Are you interested in local social history? Are you the type of person who likes talking to people, actively selling, answering detailed enquiries and delivering the highest standard of customer service?
Oxford City Council’s new Museum of Oxford opens in October and we’ve got an exciting role that might be for you!
We are looking for someone with a passion for retail who has proven sales, retail operation and administration skills. You will be adaptable and able to work on your own initiative and as part of a small team
Oxford City Council’s Museum of Oxford is a local social history museum that tells the story of Oxford and its people and with a busy outreach programme for older people, schools, community groups and the wider public. This role joins the Museum of Oxford at an exciting time following a multi-million pound redevelopment.
Oxford City Council prides itself on delivering high quality, cost effective public services. Oxford is a world class city and the Council has high aspirations for its services and employees. We are a multi-award winning Council and in May 2017 we were re-accredited at Gold level for Champion IiP status. Our other awards include the Institute of Revenues Rating & Valuation (IRRV) ‘Excellence in Innovation (General)’ winners 2017, Oxfordshire Environment Partnership (OEP) ‘Best Food Waste Reduction and Collection System’, and several ‘Team of the Year’ national and regional awards across our Service Areas. This builds on our previous success in achieving ‘Council of the Year’ in 2015. We are accredited with the Customer Service Excellence Quality Mark which helps us to ensure that the customer is always placed at the heart of everything we do.
With over 700 staff dedicated to delivering the best service possible to our communities this is an exciting time to be working in Local Government. We focus on improving outcomes for local people and you might be surprised at the range and quality of the services we provide.
We offer a fantastic range of staff benefits that include generous holiday (from 28 days a year plus bank holidays), local government pension scheme, subsidised leisure membership, discounted travel and flexible working in many roles. We offer well-defined opportunities through our learning and development programme. We also have an employee wellbeing programme, an employee assistance programme and support via our dedicated occupational health service.
Job Title: Retail Operations Assistant
Job reference: 001963
Service Area / Directorate: Community Services
Salary and Grade: G4: £23,333 to £24,044 per annum - (pro rata for part time)
Hours per week: 28
Location: Oxford - Town Hall
How to apply
More information is available on the role profile document. Please read this document to ensure that you meet our requirements. More information about working for the Council, our values and vision, is available on our web site.
Applications should be made via our online application system (no CVs please).
For further information and how to apply online, please visit www.oxford.gov.uk
If you are unable to access our website please call 01865 252848.
Note: For roles that require a DBS Certificate (Enhanced and or Barred List check), candidates are required to supply their complete work history. Please ensure you explain any gaps in your work history.
Closing Date: 19 September 2021
Late applications will not be processed
Interview Date(s): 04 October 2021/ 05 October 2021
For an informal discussion about the post please contact Vanessa Lea on 01865 252086 or email email@example.com.
We are an equal opportunity employer:
We value the diversity of our people and actively seek to have a workforce that represents the rich diversity of the community we support. We have policies in place to ensure that every applicant and employee can flourish and succeed. Currently we are underrepresented in some areas, and would particularly welcome applicants from BAME communities. All applicants will be given fair consideration for work and will not receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of any protected characteristic.