Canterbury City Council is a district council situated in the heart of the Garden of England with a varied property asset portfolio of over 5000 housing assets and operational assets ranging from offices, leisure centres, community buildings and historic buildings.
We are looking to recruit an Asset Officer (Sustainability & Investment) to join our Strategic Asset Management section within the FM service, this is an exciting position for an enthusiastic professional to join a small specialist team in the FM service.
About the Role:
The role is to assist in forming and overseeing plans under the direction of the Lead Strategic Assets Manager. This covers all investment asset plans and those aligned specifically to sustainability.
The successful candidate would carry out and oversee applications for grants on carbon saving projects across our housing revenue account and general fund assets. This is to help towards our corporate objective to achieve our carbon-neutral ambitions by 2030.
The role would involve collaborative working with key strategic roles:
To manage the grant funded projects and carry out grant applications and meetings with granting bodies to ensure project milestones are met. Also there is a need for technical oversight on work delivery and assistance with specification writing liaising with our teams in Technical Locality and external contractors for PAS2035 oversight.
Further information is contained within the role profile under the role specific accountabilities.
The successful candidate for the Assets Officer (Sustainability & Investment) role will have experience of forming planned works investment programmes, knowledge of government opportunities and initiatives to fund decarbonisation investment. A sound knowledge of the management of project budgets, both revenue and capital, and reporting on spend to third parties and funders. You will have dealt with grant applications and bid development in relation to property assets.
Knowledge of the principles of energy efficiency and decarbonisation is desirable. This includes the regulatory frameworks for Energy Performance Certification, retrofitting standards PAS2035/30, Trustmark and MCS Certification and the UK Heat Decarbonisation Strategy.
What we are looking for is a qualified and experienced professional, well versed in current best practice, who can find innovative answers to a range of issues and have a strong track record of delivery.
Further information is contained within the role profile under the role specific requirements.
What we offer:
We are an ambitious and progressive council undergoing a corporate change programme. There is no doubt this is a challenging time so we need staff who are prepared to roll up their sleeves, put their shoulder to the wheel and help to create an effective and efficient team. In return, Canterbury City Council is a great place to work.
Our conditions include Local Government Pension Scheme membership plus benefits and flexible working hours.
Our staff benefits package includes flexible annual leave and working arrangements, reduced cost leisure membership and excellent training and development opportunities.
Due to the nature of this post, the successful application will be required to undertake a standard DBS check.
The deadline for applications is 09th October 2022 at midnight.
For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Dan Stone, Lead Strategic Assets Manager, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Interviews will take place week commencing 24th October 2022.
Site maintenance is being carried out on 24 September 2022 between 00.00-12.00.
Civil Enforcement Officer - Canterbury City Council
Salary: £24,632.80Hours: 37 hours / weekContract: Permanent
Canterbury City Council is looking for self-motivated, resilient and enthusiastic people to join the Civil Enforcement Team and carry out enforcement for illegal parking. We have several full time positions which have become available. If you have excellent customer service skills, can communicate clearly and are keen to make the streets safer, you could be just the person we are looking for.
The ‘Civil Enforcement Officer’ role will see you working as part of a team tackling parking contraventions in the Canterbury district. You will be assisting members of the public with any parking concerns and restrictions. You must enjoy dealing with people, and as an ambassador of Canterbury City Council, must be friendly, polite, professional and willing to offer support, advice and assistance to colleagues and the public.
Full training will be provided to ensure you gain good knowledge and understanding of the role and carry out the duties efficiently and proactively whilst learning the patrol area’s.
We are looking for additional team members who have a full driving licence and are familiar with Microsoft and Google packages. Knowledge of the Traffic Management Act 2004 would be an advantage. You will be working closely with partner agencies on tactical operations to improve safety around schools.
You would need to communicate in a calm and assertive manner with the ability to deal professionally and diplomatically with people from all backgrounds. You must be able to show resilient character, as some interaction with perpetrators, can occasionally be confrontational. Therefore we expect you to have experience and show that you can defuse hostile situations professionally, while remaining calm under pressure and remaining polite and courteous to the public.
You must have good observational and organisational skills with excellent attention to detail, along with effective verbal and written communication skills for report writing and speaking with members of the public. You must also be capable of being on your feet and walking for long periods and in varying weather patterns. You will be required to be available to work evenings, and weekends on a shift pattern as part of the team.
Canterbury City Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. All applicants must be willing to undergo child and/or vulnerable adults protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS).
Applicants will also be subject to a medical questionnaire and/or assessment to ensure they are able to carry out the role with ease. All prior or existing conditions are to be disclosed prior to appointment to ensure suitability to the role.
We offer a range of excellent staff benefits which include:● Local government pension with generous employer contribution● Training and development scheme● Good holiday entitlement● Employee benefit scheme including childcare voucher, discounted travel work● Discounted membership to local gym facilities and cycle to work scheme● Flu jabs and health checks● Uniform
Closing date for applications is Friday 30th September 2022
Interviews will take place on Wednesday 5th and Thursday 6th October 2022.
If selected for an interview you will be required to carry out a customer based role play exercise, which will be followed by a short written exercise under dictation.
At the end of the interview you will be required to answer some health questions, as this role requires a good level of fitness.
If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, or are experiencing problems with the online application, please contact Lynda Shattell.
Salary in the region of £21,064.78 pro rata
(£10.92 per hour)
Zero hour contract
The King’s Hall Herne Bay is looking to recruit a new caretaker to support the venue. We are looking for a pro-active, positive, practical and reliable individual who are able to work flexibly with daily maintenance, event preparation and support for Front of House teams when required. This is a great opportunity for somebody who would benefit from flexible working arrangements enabling them to combine other commitments. Whilst there are no set hours, it is likely that each candidate will be required to work regularly most weeks of around 20 hours.
The successful candidate will work with the King’s Hall teams in each venue to ensure that the building is well presented, maintaining statutory compliance with health and safety legislation.
This will include daily maintenance tasks such as cleaning and tidying public areas, managing deliveries and contractor visits, maintaining relevant paperwork, as well minor repairs, building maintenance and event preparation. The caretakers will also support the Front of House teams to ensure a safe and comfortable visitor experience.
Individuals will be expected to provide their availability for the King’s Hall rota and need to be prepared to work daytimes, evenings, weekends and bank holidays in response to the business needs.
For an informal discussion about this post, please contact:
Jayne Delo 01227 374188 (10am-12pm, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday) or email@example.com
Applications close: midnight Sunday 25 September 2022.
Interviews will be held w/c 26 September.