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INTERNAL ONLY - Place Community Officers

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Job Summary

Employment Term:
Full and Part Time
Working Pattern:
Full time and Part time
Advert Start Date:
29/09/2020
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 18/10/2020 23:59
Salary:
£25,991 to £28,672
Hours per week:
various
Job Category:
Community engagement and economic development
Vacancy ID:
106420
Employment Location:
Council offices, Badminton Road, Yate, Bristol
Post Number:
SGC1583/039/SS

Job details 

Closing date:
18 Oct


Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Place Community Officer
Salary Band: £25,991 to £28,672
Hay 8
Working Pattern: Permanent, Full time & Permanent, Part time.
Location: Badminton Road, Yate.

This post is restricted to permanent and temporary employees of South Gloucestershire Council only.

We have 3 full time and 1 part time post.

South Gloucestershire is the fastest growing region in the South West. We believe the public realm of highways and open spaces should make a positive difference to our lives and help to deliver homes, jobs and better opportunities for all.

How you’ll make a difference

In this exciting role you will make a difference by contributing to protecting and enhancing our natural and historic sites and you will play a crucial role in keeping our streets and open spaces safe, accessible and enjoyable to use all day every day.

You will help showcase South Gloucestershire as a great place to live, work and play for residents, workers and visitors.
What will you be doing?

It will be your job to manage, investigate and respond to day to day enquiries received from the public regarding all Council assets. Such assets including open spaces, property, highways and closed churchyards. You will be working closely with Town and Parish Councils, community groups, MPs, Council Members and the general public.

No two days will be the same. You will be out and about most of the day, every day, working mainly within your designated area to keep roads and footways, parks and open spaces, drainage systems and verges safe to use. On occasion you may be asked to cover other Officer areas and work outside of normal office times.

What we need from you:

You will have a broad and detailed knowledge and understanding of all council matters.

You will be a confident communicator that can influence and explain technical issues with others sometimes in challenging circumstances.

You must have good literacy and numeracy skills and be able to interpret complex data and information.

You will be able to prioritise high volumes of work to work independently and also more widely as part of the team.

You will have a full drivers licence and have the ability to work in all conditions and environments.

How a career at South Gloucestershire Council is different

We know our team work best when they have balance in their lives and we offer genuine flexibility to help them achieve that work/life balance - whatever that means for them.

• We value our staff as individuals, investing in their careers and we are recognised for the quality, breadth and depth of our training and development offer, which helps make the greatest long-term difference in work.

• We trust our team to work in the way which allows them to make the biggest difference and we continue to invest in technology to help staff do their jobs to the best of their ability and celebrate innovation.

Our teams at South Gloucestershire Council are making a real difference to the lives of people who live, work and learn here.

• We're building and shaping communities which people are proud of
• We're planning for the future; building and improving the roads, railways, schools, green spaces, and houses.
• We’re providing essential services across our communities to ensure they are safe and well maintained.

We've achieved a great deal, but we need talented and dedicated people to ensure we continue to make a difference.

We’re making a difference, be part of it!

Closing Date: 18 October 2020
Interview Date: 22 October 2020

For more information please contact Miles Harris, Place Maintenance Coordinator on 01454 865881 or email miles.harris@southglos.gov.uk or Tina Rainey, Community Spaces Maintenance & Administration Manager on 01454 865876 or email tina.rainey@southglos.gov.uk.

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