Community Park Ranger
Benefits and Allowances
Our existing terms, conditions and benefits are currently under review
Provide a proactive, approachable and recognisable presence in the parks.
Protect the parks infrastructure.
Improve safety and security in parks and open spaces for all users.
Patrol and inspect parks and play areas as directed, take action to prevent unsafe activities, control anti-social behaviour and ensure that users comply with the Park Byelaws.
Identify and report, verbally and in writing, on maintenance standards, repair needs, service improvement issues, and any factors affecting the health, safety and enjoyment of parks users.
Deal with the public in a courteous and efficient manner, answering questions relating to the parks, noting and reporting any complaints to the Senior Community Ranger.
Establish and maintain communication and consultative links with users, local organisations, key partners, service providers and relevant sections of the Council.
Participate in the planning and delivery of community events and activities.
Undertake parks and building maintenance including: cleaning duties; basic gardening; minor repairs; small landscape and environmental projects; and animal welfare.
This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children. It replaces the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA).
Tower Hamlets Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.