Visitor Engagement Officer / Admin – Environment

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Visitor Engagement Officer / Admin – Environment
WALSALL, Staffordshire
Contract / Temporary

Staffordshire 5222662

Posted: 23rd January 2023 12:28
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  • Pay Rate:

    £10.60 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, 08:00-16:00

  • This opening assignment is for 1-2 months

  • WALSALL, Staffordshire,

    WS8 7NL

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Visitor Engagement Officer / Admin – Environment & Countryside

Reference no: Staffordshire 5222662

Pay rate: £10.60 per hour PAYE

Standard DBS required for this role

May be required to work on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays on occasions. Some evening work may also be necessary at certain times of the year

A Visitor Engagement Officer is required by the team to support the operation of the Chasewater Innovation Centre / Cannock Chase Visitor Centre and input to other visitor centres and facilities across the countryside estate.

Key responsibilities:

  • Partner volunteers to support the operation of the centres and visitor engagement activities.
  • Provide a welcoming reception to the centres and provide advice, assistance and information to visitors to enhance their experience and ensure their safety.
  • Help manage bookings and ensure facilities are suitably set up for events and activities and that they remain in a presentable state.
  • Within the appropriate Centres, complete basic safety checks and report any concerns to the Visitor Engagement Officer / Assistant Cannock Chase Site Manager.
  • Working with other site staff, support activities to raise awareness of the importance of the sites and their special qualities, and how people can get involved in their care and conservation.
  • Support the administration of the centres and visitor activities including cash handling and provide support to wider service functions as required.

 

“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:

Qualifications:

  • Two GCSEs or equivalent including English and Maths.
  • First aid certificate (desirable).

 

Experience & Knowledge:

  • Experience of working in visitor or reception facilities.
  • Experience of working with the public and providing information.
  • Experience of supporting the running of events and activities.
  • Experience of producing basic visitor information.
  • Experience of health and safety procedures.
  • Cash handling experience desirable.
  • Data management experience desirable.
  • Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  • Strong IT skills using Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).

 

Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills with numeracy, literacy and interpretive skills.
  • Calm, organised and flexible approach.
  • May be required to work on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays on occasions. Some evening work may also be necessary at certain times of the year.
  • Strong IT skills using Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).

 

NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD.

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To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF.

If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.


Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service.
  5. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed.

 

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.

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Job Ref: Staffordshire 5222662
Visitor Engagement Officer / Admin – Environment
Client Category: Local Authority

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Client Category: Local Authority

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