Park Attendant/Receptionist

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Job Description

Job Category : Admin & Clerical
Location :Kilbroney Caravan Park Reception, Newry, Mourne and Down District Council
Hours Per Week : 18.00
Start Date : Immediate Start
Start Time : 08:30
End Time : 21:30
Salary: £11.44

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Responsible for the daily maintenance of the Park/Facility, including toilets and play areas, events space and tennis courts, litter picking, clearing of leaves and cleaning areas as required to ensure a high standard is maintained.
2. Day to day responsibility for the computerised booking system and liaising with the District Development Department officials on bookings of facilities by various groups, including carrying out any necessary follow up actions regarding booking requirements.
3. Respond and deal with all telephone/email enquiries and bookings for the caravan park and other facilities within the park.
4. Cash handling duties and associated paperwork including receipt of payments, operation of cash system and the safe keeping and lodgement of such monies in accordance with Council procedures.
5. Checking the safety of the Park and associated facilities prior to use by the public and, if required, recording details of checks carried out.
6. Opening and closing the facilities as required, and attendance at the facilities at all times when required.
7. Opening and closing of the Ross Monument.
8. Carry out ranging duties as and when required.
9. To enforce Council bye-laws and ensure good order is maintained at all times. Also to ensure that premises are secured.
10. To report all defects and accidents to supervisor.
11. Any other duties that contribute to the achievement and function of this post as identified by the Council.


Education / Qualifications/
• Grade C or above in GCSE English Language and Maths or equivalent
• At least 6 months’ relevant experience of handling cash and keeping associated records in a work environment.

• At least 6 months’ relevant experience working with members of the public in a customer service environment.

• At least 1 year’s previous experience of customer service and reception duties.

• Experience of patrol and enforcement duties, eg collecting and issuing of tickets and maintenance of orderly conduct by public.
Skills and Knowledge
 Be able to demonstrate competence in use of Microsoft office applications including word, email, spreadsheets, and databases.

 Good understanding of health and safety practice relevant to the post.

 Ability to work on own initiative with minimal supervision.
Other Requirements
 Hold a full current driving licence and access to transport, or access to transport to meet the requirements of the post.

 The post will involve working alone