York, North Yorkshire
£24,943 to £27,067 per annum
01 Jun 2021
17 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Full time

City of York Council are seeking to recruit a Qualified Electrician to work within the Electrical dept. This is an exciting opportunity to join a successful and growing team who carry out electrical maintenance, testing and installation across a wide range of properties, from the Councils’ 7800 domestic properties to schools and public buildings.

Successful applicants will have served a recognised Electrical apprenticeship and be qualified to NVQ level 3 and successfully passed AM2 in Electrical installations or equivalent. You must hold BS7671 18th edition wiring regulations & City and Guilds 2391 or equivalent would be desirable.

Applicants must demonstrate a sound Electrical knowledge in all aspects of Electrical installations and testing procedures. Previous experience of Electrical installations, maintenance and repairs in commercial and housing sectors is essential. A full driving licence is essential

The Council operates a 24hr 365 days a year service and the successful applicant will be required undertake call out duties on a 1 week in 4 basis.

The Council is highly committed to investing in the talent and wellbeing of our staff and can offer generous annual leave allowance, access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, comprehensive Health & Wellbeing initiatives and a reward package which recognises your contribution.

We can offer flexible working practices, community engagement and volunteer activities and as part of our commitment to you, promote continuous Learning & Development. In addition we also offer a growing range of discounts, rewards and savings.

As this role is public facing, applicants will need to demonstrate, at interview, their competency to converse and provide advice and guidance to members of the public, in spoken English to CEFR level C1: Can express him/herself fluently and spontaneously, almost effortlessly. Only a conceptually difficult subject can hinder a natural, smooth flow of language.

City of York Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. We require the successful candidate to undertake an enhanced Criminal Record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Kevin Wakefield. Electrical Team Leader, Kevin.wakefield@york.gov.uk  or on 01904 553255
Or, Mick Wood, Electrical Supervisor Mick.wood@york.gov.uk

Closing date: Thursday 17 June 2021 at 12 midnight
Interviews: week commencing 28 June 2021

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