Principal Parks Delivery Officer Posted 2 months ago - Expired 1 month ago
Job Term: Permanent
Appointment type: Full Time
Hours: 37 hours per week
Location: Operational Services Depot
Division: Commercial Services
Chesterfield is a great place to live and work with a vibrant market town and gateway to the Peak District.
We are very proud of our history but also excited by our prospects, as we seek to improve the quality of local people’s lives through delivery of a £1billion regeneration programme.
We are recipients of 5 Green Flags and have been reaccredited with the gold award at the ‘In Bloom’ awards in July 2017.
We are looking to appoint an experienced manager with a proven track record of delivering high quality services in a parks or grounds maintenance setting. A detailed knowledge of arboriculture would be very advantageous.
The ideal candidate will be particularly adept at managing operational staff and driving a commercial culture within service delivery. You will be responsible for the delivery of green space and arboricultural works.
You will have direct line management of three members of staff and overall management of the Green Spaces team. You will manage allotments, outdoor sports provision and be involved in the wider management of the Environmental Services team.
Working in local government is a highly satisfying and rewarding experience in so many ways. In return for the contribution you’ll make to our local community, you’ll enjoy an excellent range of benefits and the possibility of flexible working options, plus learning and development opportunities which will offer the chance to progress your career further.
CVs are not accepted, Please use the link below to access the job description and information on the benefits of working for Chesterfield Borough Council and to apply for the role.
Closing date: 19 August 2018
Provisional interview date: 10 September 2018