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Porthmadog Beaches Officer
£22,369 - £24,054 a year | Permanent
- Job title:
- Porthmadog Beaches Officer
- Economy and Community Development
- Economic Development Programmes
- Closing date:
- 30/03/2023 10:00
- Job type/Hours:
- Permanent | 37 Hour
- £22,369 - £24,054 a year
- Pay Scale:
- Porthmadog Harbour
Gwynedd Council offers an attractive employment package, for more information please click on this [Information Pack] (https://www.gwynedd.llyw.cymru/en/Council/Jobs/Working-for-us.aspx)
Gwynedd Council operates internally through the medium of Welsh, and offers all its services bilingually. The applicant will be required to reach the linguistic level noted as one of the essential skills in the Person Specification.
We encourage everyone who applies for a job with Gwynedd Council to submit job applications in Welsh or bilingually.
(Applications submitted in English only or Welsh only will always be treated equally, but we ask applicants to consider carefully what the linguistic requirements of the job in question is and if it would be more appropriate to submit an application in Welsh.)
For further information about this post please contact Bryn Pritchard-Jones on 01758 704066 neu 07917554624
Interview date to be confirmed.
Application forms and further details available from Support Service, Gwynedd Council, Council Offices, Caernarfon, LL55 1SH
Tel: 01286 679076 E-Mail: Swyddi@gwynedd.llyw.cymru
CLOSING DATE: 10.00 AM, THURSDAY, 30 MARCH, 2023
If you are successful to be short listed for an interview you will be contacted by E-MAIL using the address provided on your application form. You need to ensure that you check your email regularly.
Conscientious, committed, enthusiastic, hard-working, honest and dependable.
Able to work effectively as part of a team or independently.
Able to work unsociable hours as required.
The ability to communicate effectively and be diplomatic when dealing with the public
The ability to work anti-social hours.
Patient and a sense of humour.
RELEVANT QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING
Valid driving licence.
Basic computer skills.
First Aid Certificate, VHF radio licence, powerboat level 2 certificate, personal watercraft certificate, 4x4 vehicle driving certificate, abrasive wheel certificate, risk assessment qualification.
Dealing face to face with the public
Dealing with and handling money (PDQ device), experience of managing staff or working as part of a team, experience of working with boats or in the tourism industry. Experience of working with machinery.
SKILLS AND SPECIALIST KNOWLEDGE
Basic knowledge of the principles of beach safety and awareness of coastal by-laws.
Knowledge and understanding of maritime activities and knowledge of the tides and weather.
The ability to communicate through the medium of Welsh and English is essential
Reading and comprehension in Welsh and English
The ability to write in Welsh and English to an acceptable level
Purpose of Post.
• Ensure that the people of Gwynedd are at the centre of everything we do.
• Assist to ensure that the public is aware of risks and ensure that appropriate safety measures are in place.
• Supervise and manage the beach daily and ensure that users comply with all the by-laws and regulations.
• Give advice to the public on safety matters and provide information regarding the tide and the weather.
• Register powerboats and issue launching and parking tickets.
* Collect and bank all the fees and complete all the associated administrative work.
* Manage and supervise a team of seasonal beach officers in the area.
• Provide basic first aid and call for assistance from the emergency services as required.
• Complete any maintenance tasks as required.
Responsibility for Resources. e.g. staff, finance, equipment
Responsibility for the management and supervision of a team of seasonal beach officers.
Responsibility for all safety equipment and informing the Senior Beaches Officer or the Harbourmaster of any defects immediately.
Responsibility for the safety of the registration / launch permits and for the collection and banking of the associated fees.
Responsibility for all tools and equipment used to complete daily tasks and ensure that service vehicles and boats are maintained to the expected standard.
• Responsibility for self-development
• Ensure compliance with Health and Safety regulations in the workplace in accordance with the responsibilities noted in the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Council’s Health and Safety Policy.
• Operate within the Council’s equal opportunities and equality policies.
• Be responsible for managing information in accordance with the Council’s information management standards and guidelines. Ensure that personal information is treated in accordance with Data Protection legislation.
• Commitment to reducing the Council’s carbon emissions in accordance with the Carbon Management Plan, and to encourage others to act positively towards reducing the Council’s Carbon Footprint.
• Undertake any other reasonable duty which corresponds with the salary level and responsibility level of the job
• Be responsible for reporting any concern or suspicion that a child or vulnerable adult is being abused.
• Responsibility for the management and supervision of seasonal beach officers.
• Give advice to the public on safety matters and provide them with tidal and weather information.
• Day-to-day supervision and management of the coast.
• Ensure that all powerboats are registered with Cyngor Gwynedd before launching is permitted
• Collect registration / launch fees as published by the Council and bank all monies and complete all associated administrative work.
• Ensure that the driver of each vehicle pays the Council's published fees for beach access
• Distribute safety leaflets to beach users.
• Ensure that the beaches are free from any risks and litter and ensure that the manager is immediately made aware of any hazards.
• Inspect all coastal safety equipment in accordance with the procedure and complete the appropriate forms.
• Advise the public on local policies, regulations and local by-laws.
• Ensure that the appropriate information forms are completed at the end of every day.
• Consult daily with the Harbourmaster and assist as required
• Assist the emergency services and provide basic first aid as required.
• Ensure that boats comply with IRPCS / by-laws and policies and inform the manager of any incidents.
• Assist with maintenance of the speed restriction zone buoys and launch areas by ensuring that boats comply with local navigation regulations.
• Clean the service's vehicles on a daily basis.
• Ensure that the requirements of beach awards are met.
• Ensure that the public comply with by-laws and dog orders.
• Disposal of animal carcasses from the coastline as required
• Update information on the notice boards as required.
• Responsibility to ensure that any work is undertaken by fully complying with any risk assessment, safe way of working or methodology statement.
• Ensure that a dynamic risk assessment is conducted before undertaking any task.
Special Circumstances. e.g. the need to work unsociable hours, special working arrangements, etc.
Must be willing to work weekends, Bank Holidays and some evenings as required.
Must also be prepared to respond to a 'call out' at any time in emergencies.
Working hours will be 37 hours over five days