Playground Inspector

Ashton Recruitment require a Playground Inspector for our client based in Belfast

Position: Playground Inspector

Location: Belfast

Duration: Temporary

Rate of Pay: £12.80 per hour

Hours of Work: 37 hours per week between the hours of 0900-1730

Duties include (but not limited to):

Driving, use of equipment and associated duties

  • To adhere to drivers’ daily checks and accident, incident, and vehicle defect procedures including the completion of all required documentation and (tachograph compliance) in an accurate and timely fashion.
  • To be responsible for the basic maintenance of allocated vehicle and ancillary equipment and to keep the vehicle and equipment clean.
  • To load, unload vehicles and move equipment and materials.
  • To use allocated technology and equipment such as digital cameras, communication and information systems, as required to enhance the postholder’s ability to undertake their duties effectively and efficiently.

Playground inspection and associated duties

  • To ensure that all playground equipment, outdoor gym equipment, MUGA’s, water fountains, parks furniture and surfaces are inspected to a required standard and inspection information is recorded as per schedule, and that all recommended repairs are prioritised, to ensure the required health and safety standards for public use are met.
  • To immobilise and make safe any defects found in playground equipment, parks furniture and playground surfaces, to record and report all defects to the Community Park Manager or other appropriate officer.
  • To collect and safely dispose of all litter (including animal faeces and broken glass) at all the sites allocated to the respective team.

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 , (a van will be provided for the purposes of fulfilling the duties of the post); and
  • be able to demonstrate on the application form, by providing personal and specific examples, that they have at least one year’s relevant experience in each of the following areas:

(a) dealing directly with members of the public; and

(b) maintenance of facilities, that is, adhering to health and safety procedures, cleaning and maintenance and associated administrative duties.

Please note it will be a condition of appointment that if the successful applicant does not possess the ROSPA certificate in Playground Maintenance they will be required to attend and pass a one day ROSPA course (to be arranged).

Ashton Recruitment is acting as a Recruitment Business

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