Senior Executive Parks And Landscape Officer - Kildare County Council
Kildare County Council
Kildare County Council is the primary unit of local government in Kildare. The organisation provides services in the following areas to a population of over 246,000 people. Kildare County Council employs over 1,000 staff and has an estimated revenue and capital spend of over €176m and €150m respectively in 2022 allocated under eight service divisions. An opportunity now exists in Kildare County Council for the position of Senior Executive Parks and Landscape Officer. Reporting to the Senior Engineer / Senior Parks and Landscape Officer and/or another employee nominated by the Chief Executive, the Senior Executive Parks and Landscape Officer will be responsible for the efficient management and development of their prescribed work area to which they are assigned. The successful candidate will: • Hold a qualification in Horticulture, Landscape Architecture, Arboriculture, Natural or Environmental Science (Level 8 or higher on the National Framework of Qualifications. • Have not less than seven years post-graduate satisfactory experience of planning, design, development and management of one or more of the following: Parks, Heritage Landscapes and Gardens, Open Spaces, Green Infrastructure, Public Realm and Urban Design, Urban Forests, Sports Grounds, Recreation and Play Facilities, Burial Grounds, Community Gardens and Allotments. • Have the ability to work on their own initiative and as part of a senior executive team, managing and motivating multi-disciplinary teams to achieve corporate objectives; • Have good interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders including interest groups and public representatives; • Have proven ability to manage financial resources within a strict budgetary control framework; • Have a proven ability to manage the delivery of projects on time and within budget, including dealing with procurement, contractors, professional consultants; Further details of the essential requirements and of the role are available in the Candidate Information Booklet for this competition. The Public Appointments Service is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and encourage applications under all nine grounds of the Employment Equality Act.
48 days ago