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Oxfordshire County Council

Countryside Access Delivery Team Officer

Location: Signal Court, Eynsham and Countywide

Salary: Greenbook salary scale - Delivery Team Officer Grade 7 SCP 13-17 £22,021 - £23,836 per annum

Contract type: Permanent

Hours per week: 37 - we are open to discussions about flexible working

Closing date: Sunday 4th October 2020

Interview date: Week commencing Monday 12th October 2020

About Us

The Countryside Access Delivery Team provide a modern, responsive and effective maintenance service for the county’s residents and visitors across the 2600-mile public rights of way network.

About the Role

The role offers an exciting opportunity to play a pivotal role in providing, maintaining and protecting access to the extensive Public Rights of Way network of Oxfordshire. Oxfordshire has for many years delivered this service through a specialist inhouse delivery team. We are now looking to develop that resource and recruit an enthusiastic and hardworking individual to join our busy front-line service delivery team. You will join us at a point of positive change in the service with the Countryside Access team recently coming back together under a single line management.

In the role you will assist and support the practical delivery of small-scale projects on the public rights of way network across the county. Operating from our Eynsham based workshop the work will vary hugely from installing fingerposts, clearing vegetation and fallen trees to installing bridges, gates, surfacing and drainage projects as well as supporting the work of volunteer, community and special interest groups in this area.

As an Officer you could be embarking on your first full-time position post-qualification in a related field OR seeking an opportunity to move into this sector as part of a career change. You will be highly practical and looking to develop and consolidate skills through working alongside existing team members and via informal and certificated training.

Rewards and Benefits

It really is true that every single job role here contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our county - we want to do this for our employees too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours and the use of technology to support agile working. We offer some of the very best learning and development opportunities to support your ongoing development.

We have a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us up to 32 days, as well as giving you the option to buy additional holiday. You will also have access to a Local Government Pension Scheme with employer contributions of up to 19.9% of your salary; a range of local and national retail discounts; and a host of enhanced family friendly policies including carers leave and paid time off for volunteering.

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