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Arts / Tourism
The Council is committed to retaining its leadership role and further developing Stockton’s’ reputation as a creative and dynamic events Borough where quality of life is enhanced by a range of vibrant Arts, Festivals and Events.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, innovative and self-motivated individual to join the Council’s successful Events Service and be part of the journey to deliver extraordinary and unexpected event experiences for residents, businesses and visitors alike.
The post holder will have lead responsibility for all event technical matters including health and safety standards and compliance with Health and Safety at Work Act etc 1974. You will work extensively with key partners and event organisers in the delivery of the Council’s Events programme across the Borough.
Specific duties include development and delivery of technical operating policies and procedures including assurance standards, event infrastructure, crowd management, temporary demountable structures, traffic management and in particular risk/fire management.
We are looking for an individual with senior level experience, preferably working in an event field. Specific experience and understanding of event planning/health and safety processes and risk management is essential. You will have well developed leadership skills and have excellent communication skills. You will be able to demonstrate working in a calm, controlled, positive and effective manner, operating under your own initiate in a changing and challenging environment.
We offer an excellent total reward package including a competitive salary, generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement as well as access to a number of additional employee benefits and a wide range of learning and development opportunities.
If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact Tara Connor, Events Service Manager on 01642 526753