Our current vacancies View open and recently closed job vacancies Team Leader (Development Management) Senior Ranger Recently closed vacancies Team Leader (Development Management) Salary: Grade L (£50,353 to £52,825) Job reference: H23/21 Hours per week: 37 Location: Fleet in Hart District (NE Hampshire) Type: Fixed term for 12 months Closing Date: 9 June 2023 Interview date: Interviews are scheduled to be held on site at Hart District Council Offices w/c 12 June 2023 The job These are exciting times for Hart, particularly for the Development Management (DM) team. Our DM Manager came into post in 2021 and we are now growing the management capacity in our team. We have ambitious plans to improve our service delivery plus exciting major and heritage developments on the horizon. The applicant We are looking for an interim Team Leader on a 12-month contract to manage a team of planners within Development Management. Planning is firmly at the heart of the Council’s vision to 2040 and we’re consistently ranked as one of the best places to live in the UK. We're a small local authority with big ambition. We want to do things bigger, bolder, and better than we have before. Our Council is small enough for you to be able to see the direct impact and influence you can have through your day-to-day work and know the names of your colleagues. You will also notice that you get to see the faces of our Senior Leadership and Chief Executives on a regular basis. At Hart, we work together to shape the environment for the people in our district and we listen to suggestions and contributions from staff at all levels to improve the way we do this. The work we have at Hart is diverse and challenging, you can develop your skills and work as part of a friendly and committed team. We’d love to hear from you and for an informal chat, please get in touch with our DM Manager, Steph Baker on email@example.com or 01252 774136. Read the Team Leader job description 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. Apply for the Development Management Team Leader role Senior Ranger Salary: Grade G – (£32,601 - £35,079) Job reference: HR23/20 Hours per week: 37 Location: Fleet in Hart District (NE Hampshire) Type: Permanent Closing Date: 23 June 2023 Interview date: week starting 3 July 2023 The job An excellent opportunity has arisen to work for Hart District Council’s multi-award-winning Countryside Department, as the Senior Ranger. The Senior Ranger will be responsible for delivering the Council priorities through increasing our profile, presence, and impact, whilst providing safe, well managed and welcoming countryside sites. The applicant You should be: Enterprising, resourceful, enthusiastic, and self-motivated. A natural leader with a friendly, outgoing personality and provide excellent standards of customer service to inspire those around you. Practical and experienced in the use of a wide range of relevant machinery such as tractors, chainsaws and brush-cutters. Used to physically demanding requirements. You should have: A relevant degree and/or at least 5 years' experience in the countryside sector Held a similar role with significant staff management experience. A passion for connecting people with the environment and willing to share your wildlife knowledge. Good understanding of management plans and a variety of relevant habitat management techniques. Experience of complex budget control, procurement procedures and income generation. Exceptional organisational planning, communication, and people management skills. Experience of writing detailed work specifications. Experience of hay making and working with graziers. Excellent I.T skills. A flexible approach to working is essential as weekend and evening hours are required. Hart is committed to supporting and developing all their staff and creating a culture that is inclusive, innovative, and enjoyable and they support their staff in maintaining a good work-life balance. We have just adopted a new Agile Working Policy. Interviews are scheduled to be held on site at Hart District Council Offices or on MS Teams. For further information regarding the post, please contact Leigh Wallace at: firstname.lastname@example.org Read the Senior Ranger job description Please include your CV and a supporting statement (no more than two sides of A4) outlining why you are interested in the post and how your knowledge and experience makes you a great candidate. Apply for the Senior Ranger role Recently closed vacancies Community Projects Assistant Salary: Grade E FTE: £25,878- £28,900 Pro rata salary for 20 hours per week: £13,988 - £15,621 Job reference: H23/08 Hours per week: 20 Location: Based in Fleet with agile working Type: Temporary Contract 18 months Closing Date: 5pm on 12 May 2023 Interview date: TBC Read the Community Projects Assistant job description Trees and Woodlands Trainee Ranger Salary: Grade A – (£20,258-£20,812) Job reference: H23/17 Hours per week: 37 Location: Fleet in Hart District (NE Hampshire) Type: FTC - 18 months Closing date: 2 May 2023 Interview date: TBC Read the Trees and Woodlands Trainee Ranger job description Equal opportunities, employment policies and volunteering 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. Read 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 Hart is committed to supporting and developing all their staff and creating a culture that is inclusive, innovative, and enjoyable and they support their staff in maintaining a good work/life balance. We support Hart Voluntary Action. The 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.