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Parks and Countryside Assistant
  • Employer: Surrey Heath Borough Council
  • Reference: DAL/21/166137
  • Published: Thu 23/09/2021, 15:25 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 14/10/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 15 hours per week, 2 days per week
  • Salary: £24,649 - £28,956 pro rata per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Various, Surrey Heath Borough, Surrey

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Parks and Countryside Assistant

Grade           SH4

Contract       2 Years Fixed Term Contract

We are seeking an enthusiastic person with relevant knowledge and experience to join our team that look after the boroughs parks, countryside, sports facilities and open spaces.

We need you to be able to multi-task, be motivated, and flexible within this role.  We would like you to be confident with a hands-on practical approach to work.  You will enjoy working as part of a small friendly team supporting and motivating each other whilst working in the office and, of course, the great outdoors!

You would coordinate and monitor the work of contractors whilst also providing reactive and planned works within the team.  You will inspire community groups, visitors and volunteers by sharing your skills and knowledge to help grow and support the work of not only the team but the wider service.   This really is a diverse role which will allow for learning and growth as it develops.

A full driving license is essential for this role as you will be required to visit different sites across the borough.  There will be some evenings and weekend work for which time off in lieu will be given.   It will be necessary for the successful candidate to have a clear Disclosure and Barring Service check for which all costs will be borne by Surrey Heath Borough Council.  

Benefits include a minimum of 24 days’ annual leave; final salary pension scheme; free parking; flexible working hours; private healthcare (after 3 years of service).

 If you would like to have a chat about this role please call Steve, the Team Leader on 01276 707375.

Closing date for applicants:               Thursday 14th October 2021

Interview Selection Notification:         Monday 18th October 2021

Confirmed Interview date:                   Friday 22nd October 2021

 Surrey Heath Borough Council is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and service delivery and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.