FIFE COAST AND COUNTRYSIDE SERVICES

FIFE COAST AND COUNTRYSIDE TRUST

Fife Coast and Countryside Trust is Fifes leading environmental charity which delivers a range of Countryside services on behalf of Fife Council. We are now recruiting to the following posts:


LEAD OPERATIVE: 36 HRS/WEEK Pitcairn Centre, Glenrothes – 3 PERMANENT POSTS
Salary £20,573 to 22,807 per annum

We are seeking to appoint three highly motivated individuals to work within the Maintenance Team helping to plan, co-ordinate, carry out and supervise maintenance tasks and major projects within the Fife wide area and fulfil the service remit of the Maintenance Team.

This is an opportunity to help improve the visitor experience to Fife in the provision of accessible, well maintained pathways and enhance visitor experiences. Duties will include supervision of Maintenance Operatives, assessing, co-ordinating and supervising the work plans for all types of maintenance related activities including the carrying out routine tasks such as vegetation control, litter picking, repairs and upgrades to surfacing, drainage, steps, boardwalks, bridges, fencing and other countryside furniture etc. and other tasks appropriate to the job. Particular duties and responsibilities attached to the job may vary from time to time without changing the overall purpose of the job and you will work under the immediate supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor, working alongside the team.

The posts will be based in Pitcairn but the work area is Fife Wide. Travel between the Trust’s other bases throughout Fife is also essential therefore a current full driving licence suitable for use in the UK is required.

Qualifications and Background

The successful candidates will be able to demonstrate a sound understanding of Countryside Management and maintenance regimes carrying these out to the required standards whilst developing and maintaining good working relationships with a wide range of people. They should be able to work autonomously for the majority of their time. They will have the ability to operate plant and machinery to fulfil their duties and provide the necessary guidance and supervision to others in the field.

A current first aid certificate is essential.

Job Description
Application Form

To apply please download or request an application form and return to Karen Studley, FCCT, The Harbourmaster’s House, Hot Pot Wynd, Dysart, KY1 2TQ or e-mail karen.studley@fifecountryside.co.uk or ask.us@fifecountryside.co.uk

Closing date is Wednesday 31st July 2019


PERMANENT MAINTENANCE OPERATIVE
: 36 HRS per week.
Salary: FC4 (£ 18,302 - £ 20,573)

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Maintenance Operative to carry out maintenance tasks on the Fife Coastal Path and other paths within the Trusts remit along with a range of maintenance work in the Lomond Hills Regional Park and other sites as instructed.

The post will be based at the Pitcairn Centre, Glenrothes but will involve travel between the Trust’s other bases/sites throughout Fife.

Qualifications and Background

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate experience in general maintenance and garden work. There is a direct requirement that the post holder has the skills and capacity to be able to travel throughout Fife independently and should therefore hold a clean current driving licence.

A current normal working week is 36 hours Monday to Friday inclusive. Fife Coast and Countryside Trust reserve the right to allocate other duties of equivalent grade and status as determined by the workload of the Trust.

Job Description

Application

To apply please download or request an application form and return to Karen Studley, FCCT, The Harbourmaster’s House, Hot Pot Wynd, Dysart, KY1 2TQ or e-mail karen.studley@fifecountryside.co.uk or ask.us@fifecountryside.co.uk 

Closing date is Wednesday 31st July 2019

RELIEF WARDEN/CLEANER: The Harbourmaster’s House, Dysart
Hours when required - Salary - £9.07 per hour

This postholder will have responsibility for ensuring cleanliness of the facilities at Harbourmaster’s House in Dysart as and when required.

Guidance will be given in the standards expected and duties will consist of regular cleaning of the entrance halls, toilets, Visitor Centre and Bistro. The postholder will have responsibility for the opening or closing of the Visitors Centre and building where required. They will ensure the immediate pathway to the building is kept clean and accessible. The particular duties and responsibilities attached to this job may vary from time to time without changing the overall purpose of the job.

Job Description
Application Form

For an informal discussion please contact : Karen Studley 01592 656084


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