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Parks and Green Spaces Officer

Employer
Wyre Forest District Council
Location
Kidderminster
Salary
£36,269 to £38,770 per annum
Closing date
25 Jul 2024
Reference
WFDC/TP/181/175

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

Job Details

We are looking to recruit a Parks and Green Spaces Officer with experience and skills from the Greenspace sector. Responsibility for the strategic delivery of the councils Parks & Green Spaces function that ensures all areas of the council’s public open space are Safe Clean & Looking Good. The right individual will have strong operational management skills and experience leading a large multi-functional team delivering the very highest standards of public service delivery. They will have a robust & resilient nature together with a can-do attitude that is able to drive the whole team to succeed. A confident and motivated individual who is able to lead from the front. In return the right person will be joining a highly energised and focussed team, who are very clear on their priorities and plans. This is a senior post within the team and attracts all the normal benefits of joining the local government family. 

Special Conditions

The normal working week is one of 37 hours but reasonable working hours beyond this will be required in the effective performance of your duties and responsibilities and such working will include attendance at evening meetings.  Special working arrangements for Bank Holidays and Christmas working applies.

The Council’s scheme of flexible working hours applies to this post.  This allows an officer some discretion in arranging working time.

It is desirable that the post holder provides an appropriate means of transport for use in connection with the duties of this post.

To work outside normal office hours from time to time as the demands of the post and emergencies dictate in additional to the out of hours rota. You may be required to respond to out of hours call outs as required.


Wyre Forest District Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer 

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Role Profile

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Whatever your role within Wyre Forest District Council, every day you will be working to benefit people living in the area. The District is a mix of urban rural, market and riverside town communities covering 195 square kilometres. The three main towns of Kidderminster, Bewdley and Stourport-on-Severn and several surrounding villages including Arley, Rock, Chaddesley Corbett and Wolverley make up the district. Over 100,000 people live here and you can help shape our district’s future as part of our circa 350  strong workforce that strives to make a difference in making sure the services we offer meet the aspirations and needs of our local community.

Working for us:

We value our employees and aim to create a positive, progressive and open work culture that supports everyone to thrive. We believe in rewarding employees and working for us has some great benefits.  We focus on supporting your physical, financial and emotional wellbeing. You can expect to enjoy a range of learning and development opportunities designed to enhance you in your role. Our excellent benefits also include a competitive salary and pension scheme, favourable holiday entitlements and flexible working options. 

We are dedicated to enabling each individual to be the best that they can be, and are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and hold the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme Bronze award.

If you have ambition for yourself and this district, thrive on challenges and getting results, share our values and strive to make others feel valued, then we want to hear from you.

Our Vision:

"A safe, vibrant and clean place to live, work and visit."

Our Values:

Our vision is underpinned by the following values which lie at the heart of everything we do:

  • We are working together 
  • We are fair
  • We are dependable 
  • We put communities first 

Our Priorities:

Our priorities represent what we want to achieve for the social, economic and environmental well-being of the district, they are:

  • Economic growth and regeneration
  • Securing financial sustainability for services the local communities value
  • A clean, safe and green place to live, work and visit

Our locations:

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To find out more:

To find out more about Wyre Forest District Council, or the area we serve please visit our website at www.wyreforestdc.gov.uk, 'Like' us on Facebook www.facebook.com/WyreForest/ or follow us on Twitter @WyreForestDC.

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Telephone
01562 732721
Location
Wyre Forest District Council
Wyre Forest House
Finepoint Way
Kidderminster
Worcestershire
DY11 7WF
United Kingdom

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