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Assistant Place Management Technician

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
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Full time
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Closed for applications on 30/07/2018 12:00
£17,972 - £18,672
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Job Category:
Environmental Services / Waste / Recycling/ Parks
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Job details 

Closing date:
30 Jul

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Assistant Place Management Technician, Grade 2 (£17,972 - £18,672)

We are hosting a number of sessions on 17 July 2018 at South Hylton House, Sunderland, SR4 0JL.

Given we have had significant interest in these posts we shall be hosting a further Open Day on 23 July 2018 at South Hylton House, Sunderland, SR4 0JL where you can find out more about the service and the available posts as well as brushing up on your interview techniques. To book a place please contact Debbie Rowell on 0191 561 3931.

You will find out more about the Service, the available vacancies as well as guidance on completing your application form and interview skills.

Sunderland City Council has some exciting opportunities within Environmental Services. If you are an enthusiastic, flexible and committed individual who can work as part of a team or individually to contribute towards improving environmental standards within Sunderland in the provision of street cleansing and grounds maintenance, then the post of Assistant Place Management Technician is well suited to you.

Based within Environmental Services working across the City of Sunderland, you will work closely with all areas of place management to assist with general maintenance of public parks, cemeteries, playing fields, highways, footpaths, developed and landscaped areas and similar open spaces.

As an Assistant Place Management Technician your day to day duties may include:

• carrying out grass cutting and horticultural maintenance
• be responsible for clearing leaves and litter
• emptying litter and dog waste bins
• erection and dismantling of sports and other equipment
• cleaning of public areas and buildings, pavilions, changing rooms and toilets
• clearing debris from road traffic accidents and assisting other colleagues in their work
• reporting and recording customer requests/enquiries, and where appropriate, using information technology to report/record health and safety issues, anti-social behaviour and evidence of problems affecting the quality of the local environment.

You will need a polite and professional manner with the public.
You may work on public/bank holidays, and on weekends.
You will work outdoors in all weather conditions. The job is physically demanding.
You will be provided with a uniform and protective clothing.

For an informal discussion, please contact Andrew Old on 0191 561 3951 or David Hardy on 0191 561 4560.

If you wish to apply for more than one Technician post (including apprenticeship) you need only submit one application form but must mark clearly on your application which post(s) you wish to be considered for. You must ensure you deal with all essential requirements for each position you apply for on your application.

If you wish to apply for more than one post you only need submit one application form but you must mark clearly on your application which post(s) you wish to be considered for. You must ensure you cover all essential requirements for each post you apply for on your application.

Interviews for these posts are scheduled for Monday 20th to Friday 24th August 2018. A further date may be added for interviews for any suitable candidates that may not be available during this week.

Apply on-line via the NE jobs portal or for an application pack to be sent by post please contact Sunderland City Council's Customer Service Centre on 0191 520 5555. For further assistance contact the Org Man & Resourcing Team on 0191 561 1756.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed or via the email or contact details on your paper application as applicable. Please remember to check your junk mail items. You will also be required to complete a basic on line assessment as part of the process.

Please be advised if you have not heard from us within six weeks of the closing date you should assume you have not been shortlisted.

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