Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council, Regeneration & Environment

Culture, Sport & Tourism

Landscape Architect

Job reference REQ07456

Location Riverside House, Rotherham, South Yorkshire

Salary £25,481 – £31,346 dependent on experience (pay award pending)

37 hours per week, Full Time.  This is an initial temporary contract of up to 2 years duration – end date 31st December 2023 (with a possible extension pending funding and workload).

Due to current Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions we are following Government advice and this may result in interviews being held via video call.

Rotherham is undergoing a period of major Town Centre Regeneration, including exciting transformation of the Town centre Public Realm funded by Towns Fund, Future High Streets Fund and Transforming Cities Funding in additional the Council’s own Capital investment via £4m Towns and Villages Fund.

This vacancy offers an excellent opportunity for talented and enthusiastic Landscape Architect to work within the Council’s long established Landscape Design Team. You will be given the opportunity to work on the design and implementation of a wide range of projects, from large scale town centre public realm, schools, highways schemes, play areas, parks masterplans and housing regeneration schemes.

Our ideal candidate should be a chartered member of the Landscape Institute, with a minimum of 2 years post chartership experience. You should be enthusiastic, self-motivated and have strong communication skills, and excellent design, graphic presentation and CAD skills.

We offer:

·         A starting salary dependant on qualification and experience

·         Support for learning and development including CPD

·         Generous leave

·         37 hour week with flexitime

Interviews are expected to take place during w/c 10th January 2022 and the successful applicant expected to commence during February 2022.

This post involves travel around the Borough on a weekly basis for which an appropriate allowance is payable.

For an informal discussion please contact Stefanie Harrison, Landscape Team Leader, on (01709) 254533.

This post will have access to the Public Services Network, if successful you will be required to apply for a disclosure of criminal records check at the Basic level (unspent criminal convictions).

This post operates under a Career Grade/Grading Assessment Scheme, with starting salary and progression through the grades being linked to experience, qualifications and level of work being undertaken.

From 1st April 2017 to 31st March 2022 employees paid at Band D and above are subject to a temporary pay reduction of 1.15% spread out by means of a weekly / monthly deduction (dependent on pay frequency) from each pay period over the full financial year. In recognition of implementing this temporary measure, those who experience a pay reduction will be awarded of three additional day’s leave (pro rata for part-time).

Application closing date 12/12/2021

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