LAMMA is the UK’s largest agricultural trade show, where over 850 exhibitors will host the most extensive array of farm machinery, equipment, and services to be found in one location anywhere in the UK.
£25443 - £27600 + up to £1239 essential car user allowance + mileage
Kent, United Kingdom
PARKS OFFICER Parks & Open Spaces £25443 - £27600 + up to £1239 essential car user allowance + mileage Full time (37 hours per week) Maidstone – Great people, great place, great opportunity An exciting opportunity has arisen within Parks and Open Spaces Team to help improve our parks. Have you been working within a green space setting for a while or a recent landscape graduate then this role is an exciting opportunity for you. Working as part of a small team you will provide essential parks and open spaces support to the Council and play a vital role in helping to manage, maintain and improve the standards of our parks through your knowledge of tree safety, play, biodiversity and horticulture. Key duties will include developing and implementing open space improvement schemes, responding to customer reports and advising on tree and green space issues. As well as this, the post-holder will regularly work with Parish Councils, conservation and Friends of Parks groups. Experience of working in a horticultural related discipline such as open spaces or tree management will be important to this role ; alternatively it would be a good development opportunity for a recent graduate with a landscape or environmental management qualification such as a HND/BSc in Landscape Management/Amenity Horticulture. You must have good communication and interpersonal skills. If you would like to discuss this position please contact Andrew Williams, Parks & Open Spaces Manager on 01622 602412. To apply for the position please visit www.maidstone.gov.uk/jobs and complete the online application form or by phone on 01622 602555 making sure you explain how you meet the selection criteria. Closing date: 8th July 2018 Interview dates: week commencing 16th July 2018 Council Benefits: career average pension scheme, professional fee payment, flexible working (including opportunities for home working and job share), employee benefits package and generous leave entitlement. Mileage/car allowance for business use.