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Town Park Ranger

Employer
Rugby Borough Council
Location
Rugby, Warwickshire
Salary
£26,421 - £28,770
Closing date
14 Jul 2024
Reference
REQ000679

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Sector
Local Councils
Job Type
Horticulture and parks
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
See advert details
Hours
Full-Time

Job Details

We are looking for a self-motivated individual with a variety of skills to proactively encourage and support the use of parks across Rugby.  If you’ve got the passion to proactively work with park users, we’d love to hear from you.

This full-time role is based in Caldecott Park, although will involve visiting parks across Rugby. You will be the friendly face of parks and open spaces, engaging with members of the public, working with volunteers and community groups, assisting green space officers deliver the strategic vision of parks and open spaces, and to be the first point of contact with park users. Other duties include: reporting of damage and graffiti, assisting with the running of events, promoting park use and working effectively with other agencies.  You must have excellent communication skills to work with a range of individuals, community groups, schools groups, volunteers and local businesses. 

The successful candidate will be required to work a 37-hour week, occasionally working weekends and public holidays if support for parks events is required.  The role involves working outdoors in all weather conditions and using various modes of transport including walking and using a vehicle.  A full driving license is required.

Successfully candidates will need to pass a security vetting through Police intelligence check and an advanced DBS check.

Benefits

•    Competitive Salary 
•    24 days annual leave, 8 Bank Holidays, 2 extra statutory days and 1 locally agreed day  
•    Generous pension scheme
•    Structured Induction Program
•    Learning and Development opportunities 
•    Regular performance reviews
•    Payment of professional subscription for approved professionals 
•    Family Friendly Policies
•    Independent Support for your health & wellbeing
•    Generous compassionate leave
•    Cycle to Work scheme

For an informal discussion about this role, please call John Howes, our Gren Spaces and Biodiversity Manager on 01788 533653.

You can view full details of this job via our website www.rugby.gov.uk , where you can also apply on-line.  If you are unable to apply on-line please contact 01788 533564, or e-mail: contact.centre@rugby.gov.uk for further assistance.
 
Applicants are advised to apply early as if a large number of applications are received for this post we reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the advertised date.

Interview Date: 30 July2024

Supporting Documents for Town Park Ranger

Company

Rugby’s one of the fastest growing boroughs in the country and at Rugby Borough Council, we have ambitious plans to drive growth and investment in the future.


With our world-renowned status as the birthplace of the game, Rugby shall soon become home to the World Rugby Hall of Fame under an exciting new partnership between Rugby Borough Council and World Rugby.


We recently opened a new leisure centre and a new crematorium, investments for our growing population – set to reach 130,000 in the next 15 years.


And with major housing, retail and employment developments both recently completed and in the pipeline, it’s an exciting time to live and work in Rugby.


Rugby Borough Council aims to recruit staff who share our ambition and vision – and in return, we’re committed to investing in your personal growth.


An equal opportunities employer, we offer flexible working hours and a wide range of training and development opportunities.
To find out more about Rugby Borough Council and our current vacancies, visit www.rugby.gov.uk
 

Company info
Website
Telephone
01788 533571
Location
Rugby Borough Council
Town Hall
Evreux Way
Rugby
West Midlands
CV21 2RR
GB

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