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Hampshire County Council

Countryside Project Officer


Salary Range: £27,009 - £30,101 per annum

Work Location: Three Minsters House, Winchester/Countywide

Hours per week: 37

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 30 September 2022

Interview Date: 13 October 2022

The Role:

Hampshire County Council is recruiting a Project Officer within the Countryside Service. Joining the Countryside Project Team you will develop, coordinate and deliver a programme of works - mainly on Hampshire’s Public Rights of Way network and our open spaces.

You will be working to develop, coordinate and support a programme of projects on public rights of way, areas of open country and other forms of public access to the countryside. The post holder will be expected to build on the team’s close working ties with other departments within the County Council to explore alternative funding streams.

The post will be based in Winchester, but you will be expected to work from home and at other offices around the County as required. As the post will require county-wide travel, you must be able to fulfil the travel requirements of this role

What we can offer you?

Hampshire County Council is a flexible employer interested in making the most of your skills and offers a great work life balance. We will also invest in you through our internal development programmes and training. Hampshire County Council offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Hampshire is a beautiful place to live, with vibrant cities, miles of coastline and two National Parks. If you enjoy outdoor activities, you’ll find world class walking, cycling, sailing and much more. For more information, please go to:- Living and Working in Hampshire

Whilst this role is office based (Winchester), you will be expected to attend external meetings at other locations, undertake site visits and work from offices around the county as required.

Contact Details for an Informal Discussion:

James Adkins, Senior Project Manager on 07793 758558 or

Hampshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

In order to combat discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied which could have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity, unless a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) applies.

We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.

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Closing Date: 30/09/2022  Location: Three Minsters House, Winchester/Countywide

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