Camden, London (Greater)
£28,910 to £33,531
23 Nov 2018
30 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full time

Directorate: Supporting Communities

Location: Holmes Road Depot

Salary: £28,910 to £33,531

Contract Type: Permanent, full time, 36 hours per week

Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion 

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25 days holiday (27 days after 5 years' service)

Vehicle and mobile phone provided

The Role

Camden Repairs Team is looking for skilled Tradespeople to join the busy district based teams, working to achieve building repairs “Right First Time”.

On this occasion we are seeking enthusiastic, hardworking and flexible electricians with relevant qualification and/or extensive trade experience. Candidates must have the ability to carry out a range of building maintenance work within their own and associated trade disciplines. 

You will carry out electrical repair and maintenance work including electrical testing on housing, public buildings and other premises owned or managed by the Council.  Effective verbal and written communication, with the ability to work with a range of people within a customer facing and customer satisfaction focused environment is essential.

  • Completed Apprenticeship City & Guilds or extensive trade experience and/or has experience of working in a maintenance environment on properties in occupation
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, including ability to use mobile handset for updating work carried out on site
  • Able to work on the Council's emergency out of hour’s scheme
  • Hold a current and full valid UK driving licence
  • Physical fitness to carry out all manual tasks associated with the role
  • You will be required to hold the following qualifications:

- IEE 17TH Edition BS7671 – 2008 Requirements for Electrical Installations

- C&G 2391 - Certificate in inspection, Testing and certification of Electrical Installations.

About Camden

Camden’s main offices are located in modern award winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.

Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

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Make it work for you. Make it your Camden. 

Discover and Diversity 

To “discover” more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

How to apply

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at resourcing@camden.gov.uk, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 30th December 2018, 23:59 pm 

Interviews held: continuous 

To view the Job profile for this vacancy please click HERE

Please quote reference: 180000DH