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Parks and Countryside Assistant

  • Reference: DAL/17/34932
  • Published on: Fri 19/05/2017 16:45 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 14/06/2017 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: £23,115 - £27,153
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Various, Surrey Heath Borough
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Parks and Countryside Assistant

Greenspace Team

Salary (SH4) £23,115 - £27,153

Permanent, 37 hours per week

We are seeking an enthusiastic person with relevant knowledge and experience to join our team that look after the boroughs parks, countryside, sports facilities and open spaces.

We need you to be able to multi-task, be motivated, and flexible within this role. We would like you to be confident with a hands-on practical approach to work. You will enjoy working as part of a small friendly team supporting and motivating each other whilst working in the office and, of course, the great outdoors!

You would coordinate and monitor the work of contractors whilst also providing reactive and planned works within the team. You will inspire community groups, visitors and volunteers by sharing your skills and knowledge to help grow and support the work of not only the team but the wider service. This really is a diverse role and has the ability to learn and grow as it develops.

A full driving licence is essential for this role as you will be required to visit different sites across the borough. There will be some evenings and weekend work for which time off in lieu will be given. It will be necessary for the successful candidate to have a clear Disclosure and Barring Service check for which all costs will be borne by Surrey Heath Borough Council.

Benefits include a minimum of 24 days’ annual leave; final salary pension scheme; free parking; flexible working hours; private healthcare (after 5 years of service).

If you would like to have a chat about this role please call Steve, the Team Leader on 01276 707375.

Closing date for applicants: Wednesday 14 June

Interview Selection Notification: Friday 16 June

Confirmed Interview date: Thursday 22 June

Surrey Heath Borough Council is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and service delivery and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

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Surrey Heath Borough Council is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and service delivery and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. If you are unable to apply online for reasons of disability, please call 01276 707421 to discuss any reasonable adjustments that may be made to accommodate your individual requirements.

Please note:
All successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment checks in line with BPSS guidelines, which includes standard identification, referencing and unspent conviction checks. Surrey Heath Borough Council undertakes not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a disclosure on the basis of conviction or other information revealed.

For the best chance of successful application, please read the Job Description and Personal Specification fully before applying for this vacancy as it contains information you will need to refer to when applying. We do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed application form. If you have not heard from the council within 4 weeks of the closing date you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful. All unsuccessful applications will be removed and confidentially disposed of 6 months after the closing date.

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