COUNTRYSIDE & VOLUNTEER OFFICER
£22,021 to £23,836 per annum - Full time 37 hours per week - 18 month FTC
An opportunity is available within the Council’s Greenspace Service for a professional, well organised, and competent individual to develop and support Greenspace volunteering in the district and take forward proposals to create a new Country Park at Bersted Brooks and Bersted Park.
In this role you will be expected to ensure positive volunteering experiences are delivered in line with Council policy and have a reasonable knowledge in environmental conservation. You will deal with a range of people, including established community groups, third sector organisations, housing developers and contractors; the successful candidate needs to have excellent interpersonal skills.
This role will involve visits to the Council’s newly adopted parks and greenspaces, located across the district as well as office based work. We are looking for an individual with a great team ethic, but someone who is also confident and able to work on their own initiative.
If you have a caring attitude, a desire to provide excellent public services and an ability to remain clam under pressure, then we would love to hear from you in relation to this opportunity.
We offer in return:
- Up to 28 days paid annual leave (subject to continuous service) plus paid Bank Holidays
- Flexi-Time including an opportunity to accrue a further 12 days flexi leave per year
- Excellent Contributory Pension Scheme
- Free gym, classes and swim at 2 local leisure centres
- Cycle to Work discount scheme
- Child Care Vouchers
- Health and Wellbeing initiatives including on site exercise classes and free health checks
- Training and Development Opportunities
For an informal discussion about this opportunity please contact Oliver Handson 01903 737955, or James Jones-McFarland 01903 737956.
Closing date: Sunday 21 July 2019
Interview date: Wednesday 24 July 2019
Arun has a commitment to equality of opportunity in employment.
If you have a disability which makes it difficult to complete our application form,
please contact the Human Resources Department,who will assist you with your application