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Greenspace Project Officer

Closing date: 20/06/2023

Reference: REQ104478

37 hours / Fixed-Term

31,099 - 32,909 *

Penmorfa, Aberaeron

*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

Ceredigion County Council is looking to appoint a Greenspace Project Officer on a fixed-term basis.

The post sits within the Public Rights of Way team who manage over 2500km of public rights of way including the iconic All Wales Coast Path, 30,000 acres of common/village greens, performs several statutory roles and is the lead service in managing and developing natural green assets.

The postholder will be expected to develop “shovel ready” greenspace projects, identify new partners and establish new partnerships in relation to the creation of and management of green space.

The role involves working across services in managing and developing new opportunities for accessing the county’s beautiful coast and countryside and contributing to improving the health and wellbeing of the county’s residents and visitors.

Our ideal candidate will:

  • Be energetic and enthusiastic and able to work with a minimum of supervision and as also part of a team. You will ensure a quality service is provided to users, resulting in a high level of customer satisfaction
  • Have the interpersonal skills to work with a range of stakeholders both internal and external

Please note that once submitted, all applications will be subject to eligibility checks. This is completed using the information you have provided on your application form.

We believe work-life balance is very important. To support you in achieving this, you will have access to the following discretionary benefits:

  • Hybrid Working: Subject to certain conditions being met, you may choose to work from home or in an office location. Due to the nature of the role, it will be necessary for you to travel within Ceredigion on a regular basis.
  • Flexi-time: Hours may be worked within a defined bandwidth, Monday to Friday, subject to service needs.
More information about our wide-range of employee benefits can be found here.

For further information and an informal discussion regarding this post please email Eifion.Jones@ceredigion.gov.uk

Job Description and Person Specification

Note: We reserve the right to amend the application closing date.

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

Economy and Regeneration

We play a fundamental role in the delivery of the Council’s key Corporate Strategy objective that seeks to boost the economy of the County and the Mid Wales region. We are organised into three main sections: Economy, Planning and Property Services.  Our primary functions include:  

  • Growth and Enterprise: Supporting economic growth and regeneration locally and across the region; Growing Mid Wales; the Corporate Estate and Development Opportunities; Project Support; European and local funding; Food Centre Wales and supporting Agri-Food development; Tourism promotion and development; Tourist Information Centres; Coast and Countryside
  • Planning Services: Supporting growth through Planning and Building Control Services; Strategic and Local Land Use Planning Policy; Development Management; Building Control; and Land Searches.
  • Property Services: Supporting the Council’s programme through Project Management; Property and Building Maintenance; Facilities Management; Carbon Management; and the Efficient Use of Council Property.
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