Jobs

Why work for us? Take a look at our generous benefits package and further reasons for choosing to come and join our team. We are seeing high levels of interest in our roles, so we may close some opportunities early, if the number of suitable candidates is high. To avoid missing out, we recommend applying as soon as possible. 

Current vacancies


Finance - Various

Senior Finance Business Partner
Salary: Grade I £38,172 - £41,178 
Job reference: H22/17
Hours per week: Full time 

Finance Business Partner
Salary: Grade H £34,033 - £37,196 
Job reference: H22/18
Hours per week: Full time 

Business Support Team Leader - Finance
Salary: Grade H £34,033 - £37,196 
Job reference: H22/19
Hours per week: Full time 

Business Support Officer - Finance
Salary: Grade D £20,852 - £23,484
Job reference: H22/20
Hours per week: Full time 

Location: Fleet in Hampshire
Type: All positions above are Permanent
Closing Date: Sunday 3 July
Interview date:TBC

Hart District Council is on track for delivery of a 20-year vision for the future HART 2040. A vision that addresses the current challenges of social inequalities, technological advances and environmental changes. Public leadership will be a key facilitator in the delivery of the vision and finance will be a major enabler in this process.

Come and join us at the Hart District Council Finance team where your skills will enable and empower the delivery of great local improvements and provide you with the satisfaction of belonging to a respected and forward-thinking organisation.

Our vision is to make Hart of 2040, the best place to be and we can deliver that vision with strong motivated like-minded staff.

Currently we have number of vacant posts that we invite candidates with financial background and strong delivery aspirations to apply for. 

Please contact Isabel Brittain, Isabel.brittain@hart.gov.uk if you have any questions regarding these roles.

Please find job descriptions for:

Please include a supporting statement (2 sides of A4) outlining why you are interested in the role and how your knowledge and experience makes you a great candidate.

Please click to apply for any of the above Finance vacancies 


Community Project Officer

Salary: Grade G – £30,676 - £33,154
Job reference: H22/21
Hours per week: 37
Location: Fleet in Hart District (NE Hampshire)
Type: Fixed Term – 18 months
Closing Date: 9am 29th June 2022
Interview date: Week commencing 4th July 2022

The Job

Have recent world events led you to consider making a career change or take on new exciting and rewarding challenges? Hart District Council are seeking a new Community Projects Officer in our busy Community Partnerships and Projects team, to join us full time for 18 months. 

This unique opportunity will work across several projects but will have a primary focus on helping the Council to deliver support with the ‘Homes for Ukraine’ scheme, and other initiatives working to support refugees from several countries. The successful applicant will also be involved in delivering other projects associated with our ‘Here for Hart’ programme, working alongside key partners including Hart Voluntary Action, Citizens Advice Hart and Job Centre Plus.

The Applicant 

We are looking for someone who has experience of working with local community groups, and who can work as part of a team but also work on their own, using their own initiative. The successful applicant will have a skill set that enables them to work in a fast-paced environment, with short term deadlines to meet the requirements of the projects. 

Please find attached the Community Project Officer job description. 

If you like an informal chat prior to applying, please contact Nikki Jenkins nicola.jenkins@hart.gov.uk or Guy Clayton guy.clayton@hart.gov.uk  to arrange a suitable time.

To apply, we are looking for a submission of no more than 2 pages setting out why you are interested in the role and what you can bring to it. Please send this along with your current CV by 9am on Wednesday 29th June 2022 

We intend holding interviews to shortlisted candidate's week commencing 4th July 2022.

Please click to apply for vacancy H22/21


Principal Policy Planner

Salary: Grade I, £38,172 to £41,178  
Job reference: H22/16
Hours per week: 37 
Location: Based in Fleet 
Type: Permanent 
Closing Date: Monday 4 July 2022
Interview date: Interviews are anticipated to be held on site at Hart District Council Offices, Fleet, w/c 13 July 2022

The Job

Hart district, in rural north-east Hampshire, is consistently ranked as one of the best places to live in the UK.  An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Chartered Planner with a high degree of planning policy knowledge and experience.

The Applicant

A part of a small, friendly team you will be involved in a range of work including;

  • Neighbourhood plans and supplementary guidance.
  • Helping drive the next local plan from the outset, and help Hart deliver on the proposed planning reforms.  

You will therefore play a key role in shaping the future of a district where planning issues are high on the agenda.

Please find attached the Prinicipal Policy Planner job description. 

For an informal chat, please get in touch with our Planning Policy & Economic Development Manager, Daniel Hawes on daniel.hawes@hart.gov.uk or phone 07973 825379.

Please provide you CV and a supporting statement (2 sides of A4) outlining why you are interested in the role and how your knowledge and experience makes you a great candidate.

Please click to apply for vacancy H22/16


Tree Officer

Salary: Grade F (£27,514 - £29,799) 
Job reference: H22/10
Hours per week: 37
Location: Fleet in Hampshire
Type: Permanent 
 

The Job

The District enjoys a high population of trees, but faced with the challenge of climate change and the need to combat species decline, our trees need our help more than ever. We are offering a permanent position for this vital role within a small team committed to ensure the appropriate management of trees in Hart District Council’s open spaces, woodlands and nature reserves.

The Council has a strong commitment to achieving equality and opportunity in all services to the community and in the employment of people. The Council expects all employees to understand and promote its policies in their own work, including undertaking any training where necessary.

The Applicant

  • Delivering the Council’s responsibilities in relation to trees
  • Provide expertise on all aspects relating to tree risk and tree management, woodland management, and the preparation and review of related strategies and policies, including environmental enhancements and climate change adaptation.
  • Deliver the Council’s Tree Strategy in support of the agreed Local Plan and other National / Local Policy’s 
  • To maintain a high degree of financial accountability and accuracy
  • Supporting the Landscape Manger by managing staff, contractors and consultants, where appropriate

Applicants should hold a nationally recognised arboricultural qualification at Level 4 or above preferably with post qualification experience in the arboriculture industry.

Please find attached Tree Officer job description.

Interview dates will be confirmed within three weeks of the closing date and will be held via Microsoft Teams. 

For further information regarding the post, please contact Andrew Ratcliffe, Landscape Manager or Adam Green, Countryside Services Manger on 01252 622122 or via email at andrew.ratcliffe@hart.gov.uk or adam.green@hart.gov.uk

Please click to apply for vacancy H22/10


Recently closed vacancies

Senior Ranger

Salary: Grade G – (£30,676 - £33,154)  
Job reference: H22/14
Hours per week: 37
Location: Based in Fleet, Hampshire and working across the district
Type: Fixed Term – 1 year maternity cover
Closing Date: 13 June 2022
Interview date: week starting 20th June

Please find attached the Senior Ranger job description.

 

Countryside Ranger

Salary: Grade D – £20,852 - £23,484  
Job reference: H22/15
Hours per week: 37
Location: Based in Fleet, Hampshire and working across the district
Type: Fixed Term – 9 months
Closing Date: 13 June 2022
Interview date: tbc

Please find attached the Countryside Ranger job description. 


Hart District Council is an equal opportunities employer. View the Employment Application privacy notice that will apply if you are taken forward to the interview stage. Our corporate policies for more information about our working practices and policies. You can also find out more generally about working in local government and career opportunities for young people

We support Hart Voluntary Action (HVA). HVA's Volunteer Centre promotes and supports the development of volunteering and they have a range of volunteering opportunities available in the Hart District. For more information please visit the HVA website.