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Venue Service Supervisor

  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/733/23244
  • Published: Mon 18/07/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 28/08/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £22,129 - £22,571
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Brighton

Job introduction

We are looking for a Venue Services Supervisor to join our busy team of Supervisors to be responsible for the cleaning, setup and breakdown of sets, staging and seating for events.

The Venue Services Supervisor, along with colleagues will be responsible for the setup and breakdown of sets, staging and seating for events at the Brighton Centre by leading Venues Services Personnel and any casual employees working within the venues section during specific shifts whereby the team will be working overnight, at heights, operating plant equipment which requires specialist, recognised training and certification.

About the role

Brighton Centre - Venue Service Supervisor

  • To take independent and sole responsibility for operational requirements for the buildings event preparations to the satisfaction of venue hirers and users during the period of preparation.
  • To determine and implement solutions independent of Event Managers if problems or resources are encountered which could jeopardise the successful management of an event, conference or entertainment concert.
  • To lead and be the decision maker responsible for Venue Services Assistants and any casual staff engaged for the set up or running of an event to ensure quality control of their work as required, particular during extended shifts and overnight working shifts by being focused, experienced and aware of the importance of their role in delivering events worth £100ks of income to the venue and city.
  • To interpret event plans and independently come up with solutions if for whatever reason, plans cannot be realised. To be creative and make adjustments and to take sole responsibility for delivering the venue in an 'event ready' state for the next event or tenancy, without immediate access to a manager for approval.
  • To assist the Venues Building Manager in the general maintenance and upkeep of the fabric of the venues to include painting and decorating and light maintenance to a domestic standard.
  • To assist the Venues Building Manager in the general maintenance and upkeep of the fabric of the venues to include painting and decorating and light maintenance to a domestic standard.
  • The position carries with it the potential for long hours working to very tight timelines, under pressure to deliver the best facilities management outcomes for The Venues Section.

Interview date: TBC

For an informal discussion, please contact Terry Sparke - Compliance Manager on terrance.sparke@brighton-hove.gov.uk 

As part of your application, you will need to complete your education and work history and provide 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 (Shortlisting questions guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk)) 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: This role does not meet the requirement for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Successful candidates will need to evidence that they have the Right to Work in the UK.

For more information about our values and the benefits of working at the council, visit Why work for us (brighton-hove.gov.uk)

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 (brighton-hove.gov.uk).

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.

  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/733/23244
  • Published: Mon 18/07/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 28/08/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £22,129 - £22,571
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Brighton

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