Our green spaces, commons and cemeteries are highly treasured by our residents. This is your chance to take guardianship of these much loved facilities that are such an important part of Elmbridge life. With a new Green Spaces contract due to start in September, this is a great time to join the team.
And what a team! You will be working with a determined and committed group, passionate about protecting and enhancing the green spaces and commons in Elmbridge. They know the value of these spaces to our residents, especially our most vulnerable residents.
A determined skilled development officer
You are a development officer with experience of development of green spaces, project management and procurement, but you will also have the ability to manage a variety of services; ensuring the residents of Elmbridge are best served at all times.
You will be able to demonstrate your knowledge of,
- successfully developing and delivering green space projects
- procurement and project management within a multi-disciplined leisure environment
- management and development of play areas
- community engagement
- and of innovation and creativity in the delivery of services.
When you thrive, Elmbridge thrives
Elmbridge prides itself on being a learning organisation. You will have the opportunity for both professional and personal development through our talent programme and we will work with you to create a bespoke learning and development programme as appropriate to your role.
The wellbeing of our employees is vitally important to us; whether it’s mindfulness, healthy walks or mental health first aid, there are a wide range of opportunities available to you; after all, when you thrive, Elmbridge thrives.
We know that hybrid working is here to stay and we will work with you to find the best solution for both you and the service.
Our careers website (https://careers.elmbridge.gov.uk/) will give you lots of information on Elmbridge and you should also view our LinkedIn page to see examples of our energy, creativity and commitment to our customers.
For an informal conversation about the post, please contact Emma Campbell, Green Spaces Manager on 01372 474264
Closing Date: 09:00a.m 2 June 2022
Interview Date: 10 June 2022
Please note that we do not accept CVs
Elmbridge is an Equal Opportunities Employer
How to Apply
Please note that we do not accept CVs. We only accept online applications. Our applications can take up to 2hrs to complete but we have prepared some guidelines to help you with the application as it’s such an important part of the process.
To apply use the "Apply Online" button below, which will take you to our Applicant Tracking System ('ATS') where, once you have applied, you can log on to your online account at any time to view the status of any of your applications. By using ATS, you can track the progress of your application(s), receive communications by email, select your own interview time online and see whether you have been made a conditional offer.