Janitor / Leisure Attendant / Pool Lifeguard (FIF11115)

Fife Council

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  • Reference: FIF11115

Job Description

Working Pattern: Monday & Thursday evenings

Interview Date: Week commencing 06 August 2018

Community Use Schools offer a range of classes, activities and facilities outside normal schools hours. There are a number of Community Use Schools throughout Fife for groups, families, adults and children to access a wide range of excellent programs offering recreation and education in an informal, friendly atmosphere, all based within local communities.

Duties include:

To oversee the general safety and behaviour of both general users and swimming pool users, and to direct their activities to prevent injury or misuse and damage to facilities. Ensuring that Community Use facilities and grounds are opened at prescribed times to support the operation and delivery of the Community Use programme and activities and that they are secure at the end of the working day. Ensuring that halls/sports halls/public areas/classrooms/swimming pools are set out/ cleared as required for a range of uses, including the removal and storage of chairs and tables, erecting and dismantling stages, platforms, sports equipment.

The job pack for this vacancy is attached at the bottom of the page. It provides more detailed information about the job and the type of person we are looking for.

All employees are expected to display and promote certain behaviours in the workplace. Our ‘How We Work Matters’ behaviour framework contains more information and is available via this link.

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To undertake duties relating to the security and smooth operation of buildings and surrounding grounds of Community Use Schools. The range of duties undertaken is likely to include: pool supervision, administering first aid, securely opening and closing the buildings and grounds at prescribed times, operating alarm systems, setting up and dismantling sports equipment, moving, storing and setting up desks/tables/chairs, liaising with Community Use staff and users to ensure appropriate facilities and service is provided, all in accordance with Health and Safety and Manual Handling procedures.

Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain a Basic through Disclosure Scotland.

We pay the Scottish Local Government Living Wage of £8.51 per hour for this post.

The Individual

The individual should have a relevant National Pool Lifeguard Qualification and provide evidence of training.

The individual should be educated to SCQF level 2, which includes National 2 or Access 2 or equivalent and should have an awareness of security issues, experience of working with the public, good levels of customer care, manual handling skills, ability to work alone and as part of a team, have good timekeeping, a good level of communication skills and be good at problem solving.

For further information, please contact: Ewan Heeles, Lead Officer, Queen Anne Community Use, 03451 55 55 55 + Ext 442276 or VOIP 442276 or ewan.heeles@fife.gov.uk

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