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  • Ref no: PKC06355
  • Published: 12/2/2020
  • Closes: 3/3/2020
  • Location: Signal Box Road, Blairgowrie, PH10 6ER
  • Salary: £22,737.00 - £25,541.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Part Time
  • Hours: 32.4 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Description

Greenspace Ranger, Blairgowrie PKC06355
£22,737 - £25,541 (32.4 hours/week)

The Roads Partnership Office, Signal Box Road, Blairgowrie. PH10 6ER.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Greenspace Ranger to join the team to identify opportunities and encourage volunteering in a wide range of Council greenspaces. They will assist with community engagement on greenspace projects and themes and implement an agreed programme of greenspace maintenance tasks to provide opportunities for community involvement and management on greenspace sites and paths networks. This is not a traditional ranger role and an essential part of the role is to undertake site condition inspections for repair programmes and safety purposes including tree and water safety inspections.

We are looking for a minimum HND or equivalent or appropriate experience in work related discipline and experience within a local authority or similar organisation. Knowledge and understanding of the voluntary sector and proven experience in successful delivery of community led environmental projects. An ability to deal with a wide cross section of the public in relation to customer requests and expectations and excellent work planning, time management and organisation skills are key together with proficiency in Microsoft Office programmes including Outlook, Excel and Word. Please see attached Job Specific Requirements.

You must have a valid UK driving licence as this post requires you to travel to a variety of locations across Perth and Kinross.

For further information contact Jenny Williams on 01738 476447.

When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees, one should be your current or most recent employer. However, if you are an existing employee of Perth & Kinross Council, you are only required to provide reference details for your current employer.

Please APPLY ONLINE. Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross. If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss.

As part of our safer recruitment measures, Perth & Kinross Council carries out rigorous checks on the right to work in the UK, qualifications, employment history, including references, and fitness to undertake the post.

Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender.

Perth & Kinross Council welcomes applications from former armed forces personnel/reservists. Many of the skills picked up during your military career could be transferred directly into a role with local government.

Find out more about working for Perth & Kinross Council  and living in one of the most scenic areas of Scotland here.

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