Whitley Depot Site Officer

Location
Coventry, Whitley Depot and City Wide
Salary
£20043 - £23484
Posted
10 Jun 2022
Closes
26 Jun 2022
Job Ref
coventrycc/TP/375/5112
Contact
Resourcing Team
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Streetscene and Regulatory Services, Support & Technical Services are responsible for providing a day to day service for Whitley Depot & Operational Facilities Management, Streetpride, including War Memorial Park and Streetpride City Centre, Park Services, Urban Forestry and Passenger Transport.

Whitley Depot is the main hub for all of our Operational Services, it is an extremely busy site and we need to ensure the Health, Safety and Security of the site at all times.    

Our Values

It’s great to know that you are interested in working with us at Coventry City Council. As a prospective employee, it is important that everyone who works for us is committed to our One Coventry values and shares our commitment to becoming a more diverse and inclusive organisation. 

 

Our Values are:

What is the job role?

We are looking for a Site Officer to provide on-site services for the Whitley Depot operational site. You will provide support to the Whitley Depot Manager, including monitoring the environment and care of the depot ensuring the Safety & Security of buildings/external areas.

You will be working on your own initiative and will be the first point of contact with any depot related issues ensuring Health & Safety compliance throughout the site which is managed by Whitley Depot Management.

Some of the main duties and responsibilities for this role include:

  • Providing on-site services using your own initiative to ensure the satisfactory running and operation of Whitley Depot on a day-to-day basis.
  • Monitoring the environment and care of the depot, to be responsible in resolving problems on the spot or reporting issues to the Whitley Depot Manager, as appropriate.
  • Providing on-site support to Whitley Depot Management and other service areas, as directed by the Whitley Depot Manager, liaising with on-site contractors, carrying out a site induction, if required, assisting with the delivery of materials, off-loading as and when required.
  • Maintaining the grounds.

Please see the attached job description for full duties and responsibilities.

Who are we looking for?

If you are self-motivated, organised, able to work flexibly, can work in a multi-disciplinary area, are a team player, and not phased working in a busy environment, this role might be the role for you!

You will require:

  • A good working and demonstrable knowledge of Health & Safety practices and processes
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability to communicate with other staff members, contractors and third parties, responding to enquiries in a friendly manner. Ensuring a high level of customer care
  • Ability to undertake minor maintenance repairs along with being able to operate a forklift truck as and when required.
  • IOSH would be beneficial

For full details on the application process please read the attached document on our jobs page labelled 'Coventry City Council Application Process'

 

 

Introduction to Coventry City Council

Coventry is a lively, multicultural city, which embraces old and new. Around the modern city centre there are traces of history everywhere – in the old city walls, the timber-framed buildings and the reconstructed medieval Spon Street. But Coventry has always had an eye on the future, and is now firmly focused on regenerating and re-inventing itself to meet the challenges of the 21st Century. With major developments and new projects taking place right across the city, Coventry City Council is the place to be!

There's a huge buzz about the city – Coventry ranks as the 8th best city to live, work and do business in the UK, and it was the UK City of Culture 2021. We believe this will help put Coventry on the map for all the right reasons as you can feel the sense of local pride throughout the city. It also offers a unique, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to those joining us to play their part in it.

We genuinely believe that Coventry City Council is a special place. You will be joining Coventry City Council during an exciting time to become part of a team that contribute to achieving our visions for the city. We have made our council a place where we look after our people, making sure you're happy in your work and given everything you need to succeed. We've created friendly, welcoming workplaces where everyone is working towards the same cause, providing the best possible services for the city of Coventry.

As a council with improvement at its heart, we’re committed to making life better for the people who live and work in Coventry. We’re equally concerned with the quality of life enjoyed by our people, so by joining us, you won’t just be helping the community, you’ll be helping yourself too.

Not only do you get to work alongside great people that are helping to improve services for our community we offer great benefits too! For your valued contribution we will provide a fantastic benefits package including;

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Generous annual leave allowance starting at 27 days and rising to 32 days
  • Opportunity for Salary Match and Pay progression through multiple increments
  • Outstanding local government pension scheme
  • Learning & Development with access to certified courses.
  • Access to an award winning Occupational Health Team
  • Vibrant employee networks 
  • Lifestyle savings
  • Salary Sacrifice Schemes; Car Scheme, Cycle to work and more
  • Interest free travel loans
  • Payroll giving scheme
  • Workplace parking scheme
  • Maternity, paternity and adoption Leave
  • And much more

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