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PERMANENT: 37 hours per week
SALARY: £20,092 to £21,748
LOCATION: Tiverton

Do you have transferable skills and want a fresh challenge? Do you value development and challenge? We have an opportunity for a full time Corporate Property & Commercial Assets Caretaker to support our services across Mid Devon based out of our Head Office in Tiverton.

At Mid Devon District Council, Tiverton our benefits include:

  • Competitive rate of pay and Local Government pension scheme
  • Generous annual leave entitlements
  • A flexible benefits scheme including access to a discount shopping (online and high street) and events
  • Discounted leisure memberships
  • Free uniform and DBS check
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Excellent training and development opportunities

As a Corporate Property & Commercial Assets Caretaker your duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Report to and liaise with the Property Services team with regards to repairs being completed and keeping the Corporate Facilities Manager informed of any works required as well.
  • Carrying out all core and other trade related repairs as instructed (see appendix A).
  • Respond swiftly to all trade emergency situations and resolve them efficiently.
  • Undertake all work efficiently and cost effectively, minimising non-productive time wherever possible and reporting any difficulties encountered to the Corporate Facilities Manager

At Mid Devon District Council, Tiverton we value: Pride, People, Performance and Partnerships

About you:

  • General knowledge of mechanical plant and equipment
  • Knowledge of minor building works, painting and decorating, plaster repairs
  • Hold a full driving licence as will be required to drive a council vehicle
  • Previous caretaking experience

To find out more information about Mid Devon District Council please visit:  

For any questions or for an informal conversation regarding the position of Corporate Property & Commercial Assets at Mid Devon District Council, Tiverton please contact Keith Ashton (Corporate Facilities Manager) on 01884 234281.

To find out more

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Keith Ashton, Corporate Facilities Manager on 01884 234281.

For full details please read the Job Description and Person Specification - HP11 - Corporate Assets and Property Services Caretaker.

The Job Description refers to the level of competencies required for this post. For an explanation of what this means, please see Core Competencies.

A satisfactory basic disclosure check and three years complete employment history will be requested in the event of you being offered the position.

How to apply

Please download and complete our Job Application Form and send to Alternatively, print and send by post to:

Human Resources
Mid Devon District Council
Phoenix House
Phoenix Lane
Tiverton, Devon
EX16 6PP

Please remember to quote the following post and vacancy numbers:

CLOSING DATE: 27 September 2021 at 1:00pm

We're committed to Equality of Opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

If we've not contacted you within two weeks of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Thank you for showing an interest in this vacancy and we wish you every success with your on-going job search.

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