Vacancy posted: Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012
Facilities Team Leader (Temporary)
Commerce Road Depot, Stranraer (Area 1)
£27,087 – £29,208
You will be responsible for service delivery and operational management of facilities services in schools ensuring this is provided in an efficient and effective way ensuring building users’ needs are fully met.
Duties include managing all facilities services that include Catering, Cleaning, Janitors, Caretakers, Crossing Patrol and Playground Supervisors throughout a specific area within Dumfries & Galloway region. You will ensure that school catering is delivered in accordance with Scottish Government guidelines and legislation.
A recognised catering, cleaning qualification together with an intermediate Food Hygiene certificate is desirable. Experiential learning is essential. You must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. You will have moderate management experience and minimal experience in a management role for multi site services. Conversant with Microsoft packages, you are required to have experience of budget monitoring/reporting and the ability to work efficiently, accurately and to strict timescales. Knowledge of Food Safety legislation, Health and Safety, Hungry for Success and the Schools (Health Promotion and Nutrition) (Scotland) Act 2007 are essential.
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.
Temporary post for period up to 12 months.
For further information please contact Alan Mawson Ext : 62425.
Job Reference: DGA002588
Closing Date: 05-Jul-2012
About Dumfries and Galloway Council
Dumfries and Galloway is the third largest region in Scotland. It covers 2,380 square miles and has an estimated population of 148,060 - that's around 60 people a square mile compared with the Scottish average of 168. Our Council has a clear vision: "to make Dumfries and Galloway the best place in Scotland to live, learn, work, visit and grow." It also has a set of values that underpin all its work. These are: • Customer First • Continuous improvement • Equality and diversity • Local decision making and service delivery • Openness and communication • Team work and partnership • Trust and honesty • They work to achieve that by delivering the actions in the Community Plan for Dumfries and Galloway the Corporate Plan for the Council and the Single Outcome Agreement with the Scottish Government. The Council delivers its services through five departments with a staff of just under 8000 people. Also included within the Council are the Police and Fire and Rescue Service.