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Seafront Facilities Assistant

  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: B&H04738
  • Published: Mon 28/01/2019, 13:05 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 17/02/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Weekends
  • Hours:
  • Salary: £16,881.30 to £17,391 per annum (plus overtime)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Brighton
Advert introduction

Are you a romantic at heart with a passion for sport?! Then we have the ideal role for you!

Brighton & Hove City Council Seafront Office are looking to recruit a Seafront Facilities Assistant to coordinate and oversee weddings and band performances on the historical seafront bandstand. You will also set up and monitoring the beach volleyball court and give admin support to the Seafront Office team and deal with public enquiries.


Main advert detail

The Seafront Facilities assistant is a key member of the seafront team. The post holder is responsible for the coordination and smooth operation of the beach volleyball court and open air bandstand, including weddings and band performances.

The role requires the moving, setting up and packing down of the wedding parties chairs, tables and decor. Although there is trolley to move the chairs from the storage to the site the successful applicant will need to be able to carry out this task without assistance and under their own supervision.

The applicant will also be responsible for setting up and providing a safe usable beach volleyball court on the sand court including; raking the court, inspect and remove any debris or litter and move equipment over the sand to set the net and court boundaries up.

You will need to enjoy working in an outdoor environment, have excellent communication skills, a problem solver, be customer focused and be able to work unsupervised. Additional tasks include answering customer enquiries, administrative support and cash handling.

You will work weekends, with days off being Mondays and Tuesdays with the occasional Sunday dependent on bookings. Weekend pay enhancements will be added.

What we are looking for:

Passion for customer service

Willing to work in all weather conditions in a dynamic environment

A good level of stamina to move and transport the equipment from storage to the venues 

Enthusiastic team player yet highly motivated to work under own initiative

Flexible approach to working patterns and environments - weddings & band performances are held at the weekends

Excellent communication skills

This is a great job for someone looking to begin their career in event management or build on skills they already have

Contract: 6 month Fixed Term
Hours: Full-time, 37 per week

Working 5 days out of 7 including weekends and public holidays.

£16,863 pa (£8.74) plus weekend enhancements

Application closing date - 17th February 2019. Interviews week commencing 25th February 2019 

If you would like to work on Brighton Seafront and/or any or the above skills relate or interest you then we welcome your application. Please do get in contact for an informal chat.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BAME or White Other background as well as those who identify as male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.


Contact details

For any enquiries regarding this vacancy please contact:
Seafront Operations Manager - Chris Ingall, chris.ingall@brighton-hove.gov.uk 
Seafront Officer - David Wheeler, david.wheeler@brighton-hove.gcsx.gov.uk  
Seafront Officer - James Macdonald, james.macdonald@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Tel : 01273 292716

For more information, please check out our BHCC webpage - https://www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/content/leisure-and-libraries/seafront


Additional information

We highly recommend you read the ‘Statement Guidance’ below before you apply for this job. It is important you are able to show how you meet the Person Specification when applying. Not following this guidance is likely to reduce your chances of success.

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.

At Brighton & Hove City Council we offer staff a range of benefits. If you choose to work for us, in return we can offer you:

A competitive salary
Career average pension scheme
Generous holiday (23 days rising to 25 days after 5 years)
An opportunity to enhance your knowledge and skills
Staff discounts
A range of other staff benefits

Find out more about Living in Brighton & Hove on our website.

  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: B&H04738
  • Published: Mon 28/01/2019, 13:05 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 17/02/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Weekends
  • Hours:
  • Salary: £16,881.30 to £17,391 per annum (plus overtime)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Brighton

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