Public Development Officers x 2
Enfield Council manages 124 parks and open spaces throughout the borough, totalling more than 900 hectares of land. The borough’s parks and open spaces are diverse in size, content and character, ranging from small urban pocket parks to the large country parks
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Parks Activities and Engagement team for a self-motivated and enthusiastic individual to lead a series of projects which improve on the quality and range of facilities within the borough’s parks and open spaces.
The successful individual will be the main point of contact for customers that would like to hire grounds for events, sports pitches and renting of allotment plots.
The successful candidate will need to be able to demonstrate:
The ability to work with external organisations and the community to facilitate events
The skill to work with and support park users to meet demands of bookings in parks
The ability to undertake site visits to meet and greet prospective allotment tenants and deal with complaints.
A calm and consistent approach, ensuring a positive customer experience
Please refer to the job description and person specification for the full range of responsibilities.
Why it's great to work for Enfield Council
- An excellent pension through the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
- Up to 31 days annual leave depending on grade and length of service. You will also get eight public holidays per year and an extra day off at Christmas.
- Interest free season ticket loan repayable over three or ten months.
- Career development and learning experiences from a range of training courses and learning methods.
- Employee Assistance Programme to provide advice and counselling services. This is a free and confidential service available to staff and members of their family.
- Health and leisure discounts and tax-free bikes for work.
We are passionate about our people and how we deliver services to our community in Enfield. That’s why we encourage a culture that puts our customers at the heart of everything we do - by empowering our people to work together to find solutions, be open, honest and respectful, take responsibility and listen and learn. If you value these behaviours too, we’d love to hear from you - and of course we are always happy to talk flexible working, click here to find out more.
Closing and Interview Dates
Closing Date: Midnight, 30 July 2019
Interview Date: TBC
The standard process is for posts to be advertised on the Councils redeployment and internal site concurrently, however those members of staff that are at risk of redundancy and on the Council’s redeployment register will be considered first.
“This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment”.
If you have any difficulties accessing this information, please contact Oley Taal Gaye on 0208 132 1043 or Oley.Taal-Gaye@enfield.gov.uk. A textphone (minicom) is provided for those with a hearing or speech impairment on 020 8379 4419.
If you would like to know more about the role, please contact Hakema Kharoti on 02083794483 or 07908002844 for an informal discussion or to arrange a visit to the team.