Green Space Partnership Officer
Green Space Partnership Officer
Location: 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG
Salary: £30,066 - £34,538
Contract Type: Permanent, Full time, 36 hours per week
Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion
This is an exciting opportunity to join our forward looking Green Space team.
By engaging with the public the successful candidate will ensure our parks and green spaces are welcoming, safe and well used by all. You will support local community and business Green Space volunteering initiatives. You will also promote the health benefits of our Green Spaces and encourage more people to improve their health by using them.
Responsibilities include supporting the Green Space management team to manage licences and leases for refreshment and other concessions, access licences, our commemorative bench scheme, sports bookings and allotments; look for opportunities to introduce new or add value to existing services and facilities provided in Camden's Green Spaces; and work with the police and our community safety partners to reduce anti-social behaviour across our sites.
As a Green Space Partnership Officer you will be expected to work one weekend per month. As the service requires you may also be required to work evenings and additional weekends.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.
To be considered for this fantastic opportunity the successful candidate will have previous demonstrable experience in a similar post, particularly working with a wide range of stakeholders including volunteers, local community groups and residents, council staff, contractors and the Police to achieve positive outcomes for a specific site or local community. The ideal candidate will have a first aid qualification and a full, clean driving licence. You will have excellent written and presentation skills including experience of preparation of reports, briefings, minutes of meetings and promotional material.
Camden's main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King's Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.
Camden is proud to be the country's first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.
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How to apply
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Closing dates for applications: Monday 9 th December 2019
Interviews to be held: January 2020
Please quote reference: 190000QV
Camden welcomes new employees on a monthly basis; next available dates for induction are Monday 17 th February 2020, Monday 16 th March 2020 and Monday 20 th April 2020