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Logo: Newport City CouncilPost Title:  Landscape Architect

Post Ref: NCC5759

Grade: Grade 9 - 33,799 - 37,849

Closing Date: 01/08/2019


This is an exciting opportunity to work as Landscape professional and client manager on Green Infrastructure, landscape design and regeneration projects within a varied and unique authority. 


As part of a multi-disciplinary team, you will guide and inform multifunctional schemes that, as part of an improving green infrastructure will help mitigate climate change, improve health and well being, benefit biodiversity, decrease soil erosion and improve urban and rural water management.


A key part of the role will be providing strategic and technical advice and recommendations to the public and other Council Service Areas, particularly Corporate and Planning Services: Development Control and Policy. In addition there will be the opportunity to work with the Parks and Countryside teams on a range of sites from internationally significant landscapes to new public open spaces.


As a Chartered Member of the Landscape Institute (CMLI) or working towards Chartership with over 3 years experience, you will possess an appropriate qualification in Landscape Architecture together with a demonstrable track record of delivering landscape design projects.


Knowledge and understanding of a broad range of landscaping issues in a local authority context together with project management expertise and the ability to work on your own initiative are essential requirements of this role.


In addition to opportunities for personal career development you'll benefit from a generous annual leave entitlement, final salary pension, professional development, discounted subscription rates for healthcare and leisure facilities, flexible working, free parking and a cycle to work scheme, in addition to being located in the architectural Newport Civic Centre next to the main line Newport station. A flexible approach to working hours and a current, full, UK driving licence are essential for use of pool vehicles.


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