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Community Assets Management Officer

South Norfolk and Broadland Councils
Place of work:
South Norfolk House, Long Stratton; Thorpe Lodge, Norwich
Salary details:
£31,120 per annum
Job term:
Full Time
Closing date:
20 June 2021 11:30 PM
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Role Snapshot… Do you want to join a team responsible for ensuring community assets in Broadland and South Norfolk contribute to a sense of ‘place’, and the health and wellbeing of residents and visitors to the Districts? Then read on…

What you could be part of…

The Community Assets Team makes a significant contribution to the quality of life enjoyed by residents of Broadland and South Norfolk via the management of a diverse range of community assets, including (but not limited to) amenity sites, woodlands, public footpaths, play areas etc. across the districts.

Working at the Council enables you to be part of an organisation which is proud to deliver high-quality, customer focussed services. Our success comes from us being commercially astute and business-like.  Continuous improvement is also vital and we challenge ourselves to develop new and innovative ways to improve the services that make a real difference to people’s lives.

What you’ll be doing…

  • Support the management and delivery of the councils’ community assets, delivering high quality open spaces, play and amenities across the area to safeguard and enhance the natural and built environment.
  • Ensure appropriate maintenance, inspection, repair and refurbishment programmes are in place to ensure all facilities, structures and features remain safe, fit for purpose and in good repair and order.
  • Lead on land conservation and arboricultural matters including the management of the councils’ tree survey and maintenance programmes.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues and external stakeholders to support the development and delivery of projects and policies to improve the environmental quality of council-owned assets.

You must have…

Relevant experience in a planning, landscape or asset management environment, ideally holding a qualification in a arboriculture, forestry or a similar land-based subject or NEBOSH, RoSPA or similar health & safety-based subject. A good working knowledge of environmental/landscape management issues with regards to maintenance, landscape works and contract specification, preparation and management and the ability to manage the delivery of multiple projects concurrently with effective problem solving and influencing skills.

What’s in it for you…

Our package includes:

  • 25 days holiday increasing to 28 days after 5 years’ service plus bank holidays (pro-rata for part time employees)
  • Opportunity to work your hours flexibly to improve your work life balance (where operationally possible)
  • Employer pension contributions of 15% with the option to make additional voluntary contributions
  • Access to our One Team Rewards scheme including discounts in high street shops and restaurants, employee assistance programme and car lease scheme – with more to come!
  • Payroll giving scheme
  • Regular reviews with your line manager, develop a personal development plan, as well as opportunities to undertake training
  • Compassionate leave and sickness entitlement for times of need 
  • Support towards volunteering days in the community and encouragement to be involved with fun activities to raise money for local and national charities.

You may still have questions about the role and can contact Tig Armstrong on 07790 563554to answer these for you.

Please apply online for this role via our website.

Interview date: Week commencing 28 June

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