion for design.  You will also have experience of delivering graphic solutions to the communications needs of an organisation and have the ability to communicate effectively and confidently with all levels of staff and external agencies in the delivery of projects.


You should be Familiar with design software and technologies (Adobe Create Cloud, Indesign, Illustrator and Photoshop) and have a strong portfolio of illustrations or other graphics.


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 Anne Gray on 01698 402341 or email


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