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General Info

Council: Biggleswade Town Council

County: Bedfordshire

Salary: £32,910 to £35,745 per annum (SCP 29-32) - 37 hours per week

Closing date: 29/01/2021 17:00

Public Realm Manager

Applications must be returned on 29/01/2021 17:00

Biggleswade Town Council are seeking to appoint a Public Realm Manager to join and manage a dedicated Public Realm Team.

Working 37 hours per week with variable working hours.

The role is an exciting opportunity to work on a variety of projects and provide excellent community services to Biggleswade.

Biggleswade is a thriving, and rapidly expanding, market town within the Central Bedfordshire area and serves a population of over 21,000.

Biggleswade Town Council currently provides a wide range of services to the community, including public open spaces, parks, tennis courts, cemeteries, allotments and community buildings. Furthermore, Biggleswade holds a Charter Market and a variety of community events within its Town Centre.

The council also holds the Local Council Award Scheme at Foundation level.

This is a varied and interesting role which will involve:

  1. Working alongside the Deputy Public Realm Manager in managing specified elements of the council’s services.
  2. Acting as the Project Manager for specific key projects and programmes of work.

Managing a range of maintenance and cleansing activities to public open spaces, horticultural features, highway verges, car parks, formal parks, public toilets, sporting facilities, play areas and other public realm areas including streets and rights of way.

Experience in a similar role is essential. The successful candidate will have a knowledge of horticulture, buildings and grounds maintenance, and project management.

For a Job Description/Person Specification click here

And Application Form click here

Or please visit our website: www.biggleswadetowncouncil.gov.uk

Closing date for applications: Friday 29th January 2021, 5pm

Interviews w/c 8th February 2021 (may be held virtually)

For an informal discussion please contact peter.tarrant@biggleswadetowncouncil.gov.uk