Technical Assistant

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Casual / Seasonal / Bank / Permanently Variable hours
Working Pattern:
As and when required
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
09/05/2021 23:59
£19,312 to £20,493 pro rata p.a. Grade 4 (£10.01 to £10.62 per hour)
Hours per week:
Please see advert text
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Employment Location:
Killhope Lead Mining Centre and Picnic Site, Cowshill Bishop Auckland
Post Number:
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Closing date:
9 May
Further Information

An opportunity has arisen for a Technical Assistant, required on a casual as and when required basis.

You will support the aims of the Killhope Lead Mining Centre by ensuring the best possible service for every visitor through the provision of efficient and effective day-to-day operations and the delivery of the highest standards of customer care.

Experience of working with the public or with groups of people from various backgrounds is essential.

Required Qualifications:
4 GCSE’s (A-C) or NVQ level 2 in a relevant subject or equivalent

Due to the requirement to drive a County Council vehicle in this role, appointment will be subject to the production of a valid driving licence for the required category of vehicle and the satisfactory completion of an in-house Driver Induction Assessment.

Where our roles are customer facing and you are required to speak to members of the public, the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Maria McArdle, Museum Operations Officer on tel. no. 03000 260250 or email maria.mcardle@durham.gov.uk

it is intended that candidates successful at the short-listing stage will be interviewed via electronic means on Friday 14th May 2021.

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services Team on tel. no. 03000 263154 / 266148 / 264469 / 264086 or email PESREG@durham.gov.uk

Please note that all communication regarding your application for a post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.