Landscape Officer

    • Full Time
    • South East
    • Closing date: Jul 23, 2018

    Website medway_council Medway Council

    To ensure that the highest standards of landscape design are achieved in Medway

    Provide specialist landscape design advice to the Council’s Development Management and Planning Policy staff and take responsibility for specific strategic landscape projects.

    Provide landscape design advice to applicants, council officers and councillors throughout the planning process – from pre-application to planning applications and appeals, This includes dealing with major planning applications and development proposals.

    Contribute landscape expertise to regeneration initiatives for a range of key sites, including the preparation of planning briefs, area action plans, masterplans, landscape strategies and scheme designs.

    Commission, manage and administer landscape projects (including work by external consultants)

    Develop concept, sketch and detailed proposals for environmental improvement schemes; including multi-disciplinary team (eg. engineers) liaison to secure their implementation.

    Contribute to positive engagement with local communities and other stakeholders, participating in multi-disciplinary project teams and leading on landscape related matters.

    Applicants must be able to demonstrate all essential requirements as listed in the job profile.

    Medway is a unitary authority in South East England with superb transport links to London.

    The council understands that a motivated workforce is the most important factor for it to be successful and achieve its aims. It’s vital that employees feel rewarded for their contribution.

    As a Medway Council employee you  will have the opportunity to develop both professionally and personally by undertaking  relevant training opportunities,  enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including competitive rates of pay and pension scheme along with access to an employee advice, information and counselling service,  employee forums and  an employee discount scheme for national and local retailers.

    Important Information

    If you would like to have an informal discussion with the recruiting manager Dave Harris call 01634 331575.

    Please be advised that if you are not contacted within 3 weeks of the advert closing date then you have not been shortlisted. All recruitment correspondence, including interview letters and contracts of employment will usually be sent out via email, if you require documentation/correspondence in hard copy format, please contact the Resourcing Team on 01634 332878.

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    We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time prior to the closing date.

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