Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Any location within the Borough of Amber Valley
Amber Valley Borough Council are looking for an experienced multiskilled and highly motivated Maintenance Operative (Recreation and Play).
Located within the Communities business unit, the role will include ensuring that our children’s play areas are inspected and kept maintained to a safe, fully compliant and high standard, including repairs to play equipment. Additionally, from time to time there will be a requirement to undertake minor building and landscape repairs/maintenance/ improvement works across the Councils property and land portfolio.
You will ideally have a knowledge of play equipment maintenance and repair, awareness of Health and Safety, as well as the ability to multi-skill across a wide range of minor repair needs (for example, plumbing, joinery, plastering, brickwork). You will also have good organisation skills and be able to work on your own initiative with the minimum of supervision. Although not essential, as training will be provided, the ability to weld to City & Guilds Level 1 standard is desirable.
If you are a motivated team player, who is looking for a varied, rewarding and challenging role, have excellent communication and administration skills and work well under your own initiative, then we’re keen to hear from you.
The role will include some travel, mainly within the borough; you should hold a full driving licence and ideally have access to your own vehicle. Flexibility and a positive attitude are a must.
For further information contact Richard Hodgkinson - Open Spaces Officer on 01773 841320 or at email@example.com or Tom Nelson – Leisure and Parks Manager on 01773 841428 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
In addition, we can offer:
The closing date is Tuesday 11 April 2023 at Midnight. (Any applications received after the closing date will not be accepted)
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Location: Central Headquarters, Ripley, Derbyshire
We have an exciting opportunity for an Environmental Health Officer to join our small but busy Regulatory Compliance Team which deals with Food Hygiene, Public Health, Health and Safety, and Animal Welfare Licensing.
Amber Valley is an attractive area in the heart of Derbyshire on the edge of the Peak District National Park and close to the lively cities of Nottingham and Derby. We are looking for an enthusiastic professional who enjoys a challenge and has a proven competency in food hygiene and is willing to continue their development with us. The post will also offer development in the fields of health and safety and animal welfare. You will need to demonstrate a strong sense of self-motivation, be a competent communicator and be capable of taking responsibility for your individual work targets.
If you enjoy interacting with a diverse range of businesses, then you will enjoy Amber Valley. Our businesses range from major manufacturers to smaller domestic based enterprises and everything in between. The opportunity to develop and fine tune your regulatory skills will be plentiful. We encourage our officers to have a broad competency across all the team’s disciplines thereby giving plenty of chances to expand your knowledge and skills.
Applications are invited from those who hold a certificate of registration with EHRB / CIEH Register of Practitioners and recent experience of conducting food hygiene interventions of A to E rated businesses, and health and safety enforcement in a local government setting. Animal welfare licensing enforcement and accident investigation experience is also desirable.
A full driving licence is required, and the starting salary will be dependent on relevant experience, skill set, and qualifications held.
Those invited for interview will be requested to provide a draft or conformation of their current competency matrix as outlined in the Food Law Code of Practice.
For an informal discussion please contact Julia Cope, Regulation Manager on 01773 841341 or email email@example.com
The closing date for this vacancy is Sunday 16 April at Midnight
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There is an exciting opportunity to join the Waste and Recycling Unit in Amber Valley.
We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate with relevant experience working in the waste industry to join our team as Principal Waste and Recycling Officer. The successful candidate will help ensure key performance indicators are met for the waste collection service. This will involve helping the team monitor the waste service provider.
We will also consider applications from interested candidates who may not have yet acquired the relevant skills, knowledge and experience but are prepared to work towards achieving these. The successful candidate in this instance would be appointed on Grade 6 and would progress to Grade 7 subject to achieving the professional requirements for this role.
To apply for this role, you must be diplomatic with the ability to communicate well and resolve complaints. You will possess excellent IT skills and be able to manage your time effectively using initiative to solve problems in a fast-paced dynamic environment.
The post reports directly to the Waste & Recycling Manager and helps support them to develop a sustainable waste service.
The closing date for this vacancy is Sunday 16 April 2023 at Midnight (Any applications received after the closing date will not be accepted)
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We are looking for a Solicitor/Barrister with rights of audience, to join our small and busy Legal Services Team to proactively contribute to the provision of a comprehensive legal service to Officers to meet the challenges ahead. You must be motivated, enthusiastic and be a proactive team player and preferably have experience in Local Government Law and Governance, but that is not an essential requirement.
We would welcome applications from Solicitors with experience in Litigation or Planning. When submitting your application please refer to the relevant job description and person specification.
By joining our team, you will help to build a prosperous future for our Borough, and you will play a key role to support the delivery of the Council’s priorities. The role does not have any time recording or billing targets instead it is the quality of work that is most important rather than profit. The Council can offer a variety of work where no two days are the same and you will be given training and development support as required.
Depending upon their area of expertise the successful candidate will:
The Council has a generous annual leave scheme which varies according to local government service, if you have 5 years and above of local government continuous service, the annual leave entitlement is 31 days. If you have less than 5 years local government continuous service, the annual leave entitlement is 23 days.
In addition, you are also entitled to 8 bank holidays, 2 extra statutory days and 1 or 2 concessionary days per annum.
The Council provides automatic membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) to new employees and operates a flexible working scheme for employees to maintain a suitable work life balance.
You will normally be based at the Central Headquarters at the Town Hall in Ripley or at such other places of employment in the service of the Council as required. The Council offers hybrid working arrangements, free on-site parking and will pay for your Practising Certificate.
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Lee Gardner, Borough Solicitor, on 01773 841397.
The closing date for this vacancy is Friday 31 March 2023 at Midnight (Any applications received after the closing date will not be accepted)
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We have two exciting opportunities to join a busy Development Management Unit within a varied and interesting Borough, which benefits from the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site and various sites to attract investment and regeneration and new homes.
You will require:
If you wish to be considered for only one of the advertised roles, please indicate accordingly on your application.
The closing date for this vacancy is Sunday 9 April 2023 at Midnight. (Any applications received after the closing date will not be accepted)
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