Trades Supervisor - Building - Internal Applicants Only - EAL04562

East Lothian Council

  • Location: Tranent
  • £33,259 to £37,465 per annum, Grade 9
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: EAL04562

Vacancy Information

It is East Lothian Council's policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale.

Salary £33259 - £37465 per annum pro rata (£17.24-£19.42 per hour)
Temporary full time position for 6 months
37 hours per week
Days of Work:
Monday - Thursday (08.00-16.00)
Friday (08.00-15.30)
To start : asap

Applications for this post will only be accepted from employees who currently have a temporary, permanent or casual contract with East Lothian Council. Those with a casual contract MUST be undertaking work with ELC during the time the post is being advertised.

Job Details

Responsible for the supervision of a team of craft workers to deliver housing responsive repairs and void management services and the detailed planning and delivery of capital improvement and modernisation work, maximising efficiency of service delivery within specific standards and approved budgets and in compliance with the Council’s policies and plans with a commitment to achieve best value.

Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification (available under 'Job attachments') for the full range of tasks and duties associated with this job. You will need to refer to these in order to complete the application form. You must ensure you meet every 'essential' criteria stated on the Person Specification to be considered for interview.

The East Lothian Way
The 'East Lothian Way’ – values and behaviours we expect our employees to demonstrate in their everyday work. Should you be invited to interview, you may be asked questions based on these behaviours. Please refer to the document via the link to familiarise yourself with them.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications Relevant HNC/SVQ3 or equivalent in a relevant discipline and/or be able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, skills and competencies gained through previous experience.
Time served modern apprenticeship in Building (or equivalent) and passed skills test.

Driving Licence 
As the duties of this role require you to effectively travel to successfully undertake the full remit of the role, you must hold a current driving licence and have access to a vehicle.*
(*Where a disability precludes you from obtaining a driving licence, ELC will take into account its responsibility to make reasonable adjustments to allow for your disability.)

Additional Information

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