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Working as part of the Library team, the part time Library Assistant will help deliver an effective, efficient and quality public Library, ensuring customers are made to feel welcome and valued.

 

If you have excellent communication and customer service skills, have the ability to deal with complaints in a positive and constructive manner, then we would welcome an application from you. It is essential you have sufficient library experience along with the ability to use computers for library related duties.

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Closing Date : Friday, 20 May 2022



We are recruiting for an Assistant Chief Officer (Environmental) to join the Environment & Regeneration Department to support and participate in the overall leadership of the Department. The postholder will support the Director of Environment & Regeneration and will lead, plan and control the operation and staff of the Environment Section which includes Fleet Services & Stores, Waste Services, and Electrical Services and Engineering. You will be the Council’s lead officer on construction/civil projects and will also be the Premises Manager for the Operational depot.

 

Applicants must have extensive experience of construction/civil/engineering development either within the public or private sector. Prior knowledge and experience of how corporate and support teams are established and operated is essential particularly in relation to strategy and communication. Applicants will also need to be able to demonstrate senior leadership experience at Head of Department/Service level or equivalent. We are looking for a senior leader who can drive the operation forward, think strategically and influence change whilst inspiring colleagues through clear communication.

 

You must be a highly motivated self-starter and resilient with strong interpersonal and communication skills and have the ability to interface with all levels. Solid stakeholder management, relationship building and influencing skills are a must as well as excellent organisational, technical, analytical and program and project management skills. You must also have the ability to think strategically and be able to identify core issues and potential solution strategies in this demanding role.

 

As a key member of the Department’s Senior Management Team, and a member of the Extended Chief Officers’ Management Team, the role is a vital part of the Department and of the Council as a whole in supporting the effective leadership of the organisation. Delivering services in a sustainable way will be a key emphasis of this role, supporting the whole Council in achieving its low carbon ambitions and delivery of the Corporate Plan.

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Closing Date : Friday, 24 June 2022



An opportunity has arisen for a Maintenance Officer (Cyclical and Estates) to join the Housing & Property Team. The successful candidate, will be responsible for ensuring tenants are provided with an efficient maintenance service. The successful candidate must have an HNC/HND, degree or similar qualification in a Housing Technical or managerial related subject. You must be IT literate and also hold a full clean valid driving licence. If you are a team player and are self-motivated, then we would welcome an application from you.

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Closing Date : Wednesday, 25 May 2022



Douglas Borough Council is seeking a keen individual who is interested in working as a Multi skilled tradesperson within the Housing Maintenance Section. The successful applicant will carry out plastering/masonry and all associated building work to a high standard, ensuring customer satisfaction, including repairs and maintenance of Council properties. It is essential that candidates have City and Guilds/NVQ Level 2 or equivalent qualifications in Plastering or Masonry, along with relevant post qualification experience as a Plasterer or Mason. A full clean valid driving licence is also essential.

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Closing Date : Wednesday, 25 May 2022



Douglas Borough Council are seeking to recruit to the permanent position of Craftsman’s Labourer within the Housing Maintenance Section. You will assist qualified tradesmen with their day to day duties undertaking a broad range of maintenance tasks. You must have proven experience working within a construction or building services industry, along with good educational standard to GCSE Level or equivalent. If you are physically fit and able to carry out manual handling operations, and have a full clean valid driving licence, then we would welcome an application from you.

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Closing Date : Wednesday, 25 May 2022



Working with the Chargehand Gardener, the successful candidate will be expected to assist with the supervision of and work with a team undertaking general grounds maintenance. A good standard of education (GCSE level or equivalent) as well as an NPTC Certificate, or the willingness to gain one, is essential.

 

For the above post, you must be physically fit and prepared to work outdoors in all-weather conditions. You must also hold a full clean valid driving licence.

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Closing Date : Wednesday, 25 May 2022



We are looking for an experienced Chargehand gardener to join our busy Parks Section where you will be expected to undertake work in public parks, open spaces, sports grounds, housing estates, cemeteries and highway areas. You must have previous supervisory experience in leading a team, have the ability to keep and maintain accurate up-to-date records and hold a NPTC pesticide application certificate.

 

For the above post, you must be physically fit and prepared to work outdoors in all-weather conditions. You must also hold a full clean valid driving licence.

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Closing Date : Wednesday, 25 May 2022