The Brighton & Hove Seafront Office is looking to recruit 4 Seasonal Seafront Coordinators.
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As a seasonal Seafront Coordinator you will be the main eyes and ears of the Seafront Office, patrolling up and down by foot and on quad bikes ensuring Brighton & Hove is one of the best beaches to come and visit by providing excellent service to residents, visitors, seafront businesses and stakeholders.
Main duties and key responsibilities: Supervise the seasonal Beach Lifeguard team providing help and support when needed and in emergency situations, responding to first aid incidents and issues of anti social behaviour. Daily seafront patrols promoting sea safety, enforcement of byelaws and a commitment to health & safety to provide a safe, clean environment for all. You will also help with weddings on the bandstand, seafront events and general office administrative duties and cash handling. You will need a strong team ethic, remain calm under pressure and provide excellent customer service.
What we are looking for:
A competent swimmer with the physical ability to pass a beach lifeguard course.
You’re passionate about sea safety, clean beaches and customer service.
You have supervisory experience and/or experience of enforcement.
You have a knowledge and practice experience of 1st aid and incident management.
You’re great at working with other people and have lots of enthusiasm.
You have a flexible and adaptable approach to working environments and hours, to include weekend and bank holidays.
You have a cool head in a crisis, can think on your feet and don’t shy away from dealing with difficult situations.
You’re quick to spot potential problems and you are good at working out solutions using your own initiative.
You enjoy working outdoors and all weathers!
If you think any of the above relates to you or have similar skill sets which could transfer then we encourage your application. For an informal chat or you would like to find out more information then please give us a call and we will be happy to talk through the role.
2 x 6 month Fixed Term contracts, starting April 1st 2019 through to 30th October 2019
2 x 3 month fixed term contracts, starting 10th June 2019 through to 8th September 2019
Working 5 days from 7 including weekends and public holidays. Hours: Full-Time, 37 per week
£18,391 pa (£9.50/hour) plus weekend enhancements
Scale 3 Spinal Point 16
Closing date 11.59pm 17th February 2019
Interviews & Swim Tests: Week commencing 25th February 2019
Swim Tests: 400m in under 7 minutes, 30 seconds. (16 lengths of a 25m pool)
A first aid assessment may also be required at interview.
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.
For any inquiries regarding these vacancies please contact:
Seafront Operations Manager - Chris Ingall 01273 292716
Seafront Officer - David Wheeler 01273 292716
For more information, please check out our BHCC webpage - https://www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/content/leisure-and-libraries/seafront
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.
Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.
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
A range of other staff benefits
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