Technical Officer

Location
Rangers Lodge - Hyde Park
Salary
£27,200 - £32,539 per annum
Posted
31 Jan 2019
Closes
03 Mar 2019

About us

London’s eight Royal Parks are some of the best-loved and most beautiful spaces in the world. They are enjoyed by millions of Londoners and visitors to the city each year and provide 5,000 acres of urban parkland and unparalleled opportunities for enjoyment, exploration and healthy living in the capital.

The Royal Parks are Hyde Park, The Green Park, Richmond Park, Greenwich Park, St James’s Park, Bushy Park, The Regent’s Park and Primrose Hill, and Kensington Gardens. We also manage other important open spaces in the capital including, Brompton Cemetery, Victoria Tower Gardens, Canning Green and Poet’s Corner, and we maintain the gardens of 10, 11 and 12 Downing Street.

The Royal Parks is a registered charity, number 1172042, created in March 2017 to manage 5,000 acres of historic Royal parkland across London. For further information please visit: www.royalparks.org.uk.

 

About the role

This is your chance to be part of a forward looking and dynamic park management team responsible for the management, development and high  presentation standards of Hyde Park. You will be supporting the team undertaking a range of park management functions, supporting technical and operational areas including assisting with events, planning, monitoring, supervision and liaison with event organisers. Your responsibilities will include monitoring across a range of contracts including landscape maintenance and acting as the park lead for a variety of projects and initiatives.

 

About you

To succeed in this role, you should hold an appropriate qualification in horticulture, landscape management or conservation, or have extensive knowledge and experience of public green space management and amenity and horticulture. You’ll have the ability to think creatively and to use innovative solutions to solve problems in variable and diverse situations. You’ll need to be enthusiastic and passionate about parks and be able to fit into the existing dedicated team.

It is essential that the post-holder is flexible and willing to work outside of standard office hours to support business delivery, including evenings and weekends. 

 

To apply

To apply for this role please click on the apply button below.

If you have any queries, please contact vacancies@royalparks.org.uk

Closing Date for Applications is on Tuesday, 19th February 2019.

Interviews will be held on 7th March 2019

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