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Parks and Green Spaces Team Leader

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Sectors Nature Conservation, Ecology, GIS
Salary Additional Information Permanent 37 hours. A starting salary of £32,029 - £35,934pa (Band 8).
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Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Senior Level
Deadline 30/03/2020
Company Name Northumberland County Council
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The Council

Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across one of the largest counties in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate. 

For further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here. 

The role

The Council is seeking to appoint an experienced parks professional to manage a team of 8 technical officers and provide leadership and direction in respect of the Council’s urban and rural open spaces, parks and playing fields, to ensure they meet public expectations and are managed in a cost effective and sustainable manner. The role will have a Northumberland wide remit, as well being directly responsible for a number of specific high profile parks. The post holder will be required to manage annual revenue budgets in excess of £500,000 and capital improvement budgets in excess of £100,000, as well as leading on the delivery of a number of specific parks capital enhancement scheme. 

We are offering:

? A starting salary of £32,029 - £35,934pa (Band 8)

? Access to the Local Government Pension Schemes

? A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision

? Flexible working arrangements  

For further information about this vacancy, please contact mike.jeffrey@northumberland.gov.uk

To view the Job Description and Personal Specification please click here 

Closing date 30 March 2020

Northumberland County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sectors of  the community. We recognise the difficulties that transgender applicants in particular may face during a recruitment process; if Trans applicants have any concerns regarding the process please contact Rebecca Harding (Trans HR Support Officer) on 07770975678 or rebecca.harding@northumberland.gov.uk. We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. All applications to work on a part-time will be considered in line with the requirements of the post and the needs of the service. 

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk

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