The Clifton Suspension Bridge Trust is currently recruiting for a bridge attendant to join the team based at the iconic Clifton Suspension Bridge.
This is a customer focussed role, regularly dealing with the users and visitors to the bridge. Duties include operating the toll barriers, monitoring CCTV and dealing with issues on the bridge. Candidates will need to prove a track record of excellent customer service in dealing with the general public as well as having experience in dealing with cash transactions. Ability to be flexible and adaptable is also key.
Applicants should have good eyesight and be physically fit as the role involves walking and some heavy lifting.
This role is shift based with an average of 37 hours per week, covering mornings, afternoons and night shifts, including weekends.
Starting Salary is £21,085 pa in line with Local Government Pay scales.
The salary covers shift allowance and unsocial hour’s allowance. Candidates must be willing to cover absence, holidays etc., for which overtime is paid.
An application pack including Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded from the bottom of this page. An copy of the Application Form as a Word document can be downloaded here.
Please fill in the required application form and email to:
Or alternatively post to
CSBT Vacancy, Clifton Suspension Bridge, Bridge Road, Leigh Woods, Bristol BS8 3PA
The closing date for return of applications is Wednesday 28th February 2018.
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