Job vacancies

LGV DRIVER / LABOURER

Scale 3b - £8.90 - £9.10 per hour (Job Reference T4)

Required to work on the refuse collection, recycling collection and street sweeping services. 

You must hold an LGV Category C driving licence; be physically fit and able to work as an effective member of a team or on your own initiative.  The applicant must be able to deal with customers and the public in a respectful and appropriate manner.

You will work 39.5 hours per week starting at 7.15am each day to carry out vehicle checks. You should have a flexible attitude as you may be required to work overtime at short notice, in order to complete scheduled work. Due to the demands made upon the Service Group you may also be required to work some weekends and Bank Holidays and participate in the out-of-hours emergency rota.

If you would like to apply for this vacancy:

For people with hearing difficulties who have access to a minicom, please dial 01282 878992 using the minicom machine.

Closing date for applications is Thursday 1st September 2016

Please note that we do not accept CV’s, an application form must be completed.

PART-TIME MARKET MANAGER

2 positions available:

18.5 hours per week (Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday – based at Nelson Market Hall

or

18.5 hours per week (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday – based at Colne Market Hall

Job Reference LIB144

£13,697 per annum for 18.5 hours per week

Being responsible for managing the indoor and outdoor market operations, at either Colne or Nelson, duties will include:

  • Management of four staff.
  • Ensuring market rents are accounted for and managing small budgets.
  • Liaising with tenants and members of the public.
  • Implementing Council markets management policy.

Applicants should have experience in the management of retail operations, and supervising, managing and motivating staff, along with an up to date knowledge of all Health & Safety matters.   Literacy, numeracy and IT skills are also essential, along with the ability to work with minimum supervision.

If you would like to apply for this vacancy:

For people with hearing difficulties who have access to a minicom, please dial 01282 878992 using the minicom machine.

Closing date for applications is Thursday 1st September 2016

ECONOMIC PROMOTION GRADUATE

Two year placement

Scale 4 = £17,891 – £19,939 per annum

We are looking for a flexible and self-motivated individual to join our busy Economic Development Team.  The job role is to promote Pendle’s economy both internally in Pendle and to potential inward investors from outside the borough. 

Tasks include promoting the Pendle economy and researching and producing material that highlights the positive opportunities in Pendle and within Pendle’s business community.

As well as a high level of written and verbal communication and strong interpersonal skills you will have sound computer and office-based working environment skills.  You should know how to use the internet as a research tool and develop interesting and well written copy for press releases.

To be eligible for this two year placement role you should have graduated within the last 3 years and be a Pendle resident. 

If you would like to apply for this vacancy:

For people with hearing difficulties who have access to a minicom, please dial 01282 878992 using the minicom machine.

Closing date for applications is Friday 23rd September 2016.

Please note that we do not accept CV’s, an application form must be completed.

ASSISTANT SOLICITOR

PO 4/7 = £31,288 - £34,196 per annum

Job Reference T2

Pendle Borough Council are looking for an Assistant Solicitor to deal with a significant workload of litigation matters on behalf of the Council.

The ideal candidate will have proven advocacy skills and will be a qualified solicitor with preferably an expertise in other areas of law, enabling them to represent the Council and present cases at both Magistrates and County Courts.

If you would like to apply for this vacancy:

For people with hearing difficulties who have access to a minicom, please dial 01282 878992 using the minicom machine.

Closing date for applications is Thursday 1st September 2016

Please note that we do not accept CV’s, an application form must be completed.

Police and Crime Panel for Lancashire - independent member vacancy

The police and crime panel is looking for a committed and energetic person who either lives or works within the Lancashire area to serve as a co-opted independent member from late summer 2016 for a four-year term. 

Civil Engineering Graduates Wanted

Are you about to graduate?

Do you fancy a challenging graduate placement which could lead to further employment?

Have you graduated within the last three years and do you live in Pendle?

If the answer is YES, Pendle Council is recruiting a civil engineering graduate for a placement which may lead to permanent employment.

Salary circa £18 - £24k per year.

Our graduate scheme is just one of the ways we’re supporting job seekers and local businesses and organisations. We’re keen for talented Pendle graduates to find work back home in Pendle, ploughing their training, energy and expertise into the local economy. 

To find out more contact: 

Graduate Placement Scheme 

What’s the Graduate Placement scheme?

We subsidise the cost of businesses taking on a talented graduate for 6 – 12 months as part of our Gearing up for Growth scheme to support local businesses, organisations and job seekers.  

Graduates get a starting salary £16,000 per year and a challenging placement which could lead to further employment. 

If you’re a Pendle resident and have graduated within the last three years you can apply. Placements last 6-12 months across a range of our exciting and growing businesses.

****These placements are the last the Council will be subsidising so please get in touch as soon as possible **** 

1. Trainee Development Officer for the Pendle Hill Landscape Partnership This is an opportunity to be involved in an exciting new initiative which aims to improve the landscape and heritage of Pendle Hill. The post will assist with the development of a stage 2 application to the Heritage Lottery Fund, under their Landscape Partnership Scheme, on behalf of the Forest of Bowland AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) and the Pendle Hill Landscape Partnership Board. This will mean working closely with a Development Officer in the preparation of a stage 2 application to the Heritage Lottery Fund and the development and piloting of detailed project proposals.

The assistant will focus on the tourism, digital and creative activity within the programme, and will support the community engagement, audience development and creative consultation activity. The Assistant will also develop a presence for the Landscape Partnership on-line, and will provide administrative support to the Development Officer as required. The ideal candidate would be a graduate looking for experience in project development and management in the fields of heritage, the environment, community engagement, creative arts of events and marketing.  This is a challenging yet exciting and creative role, requiring the post holder to multi task and to work to a tight timetable. Full details can be seen in this job description.  For further information contact Cathy Hopley, Development Officer, Pendle Hill Landscape Partnership Scheme, Forest of Bowland AONB, 01200 448000 / 07891 537835

2. Digital/Ecommerce/IT skills For further information on the two roles in this field, please contact Hanna Latty on 01282 661677

3. Graduate trainee for SGL Co-Packing Ltd who were established in 1986 as Strategy Group and are based on Lomeshaye Industrial Estate in Nelson and are market leaders in the co-packing of confectionery and other fast moving consumer goods, customers include Mars.  SGL are seeking a graduate trainee support to the management team in a range of matters relating in food and people safety, processes and procedures.  For further information contact Hanna Latty on 01282 661677.

4. LBS Worldwide and Cloud 1990 have a track record in employing the graduates on a permanent basis who have started with them on a graduate placement scheme. They would now like to create two further graduate roles; the LBS role will be to work in marketing and the Cloud 1990 role to be focusing on IT and project management. 

5. Pendle Borough Council – graduate trainee roles available in Economic Development and Engineering (see above roles).

To register with our graduate scheme and for an information chat about any of the above roles, please contact Hanna Latty on 01282 661677.