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 13th May – 13th September 2019
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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 if appointment is made.
37 hours per week
£18870 (£9.78/hour) plus weekend enhancements
Scale 4 Spinal Point 18
Fixed Term Contract 13th May 2019 – 13th September 2019
Applicants for job share or casual contracts will be considered.
Deadline for applications is 31st March 23.59.
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.
For enquiries regarding this vacancy please contact Chris Ingall or David Wheeler at the Seafront Office on 01273 292716 or via firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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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