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Parking Services Officer

Closing date: 03/10/2021

Reference: REQ103108

37 hours / Permanent

20,092 - 21,322 *

Aberystwyth

*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join the Parking Services Team as a Parking Services Officer.

Your role will be to provide an efficient and effective service of parking enforcement on foot or by vehicle as directed, in order to minimise parking contraventions and contribute to road safety and traffic management in Ceredigion.

You will be the direct point of contact with members of the public and represent the Council with regards to parking matters. You will spend the majority of your time working alone without direct supervision. You will be impartial with the ability to deal with conflict appropriately. 

The post will require officers to work 5 days out of 7 including Bank Holidays following a rota with shifts between 7:30am and 7:00pm. On occasion, officers may be asked to work shifts outside these hours, with prior agreement. 

You will hold, or be prepared to achieve the City and Guilds Civil Parking Enforcement Level 2 qualification. 

Job Description and Person Specification

Note: We reserve the right to extend the application closing date.

Safeguarding adults at risk is a key priority for us. We aim to support adults at risk to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. We acknowledge that adults at risk have a right to protection and will take action to safeguard their welfare. Each member of staff and volunteer is expected to share this commitment, and we will require an Enhanced Check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), formerly CRB.

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

Highways and Environmental

We deliver efficient, sustainable and bilingual services to the people of Ceredigion, promoting well-being in our communities, pride in a healthy well-kept environment, and confidence in our local economy.  Our key responsibilities include: 

  • Transport Services: Corporate transport; Fleet management; Parking Services; Harbours.
  • Highways Maintenance: Cyclic and Routine Maintenance; Emergency response; Highways inspection; Winter service.
  • Highways Development: Planning liaison; Road safety; Regional transport; Street lighting; Streetworks; Traffic management; CWIC/NMWTRA; Design supervision; Flood and coastal risk management; Highways improvement.
  • Local Environment Services: Waste Collections; Household waste sites; Grounds maintenance; Street cleaning.
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