Landscape Development Officer

Cannock Chase Council
Cannock, Staffordshire
£34,728 - £38,890 per annum
Closing date
11 Mar 2021

Job Details

Landscape Development Officer

Grade I: £34,728 - £38,890 per annum

Post Number: DP370 - 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:

  • Essential Car User Allowance
  • Flexitime scheme
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Payment of one professional fee per annum
  • Discounted Leisure Centre membership
  • 25 days holiday and 30 after 5 years continuous service
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Free Car Parking

We are looking for a landscape professional to join the Parks and Open Spaces Team to deliver a range of landscape projects throughout the District. The successful applicant would also be involved in giving landscape advice on planning applications as well as ensuring compliance with relevant landscape planning conditions.

You will need to have a degree in Landscape Architecture or relevant qualification and be qualified to Part IV of the Landscape Institute with post Part IV Professional Practice experience. You should also have good design skills and a wide knowledge of landscape matters, a good understanding of planning legislation and contract matters and be proficient in CAD/GIS software.

You will be expected to undertake site surveys, assessments and contract management and will require a full, clean driving licence and access to a vehicle for work purposes.

In addition, you should have the ability to communicate effectively in a variety of written and verbal formats with a wide range of people, and be proficient in the use of IT including Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook.

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 please contact Peter Scholes, Principal Landscape & Countryside Officer on 01543 464225.

Alternatively please telephone 01543 462621 or write to HR Services, Cannock Chase Council, Civic Centre, Beecroft Road, Cannock, Staffordshire, WS11 1BG or e-mail quoting post number DP370.

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


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