Technical Support & Projects Officer

Bath & North East Somerset Council

£25,419 - £27,514 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Monday, 18th July 2022  

Ref: 22CORA50573C
Hours: 37 per week

Bath & North East Somerset Council is committed to providing high quality, accessible and welcoming public parks and green spaces for everyone to enjoy. We know that our parks play an important role in improving physical and mental wellbeing and contributing positively to tackling the climate and ecological emergencies

The Parks and Green Spaces department has a £multi-million capital programme to deliver green space improvements across the district, funded primarily from developer contributions (Section 106) and community infrastructure levy (CIL). The projects are varied and include access improvements, wildlife enhancements and facilities for play, sport and games.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the projects team and contribute to the successful delivery of a varied and interesting portfolio of projects. We are seeking a well-organised Technical Support and Projects Officer who will provide day-to-day administrative and technical support to the team in project activities including finance, procurement, public consultation, communication, health and safety and construction.

In addition to having significant administrative experience in a similar environment and experience of managing or supporting the delivery of projects you will need to demonstrate strong organisational skills and an ability to cope with conflicting demands whilst supporting a wide range of projects and services.

Your main place of work will be at Royal Victoria Park, Bath.

Interested to find out more?

If you are interested in this post and require more details after reading the job description or just to chat through the role and what’s involved, please contact Pete Sessions on 07966 303452.

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Please use the online application facility.

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Bath & North East Somerset Council has one overriding purpose – to improve people’s lives. We have four core values which shape every aspect of our working life and how we look to the future. These values are to be Bold, Empowered, Supportive and Transparent.

Please explain in your application how you could incorporate these values into the role you are applying for.

As an equal opportunities employer, Bath & North East Somerset Council is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and is opposed to discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender reassignment, or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join us.

Closing date: Monday 18 July 2022.

Interview date: Tuesday 2 August 2022 (TBC).

Please note the Council operates a policy of prior consideration for roles for any individual on the Council’s at-risk register. This means should a redeployee express an interest in this role, providing they meet the essential criteria for the role, they will be interviewed before any shortlisting or interviewing of external candidates.

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