New Milton Town Council has the following vacancy for the right person.
Estates & Facilities Manager – Salary £22,443-£23,945 (Scale point 26-28)
We have a vacancy for an exceptional individual with relevant experience to manage and develop the effective and efficient operation of the town’s Open Spaces and Facilities. Overseeing a team of six grounds staff, the successful applicant will ensure all Council-owned playing-fields, buildings and facilities are properly maintained together with 50 sites of public open space including woodland and common land, ensuring hedge/grass cutting, maintenance of flowerbeds/shrubberies, play areas/safety surfaces, buildings upkeep, operation of vehicles, machinery and equipment are carried out safely.
Acting as “bio-diversity champion”, and working closely with local volunteer groups and representatives of New Forest Land Advice Service (NFLAS), the successful applicant will assist with the on-going implementation of Higher Level Stewardship schemes at Barton Common and Ballard Water Meadow in conjunction with NFLAS, the aim being to re-introduce grazing to those areas. Overseeing events on the Recreation Ground, involving weekend working where necessary, the administration of Christmas Lighting Displays and Market matters will also come under the manager’s remit, together with risk assessments.
We are looking for someone with suitable experience to manage our estates and facilities in a safe and efficient manner, helping to develop all our amenities for the benefit of the town.
If you are interested, download the Job Description below for further details. Closing date is 20 June 2014, with interviews taking place last week of June.