Mobile Library Assistant / Driver

Organisation: OnFife

Salary: £23,633 – £25,829 (pro rata)

Location: Glenrothes, Fife

Contract Type: Perm
Grade: FC04
Salary: £23,633 – £25,829 (pro rata)
Hours: Average 25.2 hours per week
Location: Bankhead Depot, Glenrothes
Job Reference: ON000477

We are OnFife and as Fife’s largest cultural organisation we specialise in making jaws drop, hearts warm, eyes light up and imaginations run wild. We work with a huge range of partners, artists and creatives and our spaces are some of Fife’s favourite places. An ambitious leadership-oriented charity, we’re built on strong values, and those values make us who we are – Fearless, Inviting, Fair and Exciting.

As an employer, we offer a local government pension scheme, generous holiday allowance and flexible working opportunities. If you need to travel for work, we can provide pool cars if you’re near head office or pay travel expenses so you are not out of pocket! Along with this, you can also access discounted gym/swim memberships and other employee benefits.

The Role
We are looking to appoint a versatile individual to join our team working at Bankhead Depot, Glenrothes. The team member will work between our Home Delivery Service and Mobile Libraries, covering all aspects of their operations. This will include working as a library assistant in both the office and mobile libraries and as a driver of the mobile library and home delivery vehicles.

This role involves working alone, or as part of a small team serving our customers throughout Fife.

Normal hours are 8.48 to 5pm Mondays to Wednesdays and every second Thursday from 8.48 to 5pm. Additionally, we would require the successful candidate to be able to work a full 36 hour week to cover absences when necessary.

You can view the full job spec on our current vacancies page on our website.

About You
This is an ideal opportunity for someone who has a flexible approach to their work and can adapt to new working environments.

A background or keen interest in libraries is essential as is knowledge and confidence in using ICT systems including Microsoft applications and library management systems.

The role involves driving a small delivery van and a large (7.2 tonne) mobile library vehicle. A full, clean current driving licence with C1 entitlement is therefore essential as is a current driver CPC qualification or willingness to work toward this.

A good level of local and general knowledge is essential, together with a keen interest in books for adults and children.

As you will be the face of OnFife on a day-to-day basis, a helpful and approachable manner, excellent communication skills, a flexible attitude and a customer-focused approach are essential.

How to Apply
If you would like to find out more information about this role before applying, please contact Jim Anderson, Fleet Officer for an informal chat. Contact details can be found on our current vacancies page on our website.

When you’re ready to apply, please complete our application form and equal opportunities form and return them to the HR team at

The closing date for applications is 9am on Thursday 22 February 2024.

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 5 March 2024 at Bankhead Depot, Glenrothes.

OnFife is an equal opportunities employer.

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