Slater (Temporary)

Vacancy posted: Friday, 23 September 2016

Salary: 24,695 - 26,957
Location: Stevenston

Closing date: 06 October 2016
Job ref. no.: NAY01896


To carry out maintenance work within North Ayrshire Council properties.


Corporate Responsibilities

To undertake individual role in line with the Council's Strategic Priorities and in compliance with the Council's corporate policies and procedures. To undertake any other reasonably required duties as instructed by Management or someone acting on their behalf, in addition to the role specific tasks & responsibilities detailed below.

Role Specific Tasks & Responsibilities

Carry out general maintenance and repairs within domestic and commercial properties as instructed. Undertake refurbishment works for domestic and commercial properties. Ensure a high standard of customer care. Ensure compliance with departmental technical standards and current health and safety legislation. Work at heights using access equipment. Ensure timeous completion of documentation. Safe use and operation of tools and equipment Carry out ancillary skills as and when required (Ancillary Skills Matrix – Appendix Minimum productivity will be in line with the appropriate discount applied to the National Federation Rates as set out in the contracts / service level agreements.





Education and Qualifications

SVQ Level 2/3 or Approved Apprenticeship, or equivalent in a relevant discipline Current CSCS Grade Card, or equivalent

Application Form Interview


Building maintenance or construction experience Experience within a similar role (DLO) Experience of mobile working and scheduling systems (PDA Opti-time) Application Form References Interview

Specialist Knowledge

Knowledge of Health & Safety

Asbestos Awareness Application Form Interview Pre/Post-Interview Check (if appropriate)

Skills and Abilities

Customer Care skills Self motivated and disciplined Communication skills Ability to work as part of a team as well as individually Ability to work on own initiative Ability to work to set deadlines Flexible approach

Ability to use IT Software Applications / Technology Application Form References Interview


Ability to work out with normal working hours Ability to travel throughout North Ayrshire Ability to work overtime as required Application Form Interview Pre/Post-Interview Check (if appropriate)

Staff Values & Behaviours

North Ayrshire Council uses behavioural based approach throughout the recruitment process. Our staff values of Focus, Passion & Inspiration will be explored for this vacancy.

Further information on how to complete behaviour based application form questions is available on the Council's website.




We put our customers first

We understand the bigger picture

Provide excellent customer services Meet and where possible exceed the expectations of internal and external customers. Understand the performance levels and standards required within our own role and strive to achieve and where possible exceed these. Know how the work we do fits into the overall performance of the Council.


We take pride in the jobs we do

We are ambitious for our community

Take ownership of our own actions and performance. Reflect on the work we do and consider how it could be improved. Have a positive impact on the lives of our customers and their communities. Push the boundaries to help our customers and communities realise their potential.


We all look for better ways to deliver our services

We achieve the best results together

Find new ways to deliver improvements, efficiencies and value for money. Embrace change with enthusiasm and creative ideas. Work together and creatively produce the best outcomes for our customers and communities. Plan all activities with the end goal in mind.

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About North Ayrshire Council

Home to 138,000 people, North Ayrshire covers an area of 340 square miles and includes the islands of Arran, Great Cumbrae and Little Cumbrae.

Our dramatic coastal scenery, rolling hills and long sandy beaches make for a fantastic place for you and your family and friends to visit.

Why work for us?

If you think working for your local council is about sweeping roads and collecting Council Tax then think again.

There's no such thing as a 'typical' job with us - just countless opportunities to make a real difference to North Ayrshire. From inspecting restaurants to caring for the local environment, North Ayrshire Council employees are hard at work making North Ayrshire the best it can be. Day in, day out, weâ€â„¢re responsible for delivering a huge variety of services to around 138,000 people.

Working for North Ayrshire Council provides a career thatâ€â„¢s challenging and rewarding. Weâ€â„¢ll support your professional progression and development all the way.

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