Greenspace Officer

Tameside Council

The Role

The Greenspace team at Tameside Council looks after a wide range of urban parks and countryside
sites throughout the Borough. We work closely with the community, Greenspace Volunteers, and
partners to deliver a wide range of regular maintenance tasks and one-off projects. It is a
varied role – one day project managing installation of new play equipment and the next working
with volunteers carrying out woodland management in the countryside.

About You

You will have excellent communication skills and be able to confidently work with volunteers,
contractors, and elected Members. You will need knowledge of countryside management and/or
grounds maintenance. You will be welcomed into a really positive team and will also need to
work independently and use your initiative.

About Us

At Tameside, we are committed to ensuring all our Citizens lead long, fulfilling, and healthy
lives. We are committed to supporting economic growth, providing high quality health and care
services, protecting our most vulnerable and creating strong and supportive, self-sufficient

We recognise that our people drive our success and enable the organisation to deliver on its
vision, purpose, and priorities, and that our people are our most important resource and asset.
Our values underpin our practice and behaviours and are at the heart of everything that we do;
and we understand that how we do things is just as important as what we do. We pride ourselves
on living by our STRIVE values of Support, Trust, Respect, Integrity, Value Diversity and
Engage. Our values underpin our practice and behaviours and are at the heart of everything that
we do. How we do things are just as important as what we do.

Our employees’ skills, experience and knowledge are essential to our success along with their
happiness, wellbeing, commitment, enthusiasm, and motivation to be the best they can be.

If you would like an informal discussion about the role please call Nicola Marshall, Greenspace
Development Manager, on 07814 541623.

Closing Date: 7 April 2024.

Ref No: DPT516

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