Love Brighton & Hove?
Would you like to work in a friendly team, earn a great salary and keep our city clean and safe?
We’re on the lookout for someone who enjoys working across different locations to join our public toilet maintenance team.
It’ll involve driving from site to site keeping them in good working order by maintaining plumbing and fixtures and fittings.
You will work a 37hr week, Mon-Fri, 8am-4pm. Across the summer months you will required to be on call every 3rd weekend for which you will receive an on-call payment regardless of whether you are called in to work.
If this sounds like a role you’d find rewarding, we’d love to hear from you!
About the role
Brighton & Hove City Council is recruiting 1 permanent Public Toilet Multi-Skilled Operative to join the maintenance team and keep public toilets functioning across the city.
The job involves:
- Undertaking fault finding, maintenance repairs and new installations.
- Completing dynamic risk assessments, writing reports and worksheets, and taking photographic evidence of completed works.
- Working effectively to ensure labour and material costs are kept to a minimum.
- Providing a positive customer experience.
- Identifying and sourcing required materials including ordering at wholesalers.
- Working well as part of a team, linking with and supporting other trades to ensure successful completions of works.
- Ensuring compliance.
- Carrying out weekly vehicle checks to confirm the vehicle is in a roadworthy condition.
You will need to:
- Possess a City & Guilds qualification in one of the trade disciplines described below or a multi trade qualification, and capabilities to undertake works from the following selection: bricklaying, carpentry & joinery, plastering, plumbing, roofing, damp proof coursing, tiling, or glazing
- Have a good knowledge of the building industry.
- Have a good understanding of health and safety.
- Be hard-working, reliable and responsible.
- Be able to interact with members of the public.
Interview date: interviews will occur soon after the closing date.
For an informal discussion, please contact Francesco Caputo - Public Toilets Operations Manager on 07562 168676.
As part of your application, you will need to upload your CV and 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 (CV guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk) and Shortlisting questions guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk)) as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.
If you want support with your application, you can arrange an appointment with Francesco Caputo to guide you through the 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.
For more information about our values and the benefits of working at the council, visit Why work for us (brighton-hove.gov.uk)
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Our city is known and loved for its diversity. Not only is the mixture of people, culture and skills vital to the economic and social development of the city, it's what makes Brighton & Hove such a great place to live, work and visit. We are committed to developing and retaining a workforce that is representative of the diverse communities we serve so we welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds. In order to achieve our aims of proportionate representation, we particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, male or trans.
Find out more about our commitment to being a fair and inclusive place to work where everyone can achieve their potential by reading about our fair and inclusive actions, our anti-racism strategy and the work we are doing to encourage a diverse workforce (brighton-hove.gov.uk).