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Parks & Countryside Programme Officer

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 22/01/2017 23:59
£26,556 to £29,854 Grade 9
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Arts / Tourism
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
County Hall-however, you may be required to work at any council workplace within County Durham.
Post Number:

Job details 

Closing date:
22 Jan

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Temporary until 14 November 2017 or until the return of the substantive post holder.

Lead on the development and implementation of a comprehensive range of participation and education opportunities within the Parks and Countryside offer. Promote high standards of access and enjoyment, alongside key objectives of protection, conservation, and volunteering.

Provide advice and support to the Principal Parks and Countryside Manager on all matters relevant to the scope of the function.

To participate in working groups and inter departmental teams whose work contributes towards the delivery of effective and efficient services and assists in achieving the council’s key outcomes. To ensure that effective working relationships are developed and maintained with internal and external partners, organisations, customers and other stakeholders, such as elected members and residents.

Required Qualifications:
Educated to Degree Level in a related discipline

It is anticipated that interviews may be held on Thursday 26th January 2017 or possibly week commencing Monday 30th January 2017.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Darryl Cox, Principal Parks & Countryside Ranger on 03000 264586 or email: darryl.cox@durham.gov.uk

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance please contact the HR Operations & Data Team, telephone 03000 268302 / 268535 or email hrreal@durham.gov.uk

Permanent Durham County Council employees wishing to undertake a temporary post within the Council, whether this is within their substantive service, or across services, should seek the approval of their Line Manager/Senior Manager to undertake this temporary post with the guarantee to return to their substantive post at the expiry of the temporary post. If the temporary post is reviewed and further extended, agreement must be sought from the employee’s substantive line manager.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

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