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Current vacancies

We currently have vacancies as indicated below:

PARK WARDEN (HORTICULTURALIST & GROUNDS MAINTENANCE)
FOR HENLEY-ON-THAMES


FULL TIME - 37 HOURS PER WEEK (FLEXIBLE WITH SOME WEEKENDS)

Salary £22,658 - £26,822 (pay award pending)


We are seeking a hard-working and self-motivated person to assist in the practical management of our parks and open spaces. Horticultural experience and grounds maintenance in our parks is essential. You will also play a key role in our exciting Conservation programme.
Ideal candidates will be qualified to at least NVQ level 2 or higher in related disciplines such as Horticulture, Arboriculture and Countryside Management.
The Parks Team are the face of the Town Council in the community and help care for our riverside meadows, car parks, moorings, playgrounds, variety of planting, woodland cemetery, trees, hedges and more. Parks work closely with the Town Hall staff to help run community festivals and events such as the Christmas Festival, May Fayre and regular band concerts throughout the summer. The Town Council also runs a number of exciting conservation initiatives and hopes to expand this programme.
Henley Town Council is one of the leading Councils in this area with the ambition and ability to make things happen.
In return for your skills, we can offer flexible working hours, a central office location, a competitive salary and membership of the local government pension scheme. An excellent support network is available to back up this important role with a training programme to help develop your skills and knowledge.
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To discuss this role, please email the Assistant Parks Manager, Karl Bishop – k.bishop@henleytowncouncil.gov.uk - or contact the Town Clerk, Mrs Janet Wheeler on j.wheeler@henleytowncouncil.gov.uk 

Closing date for applications: Friday 23 February 2018