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Logo: Eastleigh Borough CouncilCountry Parks Officer (1 x permanent and 1 x 6 month fixed term contract)

17,949 - 19,051 (pro-rata for fixed term post)

37 hours a week to be worked over 7 days


Eastleigh Borough Council is an ambitious and progressive council. We are recognised for our innovation and achievements, whilst delivering high quality service to our customers and the community.


We are seeking motivated individuals to work in the Service Delivery Directorate within the Visitor Business and Economy Unit. You will assist in developing an enjoyable customer experience at the Country Parks across the borough. You will provide information, advice and assistance to visitors and local schools and groups.


With a love of the outdoors and a passion for ensuring that the sites are presented in first class order, you will be practical in nature be comfortable with tool use as you  will support in the inspection and maintenance of play areas, site cleansing, paths, fencing, benches and grounds. You must have a good level of education or relevant experience; it would be beneficial if you held an NVQ or similar qualification in a related field. Your role will involve working with customers so experience in a customer service role in Country Parks and visitor attractions is highly desirable. 


You will be visitor facing as part of a wider team and will cover the information desk providing information and support and also first aid when needed. The country park team deliver a number of events across the year and you will also help ensure these are successful events, enjoyed by our visitors.  


If you are excited by this opportunity and feel you have the skills, experience and attitude we are looking for we would love to hear from you. At Eastleigh, we are committed to supporting and developing all our staff and creating a culture that is inclusive, innovative and enjoyable. We offer a good range of benefits and facilities and support our staff in maintaining a good work life balance through our innovative flexi time system.


22 days annual leave (pro-rata for fixed term post)

Flexible working arrangements

Defined Benefit Pension Scheme

Relocation expenses of up to 6000 (subject to policy terms)

Places Leisure, Eastleigh 30% off Full Membership

Confidential Employee Advice and Support Programme

Car and Season Ticket loans

Excellent working environment

Support for continuous professional development

Good work life balance


For further information please refer to the Job Description.  If you would like to have an informal discussion regarding this opportunity please contact Tracey Churcher on 023 8068 3807.

To apply for this vacancy please our website


Closing Date     9 December 2018

Interview Date:  To be confirmed




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