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Outdoor Facilities Inspector

Location Coleraine
Job type Temporary
Salary Up to £10.97 per hour
Published about 1 month ago
Start date ASAP
Contact email Jamie Leetch
Job ref J4999_1693409250

Job description

Our Client, A Large Public Sector Organisation based in Coleraine require an Outdoor Facilities Inspector to join their team.

Role: Outdoor Facilities Inspector

Rate of Pay: £10.97 per hour

Location: Coleraine/Ballymoney

Hours: 37hrs Mon-Thurs 8am-4:30pm and Friday 8am-1pm

Duration: Temporary

Main duties/Responsibilities:

  • Carry out a rolling programme of inspections to Council assets as directed by the Assets Officer and in accordance with health and safety requirements.
  • Develop the programme to ensure efficient and effective use of time and materials.
  • Complete inspection records and ensure that records are retained and accessible on the Council computerised maintenance management system (CMMS).
  • In accordance with the inspection programme detect and report faults, vandalism and any other safety issues to outdoor assets via the computerised maintenance management system (CMMS).
  • When appropriate, fix and record any minor faults identified during the course of inspections.
  • If appropriate, remove/cordon off, for example, play equipment from use pending repairs.
  • Litter-pick bus shelters, play areas and MUGAs ensuring that they are clean and tidy and free from any dangerous debris e.g. broken glass.
  • Investigate and respond to any complaints received in relation to damage or vandalism to assets.
  • Investigate reported accidents and incidents and compile additional reports for the Assets Officer and/or corporate H&S department.
  • Prepare evidence regarding claims and injuries relating to outdoor assets and respond to requests for information in relation to legal proceedings. Appear on Council's behalf to give evidence in Court proceedings relating to these areas.
  • Ensure the safe operation, storage and security of all equipment (mobile phones/tablets/tools) required for inspection duties.
  • Order and maintain supplies necessary for carrying out minor maintenance work.
  • Enforce the relevant provisions of the Litter (NI) Order 1994 and the Waste and Contaminated Land (NI) Order 1997 by reporting incidences of littering and dog fouling to the Assets Officer.
  • Report damaged or missing signs such as road name plates, 'No Drinking' or 'No Fouling' signs. Advise on areas where such signs may be required.
  • When requested investigate complaints and report on fly posting, graffiti and fly tipping.
  • Undertake all training required for the operation of the role.
  • Drive the allocated Council vehicle in a safe manner, adhering to and complying with Road Traffic Regulations provisions and The Smoking (Northern Ireland) Order 2006 and any other legislation as appropriate.
  • Undertake daily vehicle checks and required routine maintenance (e.g. checking oil and/or water levels, greasing). Ensure that the vehicle is washed and kept clean inside and out at all times.
  • Adhere to the Health and Safety at Work legislation, appropriate codes of practice and the Council's Health and safety policies and procedures. This also covers the wearing of the appropriate protective and reflective clothing, safety footwear and any other PPE; the safe lifting of heavy objects, recognising hazardous substances and ensuring the safety of the Public and other Council staff where appropriate.
  • Report to management any accidents, incidents or complaints involving staff members or members of the public

Essential Criteria:

A minimum of one year's experience in the inspection of outdoor facilities to include at least one of the following:

  • Car Parks
  • Play Areas
  • Multi-Use Games Areas
  • Lighting
  • Paths/Footways
  • Bus Shelters


A minimum of two years' experience in all of the following:

  • General maintenance work
  • Use of a variety of hand tools
  • Record keeping



To be shortlisted for this role all applicants MUST meet the essential criteria. If you are interested please upload your CV to the link provided, and Siobhan Holmes will be in contact to confirm if you have been shortlisted.

Successful candidates may need to apply for an Access NI Certificate with Staffline regardless if you already have a valid certificate.

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