Public Development Officer
Full Time, Permanent
Salary: Scale SC6 £27,228 - £29, 241
Enfield Council manages 130 parks and open spaces within the borough, which collectively total more than 900 hectares of land. The borough’s parks and open spaces are diverse in size and character, ranging from small urban pocket parks to the large country parks, located within the green belt in the north of the borough.
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Parks Activities and Engagement team for a self-motivated and enthusiastic individual to lead a range of projects that improve the quality and range of facilities within the borough’s parks and open spaces. The successful individual will be the service lead for the supporting of our local volunteer force, development of successful external funding bids, building and overseeing the delivering of park improvement projects and working closely with the Friends of Parks Groups.
The successful candidate will need to be able to demonstrate:
Ability to work using their own initiative, manage their time, priorities and workload to meet deadlines.
An ability to work with external organisations and the community to develop and deliver Action Plans which support the Council’s service delivery,
Work with colleagues and partner organisations to oversee the delivery of park improvement projects from start to completion.
A track record of writing successful funding bids and securing external funding from a range of sources,
Please refer to the job description and person specification for the full range of responsibilities.
Why it's great to work for Enfield Council
- An excellent pension through the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
- Up to 31 days annual leave depending on grade and length of service. You will also get eight public holidays per year and an extra day off at Christmas.
- Interest free season ticket loan repayable over three or ten months.
- Career development and learning experiences from a range of training courses and learning methods.
- Employee Assistance Programme to provide advice and counselling services. This is a free and confidential service available to staff and members of their family.
- Health and leisure discounts and tax-free bikes for work.
We are passionate about our people and how we deliver services to our community in Enfield. That’s why we encourage a culture that puts our customers at the heart of everything we do - by empowering our people to work together to find solutions, be open, honest and respectful, take responsibility and listen and learn. If you value these behaviours too, we’d love to hear from you - and of course we are always happy to talk flexible working, click here to find out more.
Closing and Interview Dates
Closing Date: 2nd July 2020
Interview Date: TBC
If you have any difficulties accessing this information, please contact Oley Taal Gaye on 0208 132 1043 or email@example.com.
If you would like to know more about the role, please contact Hakema Kharoti on 020 8132 2184 for an informal discussion or to arrange a visit to the team.
The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for this post.