Multi-skilled Electrician

Contract Type: Permanent
Section: Strategic Asset Management and Property Services
Salary Band: 2c
Annual Salary: £29,439 per annum + standby and callout payments
Hours: 8.30am to 4.30pm Mondays to Thursdays and 8.30am to 4.00pm Fridays (including a 30 minute lunch break) + participation in a standby and callout rota
Reference: SEL0192-03

What’s the job?

The Strategic Asset Management and Property Maintenance team is responsible for the management and maintenance of all the Councils’ assets including housing, commercial units, car parks, closed burial grounds, bus stations and the public realm.  To be successful in this role you will:

  • Provide a flexible customer focussed responsive maintenance and repair service for all Council assets.
  • Support the delivery of a ‘right first time’ and ‘one stop shop’ approach by carrying out minor works for other trades to enhance efficiency and the quality of service provided to the customer, carrying out of reasonable allied duties as and when required.
  • Take responsibility for managing your own workload carrying out maintenance and repair works in line with the Council’s specification and best practice under the guidance of the Property Maintenance Supervisors.
  • Ensure effective liaison with the Housing colleagues to ensure a joined-up service is delivered to the community.
  • Comply with requirements relating to vehicle use and maintenance.

Who are we looking for?

As this is a technical role you will need to demonstrate you meet the following essential criteria:

  • NVQ level 3 in Electrical Installation work or equivalent.
  • City and Guilds BS7671 current edition.
  • City and Guilds 2330 Level 1 and 2.
  • City and Guilds 2391 Inspection and Testing or equivalent.
  • Previous experience in electrical installation.
  • Full UK Driving Licence.

Previous experience of working within social housing in a responsive repairs capacity would be a distinct advantage.

Being flexible, you will be responsible for your own workload and providing an excellent service to our customers.  By building trust and having excellent interpersonal skills, you will quickly develop good working relationships with colleagues and partners.

You must carry out your duties with full regard to Health and Safety ensuring that Selby District Council meets its statutory obligations within the professional discipline as set out in various pieces of legislation.   

Further information

If you are interested in this role and would like to know more, please contact Henry Cudworth on 01757 705101.

How to apply

To apply for this vacancy, please send your CV and a covering letter to 

A copy of the job description can be downloaded by clicking on the link at the bottom of this page.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Your CV should include:

  • Your full contact details – telephone number, email address, home address;
  • Your full employment history – names of employers, job titles, dates of employment and salary;
  • Full education history – qualification title, grade awarded, dates and place of study; and
  • The names, email addresses of at least two referees (one of which must be your current / most recent employer).  You should also detail the capacity in which you know them (i.e. manager, colleague etc.).  We will only contact your referees if you are offered the position.

This position is subject to a basic level Disclosure & Barring Service check. This will only be requested in the event of the individual being offered the position. Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from employment with the Council.

Selby District Council is an equal opportunities employer.

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