- Broomhill Depot, Kilsyth Road, Kirkintilloch, G66 1TF
- £32,994.19 - £38,195.16 per year
- Contract Type:
- Position Type:
- Part Time
- 10.5 hours per week
Streetscene Project Officer – Streetscene Technical Support
Salary / Grade; 8
Location ; Broomhill depot, Kirkintilloch (currently remote working)
Contract type; Temporary (6 month in the first instance).
Hours; 10.5 hours per week (job share, can be split a.m./p.m. or one whole and half day)
East Dunbartonshire Council is seeking applications from dynamic and experienced individuals for the role of Streetscene Project Officer (job share). This is an exciting time to join the Council and help us lead on the delivery of Greenspace and climate ready projects along with working within our Streetscene Technical Support team on open space management and community partnership projects.
The successful candidate will be work on a number of projects relating to open space management (for example biodiversity, play and access) and liaise and work with community groups and stakeholders to develop and implement projects relating to Strategies such as East Dunbartonshire Council’s Greenspace Strategy, Local Biodiversity Action Plan, Green Network Strategy and Food Growing (emerging). The team deliver a wide remit of open space and contract work, while supporting frontline services such as street cleansing, cemetery and grounds maintenance operations including sports pitches. Please note the post acts as formal consultee in relation to greenspace and ecological issues and previous experience of this would be an advantage.
You will be reporting to the Streetscene Technical Support Team Leader, and working to ensure successful delivery of a high standard of team performance & productivity.
The ability to work using your own initiative, using your experience and vision of greenspace project delivery to ensure a wide array of work programmes are delivered on time and on budget, while ensuring compliance with all statutory regulations, and adhering to all council policies & procedures is an essential criteria of this role.
You will ideally have an Ecological or Streetscene background, have proven experience of successfully working in this environment, and knowledge and experience of project development, procurement, data management, implementation and sign-off, in accordance with safe systems at work. Working and forging partnerships is an important element of this role, as well as securing third party funding.
The successful candidate will require excellent written and verbal communication skills, and will involve daily interaction with employees, Council Officers and members of the public.
A full driving licence is essential for this role.
Full job details and hours will be contained within the role profile which is available with application packs.
PVG / Disclosure Scotland
PVG / Disclosure Scotland
Where the post you are applying for is considered Regulated Work under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007, successful candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to confirmation of employment being made by East Dunbartonshire Council.
Please note, successful candidates will be expected to meet the cost of the relevant check which will be deducted from the successful candidate’s first salary payment.
In specific circumstances the payment could be deducted in instalments from an employee’s wages following commencement of employment. Approval in such circumstances will be made by HR Services Lead.
Should an employee leave in advance of the payment being deducted, the full amount will be deducted from the employee’s final salary.
The criteria outlined above will apply to existing employees of East Dunbartonshire Council who apply for roles for which a PVG/Disclosure check is required.
CHARTER OF COMMITMENT
CHARTER OF COMMITMENT
The commitment by East Dunbartonshire Council to job applicants is as follows:
• Individuals will be treated in a polite, friendly and welcoming manner.
• Equalities monitoring will be conducted to ensure a fair and equitable process with screening being carried out to anonymise sensitive information such as age, gender and disability.
• The information that we receive will be treated in confidence and with discretion. Only the relevant HR representative/team and the relevant service will see the application form.
• We will encourage and welcome applications from applicants under the disability symbol. Where the essential criteria are met an interview will be offered to those applying under the disability symbol.
• We will be pleased to make any reasonable adjustments to ensure accessibility at the interview.
• We will advise you within reasonable time after the closing date if you have not met the interview criteria. (Normally within 4 weeks)
• We will advise you of meeting the criteria for interview normally within 3 weeks.
• We will advise you if you have been successful or unsuccessful at the interview stage as soon as practically possible.