Play Area Inspector
Grounds maintenance provides an essential service in ensuring the County delivers
its aspirations of providing an environment which is safe, clean and sustainable.
The playground inspector will be predominantely working alone, inspecting and
reporting defects, this is undertaken predominantly by use of an electronic play
inspection app. There will also be a requirement to undertake repairs and
replacement of parts to the Councils and also other external clients play facilities,
skateboard parks and life saving equipment of which are collectively in excess of
140no this to ensure that the facilities are safe for use. The number of the facilities
can vary annually with some new facilities being adopted by the council and some
reducing due to change of use. The candidate would ideally be aware of the contents
of BSEN 1176 (parts 1-7) standards/legislation for play areas, and be ROSPA
accredited. (Training can be provided if required).
The main essential duty of the post is to ensure that all facilities are safe for public
use, the postholder would have the autonomy to close down any play area or
specific item of equipment if it was identified as not safe for use, this with
engagement with the Senior Operations Officer.
Post ID: OPWS48
Grade: BAND F SCP 19 £25,927 – SCP 23 £28,226 Per Annum
Hours: 37 Per Week
Location: Mitchell Troy Depot, Monmouth
Closing Date: 30/09/2022 12:00 pm
DBS Check: No