Allotment Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 08/12/2023 17:00
£29,269 - £32,076 per annum
Job Category:
Environmental Services / Waste / Recycling/ Parks
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
NE63 8RX
Post Number:
Closing date:
8 Dec
Further Information
Ashington Town Council is seeking a dedicated Allotment Officer to join our team and support the Council in its statutory duty to provide allotments.

About the Role:

• Actively manage, monitor, and maintain the Council's allotment sites.
• Build positive relationships with allotment holders, associations, and stakeholders.
• Represent the Council's allotment service and support the priority of providing a pleasant, safe environment.
• Full-time (37 hours/week) flexible working available.

We have 8 sites across Ashington with approximately 800 allotment plots that require oversight. You will be involved in tenancy management, inspecting plots, supporting associations, and finding solutions to improve our provision. Strong communication and relationship skills are essential.

About You:

• Passionate about allotments, gardening, the environment.
• Able to travel between sites and carry out practical site work.
• Organised, proactive, and comfortable working independently.
• Friendly and approachable with excellent communication skills.

We offer:
  • £29,269 - £32,076 per annum
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Flexible working and development opportunities

To apply, please click APPLY NOW on the right hand menu to go to the Council’s website. Alternatively, all supporting documents are linked.

CV’s will be accepted but please ensure they contain information that supports your suitability for the role, based on the job description and person specification provided.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact Sarah Eden on the number given below.

Applications can be posted, or emailed and must be received by the closing date of 5:00pm on Friday 8th December 2023

Sarah Eden – Executive Officer
Ashington Town Council
Town Hall, 65 Station Road
NE63 8RU

Email: sarah.eden@ashingtontowncouncil.gov.uk
Telephone: 07726954934
Please note
This job is closed for applications.