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Jobs at Chesterfield Borough Council

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Reference: CBC/18/0002
Salary Details: £27,358 - £29,909 per annum 
Job Term: Fixed Term for 18 Months
Appointment type: Temporary
Hours: 37 per week
Location: Venture House
Department: Private Sector Housing
Division: Health & Wellbeing

Job description and person specification

An exciting opportunity to join Chesterfield Borough Council’s Private Sector Housing Team has arisen.

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated Environmental Health Professional to help deliver the team’s regulatory functions.

The Council recognise that housing conditions have a direct impact upon the health and wellbeing of the occupants.

The Private Sector Housing team aims to improve living conditions for people across the private sector and delivers a wide range of services including the regulation of privately rented accommodation, investigation of allegations of harassment and illegal eviction, delivery of financial assistance for housing repairs, Disabled Facilities Grants, mandatory HMO and residential Mobile Home Park Licensing, taking action against unauthorised encampments as well as the delivery of the Councils Empty Homes Strategy.

Your work will include the full range of private sector housing enforcement activities but will have a focus on the investigation of housing complaints, HMO inspection and licensing and the taking of appropriate and proportionate enforcement action.

You must be able to demonstrate the motivation and commitment to improving living conditions within private sector housing. You should have a degree in Environmental Health or a similar equivalent qualification. We are looking to appoint at grade 8.

As such you should have at least twelve months post qualification practical experience, including HHSRS and the application of applicable housing legislation. You must have completed an approved HHSRS training course.

This post requires you to have a valid driving licence and your own car available for work purposes.

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, candidates will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. 

You will also be required to subscribe to the DBS online Update Service. 
(Please refer to the link below for further information)

DBS update service 

For an informal discussion please call Sarah Watts (01246) 345144.

Working in local government is a highly satisfying and rewarding experience in so many ways. 

In return for the contribution you’ll make to our local community, you’ll enjoy an excellent range of benefits and the possibility of flexible working options, plus learning and development opportunities which will offer the chance to progress your career further.

How to apply

CVs are not accepted, please download and complete the application form below and return it by email to hrjobs@chesterfield.gov.uk. Your application must be received no later than the closing date shown below.

See our guide to applying for tips on how to complete your application form and for details of other ways to apply.

Closing date: 2 September 2018

Provisional interview date: TBC

Attachments

Job application form (word 1.31 MB)
Benefits of working for Chesterfield Borough Council (pdf 132 KB)

 

Reference: CBC180009
Salary Details: £27,358 - £29,909 per annum
Job Term: Permanent
Appointment type: Full Time
Hours: 37 hours per week
Location: Stonegravels Depot 
Department: Operational Services
Division: Commercial Services

Job description and person specification

An opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated Senior Technical Officer with experience in estimating and specifying general repairs and major improvement works.

The successful candidate will ideally have a background in managing Technical Officers who are responsible for teams of professional tradespersons.

It is crucial that you have excellent customer service skills as you will be liaising with our customers and advising them of the works that we will be carrying out. 

The Council is an excellent employer with rewarding conditions of service which include generous leave entitlement, local government pension scheme as well as many other benefits.

If you require further information on this vacancy please contact Jon Campbell on (01246) 345024.

Working in local government is a highly satisfying and rewarding experience in so many ways. In return for the contribution you’ll make to our local community, you’ll enjoy an excellent range of benefits and the possibility of flexible working options, plus learning and development opportunities which will offer the chance to progress your career further. 

How to apply

CVs are not accepted, please download and complete the application form below and return it by email to hrjobs@chesterfield.gov.uk. Your application must be received no later than the closing date shown below.

See our guide to applying for tips on how to complete your application form and for details of other ways to apply.

Closing date: 19 August 2018
Provisional interview date: TBC

Attachments

Job application form (word 1.31 MB)
Benefits of working for Chesterfield Borough Council (pdf 132 KB)

 

Reference: CBC180011
Salary Details: £30,756 - £32,233 per annum 
Job Term: Permanent
Appointment type: Full Time
Hours: 37 hours per week
Location: Operational Services Depot
Department: Greenspaces
Division: Commercial Services

Job description and person specification

Chesterfield is a great place to live and work with a vibrant market town and gateway to the Peak District.

We are very proud of our history but also excited by our prospects, as we seek to improve the quality of local people’s lives through delivery of a £1billion regeneration programme.

We are recipients of 5 Green Flags and have been reaccredited with the gold award at the ‘In Bloom’ awards in July 2017.

We are looking to appoint an experienced manager with a proven track record of delivering high quality services in a parks or grounds maintenance setting. A detailed knowledge of arboriculture would be very advantageous.

The ideal candidate will be particularly adept at managing operational staff and driving a commercial culture within service delivery. You will be responsible for the delivery of green space and arboricultural works.

You will have direct line management of three members of staff and overall management of the Green Spaces team. You will manage allotments, outdoor sports provision and be involved in the wider management of the Environmental Services team.

Working in local government is a highly satisfying and rewarding experience in so many ways. In return for the contribution you’ll make to our local community, you’ll enjoy an excellent range of benefits and the possibility of flexible working options, plus learning and development opportunities which will offer the chance to progress your career further.

How to apply

CVs are not accepted, please download and complete the application form below and return it by email to hrjobs@chesterfield.gov.uk. Your application must be received no later than the closing date shown below.

See our guide to applying for tips on how to complete your application form and for details of other ways to apply.

Closing date: 19 August 2018
Provisional interview date: 10 September 2018

Attachments

Job application form (word 1.31 MB)
Benefits of working for Chesterfield Borough Council (pdf 132 KB)

 

Reference: CBC180008
Salary Details: £27,358 - £29,909 per annum
Job Term: Permanent
Appointment type: Full Time
Hours: 37 hours per week
Location: Stonegravels Depot 
Department: Operational Services
Division: Commercial Services

Job description and person specification

An opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated building professional to help the Council develop the Commercial Works section.

The successful candidate will ideally have a background in construction and will focus on supervising a team of professional trade staff who carry out the commercial building works for the Council.

It is crucial to have estimating/surveying skills that can be used to provide quotations for this work as well as having excellent customer service skills as you will be liaising with our customers and advising them of the works that we will be carrying out.

 The Council’s building service is currently entering a period of expansion and this is an excellent opportunity to join the service.

Working in local government is a highly satisfying and rewarding experience in so many ways. In return for the contribution you’ll make to our local community, you’ll enjoy an excellent range of benefits and the possibility of flexible working options, plus learning and development opportunities which will offer the chance to progress your career further.

How to apply

CVs are not accepted, please download and complete the application form below and return it by email to hrjobs@chesterfield.gov.uk. Your application must be received no later than the closing date shown below.

See our guide to applying for tips on how to complete your application form and for details of other ways to apply.

Closing date: 19 August 2018
Provisional interview date: TBC

Attachments

Job application form (word 1.31 MB)
Benefits of working for Chesterfield Borough Council (pdf 132 KB)

 

Reference: CBC180010
Salary Details: £30,756 - £32,233 per annum
Job Term: Permanent
Appointment type: Full Time
Hours: 37 hours per week
Location: Chesterfield Venues
Department: Venues
Division: Arts and Venues

Job description and person specification

Chesterfield Borough Council is looking for a Premises Manager for Chesterfield Venues.

You will be responsible for ensuring that the day to day management of the Venues (the Pomegranate Theatre, the Winding Wheel Theatre, Hasland Village Hall and the Rest Rooms) is carried out to an excellent standard and ensuring that all venues comply with all health & safety requirements. Responsible for the delivery of all events (including shows, promotions, conferences and hires) at the Pomegranate Theatre and Winding Wheel Theatre, Hasland Village Hall and Market Hall Assembly Rooms, and for forty staff working at the venues.

You will be the “Designated Premises Supervisor” and ensure that all requirements of the licensing authorities are met. You will ensure that all secondary sales income from events at the venues are maximised, including bar, catering, and merchandise.

The Venues operate 7 days a week including some Bank Holidays; consequently a flexible approach to working hours is essential.

The successful post holder will have good commercial awareness, good communication skills, and the ability to work on his or her own initiative, utilising excellent management skills and the ability to deal with confrontation.

You must have experience of premises management and have previous experience in a hospitality or entertainment operations environment along with excellent customer service skills. It is essential requirement of the role that you have a management qualification, a premises license, with a First Aid Certificate and a CIEH Level 3 Award in Health and Safety Award or equivalent.

You must possess the ability to be mobile between sites in order to maintain the level of service required for the role. 

Working in local government is a highly satisfying and rewarding experience in so many ways. In return for the contribution you’ll make to our local community, you’ll enjoy an excellent range of benefits and the possibility of flexible working options, plus learning and development opportunities which will offer the chance to progress your career further.

How to apply

CVs are not accepted, please download and complete the application form below and return it by email to hrjobs@chesterfield.gov.uk. Your application must be received no later than the closing date shown below.

See our guide to applying for tips on how to complete your application form and for details of other ways to apply.

Closing date: 2 September 2018
Provisional interview date: 17 September 2018

Chesterfield Venues Webpage

Chesterfield Venue Hire

Attachments

Job application form (word 1.31 MB)
Benefits of working for Chesterfield Borough Council (pdf 132 KB)

 

Reference: CBC1800014 
Salary Details: £21,074 - £23,111 per annum pro rata
Job Term: Permanent
Appointment type: Part Time
Hours: 23 hours per week
Location: Town Hall
Department: Democratic and Scrutiny
Division: Policy and Communications 

Job description and person specification

This is an exciting opportunity to join our small Democratic and Scrutiny team, providing an essential high-profile service to Chesterfield Borough Council and its residents. In this role you will be working closely with elected members, including the Leader, Deputy Leader and Mayor; providing confidential secretarial and administrative support to a high standard.

As part of this support you will be responsible for organising the Mayor’s diary by communicating with members of the public, community groups and schools to arrange engagements, supervising the Mayor’s Chauffeurs to ensure transport is provided and assisting with speech writing.

You will also be involved in organising and delivering our annual civic events programme including the Remembrance Sunday parade, Civic Parade and annual Civic Dinner.

These are high profile events for the Council and will require previous experience of project management and skills in managing risks and resources. Every year the Council welcomes several primary schools from across the Borough to the Town Hall as part of our local democracy engagement programme.

You will have the opportunity to get involved in organising and delivering our programme which includes providing assistance to elected members and the Mayor, and leading in the local democracy activities.

Due to the contact with senior leadership, elected members and the public, this is a politically restricted role which requires excellent communication skills and political awareness as well as the ability to contribute effectively in a team environment.

As part of the Policy and Communications team, we also undertake cross-team working on key projects throughout the year which will develop new skills and enhance your experience by contributing to community engagement, member development and local democracy.

Putting our communities first is at the centre of Chesterfield Borough Council’s priorities, this involves providing great services to customers and residents and ensuring that we are a council that works together as one team.

You will contribute to the Council’s vision and enjoy a range of benefits including flexible working and learning and development opportunities.

How to apply

CVs are not accepted, please download and complete the application form below and return it by email to hrjobs@chesterfield.gov.uk. Your application must be received no later than the closing date shown below.

See our guide to applying for tips on how to complete your application form and for details of other ways to apply.

Closing date: 27 August 2018
Provisional interview date: 6 September 2018

Attachments

Job application form (word 1.31 MB)
Benefits of working for Chesterfield Borough Council (pdf 132 KB)

 

Reference: CBC1800016 
Salary Details: £18,870 - £20,541 per annum
Job Term: Permanent
Appointment type: Full Time
Hours: 37 hours per week
Location: Chesterfield Crematorium
Department: Bereavement Services
Division: Commercial Services

Job description and person specification

An excellent opportunity has arisen to work in a dedicated Bereavement Services team based at Chesterfield and District Crematorium, providing a caring and compassionate service to the bereaved, you will have the ability to communicate sensitively and courteously with the bereaved and those assisting them.

We are looking for a hardworking, flexible individual whose main duties will include the operation of cremation equipment, chapel attendance and gardening.

Demonstrating self-motivation and initiative you will be well organised and methodical. You must be flexible and adaptable in your approach to work and will have the ability to work in a pressured yet sensitive environment

The successful candidate will work 37 hours over 5 days, according to the needs of the service and at the direction of the Bereavement Services Officer.

Previous experience of working in a bereavement related environment would be an advantage as would grounds maintenance experience.

The successful candidate will be required to work towards holding a certificate of proficiency for the operation of cremation equipment within 3 months.

Working in local government is a highly satisfying and rewarding experience.
In return for your contribution to our local community, you’ll enjoy an excellent range of benefits plus learning and development opportunities to further your
career.

Chesterfield Crematorium Website

How to apply

CVs are not accepted, please download and complete the application form below and return it by email to hrjobs@chesterfield.gov.uk. Your application must be received no later than the closing date shown below.

See our guide to applying for tips on how to complete your application form and for details of other ways to apply.

Closing date: 29 August 2018
Provisional interview date: 12 September 2018

Attachments

Job application form (word 1.31 MB)
Benefits of working for Chesterfield Borough Council (pdf 132 KB)

 

Reference: CBC1800015
Salary Details: £16,863 to £17,391 per annum
Job Term: Temporary for 6 Months
Appointment type: Part Time
Hours: 20 hours per week
Location: Market Hall Cafe and Queen's Park Cafe​
Department: Commercial Catering
Division: Commercial Services

Job description and person specification

This is an exciting opportunity to join Chesterfield Borough Council's commercial catering team.

We are looking for an experienced barista to help strengthen our existing catering team, over a number of sites within the service.

The successful candidates will excel at making customers feel welcome and understand the importance of consistently delivering the 'brand standard' in relation to service style, cleanliness and health and safety; ensuring customers are afforded the best possible experience.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the highly rewarding, fast paced industry.

Although initially a temporary position there is the potential for the right candidate to become a permanent team member.

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for more information on the role.

Working in local government is a highly satisfying and rewarding experience.
In return for your contribution to our local community, you’ll enjoy an excellent range of benefits plus learning and development opportunities to further your
career.

Link to Market Cafe website

How to apply

CVs are not accepted, please download and complete the application form below and return it by email to hrjobs@chesterfield.gov.uk. Your application must be received no later than the closing date shown below.

See our guide to applying for tips on how to complete your application form and for details of other ways to apply.

Closing date: 28 August 2018
Provisional interview date: 7 September 2018

Attachments

Job application form (word 1.31 MB)
Benefits of working for Chesterfield Borough Council (pdf 132 KB)

 

 

Please see the below vacancy from our business partner Arvato Public Sector Services Limited 

Arvato is a trusted business outsourcing partner to the private and public sectors.

We have long-term partnerships with some of the most respected companies in the UK and globally, as well as innovative public sector clients.

We are recruiting for 2 ICT Systems Administrators based at a Local Government Organisation.

You will be responsible for providing support on ICT Systems to the Housing, and, Revenues and Benefits department.

 

How to apply

For more information and to apply for this vacancy please click here

Closing date 19th August 2018

Please include a covering letter and with your application.

If successful all our applicants will be DBS Checked

We do not accept unsolicited agency applications. We have a strict PSL

 

 

 

Reference: CBC1800017
Salary Details: Starting at £179.39 per week 
Job Term: Fixed term for 2 Years
Appointment type: Full Time
Hours: 37 hours per week
Location: Stonegravels Depot 
Department: Operational Services
Division: Commercial Services

Job description and person specification

We are looking for 2 enthusiastic and committed people who are eager to undertake an apprenticeship, learn a craft trade and become a qualified bricklayer.

The apprenticeship will be a fixed term for 2 years and will involve attending college 1 day per week.

The starting salary is based on age and will increase each year subject to satisfactory progression with the apprenticeship, the minimum rate is £179.39 per week.

Applicants will have GCSE’s in Maths, English and Science of grade 3 and above or equivalent NVQ. Applications from women, ethnic minorities and disabled people are especially welcome, as they are under-represented as apprentices.

For an informal discussion about the apprentice role please contact Ian Clay on (01246) 345049 or to apply see below.

How to apply

CVs are not accepted, please download and complete the application form below and return it by email to hrjobs@chesterfield.gov.uk. Your application must be received no later than the closing date shown below.

See our guide to applying for tips on how to complete your application form and for details of other ways to apply.

Closing date: 28 August 2018
Provisional interview date: 4 September 2018

Attachments

Job application form (word 1.31 MB)
Benefits of working for Chesterfield Borough Council (pdf 132 KB)

 

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Last updated on 09 August 2018