Vacancies

Fife Coast and Countryside Trust (FCCT) is an independent charitable trust who works to promote, manage, and maintain Fife’s exceptional outdoor spaces. We are an organisation who believes our people are our greatest asset. We look to employ individuals who align with the organisation’s core values and bring a positive, energetic, constructive, and committed attitude to the workplace.

It takes a great team to manage the diverse range of sites we are responsible for including the Fife Coastal Path, Fife Pilgrim Way, award-winning beaches, local nature reserves, miles of footpath and the Lomond Hills Regional Park and many other sites. Any vacancies we have will be advertised in this section of our website.

We believe that our work makes a real difference to the environment of Fife. Each year many thousands of people enjoy Fife’s fantastic open spaces, bringing significant economic benefits to the Kingdom.

Whether it’s fixing things, looking after the environment, engaging with visitors, teaching, clearing litter or keeping it all running smoothly from the office, we need the very best people and this is where we advertise any opportunities to join us.

We also have opportunities to volunteer with the Trust.

Fife Coast and Countryside Trust (FCCT) are an organisation driven by a passion for Fife’s natural heritage and a commitment to promoting understanding and care for the natural environment through outdoor learning; and believe that our people are our greatest asset and look to employ individuals who bring a positive, energetic, constructive, and committed attitude to the workplace.

 

Maintenance Operative

We are currently seeking a ‘Maintenance Operative’ who will be an integral part in driving our work forward. The post holder will be placed within the Operations Team and will report to the Field Teams Manager. They will help undertake the day-to-day maintenance duties at all FCCT sites in accordance with our objectives outlined in the Service Level Agreement (SLA) with key stakeholders.

Essential characteristics:

· At least 12 months experience of working in a general ground’s maintenance role.

· Literate and numerate

· Working knowledge of safe working practices.

· Able to develop and maintain good working relationships with a wide range of people.

· Able to work as part of a team and take instruction.

· Willingness to use and act upon own initiative.

· Adaptable and motivated team worker

· Enthusiasm for the role and flexibility to meet changing needs.

· Valid driving licence.

· Good track record of collaborative working, developing, and maintaining effective relationships.

· Good standard of communication skills

· Responsible character, confident and capable of working independently.

· A suitable standard of fitness (able to walk 10 miles and use a range of power tools) and able to work in adverse weather conditions.

· Proactive and hard-working attitude.

· A demonstrable personal interest in the countryside and the outdoors.

· Excellent team player

This is a full-time (36 hours per week) post and has an annual salary from £23,633 – £25,829. Work will typically be delivered over a five-day week but may include weekend work and some evening work as required.

Additional benefits include:

· Holiday entitlement of 25 days (rising to 30 days after the completion of 5 years of service) plus 8 days Public Holiday.

· LGPS Pension Scheme.

· Access to Cycle to Work Scheme.

· An induction and training programme.

· A Health and Wellbeing Programme.

· Access to training and professional development.

· Flexible working

Full Job Description – download

Application Form – download

We are looking for candidates who can start ASAP and applications will be closed once the role has been filled. Please send completed application forms to fcct.recruitment@fifecountryside.co.uk