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Open Spaces Manager - Copeland Borough Council

Open Spaces Manager - Copeland Borough Council

Location: Whitehaven, Cumbria

Description: Open Spaces Manager

Salary: £34,538 - £38,237 per annum (under review) plus relocation costs - 37 hours per week

Closing Date: 23rd October 2017

Interview date: 7th November 2017

 

Copeland Borough Council has maintained an in-house service to deliver its parks and open spaces contracts and bereavement services.  We are looking for a Service Manager that is passionate about quality open spaces and experienced in leading strategy, business development and change, whilst ensuring an eye to detail on health and safety and motivating teams.  We are out to consultation with staff on a re-organisation proposal to enable the delivery and expansion of open spaces contracts. The Council is also looking to invest in its bereavement services in the next year and our ideal candidate will bring skills and experience to drive and deliver major projects.

 

Copeland is a unique and memorable borough, and one which provides residents and visitors with an enviable quality of life, with unrivalled access to both urban and rural lifestyles. With an extensive western coastline around the main town of Whitehaven with some of the world's most fantastic scenery among the mountains and lakes of Lake District National Park area including Scafell and Wastwater.

 

If you would like a discussion about the post, please contact Julie Betteridge, Customer and Community Services Director, on 01946 598415  or e-mail Julie.Betteridge@copeland.gov.uk

 

Click here for more information and to apply

Alternatively, to request an application form please contact Customer Services, The Market Hall, Market Place, Whitehaven, CA28 7JG, tel. 01946 598300 or e-mail info@copeland.gov.uk

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APSE (Association for Public Service Excellence) is a not for profit local government body working with over 300 councils throughout the UK. Promoting excellence in public services, APSE is the foremost specialist in local authority frontline services, hosting a network for frontline service providers in areas such as waste and refuse collection, parks and environmental services, cemeteries and crematorium, environmental health, leisure, school meals, cleaning, housing and building maintenance.

           

 

          

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