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Park Ranger

Vacancy Summary
Employer:
Adur & Worthing Councils
Salary:
Starting from £21,589 to £23,836 p.a. (Subject to Job Evaluation)
Location:
Commerce Way, Lancing
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full Time
Hours:
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
No
Closing Date:
25/09/2019 at 23:55 PM
Reference:
CD/19/107265
Vacancy Description

Post title

Park Ranger

Salary

Starting from £21,589 to £23,836 p.a. (Subject to Job Evaluation)

Grade

Grade 4

Hours

37 hours per week (Including attending some evening meetings and working 1 weekend in 4)

Place of work

Based at Commerce Way, Lancing but working across District & Borough

Closing date

25th September 2019

Interview date

8th October 2019

This is an exciting opportunity for a talented and organised individual to join our Park Ranger team dedicated to engaging with our local community with the aim of enhancing our local environment.

You will have a meticulous approach to the proper and effective promotion of our green spaces and to work with and alongside local people, contractors, elected members and other agencies to identify and resolve local environmental problems and improve the physical environment.

You will also assist in our extensive events programme, therefore ensuring that our parks are well used by tourists and local residents.

We pride ourselves on the breadth and variety of our community groups, stewarding our natural resources, we are encouraging wildlife and biodiversity into our parks and green spaces alongside traditional sports and amenity horticulture, and encouraging the local community to engage and help with the management of their local green spaces. You will help deliver this and ensure the team are fully engaged with and motivated with this agenda.

You will work a Monday to Friday working pattern but you will be expected to work weekends on a rotational basis one weekend in four and attendance at some evening meetings is also required.

This is a varied and dynamic role, requiring a broad knowledge and experience of a range of areas including knowledge and experience of practical, hands on horticultural and countryside management in the outdoors environment including use of powered and non-powered hand tools.



Equal Opportunities
Adur and Worthing councils have a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Adur District and Worthing Borough Councils are equal opportunities employers and encourages applications from people with disabilities, ethnic minorities, people of any religion or belief or sexual orientation and job sharers. Childcare subsidy is payable in appropriate cases. Work base location is indicated, however you may be asked to work at any such place within the Adur District and Worthing Borough Council Service’s area as required.


Additional Information
As part of Adur & Worthing Council’s ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.
How to apply
In order to apply for this vacancy please use the Apply Online link below. No CVs or agency applications accepted.
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