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Senior Supervisor - Public Toilets Maintenance
  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/178995/26817
  • Published: Thu 15/09/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 12/10/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £28226 - £32798
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Brighton

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Senior Supervisor - Public Toilets Maintenance

Job introduction

12 months Fixed-term contract.

We are looking for a Maintenance Senior Supervisor to work within our Public Toilets team.  You will be part of a friendly and supportive operational management team.  You will be highly organised and experienced in the trades, specifically plumbing and be able to direct and supervise maintenance staff.  This busy role will involve maintaining public toilets, undertaking plumbing and other maintenance work, planning future works, supervising staff and supporting the development and improvement of this vital public service.

We offer the benefits of working for a large organisation, including:

  • Generous paid annual leave
  • Pension scheme
  • Family friendly policies
  • Full induction and on-going development
  • My Staff Shop - Providing great discounts from thousands of the UK's largest retailers
  • Opportunities to progress further within the council

About the role

The Public Toilets Senior Supervisor (Maintenance) will take responsibility for the day-to-day operations throughout the city for the maintenance and plumbing service for public toilets and toilets in buildings associated with Cityclean

The position will also support the Operations Manager in planning, organising, and coordinating day-to-day operations for the Public Toilets service.

The role will involve line managing Multi Skilled Operatives as well as assisting the Operations Manager in supervisory duties of Toilet Cleansing Operative staff.

The role will also be responsible for identifying and implementing safe working practices and identifying and organising training for public toilet staff.

It will also include daily supervision of public toilet staff with a focus on maintenance, attending meetings and liaising with the management when required, and responding to queries and complaints where necessary.

Why it’s an opportunity not to be wasted

  • Monitoring workforce performance against targets to ensure all daily/weekly/monthly KPIs are met. Address any ongoing issues as appropriate.
  • Ensuring that all company policies and procedures and legal obligations are understood and adhered to by all members of staff.
  • Developing and maintaining excellent working relationships with customers.
  • Help management carry out safety training on a regular basis for all staff.
  • Ensuring that safety checks are carried out on a regular basis.

Shift Pattern

  • 08:00 - 16:00  Mon-Fri with every 3rd weekend ‘On Call’. Additional payments made for on-call and weekend cover.
  • Applicants for the role must hold a full clean driving licence.
  • For more information, please contact Judyta Pawlowska –  

Salary: £28,226 - £32,798 plus allowances

As part of your application, you will need to upload your CV and answers to some shortlisting questions. Your answers to the shortlisting questions are the most important part of your application as they will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (CV guidance ( and Shortlisting questions guidance ( as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.

Work Permits: We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.

For more information about our values and the benefits of working at the council, visit Why work for us (

Company information

Encouraging a diverse workforce

Our city is known and loved for its diversity. Not only is the mixture of people, culture and skills vital to the economic and social development of the city, it's what makes Brighton & Hove such a great place to live, work and visit. We are committed to developing and retaining a workforce that is representative of the diverse communities we serve so we welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds. In order to achieve our aims of proportionate representation, we particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, male or trans.

Find out more about our commitment to being a fair and inclusive place to work where everyone can achieve their potential by reading about our fair and inclusive actions, our anti-racism strategy and the work we are doing to encourage a diverse workforce (

We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, female or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.