Jobs

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Current vacancies


Senior Tree Officer 

Salary: Grade i (£37,516 - £40,471) 
Job reference: H21/17
Hours per week: 37
Location: Fleet in Hart District (NE Hampshire)
Type: Permanent 
Closing Date: 13th August 2021, Interview - TBC

An opportunity has arisen in Countryside Services for a Senior Tree Officer. The successful applicant will assist.  The Council in meeting its corporate objectives and statutory obligations in relation to trees, including advice to planning service (Place) and other Council departments as required.

The key responsibilities for the role of Senior Tree Officer are as follows:

  • Lead the Tree Team which includes a Tree Officer and Tree Technician
  • Develop and implement a strategy for the management and enhancement of the tree population and woodland in the District.
  • Develop, maintain and employ systems for collecting, updating and manipulating data using Ezytreev system on the Council’s tree stock and programme, schedule and undertake tree and site inspections and surveys.
  • Preparation, procurement and monitoring of contracts for arboricultural issues, tree works, tree planting and tree care management, and other ad-hoc works, on behalf of Countryside Services, and client departments within the Council, for instance Housing, Place and Highways
  • Liaison where necessary with various other organisations, for instance Forestry England, Natural England and the Environment Agency, on tree-related issues.

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.

Applicants should hold a nationally recognised arboricultural qualification at Level 6 together with substantial post qualification experience in the arboriculture industry.

Please read the Senior Tree Officer Job Description for further information.

Interviews are scheduled to 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

Apply for this role, using the Job reference H21/17


Infrastructure Engineering Apprentice

Salary: As per Government guidelines 
Job reference: H21/16
Hours per week: 37
Location: Fleet in Hart District (NE Hampshire)
Type: Fixed Term (2 years) 
Closing Date: Wednesday 28 July 2021.
Interview: Tuesday 3 August 2021

The Technical and Environment Services department is responsible for a wide range of services such as traffic management, flood risk management & emergency planning, parking, environmental promotion, asset management, building maintenance amongst others, and consists of the Infrastructure Team, Civil Parking Enforcement Team, and Countryside Team.

This is a 2-year fixed term post that will support the Infrastructure Service in delivering the councils’ annual traffic management programme and 5-year capital and asset management programme. Your problem solving skills and technical decision making is integral to reaching innovative and creative solutions to deliver them as efficiently and effectively as possible, while providing value for money.

You will be providing administration assistance across a range of projects, including assisting with the preparation of designs for parking traffic management and development of traffic regulation orders, liaising with contractors, assisting with asset inspections, supporting the inspection and monitoring of existing water environment asset, and assisting in the delivery of flood alleviation schemes.

You will also complete the Construction Site Engineering Technician Apprenticeship, which includes an HNC in Civil Engineering and will teach you the skills required to achieve Technician status with the Institution of Civil Engineers (EngTech MICE).

The successful candidate will spend at least one day per week working towards the qualification, which will include the need to travel to the London South Bank University Southwark Campus.

As part of your development training programme, you will also spend time with the Hartland Village Berkeley St Edwards Project team gaining an appreciation of the day-to-day roles with the onsite Commercial, Technical & Build teams. This placement will give an overview of the Hartland Village long term plans & associated initiatives.

We offer a competitive salary, a generous leave entitlement, flexible and remote working, Local Government Pension Scheme, opportunities to undertake further professional development and free car parking.

Please read the Infrastructure Engineering Apprentice Job Description for further information.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Philip Sheppard, Infrastructure Team Manager, philip.sheppard@hart.gov.uk

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 this role, using the Job reference H21/16


Housing Business Administration Apprentice 

Salary: As per Government guidelines 
Job reference: H21/15
Hours per week: 37
Location: Fleet in Hart District (NE Hampshire)
Type: Fixed Term (18 months) 
Closing Date: Friday 20 August 2021.
Interview: TBC

The Housing and Community Services department are looking for a business administration apprentice to join the Housing Strategy and Development team.  This is a diverse team covering different aspects of housing and planning, and with links to the community, working with external partners and customers on a wide range of projects. 

With the appropriate on the job training, supervision and guidance, the successful candidate will be expected to provide efficient and effective administrative support carrying out a range of activities to assist the Strategy and Development team projects, alongside completing the Level 3 Business Administration qualification. 
The successful candidate will spend at least one day per week working towards the qualification.

We offer a competitive salary, a generous leave entitlement, flexible and remote working, Local Government Pension Scheme, opportunities to undertake further professional development and free car parking.

Please read the Housing Business Administration Apprentice Job Description for further information.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Nicola Harpham, Strategy & Development Manager, Nicola.harpham@hart.gov.uk

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 this role, using the Job reference H21/15


Recently closed vacancies

Senior Policy Planner

Salary: Grade H (£33,449 to £36,557)
Job reference: H21/12
Hours per week: 37
Location: Fleet in Hart District (NE Hampshire)
Type: Permanent 
Closing Date: Wednesday 7 July.  Interviews w/c 19 July

Please read the Senior Policy Planner job description.

Policy Planner

Salary: Grade G (£30,148 to £32,585)
Job reference: H21/11
Hours per week: 37
Location: Fleet in Hart District (NE Hampshire)
Type: Permanent 
Closing Date: Wednesday 7 July.  Interviews w/c 19 July

Please read the Policy Planner job description.

Development Management & Building Control Manager

Salary: Up to £58,500 and potential for market supplement
Job reference: H21/14
Hours per week:  37
Location:  Fleet in Hart District (North East Hampshire)
Type:  Permanent
Closing Date:  9am Monday 26 July 2021
Interviews w/c:  2 August 2021

Please find attached a Job Description & Person Specification for further information.


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.