We are currently recruiting a patrol boat coxswain to assist the lifeguards working on the world famous Brighton and Hove bathing beaches during our summer season from 11th May – 11th September 2020
Interview date: W/C 6th April 2020
For an informal discussion, please contact The Seafront Team on 01273 292716
About the role
You will need substantial experience operating a patrol or safety semi ridged inflatable in a coastal environment, a minimum of a RYA power boat level 2 qualification and a Marine VHF Licence is desirable (DSC rating not required). You will need excellent customer service skills and should hold or be willing to obtain/train for the SLSGB beach lifeguard qualification or a 1st Aid qualification.
If your application is successfully shortlisted you will be invited to attend an assessment day/interview which will involve search patterns, a swim test and casualty management.
If you are successful you will join a large team who are dedicated to ensuring the safety of residents and visitors who come to our beaches.
Normal working week is 37 hours Monday – Sunday inclusive with scheduled days off in the week. You will also be required to attend in house training throughout the season.
Applicants for job share or casual contracts will be considered
Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System.
From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, female or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.
As part of Brighton & Hove City Council's ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.