London, Greater London
£31,703 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Do you want to work for an organisation whose aim is to enrich lives and strengthen communities?  If so, Enable Leisure and Culture is recruiting a Parks Biodiversity Officer to support our Parks Team.

Location: Wandsworth
Contract Type: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: £31,703
Closing date: 31 October 2021

Ref: PA013

An amazing opportunity has arisen for a Biodiversity Officer to work in our expanding and enthusiastic team.

If you are a passionate, dynamic and organised individual, with a keen interest in biodiversity, you could be the person to lead on our practical habitat management works across the London Borough of Wandsworth.

Enable Leisure and Culture are responsible for the management of parks and green spaces on behalf of Wandsworth Council.  From the iconic Battersea Park, historically important local parks such as King George’s and Wandsworth Park and habitat rich open spaces such as Wandsworth and Tooting Commons, there is variety and wealth of green space that rivals any borough within Greater London.

Based at the Parks Office, Wandsworth Common, your duties will involve the day-to-day management of our horticultural grounds maintenance contractor to ensure the high-quality management of habitat within the boroughs 32 parks and open spaces.

You must have experience in contract management or work with/directing contractors or directly supervising staff.  You will also have relevant practical experience working in a biodiversity/grounds maintenance, ecology or conservation service environment with experience of supervising/managing habitat creation.

BENEFITS

Enable Leisure and Culture has committed to be the best employer it can be.  Supporting, nurturing and developing all staff is a key strategic aim of the organisation and this is reflected in everything we do.  Along with a competitive salary, we offer a supportive environment for personal and professional growth and development which is demonstrated through;

  • 25 Days Annual Leave
  • Flexible working
  • Pension Scheme
  • Free Gym membership
  • Eyecare vouchers
  • Season ticket loan
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Ongoing training
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Weekly Office Fruit baskets
  • ‘Staff Treats’ discount vouchers with known high street brands
  • Regular social events
  • Weekly Wellbeing hour

We are unable to provide sponsorship for this post.  In order to apply for this post, you must demonstrate your eligibility to work in the UK.

Diversity is valued at Enable Leisure and Culture and is important in the work that we do. Applications from all sections of the community are welcome and will be considered on merit.

Posted on: 07 October 2021
Closed date: 31 October 2021
Job ref: PA013
Tags: Operations

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