ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES SUPERVISOR
£27,041 - £28,672
per annum, NS9
HOURS AVERAGING 37 HOURS PER WEEK
and Sherwood District Council is committed to making the district a cleaner,
safer and greener place to live, work and visit. This is reflected in the
Council’s Community Plan and our Environmental Services Supervisors play a
vital role in ensuring that we are able to deliver on these objectives.
are currently recruiting a Supervisor for our Street Scene team who will focus
on Grounds Maintenance. In this role, you will ensure that grounds maintenance
obligations and contracts are completed to a high standard and will supervise a
team of front line staff. You will be responsible for the allocation of work
alongside carrying out management and HR related tasks such as recruitment,
absence management, team meetings and investigations where required.
will oversee, and undertake if necessary, general maintenance of open green
spaces. You will also carry out, with appropriate training, health and safety
inspections on play equipment and condition surveys / routine inspections on
trees along with providing quotes for additional works and services. You will be
responsible for ensuring health and safety through the safe usage of tools,
equipment and plant, and adherence to COSSH regulations.
successful candidate will have experience managing frontline staff and hold a
full driving licence. You will have a level 2, or above, horticulture, or
other relevant, qualification, and demonstrable experience of working in
grounds maintenance, horticulture or other relevant area. You will also have
knowledge of COSHH regulation. Additionally, whilst not essential, it would be
beneficial for candidates to hold an RPII qualification in play inspection
along with a LANTRA, or equivalent, tree survey and inspection qualification.
will be able to work in a flexible and adaptable manner, ensuring that
resources are used in the most efficient way at all times and will be able to
communicate effectively when dealing with staff, customers and other
stakeholders within the Council. You will also be proficient in computer
packages such as Word and Excel. With a flexible approach to work, you will be
comfortable working across Street Scene where required.
order to meet the changing seasonal needs of the role, the post holder will be
required to work 5 longer days per week April – October and 4 shorter days per
week November – March.
will be based at the Council’s depot on Brunel Drive but may be required to
work in and around the District undertaking tasks as required. Due to the
nature of the role, you must also be physically fit and willing to work
outdoors in all conditions.
Previous applicants needs not
For an informal chat about
the role, please contact Ben Stacey (email@example.com
or 01636 655738). For
application forms, please visit our website www.newark-sherwooddc.gov.uk/jobs
where you can complete your application online, however, you may request an
application pack from the HR Team by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
– 12 noon Wednesday 12 May 2021
to be confirmed
Veterans/family of forces/ex-forces, those in
care/care leavers, and candidates who declare a disability (as defined under
the Equality Act 2010) will be guaranteed an interview provided they have
demonstrated that they meet the essential criteria of the post as detailed in
the Person Specification on their application form.