Vacancy – Parish Council Operational Team

Histon & Impington Parish Council are advertising for two key posts on their Operational Team.

This important team work closely together to keep our village Clean, Safe and Tidy as well as maintaining and improving sporting and recreational facilities. Histon & Impington Parish Council is working towards Gold Standard Local Government award and this important team is aiming for excellence in village maintenance and excellence in all sports facilities and teams.

The team support two of the main key themes for the Parish council of Environment and Health, Wellbeing and Social Inclusion.

Parish Operations Team

Either 2 x 15 hours posts or 1 x 30 posts. HI Parish Council is flexible depending on applicants for the post/s

Salary at Scale 4:  £9.58 per hour

  1. Assistant Parish Ranger

Part time, 15 hours, Monday to Friday

  • Maintenance of Parish Council public spaces including cemetery grounds
  • Skilled manual work including grass cutting, seeding, hedge trimming, weed control
  • Using and maintaining council power tools, machinery and plant
  • Responding to urgent requirements highlighted by residents

Skills and Capabilities, you will need:

  • An interest in horticulture and working outdoors
  • Ability to work as a team and on own initiative as required
  • Interest in working with the public, suppliers and councillors
  • A full clean UK driving licence
  1. Assistant Parish Groundperson

Part time, 15 hours, Regular weekend working required.

  • Preparation and maintenance of our Football, Cricket, Tennis and Bowls pitches
  • Skilled manual work including grass cutting, seeding, hedge trimming, weed control
  • Using and maintaining council power tools, machinery and plant
  • Supporting our Parish Ranger team in maintaining public spaces

Skills and Capabilities, you will need:

  • An interest in horticulture and working outdoors
  • Ability to work as a team and on own initiative as required
  • Interest in working with the public, suppliers and councillors
  • A full clean UK driving license

Full external training will be given for all Health and Safety practices required and you will be mentored by our experienced and well regarded Parish Head Groundsman and Parish Head Ranger.

Both of these roles provide a great opportunity for someone who is interested in horticulture, local sport and improving the ability for people to be included in activities locally to get involved working in a high performing team which puts Community at the heart of their policies.

If you are interested in applying for one or both posts, please contact the Clerk as below for an application pack. Closing dates for applications is Friday 20th March 2020.

Contact:

Mrs C O’Brien

Clerk, Histon & Impington Parish Council

Email:  clerk@hisimp.net

Tel:  01223 235906

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