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Market Superintendent x2 (R80JJ)

Employer: Medway Council

  • Reference: RCC/15/6844
  • Published on: Fri 23/01/2015 12:00 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 06/02/2015 23:30 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Part Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 37 hours per week (Full time) 10 hours per week (Part time)
  • Salary: Range 3 (£19,126 - £24,646) per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Medway wide

There are two positions available, a full time position (37 hours per week) and a part time position (10 hours per week). Please state on your application what post you would like to apply for, applicants can apply for both if they wish.

To supervise and control the day to day requirements of Markets operating in the Medway towns to ensure agreed operational procedures are followed and adhered to and monitor Security, Health & Safety, Food Hygiene, Trading Standards and any other issues that may arise within the Markets, as required, during the hours of operation in the following towns.

The postholder will be expected to carry out their duties with due regard to Medway Council’s Equal Opportunities Policy and wherever necessary apply the Council’s Best Value criteria to ensure client satisfaction at all times.

The post holder appointed to the full time position will be required to work the hours below:

Strood (Saturday & Tuesday) (Set up from 7.00am) 9.00am to 3.30pm

Gillingham (Saturday & Monday) (Set up from 7.00am) 9.00am to 5.00pm

Rochester Farmers Market (Sunday) (Set up from 7.00am) 9.00am to 1.00pm

plus any other themed Markets introduced by Medway Council in the future on an ad-hoc basis.

The post holder appointed to the part time position will be required to work the hours below:

Gillingham (Saturday) (Set up from 7.00am) 9.00am to 5.00pm

Applicants must hold/have the following:

  • Specifically, demonstrable ability to communicate authoritatively and convey information clearly and confidently within a street markets environment, manage and record financial transactions, and recommend procedural improvements to the operation of the market/s
  • Excellent communication and customer skills, whether talking to suppliers, colleagues, markets traders or their customers. An ability to ‘sell’ the market and be the positive external representative to grow their popularity.

Along with all other essential requirements as listed in the job profile below.

Medway is a unitary authority in South East England with superb transport links to London.

The council understands that a motivated workforce is the most important factor for it to be successful and achieve its aims. It’s vital that employees feel rewarded for their contribution.

As a Medway Council employee you will have the opportunity to develop both professionally and personally by undertaking relevant training opportunities, enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including competitive rates of pay and pension scheme along with access to an employee advice, information and counselling service, employee forums and an employee discount scheme for national and local retailers.

Important Information

If you have any queries, please contact us on 01634 334499 or if you would like to have an informal discussion with the recruiting manager call Richard Kidd on 01634 338177.

Please note that all recruitment correspondance, including interview letters and contracts of employment will usually be sent out via email, if you require documentation/correspondance in hard copy format, please contact the Resourcing Team on 01634 332878.

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