PARK WARDEN (HORTICULTURALIST & GROUNDS MAINTENANCE)

4 days left

Location
Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire
Salary
£22,658 - £26,822 (pay award pending)
Posted
01 Feb 2018
Closes
01 Mar 2018
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

PARK WARDEN (HORTICULTURALIST & GROUNDS MAINTENANCE)

 

FOR HENLEY-ON-THAMES

 

FULL TIME - 37 HOURS PER WEEK (FLEXIBLE WITH SOME WEEKENDS)

 

Salary £22,658 - £26,822 (pay award pending)

 

We are seeking a hard-working and self-motivated person to assist in the practical management of our parks and open spaces. Horticultural experience and grounds maintenance in our parks is essential. You will also play a key role in our exciting Conservation programme.

 

 

Ideal candidates will be qualified to at least NVQ level 2 or higher in related disciplines such as Horticulture; Arboriculture and Countryside Management. The Parks Team are the face of the Town Council in the community and help care for our riverside meadows; car parks; moorings; playgrounds; variety of planting; woodland cemetery; trees; hedges and more.

 

Parks work closely with the Town Hall staff to help run community festivals and events such as the Christmas Festival, May Fayre and regular band concerts throughout the summer. The Town Council also runs a number of exciting conservation initiatives – and hopes to expand this programme.

 

 

Henley Town Council is one of the leading Councils in this area with the ambition and ability to make things happen. In return for your skills, we can offer flexible working hours, a central office location, a competitive salary and membership of the local government pension scheme. An excellent support network is available to back up this important role – and training programme to help develop your skills and knowledge.

 

 

Please see www.henleytowncouncil.gov.uk for an application form, job description and person specification. To discuss this role, please email the Assistant Parks Manager, Karl Bishop – k.bishop@henleytowncouncil.gov.uk - or contact the Town Clerk, Mrs Janet Wheeler on j.wheeler@henleytowncouncil.gov.uk .

 

 

Closing date for applications: Friday 23 February 2018

 

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