Trainee Technician (fixed term: 2 years)

Central Scotland Valuation Joint Board

Trainee Technician (fixed term: 2 years)

£23652 - £24199

Central Scotland Valuation Joint Board, Stirling

  • Full time
  • Temporary
  • Hybrid working

Posted 3 weeks ago, 20 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: 19-07-2024 (In 3 days)

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Full Job Description

Central Scotland Valuation Joint Board covers the Clackmannanshire, Falkirk and Stirling Council areas. The Assessor for the Valuation Joint Board is responsible for compiling and maintaining the Valuation Roll for Non-Domestic Rates and the Valuation List for Council Tax. The Assessor is also the Electoral Registration Officer for three Councils (Falkirk, Stirling and Clackmannanshire) and in that capacity is responsible for maintaining the Register of Electors and Absent Vote Lists. The Board employs approximately 45 people and our office is at Glendevon House, Castle Business Park, Stirling, FK9 4TZ.

We are looking to recruit a Trainee Technician to work within our Valuation Team for a fixed term period of 2 years.

Applications are invited from candidates who meet the entry entrance requirements for a suitable qualification in a property-based discipline, for example a NC in a related discipline, minimum one Higher level pass and relevant passes at Standard Grade, or Credit/National 5 in relevant subjects, including science/technology.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the survey and measurement of a wide range of property for rating and Council Tax purposes, to carry out valuations as required, to maintain property files and records to a high standard and to communicate effectively with ratepayers, taxpayers and other relevant contacts. During the fixed term period the successful candidate will be supported to undertake a suitable qualification in a property-based discipline.

Benefits of working for us include access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, 35 days annual leave (including public holidays) rising to 40 days after 5 years’ service, flexi leave along with a range of other family friendly policies. We also operate a hybrid working policy for all staff, blending both working from home and attendance at the office.

Central Scotland Valuation Joint Board values diversity and offers equality of opportunity. All applicants will be considered fairly and on merit.

CSVJB operates a guaranteed interview scheme for anyone who has a disability. You will be guaranteed an interview if you meet all essential criteria as outlined in the person specification.

Any offer of employment may be subject to a satisfactory pre-employment check, including basic disclosure.

All financially assisted training for Trainee Technicians will be subject to CSVJB’s learning contract. For further details please contact the Executive Assistant.

To apply, click on the Apply on Company Website link above.

Please note, CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date: 19 July 2024

Interviews will take place on 2 and 5 August 2024 and invites to interview will be sent out on Wednesday 31 July