Asbestos Officer - ABC07177

Aberdeen City Council


£29,976 to £34,170 per annum G12 Full Time Contact: Please see description Reference: ABC07177

Job Description

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Location: Marischal College, Aberdeen
Status: Full Time, 37 hours per week, 2 posts
Duration: Permanent

Please note: Applications will be reviewed on a regular basis until the positions are filled.

Job Purpose:

Working within the Corporate Landlord Cluster The postholder(s) will assist in the management of asbestos with Council Buildings. This will involve arranging asbestos management and refurbishment & demolition surveys to be undertaken and thereafter the analyse of reports and implementation of actions to enable asbestos to be managed in line with current legislation, ACC asbestos policy and HSE guidance.

In addition to arrange for informing of all relevant staff and clients of findings contained within asbestos reports and arranging for the removal, encapsulation and re-inspections as deemed necessary.


The post holder needs to have a sound knowledge of and hold current Asbestos

The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012.

HSG264: Asbestos: The Survey Guide.
HSG247: The Licensed Contractors Guide.
HSG248: The analysts’ Guide for Sampling, Analysis and Clearance Procedures.
General building trades and construction techniques.

The post holder must hold the following certification:

BOHS Proficiency Module P405
BOHS Proficiency Module P402
BOHS Proficiency Module P406
BOHS S301 Asbestos and Other Fibres

The post holder will be expected to:
The ability to travel to locations around the city to meet the requirements of the role
Excellent problem-solving skills.


The post holder is expected to demonstrate skills and experience in:

Deal with a wide range of clients from a range of services and backgrounds.
Deal with a range of property professionals and contractors (including contributing to
contract monitoring meetings).
Use job related data-bases and systems (e.g. Confirm, Consilium, modus AIM’s 5) to a competent level.
Use all standard MS office software (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook) to a competent level.
Strong Communication skills
Experience negotiator

The Individual

Please see job profile for further details.

Aberdeen City Council is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Flexible Working

We are happy to talk flexible working and offer flexible working for most roles in the organisation meaning that many of our employees enjoy the freedom of choosing a working pattern that suits them as much as it suits the organisation.

Disability Confident

We are a Disability Confident Employer.  If you consider yourself to have a disability and think you may require a reasonable adjustment to be made for this part of the selection process, or would like further information in relation to reasonable adjustments, please contact

Armed Forces

We are a forces-friendly employer, have signed the Armed Forces Covenant and are a silver award recipient in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.  We have a specific email address for those in the forces, those who have left the forces, as well as their partners / spouses / families:  We are able to answer questions about jobs and our application / selection process, as well as about our employee support provisions.

Guaranteed Interview Scheme

We have a number of guaranteed interview schemes available to applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our roles and who:

  • have a disability
  • are care-experienced and aged 16-29
  • are aged 16-24 and live in Aberdeen City or have been to an Aberdeen City Council school and are applying for a Modern Apprenticeship (except Trades apprenticeships)
  • have done a Foundation Apprenticeship with Aberdeen City Council and are applying for any apprenticeships relevant to the area in which they did their Foundation Apprenticeship
  • are New Scots aged 16-24 and are applying for any apprenticeships

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