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Marischal College, Broad Street, Aberdeen, AB10 1AB
£20,779 - £26,282 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

"Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of person we're looking for".

Location:  Marischal College

Duration:  Permanent. Full Time x 4

All trainees start at the grade G9. They will then progress through to G10 after passing their first year internal exams. 

Job Purpose:
The post-holder will provide a front line service to members of the Local Government Pension Scheme with the North East Scotland Pension Fund.
They will administer the membership, calculation and payment of pension benefits in accordance with Local Government Pension Scheme (Scotland) Regulations.
They will work with the Training and Development Team to acquire and maintain the knowledge required in order to succeed at the above two points. 


The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:

Educated to Higher Grade or Equivalent

The interview will be done in two parts with the first part being an Aptitude test to evaluate numerical skills, communication skills and ability to work under pressure. A formal interview will then be offered to those who have achieved a successful pass in the aptitude test.


The post holder is expected to demonstrate:

Experience of using computer applications such as Microsoft Office and e-mail

Be numerate

Excellent Communication Skills

Ability to work quickly and accurately

Ability to meet deadlines

Ability to work with minimum supervision

Organisational skills

The Individual

Please see Job Profile for further details

Aberdeen City Council is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Flexible Working

We are happy to talk flexible working and offer flexible working for most roles in the organisation meaning that many of our employees enjoy the freedom of choosing a working pattern that suits them as much as it suits the organisation.

Disability Confident

We are a Disability Confident Employer.  If you consider yourself to have a disability and think you may require a reasonable adjustment to be made for this part of the selection process, or would like further information in relation to reasonable adjustments, please contact

Armed Forces

We are a forces-friendly employer, have signed the Armed Forces Covenant and are a silver award recipient in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.  We have a specific email address for those in the forces, those who have left the forces, as well as their partners / spouses / families:  We are able to answer questions about jobs and our application / selection process, as well as about our employee support provisions.

Guaranteed Interview Scheme

We have a number of guaranteed interview schemes available to applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our roles and who:

  • have a disability
  • are care-experienced and aged 16-29
  • are aged 16-24 and live in Aberdeen City or have been to an Aberdeen City Council school and are applying for a Modern Apprenticeship (except Trades apprenticeships)
  • have done a Foundation Apprenticeship with Aberdeen City Council and are applying for any apprenticeships relevant to the area in which they did their Foundation Apprenticeship
  • are New Scots aged 16-24 and are applying for any apprenticeships

Further information can be found at


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