Job Purpose:
To assist in the provision of building maintenance by carrying out repairs, servicing and upgrading of Council properties.


You must:

Be a time served trades person

Hold an appropriate city and guilds, scotvec or equivalent certificate


You are expected to demonstrate knowledge and application of the:

Working to plans, hacking off existing plaster, fixing metal beads, mixing and applying plaster in layers, providing a key on first and possibly second coats, apply skim coat and finish smooth with a trowel.

Taping and apply finish to plasterboard surfaces.

Applying plaster internally and externally with the use of carlite, cement and fibrous plaster. Undertaking external rendering.

Working on domestic, commercial and industrial premises including schools and sheltered housing.

The Individual

Please see the attached job profile for further information. 

Aberdeen City Council is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Flexible Working

We are happy to talk flexible working and offer flexible working for most roles in the organisation meaning that many of our employees enjoy the freedom of choosing a working pattern that suits them as much as it suits the organisation.

Disability Confident

Armed Forces

Guaranteed Interview Scheme

We have a number of guaranteed interview schemes available to applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our roles and who:

  • have a disability
  • are care-experienced and aged 16-29
  • are aged 16-24 and live in Aberdeen City or have been to an Aberdeen City Council school and are applying for a Modern Apprenticeship (except Trades apprenticeships)
  • have done a Foundation Apprenticeship with Aberdeen City Council and are applying for any apprenticeships relevant to the area in which they did their Foundation Apprenticeship
  • are New Scots aged 16-24 and are applying for any apprenticeships
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