Tourist Information Centre Assistant - Seahouses

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 25/02/2019 12:00
13 hours: £6,212 - £6,560 & 6.5 hours: £3,106 - £3,280
Hours per week:
See advert text
Job Category:
Arts / Tourism
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Seahouses Tourist Information Centre
Closing date:
25 Feb
Further Information

Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across the largest county in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate.

We are looking for someone to contribute to the promotion of a comprehensive Tourist Information Service to residents and visitors in Northumberland and to assist in the day to day operations of the Tourist Information Centre. You will be expected to answer telephone calls, assist visitors, take messages and answer all enquiries on a wide range of tourist information issues in a helpful and efficient manner, and as such, you must have excellent customer care skills and be able to relate effectively with a wide range of customers.

There are 2 positions available at Seahouses, on a part time basis of 13 hours and 6.5 hours a week.
Both positions are fixed term for 7 months. Some Saturday and bank holiday working will be required.

There will be a requirement to actively promote sales of tickets, information, literature and souvenirs and to replenish and merchandise all stock and information, and also carry out cash reconciliation and banking processes as required.

We are looking for recent experience in a customer focused area and you will have effective IT skills.

For further information please see the attached job description and person specification.

We are offering:
Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (or other pension scheme)
A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision

For further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/working

Northumberland County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. We recognise the difficulties that transgender applicants in particular may face during a recruitment process; any concerns regarding this part of the process can be discussed with Claire Coe (Trans HR Support Officer) claire.coe01@northumberland.gov.uk We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. All applications to work on a part-time will be considered in line with the requirements of the post and the needs of the service.

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend interview please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.