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Parks Team Leader

Employer
Cannock Chase Council
Location
Cannock, Staffordshire
Salary
£19,698 – £21,748 per annum
Closing date
11 Mar 2021
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Job Details

Parks Team Leader

Grade D: £19,698 – £21,748 per annum

Post No: CL385 – 37 Hours per week

Following the restructure of the Parks and Open Spaces Division, we have a unique opportunity for Parks and Cemeteries professionals in a number of new roles at the Council. With an emerging new Parks and Open Spaces Strategy, Cannock Chase Council is committed to continue to maintain and enhance its highly valued Parks and Open Spaces. We are looking for some exceptional candidates who want to make a difference and strive in a challenging environment.

Benefits to you:

  • Flexitime Scheme
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Discounted Leisure Centre Membership
  • 22 days holiday increasing to 25 after 5 years continuous service
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Free Car Parking

We are seeking a self motivated individual to be responsible for staffed parks and play areas across the District. You will be experienced in leading a team and have a background in Horticultural maintenance. Experience of managing sub – contractors would be advantageous.  You should have detailed knowledge in traditional Horticultural Techniques and hold an NVQ Level 2 or equivalent in Horticulture.

Duties will include managing all aspects of horticultural and play ground maintenance. The successful applicant must hold a full UK Driving Licence with a minimum of B, B+E, B1 and C and ideally be eligible to tow vehicles including category C1E. In addition you should have good verbal communication skills in order to interact with facility users in a courteous and sensitive manner, and will be prepared to work outside in all conditions when required.

How to Apply

Please click on the Apply button below to be taken to our website, where you will find further information on the role and how to apply.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Tom Walsh, Parks and Open Spaces Manager on 01543 464482.

Alternatively please telephone 01543 462621 or write to HR Services, Cannock Chase Council, Civic Centre, Beecroft Road, Cannock, Staffordshire, WS11 1BG or e-mail vacancies@cannockchasedc.gov.uk  quoting post number CL385.

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 6pm on Thursday 11th March 2021.

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