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Caretaker / Site Supervisor

Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Job Ref
Care/0120
Location
Pembrokeshire, West Wales
Salary
Basic salary up to £19,171 (pro-rata)

Caretaker / Site Supervisor
Part time, 13.5 hours per week (2 days per week), 1.5 year contract

The Llanion Park building in Pembroke Dock is more than 100 years old, built originally to serve as the officer’s mess for the army battalions stationed here for over 60 years.

In 2004 the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority moved to the newly-converted building. The Authority was able to include many “green features” in the conversion of the building.

A new position has arisen for a Caretaker / Site Supervisor, this exciting and varied role acts primarily as the Llanion Park Site Supervisor to ensure that the building, internal spaces and grounds are a safe, secure and a pleasant working environment for staff and visitors. This is a new position and the successful applicant will work alongside and assist the existing post holder.

Main Responsibilities:

The role involves carrying out practical work, supervising contract staff and undertaking compliance and monitoring work. You may also be called upon to provide similar services at our sites across the Authority, providing cover for and liaising with colleagues at those sites.

Skills and Experience:

• Practical skills, with good DIY skills or some trade experience, basic electrics / maintenance skills an advantage.
• Ability to assess, monitor and review structures, services and working practices, to document and communicate issues.
• Ability to supervise maintenance contracts and ensure high standards and build working relationships with staff and contractors.
• Ability to handle and move loads safely and to access all parts of the buildings, commitment to working safely.
• Relevant experience, such as previous caretaking, security or handyperson work, possible building trade experience.
• Previous experience of regulations and systems for safe working an advantage.
• Hold a full driving licence.

Hours of Work / Flexibility:

The post holder will need to be flexible to work within the core hours of 07:00 – 19:00.
This may be full days or split shifts depending on workloads, which may vary. There may be evening and weekend work periodically and the Supervisor will respond to out of hours call-outs.

The post holder is required to live within an acceptable distance of Llanion Park in order to effectively respond to call-outs. There may be occasional travel to other sites within the county.

Salary and Benefits:

Basic salary up to £19,171 (pro-rata), minimum 23 days holiday plus public holidays (pro-rata), local government pension scheme, flexible working arrangements.

Closing Date: 10/02/20

Function
Estates/Car Parks
Status
Part Time
Type
Fixed Term Contract
Hours
13.5 hours per week


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Car Parks Operations Positions

Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Job Ref
CarP/0120
Location
Pembrokeshire, West Wales
Salary
Basic salary up to £19,171 (pro-rata)

Car Parks Operations Positions

The National Park Authority manages around 40 car parks and parking areas and charge on 14 of these. We currently have vacancies for a Charging Car Parks Supervisor (Permanent) and Charging Car Parks Support Workers (Seasonal).

Main Responsibilities:

All roles involve driving between multiple sites and hold responsibility for cash collection from Pay & Display machines, sorting/reconciliation of collected cash and basic maintenance of Pay & Display machines together with basic car park site maintenance.

The Supervisors’ position holds additional responsibility for the direct line management and timetabling of Support Workers. In addition, the Supervisor will be responsible for the setting up of the charging car park operation during the period leading up to the start of the charging season to include installation of site signage and training/induction of seasonal support staff.

Skills and Experience:

Applicants for all positions will need to:

• Hold a full driving licence.
• Ideally have cash handling experience and knowledge of financial working practices, together with good skills and competence with numbers for recordkeeping.
• Have mechanical aptitude and experience to carry out Pay & Display machine maintenance.
• Be reliable, trustworthy and able to work without supervision and organise own workload.
• Have previous experience of working in a public facing role together with the ability to relate to the public in a friendly and courteous manner.
• Be able to undertake the practical and physical aspects of the role which include a significant level of driving and manual handling of machinery and/or cash.
• Prepared to work outside in all weathers, with a flexible approach to work.
• Welsh language skills are also desirable.

In addition, the Supervisor will have experience of managing staff, team working and providing work based training for colleagues.

Hours of Work / Flexibility:

The Supervisory role is a permanent one with variable hours (full time, 5 days per week, Mon-Fri from second week in February until 30th November. Part time, up to 15 hours per week, from 1st December until second week in February).

The Support Worker roles are temporary / full time for the car park charging season 2020, to commence week beginning 3rd April 2020 until 24th November 2020, working on a rota basis, 5 days on / 2 days off according to the scheduled rota and applicants will need to be flexible to work on weekends and Public Holidays. Support Workers must take all accrued holidays during the period 6th November – 24th November.

Salary and Benefits:

For Supervisor; basic salary up to £19,171 (pro-rata).
For Support Workers; basic salary up to £18,065 (pro-rata).

All positions have a minimum 23 days holiday (pro-rata), rising to 28 days (pro-rata), plus public holidays (pro-rata), local government pension scheme, flexible working arrangements, career development opportunities. Suitable outdoor clothing and a vehicle is provided for all positions.

Closing Date: 02/02/20

Function
Estates/Car Parks
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37 hours per week


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Rangers

South West Area Ranger

Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Job Ref
Ranger/0120
Location
Pembrokeshire, West Wales
Salary
Basic salary up to £23,836 per annum

South West Area Ranger
Full Time – 37 hours per week

The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park boasts some of the most spectacular scenery and diverse wildlife in Britain including internationally important nature reserves, geology and archaeology.

A positon has arisen for a Ranger in the South West Pembrokeshire area; this exciting and varied role sits within the Pembrokeshire Coat National Park Authority’s Ranger Team and provides a first point of contact for communities, businesses and visitors, our Rangers also take the lead in providing community and volunteer support and recreation and visitor management within the area.

Main Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Ranger Service Manager, the Ranger’s role is to support the widest aims of the National Park Authority across the South West area (from Milford Haven to Druidston Haven and the western shore of the Daugleddau Estuary), working within and outside the National Park boundary and in Milford Haven and Haverfordwest.

• Recreation, Tourism and Visitor Management.
• Promoting Wellbeing.
• Working with Communities.
• Volunteer Support, Practical Work and Site Management

The successful applicant will be required to work occasional evenings, weekends and public holidays, for which an additional allowance is payable.

The role is based from home, a vehicle is provided for official journeys. Rangers need to live in or close to their sector in order to use their home as a base and to be an effective contact for their community.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

• Educated to HND or equivalent level in a relevant field or be able to demonstrate competence appropriate to this role.
• Experience working with tourism businesses and landowners to deliver projects, visitor and recreation management experience and a background of working with local communities.
• Knowledge of leading volunteer projects, guided walks and environmental education together with practical countryside management experience.
• An excellent communicator who can engage with people of all abilities and backgrounds and has the ability to enthuse, motivate and inspire others.
• Able to work safely, write and use risk assessments and supervise the safe working of others, confident to work alone and unsupervised when necessary but also able to work in a team.
• Enthusiasm for natural history and the coastal environment and capable of interpreting the landscape to others. Local knowledge of Pembrokeshire and the South West area of the National Park.
• The ability to work through the medium of Welsh and contribute towards the delivery of the relevant Welsh Language Standards. The successful candidate will be required to work to level A2 (Foundation Level).
• Good IT skills and a full driving licence.

This post requires an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Salary and Benefits:

Basic salary between £19,945 to £23,836 (depending on qualifications and experience), plus 15% flexible working allowance, minimum 23 days holiday, rising to 28 days, plus public holidays, local government pension scheme, flexible working arrangements, career development opportunities.

Closing Date: 27/01/20

Function
Rangers
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37 hours per week


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Planning/Policy

Administrative Assistant

Pembrokeshire, West Wales

Job Ref
Admin/0120
Location
Pembrokeshire, West Wales
Salary
Basic salary up to £19,171 (pro-rata)

Administrative Assistant
Part time, 14.8 hours per week (2 days per week)

The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park is Britain’s only true coastal national park, a place where rugged cliffs give way to sandy beaches and wooded valleys lead up to wild inland hills - understandably, planning plays a key part in our responsibility for this special place.

A positon has arisen for a part time Administrative Assistant who will be responsible for a full range of administrative duties within the Development Management Administrative Team and provide administrative support to the department.

Main Responsibilities:

• Provide flexible assistance in all areas of the department, including the enforcement section and have knowledge of all administrative duties in order to provide cover for periods of illness or leave as required.
• Registration of Planning applications, recording on our database and ensuring that the consultation and acknowledgement procedure is correctly followed.
• Carry out searches on properties and assisting in the preparation of appeals.
• Maintain all appropriate computer and paper records and filing systems and facilitate access to all staff and members of the public.
• Respond to routine enquiries from staff and the general public and deal with visitors in reception and telephone enquiries in a friendly and confident manner.
• Carry out all duties to a high standard, promptly and accurately.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

• English and Maths to GCSE level or above.
• Competent IT user; able to use Word, Excel, Access and Outlook.
• Office admin experience and high personal standards of accuracy and reliability.
• Good written and verbal communication skills.
• Self-motivated with a good degree of initiative.
• Able to work well in team situations and adapt to differing demands and pressures.
• The ability to work through the medium of Welsh, the successful candidate will be required to work to level B2 (Advanced Level).

Salary and Benefits:

Basic salary up to £19,171 (pro-rata), minimum 23 days holiday (pro-rata), rising to 28 days (pro-rata), plus public holidays (pro-rata), local government pension scheme, flexible working arrangements, career development opportunities.

The position will be based at our HQ in Pembroke Dock; the office is an 8 minute walk from the nearest train station, we have secure cycle parking facilities and ample car parking. We also operate a pool car scheme for site visits.

Closing Date: 02/02/20

Function
Planning/Policy
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
14.8 hours per week


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