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Reference:
0556
Organisation:
Ipswich Borough Council
Place of work:
Ipswich
Salary details:
£24,808 - £26,646 pa
Job term:
Full Time
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Appointment:
Permanent
Closing date:
25 February 2019 05:00 PM
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37 hpw

Ipswich Borough Council is a progressive and dynamic authority with a large and varied property portfolio. This is an exciting time to join the Maintenance and Contracts team and we are currently looking for a Carpenter to carry out a variety of repairs to domestic properties. You will be able work on your own initiative or within a team of operatives carrying out a wide range of duties connected with the repair, renew and maintenance of council owned properties in an efficient, effective and customer focused manner.

Day to day duties:

  • Responsible for carrying out a range of duties connected with the repair and maintenance of council owned properties
  • Organising and managing materials required, reading, keeping records, handing in job records daily, and following administrative procedures as directed
  • Working to a high-quality standard, ensuring high-quality workmanship and maintaining an acceptable level of productivity commensurate with earnings
  • The use of new IT technology as required ensuring the delivery of goals and objectives as set within contract specification
  • Carry out duties, which require possession of a reasonable standard of numeracy and literacy (as the job requires you to complete time sheets and claim forms, keeping records and to fulfil statutory checks as required)
  • Represent IBC in a manner conducive with the standards expected, including the carrying of an identity card and wearing of the uniform supplied
  • Communication with customers, M&C management team and members of the public in a polite manner placing the highest possible emphasis on customer care; encouraging customer involvement and feedback
  • Responsible for maintaining health, safety and welfare of self, other employees and members of the public ensuring adherence to safe working practices and environmental procedures.

You will:

  • possess a C & G Craft / Advanced Craft Certificate
  • be educated to GCSE standard or equivalent in English and mathematics
  • have experience of the building industry
  • have knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety issues
  • be a team player
  • have a full and valid driving licence.

For more information, please contact Steven Fisher on (01473) 432775 or email: steve.fisher@ipswich.gov.uk

Apply online at: www.ipswich.gov.uk/jobs where you will need to log in or sign up to 'My Ipswich' to complete the online application form for this vacancy.

Interview date: w/c 4 March 2019. The selection process will be an interview and Trade Tests.



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