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Jobs at Aberdeenshire Council

A Career in Administration

Bus AdminWe have opportunities for individuals at all levels including:

*Modern Apprentice (Admin)
*Admin Support Assistant
*Personal Assistant
*Admin Support Officer
*Senior Admin Officer

Typical Admin Support Assistant duties involve reception work, word processing, filing, data input, photocopying and standard invoice and order processing.

Administrator duties include clerical work plus clarifying and cross checking information, complex word processing, file cataloguing and training new employees.

If you have qualifications and experience in administration, there may be opportunities to work at a higher salary where the work will be more challenging.

What qualifications and experience do you need?

filingThere are opportunities for school leavers at the age of 16 to join Aberdeenshire Council as Admin Support Assistant / Modern Apprentice (Admin) – minimum requirement for this position is Standard Grade Maths, English and/or Business Management. These positions are a great starting point for a career in an office environment. Administrator positions will require you to have some previous clerical experience.

Once appropriate experience is gained there are opportunities for promoted administrative posts. Qualifications required will depend on the level of the position.

Qualifications can be sought at different levels in Administration including HNC / HND / Degree in Business Admin/Business studies (Usually BA). HNC/HND can be gained at North East Scotland College. The ECDL qualification is also desirable.

Degree qualifications in Business Studies/Administration can be gained at the Robert Gordon University. Other educational institutes across Scotland also provide information and courses within a business discipline.

Future Career Opportunities

There are a number of opportunities for career development in all fields of clerical and Administrative work, allowing you to progress to promoted posts.

Overall, we are always keen to be involved in the training of staff whether it be in-housing training or by helping them to achieve a professional qualification.

For further information contact: 

Email: RecruitmentAdvice@aberdeenshire.gov.uk