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Derbyshire County Council

Countryside Warden

Location: Hayfield Countryside Centre, High Peak
Reference: JOB/21/03076
Salary details: Grade 6 £19,697 - £20,145 per annum
Job term: Full Time
Appointment type: Permanent
Hours: 37 hours per week

A vacancy has arisen in the Wider Sites team within Derbyshire County Council’s Countryside Service, working primarily in the North West of the County.

Your work as a warden in the Wider Sites Team will be across a diverse portfolio of Countryside sites including Country Parks, Multi-user Trails, and many other varied greenspaces. You will have the opportunity to work with and support other countryside staff in the North East and South of the County. This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a busy County-wide Countryside Service working with an exceptional team of experienced Wardens and Rangers.

Working as part of the Derbyshire County Council’s Countryside Service team, you will provide a high quality and effective service, undertaking duties supporting the day to day operation and management of Countryside sites and facilities

You will be able to demonstrate skills in landscape and habitat management, path/trail and waterway maintenance, access improvements, events and interpretation as well as community action co-ordination and engagement

You will have a background in countryside management, recreation and practical conservation, with experience in the principle duties relating to management of countryside visitor sites and their facilities. Experience of working with, supervising and motivating volunteers would be an advantage

A committed individual, ideally you will have excellent communication skills, be well organised and be a creative team player; but equally able to work on your own initiative

Provisional Interview Date: 1 October 2021

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Mark Hudson on 07899 062436

The job may require unsocial hours working including weekends and Bank Holidays.

Payment arrangements will be detailed in any contract offer made.

Saturday and Sunday hours will be paid at plain time where it is part of your normal working pattern unless it is between 7pm and 7am, where enhanced rates of pay apply. Enhanced pay rates are paid for Bank Holiday working.

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Closing Date: 19 September 2021

Closing Date: 19/09/2021  Location: Hayfield Countryside Centre, High Peak

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