Overview

Bristol City Council

Job Title: Landscape Architect x2
BG11: £33,486 – £35,336
Full Time, Fixed Term until November 2024 & 1st August 2024
Based at: Bower Ashton Depot, Kennel Lodge Road, Bristol, BS3 2JT
Ref: VAC003517

Landscape Architect (Area Committee Projects) Full Time, Fixed term until 1st November 2024.

We have received funds from local community CIL allocation, fundraising and grants, to enable capital projects to be delivered to enhance facilities and landscapes within our parks and green spaces.

You will be working in a parks and green spaces environment, joining an established landscape and play team, realising community generated aspirations. These will include children’s play areas, youth facilities and wider park hard landscape projects.

You will be using your professional landscape design and advice skills to deliver multiple landscape projects from inception through to completion.

You will be working with the local community, local councillors, internal stakeholders and contractors to make significant enhancements to Bristol’s citizens enjoyment of their parks and green spaces.

 

Landscape Architect (Strategic CIL) Full Time, Fixed term until 1st August 2024.

Corporate strategic CIL funding for housing growth areas has been allocated, to specifically deliver enhancements to facilities and landscapes within our parks and green spaces.

You will be working in a parks and green spaces environment, joining an established landscape and play team. Your work within the team will focus on projects that cater for, the additional demand for facilities created by increased population in these areas. These will include children’s play areas, youth facilities and wider park hard landscape projects.

You will be using your professional landscape design and advice skills to deliver multiple landscape projects from inception through to completion. You will also act as Client for repair and enhancements to both historic and new public facilities within parks.

You will be working with the local community, local councillors, internal stakeholders, contractors and building professionals, to make significant enhancements to Bristol’s citizens enjoyment of their parks and green spaces.

 

Why Bristol City Council?

At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high-profile organisation. For the majority of our roles hybrid working arrangements are available, giving teams the opportunity to work in a way that suits them, balancing service need and individual choice – mixing both home and office working.

Join us and you’ll receive an excellent rewards package including flexible working and flexitime, membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance. In addition, you’ll be working in a supportive environment where you’ll have the chance to make Bristol a better place and contribute to its future.

 

How do I apply?

If you share our values and are ready to be part of our exciting journey please select the apply button below.

To be shortlisted for interview you’ll need to demonstrate how you meet each of the essential criteria in the Person Specification within the Further Information section of your application. On occasion we will receive high numbers of applications, we may then shortlist against the desirable criteria along with the essential criteria, so if you can, please demonstrate how you meet this in your application.

For permanent Bristol City Council employees, this post will be a secondment.

For employees who are currently on a fixed term contract with Bristol City Council, the secondment must not extend beyond the end of the fixed term period to ensure there is a substantive post to return to.

If you are currently a casual worker or a member of an employment agency (currently working with Bristol City Council) this post will be a fixed term contract.

For further information, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification which are found on the website, or alternatively, please contact Susy Feltham on email susy.feltham@bristol.gov.uk

 

Tagged as: community, landscape design, parks, public facilities, stakeholders

About Bristol City Council

At Bristol City Council, we value having a workforce as diverse as the city we serve. We therefore welcome, develop and promote people from all sections of the community. Appointments will be made on merit.