Civic Pride Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 11/09/2019 23:59
£22,911 to £26,317 p.a. Grade 7
Hours per week:
37 hpw
Job Category:
Youth / Community / Leisure Services
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Normal workplace to be agreed-however, you may be required to work at any Council workplace in County Durham
Post Number:
Closing date:
11 Sep
Further Information

Fixed Term for 2 Years

An opportunity has arisen to join a high profile, strong performing team within Regeneration and Local Services. The successful candidate will be expected to develop strong links with local communities, schools and businesses and work with them to educate and engage residents on issues and in activities that help make County Durham a cleaner and greener place to live and work.

Prospective applicants should have knowledge of local environmental issues, experience of working directly with communities and multi-agency teams to develop community led initiatives, be highly motivated and enthusiastic and have a flexible approach to work.

You will be part of the Civic Pride Team and you will be responsible for the development of the exciting Spruce Up initiative that is now in it's second year.

Spruce up takes one settlement at a time combining the County Council’s activities to give a thorough tidy up of the area, alongside this activity we engage with schools, businesses and community groups encouraging everyone to play their part in demonstrating pride in their area.

Required Qualifications:

• Educated to NVQ 4 or equivalent in a relevant subject

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Pauline Walker, Senior Civic Pride Officer on tele. no. 03000 266 056 email pauline.walker@durham.gov.uk or Mark Farren, Neighbourhood Protection Enforcement Manager on tele. no. 03000 266 048 email mark.farren@durham.gov.uk

It is anticipated that interviews will be held week commencing 30th September 2019.

The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

Due to the requirement to drive a County Council vehicle in this role, appointment will be subject to the production of a valid driving licence for the required category of vehicle and the satisfactory completion of an in-house Driver Induction Assessment.

Where our roles are customer facing and you are required to speak to members of the public, the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on telephone no. 03000 264223 / 268153 / 264469 or email hrreal@durham.gov.uk

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.

Anyone currently listed on the Durham County Council Redeployment Register who is interested in being considered for this vacancy should contact the HR Operations & Data Team. Please note that the interview date must be prior to your end date.

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

Please note
This job is closed for applications.