Parks and Green Spaces Volunteer Leader

Location
Chelmsford, Essex
Salary
£26,112 per annum, rising to £28,785
Posted
27 May 2021
Closes
27 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Full time

Chelmsford City Council is looking to recruit a Parks and Conservation Volunteer Leader. This is a key post to help deliver the City Council’s Parks and Conservation Volunteering programme, whilst also looking after the City Council’s existing tree stock.

It will give you an opportunity to work on live projects with experienced colleagues and dedicated volunteers, gain insight into public services and local government and enhance skills you will need for a successful career.

We are seeking an energetic, enthusiastic, and motivated individual who have excellent attention to detail, can work accurately and have excellent team working and inter-personal skills. This is extremely important, as this role involves frequent liaison with residents, volunteers, and other officers provides and is based within  the Public Places Directorate. 

Within the role a strong commitment to further training, qualifications and personal development is a key expectation.

For this role candidates will require a car driving licence as some aspects of the role will require travel to and from other locations and sites.

About you:

You will be a part higher education qualified person with a keen interest in the environment, conservation and volunteering. You will have an interest in a career in local government. You will have some experience in the subject, have good interpersonal skills and you will also be able to work on your own initiative and within a team. 

Chelmsford City Council is committed to safeguarding vulnerable groups and expects all employees to share this commitment and have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practices across our services. The Council's Safer Recruitment process contains pre-employment vetting which includes safeguarding training, obtaining references and ensuring compliance with the Disclosure and Barring Service process.

To view further details for this role including the job description, please click the link on the attachments section above.

The deadline for applications will be midnight on the closing date shown in the advert details.