Streetscene Operations Supervisor (1 year fixed term contract) - Fareham Borough Council

Streetscene Operations Supervisor (1 year fixed term contract)

Fareham Borough Council

£37,170 – £41,358

Closing date 7 July 2024

Streetscene Operations Supervisor – 1 year fixed term contract in Fareham – Fareham Borough Council

About The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Public Open Spaces team for an Operations Supervisor (with a focus on Grounds Maintenance services).

The Grounds Maintenance team is responsible for the high standard maintenance of parks and open spaces, allotments, cemeteries and assorted sports and play facilities.

In this varied and busy role, you will supervise the day-to-day operations, leading the team, identifying workloads and allocating tasks.

You’ll supervise and motivate our Operations Team to deliver a consistently high-quality service to residents whilst building strong working relationships with colleagues.

This position has a normal starting time of 7-7.30am due to the nature of the services delivered.  Occasional weekend and bank holiday working will be required.

This position is for a 12 month fixed term contract, however there is potential for this to become a permanent appointment

 About You

To succeed you’ll need horticulture experience, knowledge of grounds maintenance and experience of supervising and monitoring operations and motivating employees on a daily basis.

You’ll need to be able to use Microsoft Office packages, have a high level of organisational skills and a customer orientated approach. Monitoring and performance management skills are important along with knowledge of Health and Safety and Risk Management.

You’ll need a full Driving licence and access to your own vehicle for work purposes.

 About Us

This is an outstanding opportunity to join us. The Council has a reputation for delivering excellent services to our residents and businesses, thanks to our loyal and hard-working teams, who all share our pride in the borough. Having adopted systems thinking throughout the organisation, our teams understand what great service is, and strive daily to remain focussed on doing the right thing for our customers.

We are not just transforming our borough, but also transforming ourselves as an organisation.  With customers at the heart of what we do, we want to build on the supportive culture within our teams to develop the environment where continuous improvement is sought, enabling individuals to make courageous decisions and embracing new ways of working. We recognise that we get the best results working together with our partners, and also by having the best people with a creative, commercial mindset to drive the best possible outcomes for our residents.

Fareham Borough Council is a great place to work and you would be joining an organisation that has a real family feel to it. We take pride in receiving feedback from others who say we are a friendly and professional organisation.

We aim to attract, develop and retain the very best people. We offer generous leave, a great pension scheme, wellbeing support, authorised parking, and a car lease scheme to name a few of the benefits of working for us.


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