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Logo: Wokingham Borough Council Wokingham Borough Council

Countryside Officer

Salary £37,849 - £42,683 pa

Full time/Permanent  


We require an experienced professional Countryside Officer to join our Management Team and to oversee the management of the Borough’s Countryside Estate.


The Countryside Officer will be expected to: lead the Council’s estates management team, develop work programmes, plan for the maintenance of the Borough’s Public Rights of Way network, organise conservation work parties, support the commercial activities at the Country Parks and to liaise with volunteer groups, Parish Councils and elected members.   


Applicants should be degree qualified with 5 year’s experience of working in countryside management including a good working knowledge of countryside recreation and conservation management practises. Applicants should be well organised with excellent written and verbal communication skills and preferably experience of staff management.   


Wokingham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates for this role will be subject to Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks.   


Closing date: 17th May 2019. Interviews will be held on 3rd June 2019  


To apply please see our website.  


For more information please contact Andy Glencross on 0118 9746199




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