Park Warden

Ashton Recruitment require a Park Warden for our client based in Belfast.

Position: Park Warden

Location: Belfast

Duration: Temporary

Rate of Pay: £13.93 per hour

Hours of Work: 37 hours per week

Duties include (but not limited to):

  • To enforce council bye-laws, dog control orders, litter code and carry out alcohol enforcement.
  • To undertake on behalf of the council the full range of duties in connection with the council’s powers in relation to anti-social behaviour; including:
  • Regular walkabouts or patrols in parks, cemeteries, allotments etc to identify problems and enforce relevant by-laws or legislation relating to antisocial behaviour. This will include, but is not restricted to:
    • Drinking, littering, graffiti in parks and open spaces;
    • Dumping/fly tipping;
    • Dog fouling;
  • Investigation of complaints and gathering of evidence in accordance with Council policy and the Police and Criminal Evidence (NI) Order 1989;
  • Undertaking enforcement within parks and open spaces, at key events and at seasonal periods alongside partner agencies; and in particular the police;
  • Issuing of warning notices and fixed penalties as appropriate;
  • Attendance at court or other formal hearings to give evidence;
  • Participation in covert and non-covert operations as required.
  • To patrol and clock in at designated sites and maintain orderly conduct of the public ensuring general safety; to give guidance and deal with any complaints in relation to the relevant sites.
  • To prepare and compile reports in relation to all aspects of the post.
  • To lift litter, waste, rubbish and hazardous materials such as glass bottles, dog fouling etc and ensure that all such materials are disposed of appropriately.

Essential Criteria:

Applicants must, as at the closing date for receipt of application forms:

  • have a full, current driving licence which enables them to drive in Northern Ireland, or, have access to a form of transport which enables them to carry out the duties of the post in full[1]; and
  • be able to demonstrate by providing personal and specific examples on the application form, that they have at least one year’s relevant experience in each of the following three areas:
  • dealing effectively with members of the public in a face-to-face environment;
  • working within a security role, for example, opening/closing facilities, carrying out patrols, setting alarms, recording and reporting incidents and working with other statutory bodies, for example, the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI); and
  • working in an enforcement or legislative role, for example, dog control orders, litter code and, or alcohol enforcement

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