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Gremista Lerwick, ZE1 0PX
£25,496.55 - £26,268.81 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

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As a Modern Apprentice Engineering Craftsperson you will be supported to gain the knowledge, experience, skills and abilities to become a qualified engineer providing an effective repairs and planned maintenance service to the council’s fleet of vehicles & plant.

The apprenticeship will last approximately four years, to enable the apprentice to complete an appropriate engineering qualification - SVQ Level 3 in Light/Heavy Goods Vehicles.

The apprentice will learn how to carry out planned and responsive repairs, assist in identifying any future maintenance to vehicles/plant and will keep accurate records of work undertaken.

More detail is provided in the Job Profile, Person Specification and Conditions of Service Summary attached to the bottom of this advert.

Please follow the link(s) below for further information



Additional Information

  • The grade of this post is SLGLW/AB1/AB2/C2
  • Salary shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £2,541 per annum (pro rata)
  • 2 x Apprenticeship Full Time posts for 37.0 Hours per Week , 52.18 weeks per year
  • A relocation package does not apply to this post
  • We will pay interview expenses from within Shetland
  • You must have the ability to travel throughout Shetland at short notice and where public transport is limited
  • We are happy to talk flexible working

During the application process you are required to give the names of two persons not related to you, who we can contact to provide a reference to support your application.

This post is based at Gremista, Lerwick

For further details relating to this post, please contact: Raymond Murchison, Team Leader, on 01595 744180 or

If you have a disability which prevents you from applying online, please call 01595 744032.

Information about Shetland

Shetland is an archipelago in the north of the British Isles where you'll find freedom, wildlife and wild beauty, but also a rich culture and dynamic, forward-looking society. The Islands have a thriving and diverse economy full of opportunities and offer residents the ideal work/life balance. Shetland combines stunning coastal landscapes and wide open spaces with friendly, bustling island communities. Factor in Shetland's impressive modern amenities, highly regarded schools and the Islands offer a work life balance rarely found elsewhere.

Find out more about:

Living and working in Shetland: here

The Shetland Islands Council: here


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