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Cambridge City Council
£30,451 - £34,728
Cowley Road Depot, Cambridge
Closing date:
04 February 2022 at midday

Hours: 37 per week
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £30,451 - £34,728 per annum (City Pay Band 5)
Primary Location: Cambridge City
Closing Date: 12 noon, 4th February 2022

We are looking for a Multi-Skilled Operative to help deliver the service provided by our Estates & Facilities team on behalf of the City Council.

With your primary trade being as a Carpenter, you will be responsible for:

 Carrying out all types of maintenance, repair and construction work
 Ensuring the effective delivery of property repairs and maintenance
 Working primarily with domestic properties, but also commercial or administrative property, both in City Council or private ownership.

Our ideal candidate will:

 Be able to carry out a range of tasks in secondary trades as directed by your manager
 Have a flexible approach to your work and be happy to work alone or as part of a team
 Have demonstrable experience and qualifications as a Carpenter
 Possess further intermediate trade skills outside your main trade

With knowledge of general building terms, regulations and health and safety along with effective communication and written skills and the ability to work to deadlines; you will also have experience of dealing with the public and providing good customer care.

In return we can offer:

 Family friendly policies
 Generous annual leave allowance
 Access to the highly valued Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
 An extensive range of learning and development opportunities
 Confidential advice and support via the Employee Assistance Programme
 Health and well-being programme
 Staff reward and recognition framework

A full driving licence is essential for this role.

Let us talk to you about this exciting role, our team and the service. If you would like to find out more, please contact Bruce Carter on 01223 458214 or email

Alternatively, you can download the ‘General Information for Applicants’ PDF document below. This contains:

 The Job Description
 The Person Specification
 Details about the City Council
 Information on our Benefits and Working for Us
 Guidance on the Application Process

To make an application, please send your CV to by the 12 noon on 4th February 2022.

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