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Park Ranger x2

  • Employer: Dartford Borough Council
  • Reference: DBC/PR23
  • Published: Thu 31/08/2023, 15:03 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 06/10/2023, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Evenings, Flexible Hours, Part Time
  • Hours: 25 hours per week, Monday – Friday. Flexi-time Available
  • Salary: £22,670 PA pro-rated increasing to £24,659 PA pro-rated following 12 months satisfactory performance (plus a 10% unsociable hours allowance when applicable)
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Kent

Are you up for a challenge? We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated individual to work as part of the Dartford Borough Council Park Ranger Team within the highly respected, busy multi-functional Council Waste, Public Realm & Enforcement Services section.

 

This is a uniformed role, working as part of a small team. Your focus will be on the Dartford Parks, other children’s playgrounds and open spaces and patrolling the Buccaneer Bay playground in Central Park, to a rota with other Park Rangers / Officers. You will provide guardianship, security, reassurance and assistance to the public and be the eyes and ears of the Council and Police partners providing a friendly public face for the public. You will enforce byelaws and other relevant legislation including the issuing of Fixed Penalty Notices for offending behaviour such as dog fouling, littering, fly tipping, fly grazing and behaviour contained within the town’s Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO). You will be required to assist in dealing with unauthorised encampments, the use of surveillance cameras and public events that occur throughout the year within the Borough’s parks and open spaces. You will provide a reassuring presence and assistance to park users, prevent and deter anti-social behaviour.

 

Some weekend, evening and Bank Holiday working will be required through a rota, for which an allowance is paid.

 

Patrolling is both on foot and with use of 4x4 vehicles to move between sites as necessary. You may be required to attend at Court if and when required.

 

You will work with other agencies such as Kent Police and the Environment Agency and you will also be involved, on occasions, with the work of other Council officers who deal with parks and open spaces, enforcement, events, licencing, town centre management and will also assist other Enforcement Officers as directed. 

 

This is a part time role, working 25 hours each week. You should hold a full driving licence.

 

Previous experience of working in a law enforcement, security, community support or similar role is desirable. 

 

Interviews will take place week commencing: Monday 16th October 2023

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  • Employer: Dartford Borough Council
  • Reference: DBC/PR23
  • Published: Thu 31/08/2023, 15:03 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 06/10/2023, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Evenings, Flexible Hours, Part Time
  • Hours: 25 hours per week, Monday – Friday. Flexi-time Available
  • Salary: £22,670 PA pro-rated increasing to £24,659 PA pro-rated following 12 months satisfactory performance (plus a 10% unsociable hours allowance when applicable)
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Kent

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