Seafront Facilities Assistant

  • Post Ref: 9569
  • Department: Destination and Culture
  • Salary details:
  • Employment Status: Casual
  • Hourly Rate: £9.50 per hour (£10.77 inclusive of holiday allowance)
  • Hours: Varied
  • Contract Type: Casual
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  • Closing date:
  • Interview date: Interviews will be offered to successful applicants on an individual basis
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Seafront Facilities Assistant - Casual

If you are passionate about the local environment and the community benefits it provides, then an exciting opportunity exists for you with BCP Council Seafront Operations.  We are looking for enthusiastic, self-motivated and experienced people to join our Seafront Team.

Casual positions are now open for application, to work along Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Seafront for 2022, as part of our Facilities Team.

You will be required to assist in maintaining the cleanliness and hygiene of the seafront’s public toilets. This is a challenging but rewarding role suited to candidates looking to maximise the number of weekly hours worked.

You will need to be able to work as part of a team and independently as required using your own initiative. You will work proactively with all members of the public and the wider team. Enthusiasm and commitment to providing a safe, clean and inclusive seafront is essential.  With an eye for detail and a passion for cleaning you will be a key part of our dedicated team working to ensure public toilets and the surrounding areas are maintained to the highest standards of cleanliness and hygiene, as well as responding to and reporting facility related issues in an appropriate and timely manner.

Working for Seafront Operations, you will assist in maintaining BCP’s beaches and associated infrastructure to the standards required to attain the international Blue Flag and national Seaside Awards administered by Keep Britain Tidy. In addition, you’ll be expected to support and promote the Council’s Leave Only Footprints initiative.

A disposition to promote high standards of customer care and communication skills is essential for this post. You will be an integral member of the Seafront Operations Team ensuring Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole is a great place to live, work and visit.

Successful applicants will work in shifts covering 5 days in 7, including Bank Holidays and weekends on an approximate 37 hours per week basis. The applicant will also be expected to work outdoors for the majority of each shift in order to carry out their duties.

Holding a fully valid, UK driver’s license would be advantageous for this role.

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How do I apply?

You are required to complete our online application form in full and submit a corresponding CV. Your application will be assessed on the merit of your supporting statement, where you are required to answer the following questions, the answers to which must refer to the qualifications, experience, qualities and attributes as outlined in the job description:

Why are you interested in applying for this role?

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What applicable skills and experiences do you have to succeed in this role?

If you would like more information about this role and others, please contact seafront.jobs@bcpcouncil.gov.uk for general enquiries and we will endeavour to respond as soon as possible.