Parks Officer - Horticulture

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Salary
    £ 14.75 - £ 18 / Hourly
  • Category
    Public Sector - Public Sector
  • Job type
    Temporary contract
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference
    5680RICHMOND

Are you an experienced Parks Officer with a passion for horticulture and looking for your next challenge???


This is an exciting opportunity to join our client based in the area of Richmond, to carry out site inspections monitoring of parks related contracts with office based tasks and some potential for home working.


3 months temp (possible extension)


£14.75 - £18.00 PH PAYE


Job Purpose


The Parks Officer will support the Parks Team in the monitoring of parks related contracts, ensuring that all contractors deliver their services/duties in accordance with the relevant contract specifications.
The Parks Officer will also support the Parks Team by delivering improvement projects wherever necessary and assist in identifying any areas where improvements are required.


Specific Duties and Responsibilities


1. To assist the Parks Team in monitoring the performance of all parks related contracts daily and ensure continuous improvement by developing programmes of work with contractors.


2. To ensure work achieved is to the highest standard, meeting the expectations of stakeholders and customers always within the available resources.


3. To assist the Parks Team in the monitoring of expenditure across a range of Grounds Maintenance Budgets.


4. To assist the Parks Team with raising purchase orders using the Capita finance system and dealing with the finance related enquiries from contractors, customers and colleagues.


5. To ensure that all contractors (and sub-contractors) meet their obligations and operate fully within Health & Safety requirements.


6. Liaise with other departments regarding maintenance issues and improvement projects.


7. To support the Parks Team in delivering various improvement projects, including the preparation of any relevant documentation and/or communication e.g. the creation of consultations, posters and onsite information with stakeholders and customers.


8. Maintain all electronic records and data in accordance with GDPR legislation and ensure that they are auditable.

9. To deal with customer enquiries via telephone, email and electronic reporting system's such as Confirm.



Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
To have a thorough knowledge of and be up to date with developments and trends Local Government and the grounds maintenance industry and undertake research to support continuous improvement

Experience
Proven significant experience of contract performance monitoring in a Grounds Maintenance setting


Consultant: Sarah Gillan Telephone: 07849 629289



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