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Green Spaces Officer
  • Employer: Dartford Borough Council
  • Reference: DBC/GSO
  • Published: Thu 13/02/2020, 11:45 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 28/02/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week, Monday – Friday. Flexi-time available.
  • Salary: £28,247 PA increasing to £30,257 following 12 months satisfactory performance
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Kent

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Green Spaces Officer

 If you are passionate about maintaining, protecting and enhancing different kinds of parks and open spaces then this could be the ideal job for you. The Green Spaces Officer is a key position within the Council’s small Parks & Open Spaces team with a wide remit that includes:


The day to day management of contracts and contractors for grounds maintenance, playgrounds, security, bedding and other green matters

The production of new contracts and the procurement of new contractors for these services as and when needed

The management of one-off projects for the improvement and enhancement of parks, open spaces, playgrounds and other areas, from inception to completion

The day to day management of varying tree issues including the development and implementation of a borough wide tree survey

Regularly contributing to the Council’s Planet Dartford initiatives


To be considered applicants will need to demonstrate that they are enthusiastic, motivated and organised, and have experience in one or more of these areas: grounds maintenance / playgrounds / trees / project management / the environment / conservation.


Interviews will be held in the week commencing Monday 9 March 2020