12 Jan

Graduate Wildlife Events Assistant Jobs Vacancy at Tunbridge Wells Borough Council Royal Tunbridge Wells

Position
Graduate Wildlife Events Assistant
Company
Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
Location
Royal Tunbridge Wells ENG
Opening
12 Jan, 2018 8 days ago

Tunbridge Wells Borough Council Royal Tunbridge Wells urgently required following position for Graduate Wildlife Events Assistant. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Graduate Wildlife Events Assistant Jobs Vacancy at Tunbridge Wells Borough Council Royal Tunbridge Wells Jobs Details:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Graduate Wildlife Events Assistant to join Tunbridge Wells Borough Council on a fixed term contract for 8 months.

The Council was awarded a £2.3m grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund for the refurbishment of Grosvenor and Hilbert Park, a 13.6 hectare historic park. A condition of the grant is for the Council to develop and deliver a broad range of activities involving the local community. The Graduate Wildlife Events Assistant will be assisting in the delivery of these.

The post holder will also assist the HLF Community Engagement Officer in the delivery of an exciting range of events and educational activities that engage the local community in the park, as set out by Heritage Lottery Fund. You will be an important public face of the Heritage Lottery funded project, assisting in delivering education projects for adults and children, assisting with leading in-park events and helping to manage the park’s conservation volunteer team.

The ideal candidate will be educated to HND/degree level in a relevant discipline (e.g. wildlife conservation/education/biology/geography/ecology), or equivalent; with some experience of working/volunteering with primary school aged children, as well as having a basic knowledge of UK wildlife and an interest in gardening.

The post will be located in Grosvenor and Hilbert Park, Tunbridge Wells. You will need to work well within a team and be a self-motivated and enthusiastic individual. You may occasionally be required to work a weekend day.

Additional benefits for this post include 22 days annual leave (increasing to 27 days after 5 years Local Government service), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme as well as invaluable training opportunities for continuing professional development.

A detailed list of responsibilities and person criteria can be viewed in the Job Description and Person Specification documents below. For an informal discussion, please contact Steff D’Agorne, HLF Community Engagement Officer, on 01892 554006.

Our competency framework describes what's expected from our employees in terms of attitudes and behaviours. To view our core competencies, click here.

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.

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Interview Date: Friday, 9 February 2018

Equal Opportunities
Tunbridge Wells – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply
We only accept online applications. If you require access to a computer and/or the internet, you can use our facilities free of charge at the Tunbridge Wells Borough Council Gateway Please follow the link below to submit your application.


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