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Cycle Hire Relief Warden

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High Peak Trail - Middleton Top, Middleton Top Visitor Centre, Matlock
Salary details
Grade 6 £11.39 - £11.62 per hour
Job term
No Guaranteed Hours
Appointment type
As and when required
Closing Date
02 April 2023
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We have an exciting opportunity for a Relief Cycle Hire Warden to join a dedicated team at Middleton Top Countryside Centre, near Wirksworth.

We’re looking for someone to provide a warm welcome and excellent customer service in our high-quality cycle hire centre who will also be part of our Countryside Services team who keep our site well maintained and welcoming for our visitors, including site improvement works and ensuring cleanliness and safety of facilities.

What will you be doing?

Operation of the Cycle Hire Service, including the hiring out of cycles and providing quality customer care, assistance, & advice.

Ensuring safety of the bikes including carrying out routine maintenance, regular cleaning, checking for roadworthiness and adjustment of saddles, handlebars, etc.

Advising on the purchase of new and replacement cycles and on the requirements for spare parts, ancillary equipment etc.

Provide information and assistance to your team and visitors

Opening and closing the centre, as well as handling money, and cashing up.

Work flexibly as part of a team to meet customer requirements and service needs.

What skills/experience do you need?

Practical countryside and cycle maintenance skills

Awareness of and interest in current environmental issues affecting the countryside

Excellent communication skills to provide information and assistance to the public

Principle duties relating to management of sites and facilities

Maintaining bikes to a safe standard

In return, we offer commitment to your continuing professional development with ongoing training opportunities in a supportive team, as well as range of benefits including:

Generous annual leave

Time off in lieu

Generous local government pension scheme

Guaranteed incremental annual pay increases

Cycle to work scheme

A comprehensive wellbeing package including free online health and exercise sessions

Discounts at selected county leisure centres

For more information on other vacancies in our Countryside team, the wonderful work we do and the benefits we can offer simply visit; https://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/working-for-us/jobs/countryside/countryside-service-jobs.aspx

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Mark Brailsford on 07990 796192

The job requires working as and when needed in the Summer Season on Cycle Warden duties from 1st April until October half term.


Saturday and Sunday hours will be paid at plain time where it is part of your normal working pattern unless it is between 7pm and 7am, where enhanced rates of pay apply. Enhanced pay rates are paid for Bank Holiday working.