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'Ardal Ni' Worker
£22,369 - £24,054 a year | Temporary
- Job title:
- 'Ardal Ni' Worker
- Highways, Engineering and YGC
- Closing date:
- 30/03/2023 10:00
- Job type/Hours:
- Temporary year | 37 Hour
- £22,369 - £24,054 a year
- Pay Scale:
- Arfon Area
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 David Charles Williams on 07767647779 or Peter Simpson on 07500973964
Interviews date to be confirmed.
Application forms and further details available from, Support Service, Gwynedd Council, Council Offices, Caernarfon, LL55 1SH
Tel: 01286 679076
CLOSING DATE: 10.00 AM, THURSDAY, 30/03/2023
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.
The ability to work individually and as part of a team.
The ability to communicate with the public.
QUALIFICATIONS AND RELEVANT TRAINING
Be in possession of a full current driving licence.
Training from working in the Highways field
Information about the area, locations etc.
Experience of working in the street services field e.g. Highways and Land Maintenance
SKILLS AND SPECIALIST KNOWLEDGE
Awareness of the area.
Listening and Speaking
Able to present all aspects of the job orally confidently through the medium of Welsh and English equally well.
Reading and Understanding
Able to use and correctly interpret any information from various sources to carry out all aspects of the job.
Present written information confidently in letter and Excel format, more detailed and technical report and respond to written requests conveying information, ideas and opinions. (It is possible to get help checking the language)
Purpose of the post
•Ensure that the people of Gwynedd are at the heart of everything we do.
•Undertake skilful activities in relation to the work of the Tim Tacluso.
Responsibility for functions
•Responsibility for vehicles, equipment, machinery and goods.
Undertake skilful activities that include recognizing work and interpreting activities, driving and operating heavy / complex equipment and equipment requiring specialist skills.
Task (Undertake work that focuses specifically on the County's image such as, deep cleaning, cleaning of furniture and signage, graffiti removal and urban weeds / overgrowth.)
•To undertake a variety of work at the request of local members / community groups to the highest standard
•Report on the work progress on tablet / mobile phones by updating the Council's internal system. The notes must be accurate and detailed in order to report back to the customer.
•Receive applications for work and considering any additional risks faced.
•Follow, and at times plan the most efficient way to complete the route / timetable in a given area. That is to include changing the route when necessary to cope with road closures, bad weather and prioritising urgent requests.
•Assist with the design of routes and the implementation of new any new routes.
•Cut overgrowth / weeds in busy urban areas / lanes working safely and managing traffic and pedestrians.
•To clean, refurbish and paint street furniture to the highest standard.
•Assist community groups / volunteers with environmental projects.
•Highways will need to be assisted with winter maintenance which will involve working in bad weather to clear ice, snow and leaves.
•Assist with staff induction including mentoring of new team members
•Effective time management to ensure the route / timetable is completed.
Equipment / Machines
•Responsible for the maintenance and safekeeping of various appliances including manual and power tools within Council depots.
•The nature of the work will require an understanding of various / specialist equipment such as a Deep Cleaning machine and steam-producing graffiti removal. The engine's water, oil and fuel levels must be monitored and checked on a daily basis.
•Ensure that there is an adequate stock of machine parts / spares by updating the Team Leader at any low levels / lack of partitions.
Health and safety
•Responsibility for ensuring the safety of yourself, your colleagues and members of the public.
•To work in accordance with safe management procedures, risk assessments, Council policies in accordance with the employee's responsibilities as set out in the Health and Safety Act. Wear personal protective equipment including high visibility jackets, balloon trousers, safety footwear and any relevant protective clothing or clothing.
•Participate in Health and Safety audits and demonstrate an understanding of the risks and compliance.
•Reporting and assisting in the completion of accident / violent incident reports (forms HS11) as well as insurance forms.
•Comply with certain rules, regulations and directions in public places.
•Represent the Team by acting as an ambassador and ensuring that the principles of the Project are promoted and create a sense of community pride.
•Maximizing customer care - engaging confidently and enthusiastically with members of the public and businesses and advising on all aspects that affect the image/beauty of the County. This will include dealing with difficult situations between customers and motorists.
•Work with volunteers, schools and communities that are keen to promote the 'Area Us' / Tidy Up Team initiative.
•Maintain an appropriate stock level of information / behaviour change packs to ensure a clear understanding of the work of the Teams.
•Drive a BE class vehicle in a safe and courteous manner in accordance with road speed limits and within the requirements of the law.
•Comply with Fleet policies, including daily vehicle and trailer checks every morning to ensure road safety. Record all checks and report any defects straight away to the garage.
•Conduct routine maintenance that includes checking the vehicle's oil and water levels.
•Ensure the vehicle is kept clean - ensure that the vehicle is cleaned to a high standard including a trailer.
•Undertake a dynamic risk assessment and determine the safest location to locate the vehicle on the road while the work is in progress.
•Responsibility for ensuring the vehicle can be safely packed to include instructing packing assistants as required.
•Attend vehicle / machine related training and ensure that you have completed the relevant modules within a set timescale.
•Operate the power mechanism on the vehicle to empty and tail-lift.
Reporting and Compliance
•At the end of the working day, report to the team leader / project officer on the progress of the work and any issues or problems that have arisen.
•Comply with all internal policies and procedures in relation to sickness reporting and annual leave claims.
•Responsibility for self-development.
•Ensure compliance with Health and Safety rules 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 policies in relation to equal opportunities and equality.
•Responsible for managing information in accordance with the Council’s information management 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 to the salary level and responsibility level of the job.
•Responsibility to report any concern or suspicion that a child or vulnerable adult is being abused.