Vacancy posted: Saturday, 14 Jul 2012
Portpatrick Primary School, Portpatrick, Stranraer
£7.73 - £8.31 per hour 4.75 hours per week, 38 weeks per year. Times of work to be discussed at interview.
Ensuring the security of the premises and its contents includes key holder responsibilities, responding to fire and burglar alarms and patrolling the premises as appropriate.
‘Premises’ refers to all of the establishment’s buildings, associated, soft landscape grounds and hard playing areas within the school environs.
Handyperson duties will include carrying out minor repairs to fabric and furnishings including replacing light bulbs/tubes, sub-main and first-line (up to 60 amp) fuses; examination of ball-cocks and water fittings; inspection of cleaning and other equipment to ensure safe operation.
No additional payment will be made for specialist duties within the scope of the job outline, e.g. boiler proficiency.
Supervision of pupils during break times will be part of this position.
Must be a team player and be able to use own initiative, you will also be responsible for ordering requisition, completion of timesheets if necessary.
You must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of building maintenance.
For further information please contact Linda Burns on 01776 70 7500.
This post is considered as Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG scheme update check prior to formal offer of employment being made by Dumfries and Galloway Council.
Job Reference: DGA002617
Closing Date: 27-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.