Property Officer

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The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service would like to invite applications for the post of Property Officer based in West Region on a permanent basis. This is a full-time opportunity, working 35 hours per week.

This is a full time post however applications from individuals seeking to work on a part time, job share or flexible working basis would be considered.

The successful candidate will be required to deliver property management and maintenance service covering properties throughout East & West Dunbartonshire and Argyle & Bute areas or as determined by the Scottish Property Manager. This will involve a range of activities such as: building inspections and surveys, identifying and rectifying defects, managing service provision, coordinating reactive and planned preventative maintenance, instructing works and monitoring contractor’s performance. There is a requirement to travel to stations within area to carryout property audits and inspections.

Candidate to possess sound and technical ability to assess building defects and accurately specify remedial works requirement, experienced in delivering planned preventive maintenance compiled with capability to manage and supervise minor works projects whilst managing budgets.

Applicant requires excellent customer service and communication skills, competent computer skills and knowledge of computer aided facility software management systems.

Educated to HNC level with a building background, knowledge and understanding of the Construction Design and Management Regulations 2015.

On call 1 week in every 5 weeks. (Standby – assisting with technical ability & knowledge of emergency defects reported within stations) Occasionally will require to stay overnight whilst visiting island stations. Refer to job description for additional information.

Full details of the role and our recruitment process can be found in the attached information pack. 

Salary on appointment will normally be at the lower salary point, with progression subject to regular review – in line with the SFRS performance appraisal arrangements.  A higher salary placing will be considered in exceptional circumstances subject to experience demonstrated.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourage applications from all sectors of the community. In addition, we are committed to being a “Disability Confident Employer” and will ensure that all applicants who meet the essential criteria for the role are invited for interview.

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Please note, a fully completed application form must be submitted as SFRS do not accept CVs in support of applications for employment.

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