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Elgin Library Cooper Park Elgin Moray, IV30 1HS
£10.18 per hour pro rata
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This position has expired.

Job Description

Provide an effective and efficient caretaking service that supports the Elgin Library Complex in meeting the needs of the community of Moray in accordance with Council policy.


  • Ensure high standards and consitent attention to customer care in respect of all customers and tasks.
  • Carry out all caretaker service routines to the agreed quality standards.
  • Assist customers in the use of library services, facilities and equipment.
  • Ensure effective care of the fabric, tidiness and security of the building and the area around it.
  • Ensure that the financial and administrative procedures of the Council are complied with.
  • Participate in training and development opportunities.

The Individual

  • Care and maintenance of property.
  • Numerate.
  • Aptitude for tidiness.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Basic ICT skills.
  • Self confident and self motivated.
  • Ability to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Moray to meet the operational requirments of the Service, due to the rural nature of Moray this is normally undertaken by use of car/van.
  • Prioritise tasks / action.
  • Ability to follow routines.
  • Capable of working unsupervised.
  • Able to carry out handyman / basic maintenance duties.
  • Knowledge of office, display and presentation equipment.
  • Strong customer care/people skills with the ability to relate well to customers & staff accordingly.
  • Willingness to accept direction/delegation.
  • Diplomacy.
  • Abilty to lift and carry reasonable weight, move furniture and equipment and store deliveries of library materials / stationery supplies in accordance with manual handling regulations.
  • Ability to climb a ladder to repair lighting and hang exhibitions.
  • Must be able to work flexibly to meet the demands of the service.
  • Will be required to attend emergency call-outs.

Closing Date: 8 July 2022
£10.18 per hour
Hours per week: casual, as and when required, depending on needs of the service. 

Hours will mostly be worked evenings and weekends but occasional daytime cover will also be required. The successful applicant must be available to work at short notice. 

For further information contact: Philip Davidson, Community Librarian, 01343 562619