Landscape and Ecology Manager
£39,044 - £42,122 per annum
37 hours per week
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic professional to lead the Landscape and Ecology team. With climate change and green spaces at the top of the Council’s priorities, this is an exciting time to work with a passionate team committed to preserving and enhancing the Council’s open spaces and woodlands.
You will be a confident project and contract manager with the ability to deliver service improvements and manage high profile front-line arboricultural contracts.
Communication will be a key part of the role and excellent communication skills will be required to lead and coordinate different services, stakeholders, and agencies to promote safe and attractive green spaces to support the borough’s wellbeing. The post holder will also be responsible for ensuring accurate and updated information is provided to our communities on our key services.
You will join a forward-thinking council that puts their customers first. We know that to provide the best for our residents and visitors, we need to do the same for our staff. We have set out to make our workplaces vibrant and happy places to be, places where our staff feel safe, content and valued together with hybrid working.
From a generous annual leave entitlement to flexible working and opportunities to buy and sell leave, our benefits package provides a great work life balance.
Joining Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council, you’ll discover a workplace where everyone is respected, supported, and empowered. If you share these values, we’d love to hear from you.
The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken and written English is essential. A current driving license and access to a vehicle is also necessary.
Closing date: 1st August 2021
Assessment date: 6th August 2021
Interview date: 11th August 2021