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  • Ref no: SFRS01471
  • Published: 26/3/2020
  • Closes: 19/4/2020
  • Location: Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, Service Delivery Area North, Pitmedden Road, Dyce, Aberdeen, AB21 0DP
  • Salary: £19,146.00 - £20,551.00 per year pro rata
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Part Time
  • Hours: 17.5 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 SDA Support Assistant, based in the North Service Delivery Area Headquarters, Dyce on a permanent basis.  This is a part-time opportunity, working 17.5 hours per week however, applications from individuals seeking to work on a flexible working basis would be considered.


The successful candidate will be required to work flexibly in a key business support role to provide high quality and sustainable business support to local Service Delivery Area Management Teams within Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire and Moray Service Delivery Area when required.


Previous experience of working within a busy general office environment and a working knowledge of Microsoft Packages, in particular Word and Excel is essential. Experience of taking minutes is also required.


You should be able to work on your own initiative, prioritise your own workload and be able to meet tight deadlines in a fast-changing environment whilst maintaining a strong attention to detail.  You will need to be self-motivated and possess excellent organisational, communication and problem-solving skills in addition to a flexible approach. A strong awareness of confidentiality is also essential.


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 contact Stephanie Porter by email at


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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