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Logo: Oxfordshire County CouncilCountryside Tasks Assistant


Location:          Eynsham, Oxfordshire

Contract:          Full time, temporary

Salary:              18,070 - 20,138


An exciting opportunity to play a central role in providing, maintaining and protecting access to the wonderful countryside of Oxfordshire.


We are looking for an enthusiastic and hardworking individual with a passion for the countryside to join our front-line maintenance service.


The Countryside Tasks Team looks after the practical management of a 2600-mile public rights of way network that is both sensitive and responsive to the needs of the public, land managers and local communities. In your role you will assist in small scale practical maintenance and improvement projects on the public rights of way network. You will be required to work extensively outdoors throughout the year, sometimes in remote locations, using your proven practical countryside skills.


Newly qualified in countryside management or with relevant experience in a related discipline, you will ideally have either experience or relevant qualifications in the application and maintenance of power tools and plant. You will also have the necessary skills to accurately interpret Ordnance Survey plans and fulfil the travel requirements of the role.


The post is for an initial period of one year, with an opportunity to extend.


To see if this is the job for you, click here for further information.


For an informal discussion of the role, please contact Matt Ball, Countryside Tasks Supervisor on 07860 703978.


Closing date:     31st May 2018

Interview date:   15th June (panel interview and practical assessment) 

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