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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 03/04/2017 23:59
£21,745 - £24,717 p.a. Grade 7 (w.e.f 1/4/17) £21,962 - £24,964
Hours per week:
37 hpw
Job Category:
Environmental Services / Waste / Recycling/ Parks
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
You may be required to work at any council workplace within County Durham
Post Number:

Job details 

Closing date:
3 Apr

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information


The post holder will be required to undertake all aspects of countryside site management. This will primarily comprise undertaking and arranging practical tasks, contract management and managing voluntary assistance to ensure the proper management of the Countryside Estate. All activities will take account of biodiversity, disability issues and statutory considerations.

To represent the council in a professional manner and deliver on agreed targets to ensure key actions in the Countryside Strategy are attained that reflect the Council’s priorities.

The post holder will be responsible for the security and general maintenance service in visitor Centers and all other structures within any Park and elsewhere on the Countryside estate as required.

Required Qualifications: NVQ Level 4 or equivalent in Countryside Management or directly related subject

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Darryl Cox, Principal Parks and Countryside Ranger on tel. no. 03000 264586 or 0778 602 6855 email darryl.cox@durham.gov.uk

It is anticipated that interviews will be held on (to be confirmed).

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.

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on telephone no. 03000 268302 / 268535 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.

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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