Do you have experience in leading a team? Do you have a talent for problem solving? Are you a confident decision maker?
This is a new and exciting role, based in a newly formed and developing Transport Control Centre. You will be making a real difference to the transport network in the city by leading a team of Maintenance Technicians who are working across the city at various sites and on street.
This is a permanent role
Interview date 5/6/7th Jan 2022
For an informal discussion please email Julie Saxby Transport Control Centre Manager Julie.firstname.lastname@example.org
About the role
You will be 1 of 2 Team Leaders, reporting to the Transport Maintenance Manager. You will be required to work both in the Transport Control Centre in Hove Town Hall and on various sites around the City including on-street. Your role will directly line manage a team of Maintenance Technicians working a shift pattern covering a 7-day week between 7am and 7pm. You will be regularly required to work weekends as part of your usual working week. You will work closely with other teams and will be required to support other teams as an on-call duty manager. You will be responsible for maintaining the City’s parking assets which includes car park control, electric vehicle charging and payment equipment.
The team will be responsible for maintaining a number of different parking assets to contribute to Council’s carbon neutral strategy. You will support the manager to identify areas for improvement, modernisation and environmental and financial efficiencies. You will be required to report, mitigate and escalate identified risks as appropriate.
You will have relevant experience of maintaining industrial structures and will support the Maintenance Manager in both reacting and planning in detail maintenance requirements and refurbishments. You are confident speaking with technical experts and contractors and be able to identify the financial and health and safety implications. Using your knowledge and experience of compliance regulations and legislation you will be confident making independent decisions and have a calm and methodical approach to your work.
You will be able to understand how the city works and the pressures on the parking assets from different users. You will assist in the delivery of a first class, customer focused operation by ensuring the parking assets are safe and friendly to use.
You will be confident working in a highly technical environment where emerging technology is used to manage and maintain and promote the council’s carbon neutral strategy. You will be committed to ensuring you and the maintenance teams are trained and up to date with new initiatives and equipment maintenance practices to ensure the skills required to do the job well are developed in house.
As part of your application, you will need to complete your education and work history and provide answers to some shortlisting questions. Your answers to the shortlisting questions are the most important part of your application as they will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (Shortlisting questions guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk)) as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.
Work Permits: We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see Gov.uk for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.
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.