Operations Manager - Parks, Streets & Landscape

St Helens, Merseyside
From £41,675 To £44,632 per annum
25 Oct 2019
14 Nov 2019
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

St Helens Council provides services to residents, business and visitors to our borough. The council’s Trading Services division provides many of the front line services that all residents use, including recycling and waste collection, grounds maintenance and street cleansing.

We are seeking a professional individual to be responsible for the provision, delivery and management of our Parks, Streets and Landscape service, to further develop a high quality service, to build upon existing partnerships and seek all available resources to contribute to the delivery of the Council’s vision for the borough.

The main focus for the service is the management and development of our parks and green spaces, together with the street cleansing service. Our services are provided by an in-house team based in the centre of the borough. The role includes the development of strategy for the service, which is linked to an ambitious regeneration agenda for the borough. Applicants will require excellent communications skills, a flair for leadership and drive to build upon existing working relationships, to deliver real results for our communities. Development of the services, including innovative delivery models, will be required.

Applicants must have the ability to develop and implement business plans as part of the role. St Helens is located in the heart of England’s North West, midway between the cosmopolitan cities of Liverpool and Manchester and is within a 90-minute drive of the Lake District. St Helens has a varied and growing affordable residential housing offering, ranging from town centre apartments to urban villages and rural executive and family homes. Schools in the borough obtain strong exam results and are experiencing year on year increases in performance. St Helens Council offer excellent employee benefits, including 27 days leave per annum, flexible working arrangements and membership to the local government pension scheme. Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the seven NOLAN principles in public life. These include selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership.

If you require further information on this role please contact Paul McHenry, Service Manager (Environmental and Transport Services) on 01744 676122 or email paulmchenry@sthelens.gov.uk

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