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SFRS Asset Resource Centre (East), 21 Claylands Road Newbridge, EH28 8LF
£24,972 - £27,014 per year dependent on experience
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service would like to invite applications for the post of Equipment Support Operative, based in our Fleet and Equipment workshops in Newbridge Edinburgh on a permanent basis. This is a full-time opportunity, working 35 hours per week.



The successful candidate will be required to carry out inspections and repairs on service equipment. Working to standards laid down by suppliers, manufacturers and NFCC (National Fire Chiefs Council). Must have either a recognised qualification in machinery/plant maintenance or a minimum period of two years' experience in a similar environment. 


The working pattern for this role is a split shift pattern; 

Week 1 Monday- Friday 07:00am to 2.30pm 

Week 2 Monday- Friday 11.30am to 7.00pm 


Full details of the role and our recruitment process can be found in the attached information pack. 



Salary on appointment will normally be at the lower salary point, with progression subject to regular review - in line with the SFRS performance appraisal arrangements.  A higher salary placing will be considered in exceptional circumstances subject to experience demonstrated.


The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourage applications from all sectors of the community. In addition, we are committed to being a “Disability Confident Employer” and will ensure that all applicants who meet the essential criteria for the role are invited for interview.  


If you would like to apply in a different format, please telephone Jack Mitchell on 01698 402466 or email


Please note, a fully completed application form must be submitted as SFRS do not accept CVs in support of applications for employment. 

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