Site Services Team Member Ref. 1639

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£18,920 on a pro rata basis
GCHQ, the longest standing code-breaking intelligence agency in the UK, is offering you an exciting opportunity to join our organisation as a Site Services Team Member at our Bude site.


The Site Services Team are responsible for keeping the Bude site clean and hygienic on a day to day basis, moving furniture for events and storage, as well as maintaining the vehicle fleet, ensuring the vehicles are clean and in a tidy condition. Other duties will involve collection and destruction of classified waste, stock management of Site Services Store, internal post and courier duties, and occasional driving duties.

The successful candidate must hold a valid UK Driving License.

While the role is challenging, our flexible working policy ensures a healthy work-life balance. Wherever possible, we accommodate reduced hours or job share options, balanced against business needs.


- You should have 5 GCSEs grade C/grade 4 or higher including English and Maths (or equivalent)
- Able to work independently and in a team using your own initiative to complete tasks.
- Have good customer service skills and effective communication, both verbally and written.
- Manage time and priorities in a busy and demanding role, sometimes at short notice.

GCHQ prides itself on having a diverse work force from all walks of life. We aim to have a fully inclusive culture and all staff are expected to be positive role models in such an environment.

Competencies - Level

Working with and Leading Others - Intermediate
Contribution to Delivery - Fundamental
Managing the Customer Relationship - Intermediate
Change and Innovation - Fundamental
Analysis and Decision Making - Fundamental
Communications and Knowledge Sharing - Fundamental


At GCHQ we’re proud of our inclusive and supportive working environment that’s designed to encourage open minds and attitudes. As an organisation that values and nurtures talent, we’re committed to helping you fulfil your potential. With comprehensive training and development opportunities, tailored to your needs and the requirements of your work, we’ll enable you to flourish in your role and perform to the very best of your abilities.


As one of Britain’s intelligence agencies, we unlock the complex world of communications to keep our nation safe. We work closely with MI5 and MI6, our partners in the intelligence community, to safeguard Britain’s people, interests and businesses from various threats. Think cyber-attacks, espionage, terrorism, and organised crime. It’s challenging, varied and meaningful work that you simply won’t find anywhere else.


Salary of £18,920 (on a pro rata basis).




To apply for this position, you must meet our nationality, residency and security requirements.  You’ll find more details here: Recruitment Process.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we also guarantee to interview all disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria for our roles.

Once we’ve established that you meet our eligibility criteria, the next steps of this selection process are:

- Application Form
- Personal interview*
- Drug test

*Interviews will be held in Bude.
If you successfully complete these stages, you’ll receive a job offer, conditional upon you completing our developed vetting (DV) process which enables you to obtain the level of security clearance required to perform this vital role.

The closing date for applications is 31st December 2018.

This Program / Vacancy is closed to applications.