Relief Airfield Attendant/Rescue and Fire Fighting Crew (Eday, Westray & Stronsay)

Favourite Orkney Islands Council
Ref no: ORK01436
Closes: Sunday, 15th January 2017
Published: Wednesday, 21st December 2016
Location: Various Locations In Orkney
Rate: £8.33 per hour
Hours: Variable
Contract Type: Casual/Relief
Position Type: Casual/Relief
Organisation: Orkney Islands Council
Category: Fire and Rescue
Sub-category: Support Staff


Eday Airfield, Westray Airfield and Stronsay Airfield

Relief Airfield Attendant/Rescue and Fire Fighting Crew

Hours are offered on an as and when required basis
£9.37 per hour (including Distant Islands Allowance)
A shift allowance will be paid for unsocial hours worked where appropriate

Applications are invited from self-motivated individuals who can provide, on a relief basis, cover for holiday and sickness absence when requested and available. A condition of this post is that you will be resident on the appropriate island as you will be required to respond at short notice and during evening/weekends.

Duties will include airfield attendant, rescue and fire fighting services while receiving and dispatching flights to the Island Airfield. The service includes baggage handling, preparing and if necessary operating the fire tender, maintaining apron control, keeping the airfield building clean and tidy, operating the phone/radio transmitter, inspecting runways and airfield in general. In an emergency you will provide rescue and fire fighting and first aid services as required.

A full current driving licence is required.

Prospective applicants are invited to discuss the post by contacting Malcolm Parsons, Airfield Superintendent/Technician on 873535 extension 2305. 

Closing date: Sunday 15 January 2017

Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.

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