View Vacancy -- Mayor’s Driver/Attendant
About the role
Your main responsibility will be to transport the Mayor to and from official events, ensuring their safety and well-being. You will be supporting the Mayor at events and will have a public role in representing the Borough and promoting its values. The job mixes a range of roles as ambassador, diplomat, adviser and guide.
In order to undertake your duties you will also be required to ensure that arrangements for the Mayor’s transport are in place including any car hire, parking and also maintaining the integrity of the Mayor’s Civic Regalia.
Approximately 25 hours per week. Your pay and annual leave will be calculated on a pro rata basis.
It is important that you can work with and relate to people from a wide range of backgrounds, from members of the Royal Family to primary school children. As a result, you will need to be personable, adaptable and flexible, and be able to think on your feet to meet the requirements of the Mayor and the people they meet. You will also need a full and clean driving license and some working knowledge of local government would be preferable.
You will also need to be reliable, discreet, and punctual. We are looking to recruit someone who holds all of these qualities to drive and accompany the mayor to official mayoral engagements. You will be expected to be available as and when required to accompany the Mayor. This will include being able to work in the evenings and at weekends.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. An enhanced disclosure check with the DBS will be undertaken.
Closing date: Tuesday 3rd September 2019
Clean Driving License
The post holder will be expected to work flexible hours each week which will normally be between 20-25 hours per week. There will be some weeks when there will be a variation to this working pattern, pro rata.
The post holder will be expected to be available to work every day of the week and occasionally later in the evening depending on the engagements the Mayor attends