Maintenance Planner - Sella Ness

Shetland Islands Council


£34,622 to £36,148 per annum Full Time Contact: Human Resources Reference: SIC05303

Job Description

The Maintenance Planner will ensure that the Ferry and Air Operations ICT systems and applications meet the needs of the Council in the delivery of the ferry and air services.

The post holder is responsible through the Team Leader - Engineering and Operations Support for the management and development of services and systems within Ferry Operations and other service applications where they interface with Ferry and Air systems.

The post holder will deliver the monitoring, management, maintenance and development of the technical functions and (the “back-end”) administration of existing and future systems and applications.

The post holder will be working with colleagues within and out with Ferry Operations and external agencies and companies to develop specifications, business relationships, define system requirements, support and provide technical guidance on future projects, upgrades and changes.

Maintain various electronic equipment/systems on board the vessels and at shore sites and liaise with consultants/support desks to have issues resolved so as not to disadvantage the service.

These duties will involve working aboard ferries and various indoor/outdoor sites throughout Shetland.

More detail is provided in the Job Profile, Person Specification and Conditions of Service Summary attached to the bottom of this advert.

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  • The grade of this post is J
  • Salary shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £2,265 per annum (pro rata)
  • Permanent Full Time post for 37.0 Hours per Week , 52.18 weeks per year 
  • A relocation package does not apply to this post
  • We will pay interview expenses from within Shetland
  • You must have the ability to travel throughout Shetland at short notice and where public transport is limited
  • We are happy to talk flexible working

During the application process you are required to give the names of two persons not related to you, who we can contact to provide a reference to support your application.

This post is based at The Port Administration Building, Sella Ness, Shetland

For further details relating to this post, please contact:

Sheena Summers, Team Leader - 01595 744208 -

If you have a disability which prevents you from applying online, please call 01595 744032.

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