Team Supervisor (City Centre)
Worcester is a great place to work. We have a thriving city centre, investment by cutting edge technology companies, a great wealth of history, a fantastic environment making it somewhere to be proud of.
Surrounded by beautiful countryside, Worcester has a history spanning more than 2,000 years. Its rich heritage includes the 12th Century Cathedral and the Guildhall admired by monarchs from King George III to Queen Elizabeth II. Worcester offers a high quality of life with its rich and varied heritage, award winning parks, excellent schools and diverse range of shops and restaurants.
The city enjoys a strong sporting reputation based on top flight cricket and rugby clubs, a centrally located racecourse and major annual running and cycling events. Worcester has a strong cultural and musical life and is the birthplace of Elgar, one of England’s most celebrated composers.
At Worcester City Council, we are committed to seeking excellence in everything we do as we strive for the coveted Investors in Accreditation standard.
Benefits to you:
- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (rising to 30 days with 5 years of local government service)
- Generous pension scheme
- Support for training and professional development
- Subsidised leisure facilities and employee discounts in local stores
- Free confidential employee assistance programme, available 24 hours a day
Salary: OPS4 - £24,392 to £27,917 per annum (Team Supervisor, Street Scene – City Centre)
An exciting opportunity has arisen within Worcester City Council’s Environmental Operations Team. We are looking for an experienced Supervisor with excellent knowledge and a genuine enthusiasm for environmental management, leading a team delivering front line services and working to ensure Worcester is a tidy, colourful and safe city.
We are looking for someone with the relevant supervisory and environmental services experience to join our team on a permanent basis. As part of our new Street Scene team, the post holder will be responsible for planning and delivery of essential front line services.
The successful applicant will be leading a team of front line staff working in Worcester, maintaining our City centre and at times supervising teams working in other parts of the city. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to design their team’s work program as well as helping to lead the review of the City’s Street scene strategy for the future.
A key part of the role will be the ability to deliver high quality of customer service to residents of Worcester City and dealing with queries from members of the public as well as partner organisations.
The post holder will have good working knowledge of Health and Safety, organisational skills and experience working in busy front line environmental services. They will be able to work under pressure and with a good level of literacy, numeracy and IT skills and willing to undertake any necessary training to fully complete the role.
Skills and Experience
Candidates should be able to demonstrate a good knowledge and experience in IT and keyboard skills. Worcester City Council places a high priority on Health and Safety legislation; candidates should also be able to provide evidence of continued development in this area.
Experience of managing change and implementing service improvements would be a real benefit as we strive for excellence across all of the services we deliver.
Applicants must be physically fit to complete all duties and the successful candidate will possess good operational knowledge needed to deliver safe and efficient environmental services.
A full UK driving licence is required
The hours of work are 37 per week, to suit the needs of the service which may include some weekend working.
For more information about this role, please contact Mark Baylis on Mark.Baylis@worcester.gov.uk.
Closing Date: Sunday 10th February 2019
Worcester City Council’s aim is to interview all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for a job vacancy and consider them on their abilities.
The Council is committed to working towards equality of opportunity in employment as well as in the provision of service.
Helping to make Worcester City Tidy, Colourful and Safe.Supporting documents
Technical Supervisor (City Centre).pdf