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Place Management Technician

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Closed for applications on 30/07/2018 13:00
£18,870 - £20,541
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Environmental Services / Waste / Recycling/ Parks
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Closing date:
30 Jul

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This job is closed for applications.

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Place Management Technician, Grade 3 (£18,870 - £20,541) Permanent and PVH

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 to improving environmental standards in Sunderland in the provision of street cleansing, grounds maintenance, household waste, recycling and trade waste collections and operations, fly-tipping investigation and waste removal, then the post of Place Management Technician is for you.
Based within Environmental Services working across the City of Sunderland, to assist with general maintenance of public parks, cemeteries, playing fields, highways, footpaths, developed and landscaped areas and similar open spaces. You will collect household waste, recycling and trade waste from a variety of locations in accordance with service requirements.

As a 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
• collect household waste, recycling and trade waste from a variety of locations including assisted collections, clinical/medical waste and special waste collection
• reporting and recording customer requests/enquiries, 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
• patrol and inspect allocated routes and assess/report any defects
• undertake routine ancillary equipment and vehicle maintenance and activities including wheel changing and carrying out authorised repairs to machinery, equipment and tyres. Identify any defects and undertake repairs if possible and to report where appropriate
• snow clearing, gritting and chemical control under direction as required
• on-site training and mentoring to other team members and apprentices where required
• undertake key holder responsibilities as and when required.

You will have a relevant licence to drive up to a 7.5 tonne vehicle.

You will need a polite and professional manner with the public.
You may work on bank/public 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.

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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