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Seasonal Safety Boat Operative

Vacancy Summary
Adur & Worthing Councils
£16,894-£17,576 p.a
Beach Office
Working Pattern:
Flexible Hours/Part Time/Weekends
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
27/03/2019 at 10:38 AM
Vacancy Description

Post title

Seasonal Foreshore and Safety Boat Operative

Post No

SDFO 0142/3/4/5



From £16,894-£17,576 p.a 

Scale / Band

 Grade 1, SCP 1-3


36-hour week over 7 hour shifts over six days including weekends and public holidays

Place of work

Beach Office, Marine Parade, Worthing


Closing date

27 March 2019 at 23:55pm



Duties of the post:

As part of the Foreshore team, you’ll be responsible for operating the safety boats patrolling the inshore waters. You will be part of a team responsible for advising the public, controlling nuisances and assisting at incidents and emergencies. You will also carry out land patrols along the foreshore either using an ATV or on foot.

You should hold a Current RYA level 2-powerboat certificate (Planning) with commercial endorsement and hold a current VHF radio licence, as well as being a competent swimmer. Excellent verbal skills and knowledge of marine activities are essential, and some experience with Ribs, beach launching and recovery would be an advantage. You’ll also be a quick thinker and able to deal with people calmly and sometimes firmly.

You’ll be working a flexible 36-hour week over 7 hour shifts over six days including weekends and public holidays (subject to adjustment due to events, weather/tidal conditions). You must be 18 years old or over at the start of your employment which may be subject to a DBS disclosure.

Equal Opportunities
Adur and Worthing councils have a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Adur District and Worthing Borough Councils are equal opportunities employers and encourages applications from people with disabilities, ethnic minorities, people of any religion or belief or sexual orientation and job sharers. Childcare subsidy is payable in appropriate cases. Work base location is indicated, however you may be asked to work at any such place within the Adur District and Worthing Borough Council Service’s area as required.

Additional Information
As part of Adur & Worthing Council’s ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.
How to apply
In order to apply for this vacancy please use the Apply Online link below. No CVs or agency applications accepted.
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