Assistant Fixed Play Park Technician

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 22/07/2021 23:59
Grade 2 (SCP 05-06) £19,312 - £19,698
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Environmental Services / Waste / Recycling/ Parks
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Parsons Depot
Post Number:
Number of posts:
Closing date:
22 Jul
Further Information

Sunderland City Council’s Environmental Services Fixed Play Park Team is currently seeking to recruit an extremely hands-on and well organised assistant technician to join its Fixed Play Park Equipment Maintenance Team. The right candidate will have an extremely practical focus, a keen eye for detail, and will learn to assist in all manner of routine repairs on a variety of fixed play park equipment situated throughout the City. As part of the team and with the training provided, the successful applicant will be learn to assist in all manner of recorded safety inspections and help to ensure that any issues reported by the general public, other staff, or found through regular safety inspections, are rectified in a timely manner.

The successful applicant will be extremely comfortable working in a highly practical role – sometimes at height, and will support the Fixed Play Technicians in all manner of repairs. A familiarity with all manner of garage and fitting shop type equipment, joinery tools, and various methods of painting will be beneficial, and comprehensive on the job training will be provided as part of the assistant role.

Candidates should have a full UK driving licence and those shortlisted for interviewing will be asked to submit a copy of any related qualifications or accreditations and a valid UK driving licence at the time of interview.

This post is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

For an informal discussion, please contact Tom Cowe via email at tom.cowe@sunderland.gov.uk and provide your phone number for a call back.

Applications should be made on-line at northeastjobs.org.uk/sunderlandcitycouncil. For further assistance contact Operational HR Services by email: jobs@sunderland.gov.uk

Please note that CVs are not acceptable.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered online with North East Jobs, including your invitation to any online assessment you are required to undertake and your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notifications as you may not be notified by any other means. Please remember to check your junk mail items.

Please be advised if you have not heard from us in six weeks after the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.