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  • Fife Cultural Trust (OnFife) - Mobile Library Assistant/Driver

    Created: 12/02/2024
    News/Events Category: Job Vacancies

    Post: Mobile Library Assistant/Driver 
    Hours: 25.2 per week 
    Contract type: Permanent 
    Job reference: ON000477
    Grade: FC04
    Salary: £23,633 - £25,829 pro rata
    Location: Bankhead Depot, Glenrothes

    OnFife is Fife's largest cultural organisation specialising in making jaws drop, hearts warm, eyes light up and imaginations run wild. They work with a huge range of partners, artists and creatives and their spaces are some of Fife's favourite places. An ambitious leadership-oriented charity, they're built on strong values, and those values make us who they are - fearless, inviting, fair and exciting.

    As an employer, they offer a local government pension scheme, generous holiday allowance and flexible working opportunities. If you need to travel for work, they can provide pool cars if you're near head office or pay travel expenses so you are not out of pocket. Along with this, you can also access discounted gym/swim memberships and other employee benefits. 

    The Role

    OnFife is looking to appoint a versatile individual to join their team working at Bankhead Depot, Glenrothes. The team member will work between their home delivery service and mobile libraries, covering all aspects of their operations. This will include working as a library assistant in both the office and mobile libraries and as a driver of the mobile library and home delivery vehicles.

    This role involves working alone, or as part of a small team serving our customers throughout Fife. Normal hours are 08.45-5.00, Mondays to Wednesdays and every second Thursday 08.45-5.00. Additionally, they would require the successful candidate to be able to work a full 36 hour week to cover absences when necessary.

    You can view the full job spec here. 

    About You

    This is an ideal opportunity for someone who has a flexible approach to their work and can adapt to new working environments. A background or keen interest in libraries is essential as is knowledge and confidence in using ICT systems including Microsoft applications and library management systems.

    The role involves driving a small delivery van and a large (7.2 tonne) mobile library vehicle. A full, clean current driving licence with C1 entitlement is therefore essential as is a current driver CPC qualification or willingness to work toward this.

    A good level of local and general knowledge is essential, together with a keen interest in books for adults and children.

    As you will be the face of OnFife on a day-to-day basis, a helpful and approachable manner, excellent communication skills, a flexible attitude and a customer-focused approach are essential.

    How to Apply

    If you would like to find out more information about this role before applying, please e-mail Jim Anderson, Fleet Officer, for an informal chat on [email protected]

    When you're ready to apply, please complete the application form and equal opportunities form and return them to the HR team at [email protected].

    OnFife is an equal opportunities employer. They are proud to support the Armed Forces community and are committed to the Armed Forces Covenant. 

    The closing date for applications is 9.00am on Thursday 22 February 2024. Interviews will take place on Tuesday 05 March 2024 at Bankhead Depot, Glenrothes.

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