Estates Assistant

Lowland Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association is an enabling organisation supporting the Reserve Forces and Cadet Organisation’s across the Lowlands of Scotland.  This is a rare opportunity for a highly motivated individual to join a small and friendly Estates team, based at our Headquarters in the West End of Glasgow.

The Estates Assistant plays a crucial role and the individual will take ownership of key outputs including:

  • Operating as the first point of contact for the Associations repairs helpdesk function, including logging reports and instructing minor repairs
  • Sorting and logging incoming correspondence for the estates department
  • Issue Orders and process invoices as required by departmental staff
  • To maintain the Estates Department Filing System
  • To manage the production of Tender documentation

Applicants are required to have strong IT skills including familiarity with MS office applications with a minimum intermediate proficiency in Excel.

The Post is full-time based on a 37 hour working week and the salary is £19,911 p.a.  Annual leave, excluding public holidays, is 25 days rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service. Previous service in the public sector will count towards qualifying years’ service. The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Council of RFCA Pension Scheme subject to the rules of the scheme. The scheme is a Career Average Revalued Earnings Scheme (CARE), which has a personal contribution of 5% of pensionable earnings for Members. 

This role requires occasional travel throughout the Lowlands of Scotland, a clean Driving License is desirable and applicants should live within reasonable commuting distance of Glasgow. The successful applicant will be required to undertake identity and security checks prior to employment.

Application packs can be downloaded here or if that is not possible requested by email to [email protected] or telephone to 0141 945 4951. 

Application forms with CV should be submitted by email by 5pm Monday 4th February 2019.  

Interviews will be held on Thursday 14 February 2019 with a start date as soon as possible thereafter.

Reserve Forces