Job Purpose:

To assist in the provision of a quality building maintenance service by carrying out repairs, servicing and upgrading of council properties


Minimum Requirements:

Be a time served trades person or hold an appropriate city and guilds, scotvec or equivalent level qualification in Joinery

Driving licence preferred but not essential


The post holder is expected to demonstrate knowledge and experience of:

Calculating materials to be used

Using tools such as saws, chisels, planes, hammers, mallets, power tools

Undertaking first fix work such as roof/floor joists, partitions

Undertaking second fix work such as doorframes, doors and windows renewals, cupboards, shelves, plasterwork

Assembling and fixing units, general joiner related maintenance work including window/door renewal

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

Carrying out maintenance servicing work as appropriate

Work from Drawings

The Individual

Please see Job Profile for further details

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

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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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