Richmondshire District Council


Criteria will be assessed via the submitted application form (A), and an interview (I).

Criteria Essential Desirable


1. Time served/and or recognised qualification in trade (A) 

a. C.S.C.S. Certification



2. At least one year’s experience in a housing maintenance environment (A,I)

b. Repairs and maintenance work

c. 1st and 2nd Fix


3. Knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety (A, I)

4. Knowledge and understanding of basic building construction (A,I)

d. Familiarity with a schedule of rates 

Personal aptitudes and skills

5. Ability to read, understand and interpret written instructions or drawings and complete
necessary paperwork such as timesheets, job tickets, etc (A)

6. Understanding of Customer Care (I)

7. Ability to work on own initiative (I) 



8. Ability to work with a diverse workforce (I)

9. Ability to undertake heavy workloads, at times and keep to required performance requirements
as stipulated in the contract (I) 


Other requirements

10. Holder of full driving licence (A)

11. Physically capable of working off scaffolds, ladders, exposed to the elements (I)

12. Be able to undertake standby (out of hours) duties in accordance with the prevailing
emergency call out rota (I)

13. Comply with the Council’s Equalities and Diversity Policy (I) 



Updated: November 2019

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