Seafront Operations Officer

Portsmouth City Council

Reference: MAY20224434

Job details


Seafront Office

Job type

Full Time, Permanent


£36,370 - £40,578 Per Annum

Closing date

5 June 2022

Hours: 37 hours per week (You will be required to work outside of normal working hours and most weekends April – September)


Portsmouth City Council

At Portsmouth City Council we’re all about developing our staff, because we want to build a bigger and better city but we need the best employees to do so.

With a little over 207,000 residents and 7,000 businesses throughout this city, this unitary authority’s main goal is to ensure the best care and development of all those within the city. From customer service to Multi-million pound projects, our residents are at the heart of everything we do.

Your New Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced professional with a good background in operational delivery across all aspects of seafront and public realm management.  This role will manage and support the delivery of safe and effective shoreline management programmes including application of national legislation to all elements of shoreline and land across the seafront from The Hard to Eastney Point.

This role will foster and support effective delivery across the whole seafront area understanding the nuances of the needs of multiple users and the seasonal variations which are needed for this very popular and diverse area for both residents and visitors alike. 

The role will be a key liaison with other seafront based organisations and business such as the East Solent Coastal Partnership on all operational matters as it continues to deliver the significant coastal defence infrastructure project across the seafront over the next few years.

What you’ll need to succeed

We are looking for a professional with significant experience of corporate delivery and development, who builds excellent and productive working relationships internally and externally and can lead a small team across diverse services.

You will need to be adept at forging strong and productive bonds with other internal services as well as engaging with external organisations as necessary. You will be a natural organiser, with drive, initiative and enthusiasm for the role, coupled with a genuine passion for making a difference to the city, supporting a responsive service that will make a real difference in delivery for both residents and visitors.

What you’ll get in return

As well as highly competitive pay you’ll receive all the benefits of working within a local authority organisation, including flexible working hours, extensive wellbeing support through the Employee Assistance Programme and a fantastic pension which allows you the opportunity to pay in more for that greater return. We wish to support all our staffs development throughout, if that’s progression planning or involvement within the on the job apprenticeship scheme we will work together to drive your career. For those with families we have child care benefits as well as discounts with local businesses which can be enjoyed by all. 

What next

To make sure your application is above the rest, please review the “Job Profile” to ensure you application matches the requirements of the role.

Please ensure to complete the application in its entirety and add in comments to the Personal Statement section

We look forward to speaking with you soon.