Vacancy posted: Friday, 27 Jul 2012
Salary: £22,977 - £25,832 With an HNC in building or relevant experience, you will be required to make decisions on all aspects of housing repair and contract related work based on observations made on-site and from information received. You will be required to give technical advice and to support local housing offices in meeting their technical responsibilities.
You will be required to inspect fire and flood damaged houses to ascertain the extent of damage and quantify repairs, including provision of accurate measurements. You will also be required to inspect work carried out by contractors and take action as necessary to ensure work completed to specification.
You will be required to support a number of Neighbourhood Officers who are responsible for a number of properties and issue work instructions on a frequent basis. This post is temporary until July 2013.
Job Reference: FLK003392
Closing Date: 09-Aug-2012
About Falkirk Council and Falkirk Community Trust
Falkirk Council is a unitary authority which provides all local government services for the Falkirk Council area. Covering 112 square miles, it has a population of 151,570 and extends from Banknock in the west to Blackness in the east and from South Alloa in the North as far as Limerigg in the south. The area contains varied countryside, including areas of considerable landscape quality. It also contains the port of Grangemouth and depends for its prosperity on a broad industrial base which includes sizeable industrial areas in Falkirk and Grangemouth. Council Headquarters The Council Headquarters are located in Falkirk but there are many service points throughout the area. The Council has in the region of 7,000 employees making it one of the largest employers in the area and has a net council general fund expenditure of £344.8 million for 2012/2013. Falkirk Councilís aim is to improve the quality of life for local people by working with all communities, sectors and groups to deliver high quality services which are accessible, accountable, responsive and provide value for money.