SLA04351 - Trainee Technician

South Lanarkshire Council

  • Location: Hamilton
  • £15,949 to £18,759 per annum, Grade 1 Level 1-4
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: SLA04351

Job Description

Lanarkshire Valuation Joint Board

Location: North Stand, Cadzow Avenue, Hamilton ML3 0LU

South Lanarkshire Council administers the recruitment process on behalf of Lanarkshire Valuation Joint Board.

Who we are

Lanarkshire Valuation Joint Board is an independent public authority established by The Valuation Joint Boards (Scotland) Order 1995.

What we do

Provide a professional valuation and electoral registration service for both North and South Lanarkshire council areas in respect of the compilation and maintenance of the Valuation Rolls, Valuation (Council Tax) Lists, and Register of Electors.

Our aim

To provide high quality, effective and responsive services to all of our stakeholders.

Who we are looking for


Your responsibilities will be to undertake the survey and measurement of both non-domestic and domestic properties throughout the joint board area under the direction of qualified personnel. You will prepare survey reports and assist staff in the valuation of properties for Non-Domestic Rating and Council Tax banding purposes. The post requires that you will work towards an HNC in General Surveying, or equivalent. The successful candidates will be enrolled on the Construction Management (Part Time Day) HNC course at the City of Glasgow College. Please note the start date for this course is 27 August 2018. Upon completion of the qualification and training, you will progress to the position of Technician, current salary range Grade 2 level 1(£19,307.44) – Grade 3 Level 2 (£30,913.81).

We can offer you long term security and an excellent benefits package including a competitive salary, up to 32 days annual leave, a contributory pension based on average salary and an excellent range of work/life balance policies.

To find out more about Lanarkshire Valuation Joint Board– visit our website

Closing Date: Sunday 24 June 2018.

Interview Date: TBC.





Recruitment Checks

As part of our approach to good practice and safer recruitment we carry out a number of pre-employment checks for example, Identity, Asylum and Immigration and employment history etc. As this post involves accessing the public services network, the preferred candidate will be subject to the Baseline Personnel Security Standards (BPSS). The preferred candidate will be subject to a Basic Disclosure provided by Disclosure Scotland prior to a formal offer of employment being made.

Applications online As the application process has changed, we recommend you familiarise yourself with the revised format and content of the form by clicking on the following link to access the applicant user guide. Please click here

South Lanarkshire Council are Equal Opportunities employees and encourage applications from all members of the community. As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum competency/behaviour requirements for the position. 

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